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Click here to enlarge.   Nikolaus PITKOWITZ IAI Member   
Pitkowitz & Partners
The Icon Vienna - Tower 24, 3rd Floor
Wiedner Gürtel 13
1100 Vienna
Tel: +43.1.413.0130

Languages   German (native); English (fluent)
Nationality   Austria
Bar Admission   Vienna - 1990
Education   Certified Mediator (2004); University of St Gallen, Switzerland (Master of European and International Business Law - 1999); University of Vienna (Doctor iuris - 1984; Magister iuris - 1984)
Lecturer (Czech Business law) - Danube University Krems, Austria (1993-99)
as Arbitrator  
Chair, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator or member of the tribunal in numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the aegis of the Vienna International Arbitral Center (VIAC) and the ICC; mediator
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the VIAC, ICC, LCIA and the Rules of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce (mostly shareholder, joint ventures, telecoms, energy, purchase and sales, construction and real estate disputes)
Relating to  
• Co-editor, Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration (Manz, Stampfli, Ch. Beck)(with C. Klausegger, P. Klein, & al) (published annually since 2007)

• "The Law Applicable to the Arbitration Agreement," in Liber Amicorum en l’honneur de William Laurence Craig 275 (Lexis Nexis, 2016)

• "Austria," in Interim Measures in International Arbitration (L.W. Newman and C. Ong eds., Juris, 2014)

• "Vienna," in Choice of Venue in International Arbitration (M. Ostrove, C. Salomon, B. Shifman eds., OUP, 2014)

• "The Arbitrability of Corporate Disputes under Austrian Law - Still Open Questions?," 2014 Austrian Y.B. Int’l Arb. 31

• "Schiedsfähigkeit gesellschaftsrechtlicher Streitigkeiten - Alles klar?," in Festschrift für Hellwig Torggler 959 (H. Fitz, S. Kalss, R. Kautz, G. Kucsko, M. Lukas, U. Torggler eds., Verlag Österreich, 2013)

• "Is there still a Scope of Application of the European Convention on International Commercial Arbitration," 2013 Austrian Y.B. Int’l Arb. 93

• "Austria: two major steps ahead - new Vienna Rules and abridged annulment proceedings," 18(2) IBA Arb. Newsletter (2013)

• "Shared Funding of Arbitration Proceedings - Fact or Fiction?," 2011 Austrian Y.B. Int’l Arb. 31

• "Arbitral Settlement and its Scrutiny by State Courts," in Consensual Dispute Resolution, 7th LawSchool Day Karl-Franzens-University of Graz 134 (2010)

• "Mediation and Cultural Differences," in Mediation Techniques 213 (P. Barclay ed., International Bar Association, 2010)

• "Scrutiny of Austrian Arbitration Awards," Russian Int'l Com. Arb. Rev. (2010)

• Digest of Austrian Case Law on Setting Aside Arbitral Awards 1895-2007, 2008 Austrian Y.B. Int’l Arb. 433

• Die Aufhebung von Schiedssprüchen [Setting Aside Arbitral Awards] (Manz, 2008)

• "Defence Tools in Arbitration Proceedings," 2007 Austrian Y.B. Int’l Arb. 183 (with M. Schmitt)

• "Ordre public-widriger Klimt-Schiedsspruch – Kann der armen Amalie geholfen werden? [Klimt Award violating public policy?]," 2007 ecolex 663

• "Setting Aside Arbitral Awards under the New Austrian Arbitration Act," 2007 Austrian Y.B. Int’l Arb. 231

• "Die neuen Mediationsregeln der EU – Ist Österreich noch Wegbereiter? [New Mediation Rules of the EU – Is Austria still Paving the Way?]," SchiedsVZ 2005, 81

• "Mediation-draft directive of the EU: Mediation at the same level as court proceedings!," 2005 ZKMZeitschrift für Konfliktmanagement 68

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