Dr. Klaus Oblin

Dr. Klaus Oblin

Partner - OBLIN MELICHAR

IR Silver Member

Contact Details

Jurisdiction
  • Austria
Address
Josefstädter Straße 11, A - 1080 Wien
Vienna
Austria

Committee Member

Dr Klaus Oblin is a long term committee member for the International Disputes group. He has been an active member of the IR, successfully assisting other members when they have had requirements in Austria.

Practice Area Membership(s)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Arbitration

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Biography

Specialisation:

Litigation, especially commercial and civil law-related disputes
Counsel and arbitrator in arbitrations e.g. under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (VIAC), Swiss Rules, UNCITRAL (focus: commercial law, supply contracts, M&A, joint ventures, construction)
Advice with regard to various matters of commercial, contract and construction law
Establishment of businesses and regular advice on partnerships and corporations
Mergers and acquisitions

Education:

Legal studies at the University of Vienna (Mag.iur., Dr.iur. with high honours) and postgraduate legal studies at the University of San Diego (LL.M. Comparative Law)

Career:

Independent since 2004Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, ViennaMcDougal Love Eckis Smith&Boehmer, San DiegoCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati, Vienna

Languages:

German (native), English (fluent), French (basic)

Memberships:

International Chamber of Commerce ICC (Austria)International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut) German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) International Bar Association (IBA)

Publications:

Regular contributions to the litigation-newsletter at the "International Law Office"
Austrian chapter to The Willis Worldwide Directory of Directors and Officers Liability (Willis, 2005)
Lectures on International Supply Contracts (ICC Austria) 

Firm description

Our core focus is the management and resolution of commercial disputes. We represent our clients in all phases of domestic and international litigation and arbitration proceedings, from the initiation of the proceedings to the enforcement of court judgments and arbitral awards. 

We also advise our clients in general business law matters including commercial and corporate law as well as real estate and construction law.