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.Show more +
Klaus Oblin has been successfully representing prominent businesses and state-entities for many years.
He stands out in cross-border proceedings where politically sensitive issues meet commercial matters and has been consistently engaged as lead counsel and arbitrator in a number of high volume arbitrations under various internationally acknowledged rules.
Drawing from both civil and common law practical experience, he is known for his ability to concurrently lead teams from multiple jurisdictions.
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
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)
Independent since 2004Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, ViennaMcDougal Love Eckis Smith&Boehmer, San DiegoCerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati, Vienna
German (native), English (fluent), French (basic)
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)
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)
Commercial Litigation and Commercial Arbitration in Austria
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