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Exclusive IR Global advisor for Commercial Arbitration and Commercial Litigation in Austria since 2013

Dr. Klaus Oblin

Senior Counsel, OBLIN Rechtsanwälte GmbH

+43 1 505 37 05


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)

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About OBLIN Rechtsanwälte GmbH

OBLIN Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Nuestro principal objetivo es la gestión y resolución de litigios comerciales. Representamos a nuestros clientes en todas las fases de litigios y procedimientos de arbitraje nacionales e internacionales, desde el inicio de los procedimientos hasta la ejecución de sentencias judiciales y laudos arbitrales. También asesoramos a nuestros clientes en asuntos de derecho mercantil general, incluido el derecho comercial y societario, así como el derecho inmobiliario y de la construcción.

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