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Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte)

Work Department

Dispute resolution practice group




Leon Kopecký has considerable experience in international commercial and investment arbitration, litigation, and investigations. Leon regularly publishes, speaks at conferences, and teaches arbitration courses, especially in CEE/SEE and the CIS. Leon is the editor of Mondaq’s Comparative Guide to International Arbitration in 14 CEE jurisdictions, published in 2019.


English, German, Czech, Slovak, Macedonian,


International Bar Association
Lawyers without Borders, UN and ECOSOC main representative
International Centre for Dispute Resolution
Association Suisse d’Arbitrage
Austrian Arbitration Association
The London Court of International Arbitration
Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation
Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit


University of Manchester, School of Law, Manchester/England (LL.M. 2007)
University of Hamburg, Faculty of Law, Hamburg/Germany (LL.M. 2007)
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Faculteit der Rechtsgeleerdheid,  Rotterdam/Netherlands (LL.M. 2006)
Edinburgh University, School of Law, Edinburgh/Scotland (Grad.Cert. 2006)
University of Vienna, Faculty of Law, Vienna/Austria (Mag.iur. 2006)

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

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Leon KopeckýSchoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte)

Due to its strong presence in the CEE region, Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte) is routinely called upon in cross-border arbitrations with a specialism in commercial and investor-state disputes under bilateral and multilateral investment treaties. Clients are typically drawn from the financial, energy and real estate sectors but its portfolio also includes players from the pharmaceutical, IT and media industries. Dispute resolution team head Christoph Lindinger also sits as arbitrator; his practice includes Leon Kopecký, who frequently takes the lead on investment arbitration and commercial arbitration alike.