Natascha Tunkel > KNOETZL HAUGENEDER NETAL Rechtsanwaelte GmbH > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation and ADR, Business Crime, Asset Tracing & Recovery


Natascha Tunkel is a Counsel at KNOETZL and applies over 10 years of experience in the field of complex dispute resolution in her practice. She acts as counsel and as arbitrator in disputes from a wide array of industries and is experienced in handling complex civil cases. Natascha also acts as counsel in mediations and – herself a qualified mediator – is notably adept at negotiating acclaimed settlement agreements.

In the past few years, Natascha broadened the focus of her practice and has effectively advised in a number of asset-tracing and white-collar crime cases. Natascha heads KNOETZL’s internal investigations team.


Natascha has gained experience in both small specialized arbitration boutiques and the Dispute Resolution Department of a large international law firm with a focus on the CEE and SEE region. Natascha also has a strong academic background having been engaged as a lecturer and as research assistant at the Department of Civil Procedure at Law Faculty of the University of Vienna. She is currently involved in the Working Group of the IBA-VIAC-CDRC Mediation Moot Court and continues to both lecture and publish on pertinent issues of procedural law.


German, English, French


Member of the Austrian Lawyers’ Association. Member of the Austrian (ArbAut) and German (DIS) Arbitration Association. Member of the Austrian Federal Mediators Association (OEBM).


Natascha holds a law degree from the University of Vienna, Austria. She is admitted to the Austrian Bar and is also qualified as a mediator.

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Dispute resolution: white-collar crime (including fraud)

Built upon its strength in litigation (and dispute resolution in general), KNOETZL HAUGENEDER NETAL is best known for its capabilities handling matters at the intersection between criminal and civil law, including asset tracing, which are routinely called upon by companies across various industries and individuals (such as high-net-worth individuals, executives and directors). Typical work pertains to allegations of embezzlement, fraud, money laundering, breach of trust and price fixing and includes internal investigations. Litigator and asset tracing specialist Bettina Knoetzl heads the practice, which includes head of investigations Natascha Tunkel.

Austria > Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

(Next Generation Partners)


Dispute resolution boutique KNOETZL HAUGENEDER NETAL receives a steady stream of mandates from national and international corporations, who appreciate the team’s wide-ranging sector expertise, most notably in energy, construction and manufacturing, and in associated commercial, contractual and corporate disputes. Department head Florian Haugeneder is noted for his experience in counsel and arbitrator work but has recently been particularly active in the latter. His team includes Natascha Tunkel, who has a specialism in life sciences, energy, engineering and IP-related matters. Emmanuel Kaufman left the firm.