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Florian Haugeneder

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KNOETZL HAUGENEDER NETAL

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Arbitration

Position

Florian Haugeneder is a Partner at KNOETZL. He has more than 15 years’ extensive experience as counsel and arbitrator under the rules of the major arbitral institutions, including the ICC, ICSID, SCC, LCIA and VIAC, as well as in international and domestic ad-hoc arbitration such as UNCITRAL. Florian has represented clients in some of the largest and most complex disputes in the CEE and SEE regions. A special focus of his practice involves international law on the protection of foreign investments under bilateral and multilateral investment protection treaties.

Florian specializes in engineering and construction, energy, joint ventures, as well as commercial and corporate disputes. His experience includes numerous M&A projects, hotel management contracts, the construction and operation of a major fiber-optic cable infrastructure, a large IT outsourcing project, various thermal and hydro power plants, international gas transportation and storage, banking and finance, highway and rail construction and replacement, and a water and sewer system. Florian has advised on a large number of FIDIC contracts.

Career

Florian is qualified to practice in Austria since 2006. Before co-founding KNOETZL in 2016, Florian headed the arbitration department of an international law firm in Austria. Florian trained in an Austrian and a French dispute resolution firm.  

He is a founding member of the Association of Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP) and is a Vice-President of the Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut).

Languages

English, French, German

Member

Vice-President of the ArbAut; Member of ASA; Member of DIS.

Education

Florian holds a degree from the University of Vienna (1999) and a Master’s degree from King’s College London (2005).


Austria

Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

Within: Next generation lawyers

Florian Haugeneder - KNOETZL HAUGENEDER NETAL

Within: Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

KNOETZL HAUGENEDER NETAL's 'deep expertise' spans several sectors but recently, the team has been particularly active in handling commercial and investment protection arbitration in the energy, construction and engineering sectors. Clients also benefit form the firm's strong white-collar criminal defence capabilities leading to regular mandates at this intersection, including asset tracing work. Emmanuel Kaufman and team head Florian Haugeneder acted for Casinos Austria International and Casinos Austria in a dispute over the revocation of an exclusive gaming license held by the client's subsidiary in Salta, Argentina; the revocation was based on alleged failure to comply with the regulatory framework in Salta. Patrizia Netal is another key member of the team, and Bettina Knoetzl and counsel Natascha Tunkel are the main contacts for mediation.

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