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Pitkowitz & Partners
Schwarzenbergplatz 3

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Senior Associate


Sheila Schwaighofer is Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Team of Pitkowitz & Partners. She is a Swiss Attorney-at-Law and also admitted to practice in Austria as a European Lawyer.

Sheila has over seven years of experience in the legal field. Her primary focus is on Dispute Resolution including international litigation and arbitration proceedings. She has been involved as counsel and as tribunal secretary in complex, multimillion arbitration under various institutions.


English, French, German, Swahili


Sheila is listed as arbitrator at the Vienna International Arbitration Centre (VIAC). She is also a member of Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP), Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (Young ICCA), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) below 40, Racial Equality for Arbitration Lawyers (REAL), International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and Africa in the Moot. She has also taken part in conferences as panelist and moderator and regularly acts as an arbitrator in the Willem C. Vis Moot.


Sheila studied at the University of Geneva and holds a master’s degree in law (MLaw) and a bachelor’s degree in international relations.