Mag. Dr. Lic. Herfried Wöss, LL.M. (Exeter) > Wöss & Partners > Mexico City, Mexico > Lawyer Profile

Wöss & Partners
CAMACHO 40-1606

Work Department

International Arbitration, Damages, Trade, Infrastructure, Energy, Corporate


Managing Partner


Dr. Herfried Wöss, LL.M. (Exeter) has trained and practiced in Austria, the Legal Service of the European Commission, the UK and México and has extensive experience in international arbitration under the ICC, UNCITRAL, ICSID and various local arbitration rules both as arbitrator and as party counsel, in particular with respect to major infrastructure projects disputes and projects agreements with state entities. He is currently sitting as president on large arbitrations related to gas pipelines and energy projects and recently resolved as expert adjudicator a multi-million dollar dispute with regards to the largest Peruvian infrastructure project. He is also damages expert and consultant in arbitrations and litigations related to oil platforms and an aqueduct. He specializes in infrastructure and construction projects such as privately financed infrastructure projects and public-private partnerships, construction law, M&A, competition law, as well as the telecommunications, pharmaceutical and automotive industries. Dr. Wöss is the co-founder of the Investment Arbitration Forum, Executive Board Member of the North America Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Special Editor of the prestigious Transnational Dispute Management Journal. His academic record includes numerous publications in the field of investment and commercial arbitration and dispute resolution. He is the principal co-author of the monograph “Damages in International Arbitration under Complex Long-term Contracts” (OUP), which is currently being used as reference by the Iran-US Claims Tribunal. He was a Visiting Scholar for arbitration at the Georgetown University Law Center from 2012-2013 and is a Special Legal Consultant licensed by the Washington DC Court of Appeals.


German, English, Spanish and French (read only)


IBA, ICC Arbitration Commission, CIArb. North America (member of executive committe 2014-18), ASIL, ASA, DIS, VIAC, German – Mexican Chamber of Industry and Commerce


Doctor of Laws in International Economic Law (J.S.D., LL.D.), Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria
Magister iuris, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria
LL.M. in International Business Legal Studies, University of Exeter, UK
Licenciado en Derecho, UNAM, Mexico
Visiting Scholar (arbitration and comparative damages law), Georgetown University Law Center
Anton Brucker Conservatory, piano class


Arts (piano, opera, reading) and Sports (skiing, biking and golf)