bpv Huegel expands Dispute Resolution practice with Markus Schifferl as Partner

Markus Schifferl (43), previously a partner at Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich, joins bpv Huegel in March as Co-Head of Dispute Resolution. bpv Huegel is thus responding to the growing market for high-profile arbitration and litigation services in complex international and national disputes. 

03 March 2021. Together with Florian Neumayr, Markus Schifferl will head the Dispute Resolution practice at bpv Huegel. The 43-year-old specializes in international and domestic arbitration as well as corporate and commercial disputes before the national courts. At the outset of his career, Markus already worked as an associate at bpv Huegel. Today, he is considered as one of the most experienced arbitration lawyers of his generation.

Markus is ranked in Who is Who Legal and Chambers Global, among others. His dispute resolution practice focuses on plant engineering, construction, technology, energy related matters, competition law, joint-ventures, corporations and private foundations as well as post-M&A disputes.

We are very pleased to have such an excellent and experienced partner join our team. Markus Schifferl’s expertise is a perfect fit for the entire firm. Dispute Resolution once again proves to be one of the strongest growing areas at bpv Huegel“, says Florian Neumayr, Co-Managing Partner at bpv Huegel.

I am excited to join bpv Huegel, a firm known for its quality leadership, to help shape the dispute resolution practice nationally and internationally“, Markus Schifferl explains.

Markus Schifferl was admitted to the bar in 2008. He represents clients before ICC, VIAC, UNCITRAL, DIS and ad-hoc arbitral tribunals as well as before Austrian Courts, including the Austrian Supreme Court and the Austrian Constitutional Court. Markus has also distinguished himself as an arbitrator in recent years. In addition, he is the author of numerous legal publications and, since 2008, he annotates the arbitration related decisions of the Austrian Supreme Court in the Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration.


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