Katharina Kitzberger is a partner specialising in commercial litigation, asset recovery and arbitration. She has extensive experience in representing clients in Austrian court proceedings and arbitration proceedings, in both defending and bringing claims. She has also wide experience of internal investigations.
Katharina regularly advises clients in civil, commercial and competition law/distribution law matters and has particular expertise in the field of civil fraud cases. Her clients include Austrian and international corporates and individuals from a range of sectors including finance, aerospace, construction, real estate and retail. Katharina has conducted court and arbitral proceedings involving large amounts in dispute and cases of utmost complexity due to, for example, the involvement of foreign clients, the application of international law and other complex legal issues.
Katharina is a graduate of the University of Vienna (Mag.iur. 2005, Dr.iur. 2011). Further she gained a BA in political sciences at the University of Vienna (2009). In the course of her doctoral thesis she dealt with the appointment and challenge of arbitrators under Austrian law. Besides, she has published numerous articles on arbitration, civil procedural, distribution and antitrust law. Katharina is a member of the ICC, YAAP, IBA, AIJA and TI-AC (Working Group on Whistleblowing).