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Hon.-Prof. Dr. Irene Welser



Телефон: +43 1 514 35 121
E-mail: irene.welser(at)



Partner, Head of Department Contentious Business, Member of the Management Committee

Member of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC) Board

Contact Person of LEX MUNDI The World's Leading Network of Independent Law Firms

Lex Mundi Global Chair Litigation Arbitration Dispute Resolution


1992, Austria

Areas of practice

  • Liability of management and control bodies
  • Tort and liability law
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Insurance law
  • Litigation
  • International and domestic arbitration
  • Law of inheritance and succession
  • General contract and company law


  • University of Vienna (Mag. iur. 1986, Dr. iur. 1988)


  • Member of the scientific advisory council of ÖGEBAU
  • Since 2003, Honorary Professor of Private Law (Civil and Commercial Law), Institute of Economics and Law, Faculty of Economics and Information Technology, University of Vienna 
  • Since 1995, Member of the board of examiners for the bar examination in Vienna
  • Board member of CELA - Chinese European Legal Association
  • Arbitrator on international cases at the Arbitration Court at the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Lecturing at the University of Vienna since 2001, at present on the subject of "Civil Law" and "Liability of Management and Control Boards"
  • Since 1988, Prof. Welser has been holding regular seminars and lectures on construction contract law, warranty and torts, arbitration, litigation and the law of succession (inter alia MANZ seminars, Austrian Lawyers Academy (Anwaltsakademie), Ueberreuter Managerakademie, Institute for International Research, Euroforum, seminars for judges and experts)
  • Member of advisory board of the legal publication "bauaktuell"

Supervisory Board Member

  • Bundesbeschaffung GmbH


  • Bar Association Vienna
  • International Bar Association
  • Austrian Arbitration Association
  • ASA - Association Suisse de l'Arbitrage
  • Arbitral Women
  • LCIA - The London Court of International Arbitration
  • CELA - Chinese European Legal Association (Board Member)


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