New Counsel Announcement

January 12, 2022

Konrad Partners is delighted to announce the promotion of Peter Rižnik to Counsel, effective January 1, 2022.

Konrad Partners is delighted to announce the promotion of Peter Rižnik to Counsel in our Vienna office, effective January 1, 2022.

Peter Rižnik joined the law firm in 2017. He focuses on international investment and commercial arbitration and has past experience in public international law obtained while working for international organizations. Peter regularly sits as arbitrator in international arbitrations, administered by the ICC and other institutions. He also represents domestic and international clients and advises them in contract negotiations, as well as on enforcement and setting aside of arbitration awards. Peter has demonstrated a deep commitment to Konrad Partners, with an exemplary record of excellence in client service.

Dr. Christian W. Konrad, Partner, comments: “I would like to congratulate Peter in achieving this important milestone in his career. He is an exceptional arbitration practitioner, with a strong understanding and commitment, dedication to outstanding results, leadership and innovation. Peter is an invaluable asset to our firm. I wish him every success and anticipate many new achievements

Peter Rižnik states: “I am honoured and deeply grateful to my colleagues at Konrad Partners for this recognition and all their support. It truly is a pleasure to work with this wonderful team and I am really looking forward to serving in this new role.

Peter has an excellent reputation in the international arbitration community. John Beechey CBE of Arbitration Chambers has congratulated him on the promotion. He has noted that “Peter has a growing international reputation, deservedly so, and I am happy to learn of this well-earned promotion.” Professor William W. (Rusty) Park of Boston University has described him as a “first-rate legal mind, with excellent attention to detail” and Professor Kaj Hobér of 3 Verulam Buildings and Uppsala University commented that he is “a very talented lawyer with vast and deep experience and knowledge of international arbitration.”

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