Dr Manfred Heider joined our firm in 2018 as Special Counsel.
He holds the longest tenure as Secretary General of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC). Under his leadership and during his term of office, the most important reforms of the Austrian arbitration law as well as of the Vienna Arbitration and Mediation Rules took place.
He is a recognized expert in arbitration and is highly regarded in Austria and internationally, foremost in the CEE region, for his expertise and know-how.
Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut)
Vienna Juridical Society
Austrian Association for Financial Analysis and Investment Counsel
Special Counsel, Konrad Partners, Vienna, Austria, since 2018
Secretary General, Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC), Austria
Partner, Austrian law firm, Vienna, Austria
Secretary General & Member of the Board, Vienna Stock Exchange, Austria
Deputy Secretary General, Vienna Stock Exchange, Austria
Secretary to the Council, Vienna Stock Exchange, Austria
Secretary to the Arbitration Committees of the Stock and Commodity Exchange, Vienna Stock Exchange, Austria
Doctor iuris, University of Vienna, Austria
Degree in Economics, University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria
Attorney at Law, Vienna Bar Association, Austria
Practical Law (2019)
in Joe Tirado (ed.), Global Legal Insights – International Arbitration, Global Legal Group Ltd, London (2nd ed., 2015)
in Nairn and Heneghan (eds.), Arbitration World International Series, Thomson Reuters (5th ed., 2015)
He is a regular speaker and lecturer on the topic of international arbitration.