Dr. Manfred
Heider

Special Counsel

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EXPERIENCE

Expertise

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.

Professional Memberships

Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut)

Vienna Juridical Society

Austrian Association for Financial Analysis and Investment Counsel

Credentials

Professional Experience

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

Education

Doctor iuris, University of Vienna, Austria

Degree in Economics, University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria

Bar Admission

Attorney at Law, Vienna Bar Association, Austria

Languages

German

English

French

Italian

Publications

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LECTURES AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

He is a regular speaker and lecturer on the topic of international arbitration.