Alexander Zojer is a Senior Associate and attorney at law at Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich, where he specializes in intellectual property as well as dispute resolution before arbitral tribunals and state courts.

Alexander regularly acts as secretary to arbitral tribunals and has participated in proceedings under the ICC, VIAC, SCC, DIS and ICSID rules, as well as in ad hoc arbitration proceedings.

Alexander graduated from the University of Vienna (Mag.iur 2014; Mag.phil 2012) and spent a semester at the University of Iceland. He passed the Austrian bar exam in 2017.

Alexander regularly speaks on procedural law topics, organizes the Intellectual Property Dispute Resolution conference series as well as the firm’s event series “tech.talks”, and teaches civil law at the University of Applied Science BFI Vienna.

Alexander works in English (fluent) and German (native).

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Highlights of Alexander’s work include:

  • Representation of a South-Eastern European companies in a dispute regarding the construction of a power plant against an insolvent claimant (EUR 73 million, ICC).

  • Representation of an US entity in Czech-centred post M&A and fraud case (EUR 10 million, ICC ).

  • Representation of an Eastern European state in an investment arbitration against a UK company in the health care sector (EUR 30 million, UNCITRAL).

  • Representation of a global plant manufacturer based in Austria in court proceedings against a leading cellulose/fibre producer concerning the construction of an industrial piping system (EUR 2 million, Austrian courts).

  • Representation of a Turkish construction company in the enforcement of a European arbitral award (EUR 2 million, Austrian court).

  • Representation of an Eastern European company in arbitral proceedings against an Eastern European municipality (USD 25 million, ICC).

  • Representation of an Eastern European state in two investment arbitrations against UK investors in the automobile accessories industry (EUR 30 million, SCC).

  • Representation of an Eastern European energy company in court proceedings against two Central European entities regarding interim measures (EUR 16 million, Austrian state courts).

Are you interested in specific aspects of Alexander’s recent work? Contact office@zeilerfloydzad.com for further reference cases.

Professional Experience

  • Senior Associate, Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich, Vienna/Austria (since 2020)
  • Attorney at Law, zeiler.partners, Vienna/Austria (2019-2020)
  • Associate, zeiler.partners, Vienna/Austria (2015-2019)
  • Legal Assistant, zeiler.partners, Vienna/Austria (January-May 2015)
  • Court Clerkship, Vienna/Austria (Commercial Court of Vienna, 17 District Court Vienna, January-May 2015)
  • Internship, VIAC (Vienna International Arbitral Centre), Vienna/Austria (June-November 2014)

Education

  • Austrian Bar Exam, Vienna/Austria (2017)
  • Magister Philosophiae (Theatre-, Film- and Media Sciences) & Magister Iuris, University of Vienna (2012 & 2014)
  • Vis Moot Court in International Commercial Arbitration (2012-2013)
  • Erasmus Exchange Student, University of Iceland, Reykjavik/Iceland (2014)
  • Austria: Future Leaders - Arbitration (2021)
  • Austria: Arbitration 2020
  • 2021: Who’s Who Legal

    2021: Who’s Who Legal

    We are exicted to have been recognized by Who’s Who Legal 2021!

  • Economic Sanctions

    Economic Sanctions

    “The Impact of Economic Sanctions on International Arbitration” Vienna Arbitration Days 2020, Vienna (Austria)
    22 February 2020