Dr. Alice Meissner

Partner

Dr Alice Meissner is a dual admitted attorney-at-law, registered with the Vienna Bar Association as well as with the Munich Bar Association. She specializes on international arbitration law as well as corporate law with focus on cross-border M&A transactions. Alice frequently acts as lead counsel in various international commercial arbitration proceedings. She currently acts as Chair of the newly established “European Chinese Arbitrators Association” (www.ecaa-arbitrators.com) and is a listed arbitrator.

Competences
Corporate law and M&A transactions
International commercial arbitration
(ICC, VIAC and CIETAC Arbitration Rules)
Contract Drafting
Project Financing
Immigration law

Professional experience

Partner with SCWP Schindhelm Vienna (2019-2020)
Counsel with SCWP Schindhelm Vienna (2014-2019)
Consultant/Attorney with Wolf Theiss, Vienna (2011-2014)
Trainee Lawyer with Hamburg Higher Regional Court including a lawyer’s trainee year
with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Hamburg (2008-2011)

Education
University of Vienna (Dr. iur. 2017)
Second German State Examination (with distinction),
Hamburg Higher Regional Court (2011)
University of Hamburg and First German State Examination (with distinction),
Hamburg Higher Regional Court (2008)

Publications:

Meissner, Die beherrschte Personengesellschaft im Konzern, in Ruhm/Kerbl/Bernwieser (Hrsg), Der Konzern im Gesellschafts- und Steuerrecht 2021, 1079.

Meissner, Enforcement of a CIETAC Arbitral Award with Vienna as Place of Oral Hearing, in Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2020, 341 (Klausegger, Klein, Kremslehner, Petsche, Pitkowitz, Welser & Zeiler eds., 2020)

Meissner/Pichler, The Impact of the One Belt, One Road Initiative on International Arbitration, in Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2019, 79 (Klausegger, Klein, Kremslehner, Petsche, Pitkowitz, Welser & Zeiler eds., 2019)

Languages:
German,
English,
Chinese (Cantonese)

Memberships:
German Arbitration Institute (DIS),
Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut),
European Chinese Arbitrators Association (as Chair)
Association of Chinese Lawyers in Europe (ACLE)