Dr. Alice Meissner

Partner

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)