Anne-Karin Grill


Anne-Karin is an experienced international arbitration lawyer and well-versed in other forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), especially mediation. She advises clients in commercial arbitration proceedings in accordance with the rules of key arbitral institutions and has an excellent track-record in investor-state arbitration.

In addition to her advocacy work before international tribunals, Anne-Karin serves as arbitrator and acts as CEDR accredited mediator in multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes. As an IMI certified mediation advocate, Anne-Karin accompanies clients in negotiation and solution-generating processes, managing party dynamics and assisting in the formulation of legally sustainable solutions. She also advises in litigation proceedings before the Austrian state courts, in particular in proceedings for the domestic enforcement or setting-aside of international arbitral awards.

Anne-Karin is a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the leadership team of the Austrian Arbitration Association (Arb|Aut), and the Mediation Advisory Board of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC). She is also a member of the Panel of Conciliators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). In 2022, the European Commission selected her for its new pool of arbitrators for appointment in bilateral disputes under EU trade agreements with third countries.

Anne-Karin serves as lecturer at the University of Vienna, Austria, and in renowned international legal programs.

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  • Commercial Mediation and Arbitration
  • Investor-State Mediation and Arbitration
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Public International Law
  • Investment Protection and FDI Screening
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  • The Legal 500 Europe: Arbitration and Mediation – Next Generation Partner (2022)
  • The Legal 500: Arbitration Power List CEE (2021)
  • Chambers Europe: Dispute Resolution – Arbitration (2017–2022)
  • Chambers Global: Dispute Resolution – Arbitration (2019–2022)
  • Who’s Who Legal: Global Leader Arbitration – Recommended (2022)
  • Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration – Thought Leader (2022)
  • Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration – Recommended (2018–2022)
  • Who’s Who Legal: Mediation – Recommended (2022)
  • Who’s Who Legal: Construction – Future Leader – Partners (2022)
  • 2021: International Mediation Institute (IMI), Mediation Advocate Certification Program
  • 2020: Intercultural Certificate Training, BRGDES Academy, USA
  • 2018: Investor-State Mediator Training, CEDR and World Bank, France
  • 2013: International Mediator Training (Accreditation), CEDR, UK
  • 2004: Master of Arts (M.A.), Georgetown University, USA (Fulbright Scholar)
  • 2002: International Relations Law (Diploma), University of Vienna, Austria
  • 2001: Magistra iuris (Mag. iur.), University of Vienna, Austria