Nikolaus Pitkowitz
WWL Thought Leader

Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Head of the dispute resolution practice group at Pitkowitz & Partners and one of the single most-experienced international arbitration practitioners working in Austria today.

Nikolaus Pitkowitz is founding partner and head of the dispute resolution team at Pitkowitz & Partners. He holds law degrees from University of Vienna (JD and PhD) and University of Sankt Gallen, Switzerland (MBL) and is also qualified and certified as a Mediator. His practice of over 30 years as attorney has always been predominantly international. While he started his career with transactional and real estate work in Austria and the CEE region, he now focuses on litigation, arbitration and mediation.

"Nikolaus is a highly influential arbitrator"
"He is highly experienced in commercial arbitration disputes"
"He is a class act"


Contact Details


  • Arbitration & ADR
  • Construction
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate


  • German - Native/bilingual
  • English - Working proficiency

Qualified in

  • Austria