With immediate effect the team of lawyers at DORDA (formerly Dorda Brugger Jordis), a leading Austrian commercial law practice, will be strengthened by Gunnar Pickl, an expert in arbitration, construction and plant construction disputes, transport and insurance law. Since 2007, he has been a member of DORDA's Dispute Resolution team, which is ranked as leading in Austria by numerous international directories, and which has given him the opportunity to gain extensive experience in domestic and international arbitration proceedings. He will continue supporting the Dispute Resolution team in the capacity of lawyer admitted to the bar.
Gunnar Pickl regularly acts as an arbitrator for the international "Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot" student competition, the most important event of its kind in the world in the field of international arbitration. Even before joining DORDA, Gunnar Pickl gained valuable international experience, taking part in the National Model United Nations Conference in New York in 2004 as a member of the first Austrian delegation to the biggest and most important simulation of a UNO General Meeting.
Gunnar Pickl studied Law at the University of Graz (Mag iur 2003). He has published an article on the subject of "Limiting Costs in Arbitration" (Austrian Arbitration Yearbook 2009). He was admitted to the Austrian bar in May 2011.