Anne-Karin Grill
T  +43 1 512 03 53
  • CEDR and World Bank Investor-State Mediator Training (2018)
  • CEDR International Mediator Training (Accreditation, 2013)
  • Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA (Fulbright Scholar, M.A. in International Security Studies, 2004)
  • University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria (Additional Diploma in International Relations Law, 2002)
  • University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria (Mag.iur., 2001)
  • International Arbitration and EU Law, The Impact of EU Law on International Mediation and other ADR Mechanisms, Edward Elgar (2020 – forthcoming)
  • Handbuch Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit und ADR, Mediation Chapter, LexisNexis (2019 – forthcoming)
  • Integrating the use of mediation in the framework of arbitration, IBA Arbitration Committee Newsletter (2019)
  • Law is still a people’s business, fivehundred (The Legal 500) (2019)
  • Konfliktlösung in der Privatstiftung, Mediation Chapter, Verlag Österreich (2019)
  • Festschrift Karasek, Investitionsschutz in der Bauwirtschaft – Anspruchsdurchsetzung vor internationalen Schiedsgerichten, Manz (2018)
  • PMG Anniversary Edition – Prevention and Resolution of Disputes, Successful Mediation, PMG (2018)
  • Collective Redress – For the Many, Not the Few, The Lawyer (2017)
  • Konfliktmanagement, Mediation Chapter, Stämpfli (2017)
  • Zulässigkeit von Zeugenkontakten im Schiedsverfahren, ecolex (2016)
  • The boundaries of permissible interaction between counsel and witness in international arbitration: a tour d'horizon from Austrian counsel's perspective, IBA Arbitration News (2016)
  • Handbook Vienna Rules – A Practitioner’s Guide, Commentary on Articles 9 and 13, Verlag WKÖ (2016)
  • Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration (AYIA), Boosting Party Autonomy in ADR-Proceedings, Manz (2016)
  • Handbuch Wirtschaftsverträge, Chapter on Mediation Agreements, LexisNexis (2014)
  • Handbook Vienna Rules – A Practitioner's Guide, Commentary on the VIAC Rules of Conciliation, Verlag WKÖ  (2014)
  • Civil Procedure – A Q&A Guide to Litigation in Austria, LexisNexis (2013)
  • Handbuch Wirtschaftsverträge, Chapter on Arbitration Agreements, LexisNexis (2012)
German, English, French, Swedish
Memberships & Activities
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
  • The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
  • CEDR Exchange
Recent Rankings


 The Legal 500 EMEA ranks Anne-Karin Grill as Next Generation Lawyer in Arbitration and Mediation Chambers Europe 2019: Anne-Karin Grill is Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Chambers Global 2019: Anne-Karin Grill is Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution: Arbitration  


GAR Awards 2018WWL Arbitration 2019 - Anne-Karin Grill Empfohlen von JUVE Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen

Anne-Karin Grill

Anne-Karin Grill is a partner at Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte in Vienna. She is an experienced international arbitration lawyer specializing in commercial dispute resolution and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and advises clients in arbitration proceedings in accordance with the rules of key arbitral institutions. Also, she has an excellent track-record in advising international clients in investor-state arbitrations. In addition to her advocacy work in arbitration before international tribunals, Anne-Karin regularly serves as (sole) arbitrator and acts as CEDR accredited mediator in multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes.


Who's Who Legal (2019) ranks Anne-Karin among the leading Austrian arbitration practitioners and emphasizes her personal dedication in defending her clients’ interests (“she always helps secure a positive result"). In 2017, Anne-Karin was part of the team named "Arbitration Practice that Impressed the Most" by Global Arbitration Review.


Anne-Karin is member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and member of the Board of the Austrian Arbitration Association (Arb|Aut). She is a lecturer at the University of Vienna and a sought-after speaker at international conferences on current dispute resolution topics. She is also the author of a number of publications on the subject.

Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Fleischmarkt 1, 1010 Vienna, Austria, T +43 1 512 03 53, F +43 1 512 03 53 40,[at]
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