Baker & McKenzie
Learn about us Locally »
English (Change Language)
Baker & McKenzie
Learn about us Locally
Combining the knowledge of local laws and cultures with a global reach is just one of the ways Baker & McKenzie separates itself from other firms. Our genuinely global perspective allows us to operate without boundaries around the world, in every jurisdiction that is important to your business.

Select a region or country to learn about on-the-ground resources immersed in the local culture or Learn about us Globally to view our talent and services worldwide.

When content is available in multiple languages, please select your preference on the right.
Dr. Stefan Riegler LL.M.
Dr. Stefan Riegler LL.M.
Diwok Hermann Petsche Rechtsanwälte LLP & Co KG
+ 43 1 2 42 50 573

Stefan Riegler has significant experience in dispute resolution. He has authored several articles and publications, including Arbitration Law of Austria: Practice and Procedure. He is a founding member and former chairman of the Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners, and is a member of various arbitration organizations. Prior to joining the Firm, he served as a partner of Wolf Theiss.

Practice Focus

Dr. Riegler advises national and international companies on commercial disputes, especially with regard to infrastructure and construction projects, as well as oil & gas. He is also experienced in handling corporate and damage disputes, as well as in distribution matters. Dr. Riegler acts as counsel before state courts and arbitral tribunals and is increasingly working as an arbitrator. He is also well versed on all issues relating to bankruptcy.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Acted as a counsel in various institutional arbitrations (particularly under the Vienna Rules, the ICC Rules and the DIS Rules) and in ad hoc arbitrations.
  • Acted as a chariman, a sole- and a party-appointed arbitrator in arbitrations under the Vienna Rules and the ICC Rules and in ad hoc arbitrations.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • School of International Arbitration Alumni - Member
  • International Arbitration Institute - Member
  • Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAUT) - Member
  • Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP) - Member
  • Vienna Bar Association - Member
  • Swiss Arbitration Association - Member
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) - Member
  • International Bar Association - Member
  • London Court of International Arbitration - Member
  • German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) - Member


Austria (2005)


University of Vienna  (Dr. iur.) (2004)
London School of Economics and Political Science  (LL.M.) (2003)
University of Vienna  (Mag. iur.) (1998)

Diwok Hermann Petsche Rechtsanwälte LLP & Co KG is a member of Baker & McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein.
Author, “Vienna Rules,” World Arbitration Reporter, 2nd Edition, Juris Publishing, 2012 (forthcoming)

Author, “Die Bestellung des Schiedsgerichts,” Schiedsverfahrensrecht, Springer, 2011

Author, “Austria,” World Arbitration Reporter, 2nd Edition, Juris Publishing, 2010

Author, “Procedural Matters Checklist,” International Arbitration Checklists, 2nd Edition, Juris Publishing, 2009

Co-editor and author, Arbitration Law of Austria: Practice and Procedure, Riegler/Petsche/Fremuth-Wolf/Platte/Liebscher, Juris Publishing, 2007

View All »
Search Globally

Search Globally
Alphabetical by Last Name
Every day our more than 4,000 lawyers, economists, tax advisors and other professionals share insights and best practices across borders and practices. We speak more than 75 languages and represent more than 55 nationalities, and the close relationships among our people fosters the trust needed to develop and deliver world-class solutions to multinational clients.

We share an uncompromising commitment to excellence, which explains why more of our lawyers are included as leading lawyers in the Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Best Lawyers than any other Global 20 law firm.

To find a Baker & McKenzie lawyer or other professional, enter a search parameter to the left.
Passionately global
We are passionately global — it's in our DNA.

We started with a vision of going global and were in eight countries before our 10th anniversary. Today we have 77 offices in 47 countries -- including the emerging markets so important to the growth of your business.
*Associated Firms
**In cooperation with Trench, Rossi and Watanabe Advogados
Other Geographic Initiatives

We service clients throughout the world and in some countries where we do not have offices, working with carefully selected local firms to leverage our global knowledge and capabilities.

 India Africa Central America 
  Central Europe   
We offer world-class career opportunities around the globe, while our entrepreneurial culture makes Baker & McKenzie a unique place to develop professionally.

Explore us Locally by selecting a region, country or office below, or select Submit to view our site Globally.