Aida Spahovic

Aida Spahovic

Baker & McKenzie LLP
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction


Aida Spahovic is an associate at our Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Vienna. She joined the Firm in October 2021. Aida has an academic background in Austrian, Serbian and international law. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, she gained experience as a trainee at several renowned Serbian and international law firms, focusing on corporate and criminal law.

Practice Focus

Aida's clients benefit from her knowledge of both Austrian and Serbian law. She represents domestic and international clients in disputes arising out of complex contractual relationships under ICC, VIAC and UNCITRAL rules. While she focuses on international arbitration, she also advises clients from the SEE region in general corporate matters.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Representing a major fast food restaurant chain in a dispute concerning the termination of a franchise agreement under ICC rules.

  • Representing a leading pharmaceutical company from the Balkan region in a dispute regarding a food supplement product under VIAC rules.

  • Representing a gas company against the Republic of Moldova in an ICSID arbitration.

  • Represented a German construction company in a construction dispute regarding a wastewater treatment plant under UNCITRAL rules.

  • Advised an Austrian railway company in an insolvency matter in Serbia.

  • Advised a major fast food restaurant chain in a corporate investigation.

  • Conducted due diligence and litigation risk assessment for a prominent financial institution, following its acquisition of a Russian bank.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Serbian Bar Association – Member
  • Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP) – Member
  • Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut) – Member
  • Arbitral Women – Member
  • Arbitration Association – Member


  • University of Vienna (LLM, Human Rights) (2022)
  • University of Vienna (Mag.iur.) (2021)


  • Bosnian
  • Croatian
  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Serbian