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Thomas Herbst

// Position:
Associate

// Nationality:
Austria

// Contact:

Mag.iur. Thomas Herbst
T +43 1 8901087 - 94
thomas.herbst@zeiler.partners

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Thomas Herbst is an associate with zeiler.partners, where he is specializing in international arbitration and commercial litigation. During his time at zeiler.partners, Thomas has gained more than four years of extensive arbitration experience. During this time he has been involved in numerous arbitral proceedings under the rules of ICC, ICSID, VIAC and UNCITRAL as counsel and as secretary to the arbitral tribunal. In this capacity, Thomas has gained experience in a variety of disputes, such as corporate, energy, telecommunications, construction and post-M&A disputes.

Prior to joining zeiler.partners, Thomas clerked at Austrian courts and interned with various law firms, in Austria as well as in New York. He obtained his master’s degree in law (2012) from the University of Vienna with a summer school diploma in European studies (2009) and an additional diploma in Law of international relations (2012).

Thomas is an active member of the young Austrian arbitration community. In the past, he spoke on arbitration related issues and currently lectures on Austrian civil law in English at the University of Applied Science BFI Vienna.

Education

  • Austrian Bar Exam (with distinction), Vienna/Austria (2018)
  • University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Additional diploma in “Law of international relations“ 2014)
  • University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Mag.iur. 2012)
  • International Summer School – University of Vienna, Strobl/Austria (Certificate with distinction, 2009)

Languages

German (native), English (fluent), French (basic)

Experience

  • Associate, zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna/Austria (since 2015)
  • Research Associate, Schönherr Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna/Austria (2014)
  • Visiting associate, Duane Morris LLP, Corporate Law Practice Group, New York/USA (2014)
  • Clerkship, Vienna/Austria (2013)
  • Trainee, Burgstaller & Preyer, Vienna/Austria (2010-2011)
  • Trainee, RA Dr. Bürstmayr, Vienna/Austria (2009)

Publications & Lectures

Herbst & Zojer, Section "Außerstreitverfahren" in chapter "Schiedsfähigkeit", Konfliktlösung in Privatstiftungen, Verlag Österreich, p.167-191, 2019.

Zeiler & Herbst, featured article on “Parties’ Obligation to Confidentiality in International Commercial Arbitration: Fact or Fiction?”, American Bar Association, Just Resolutions Newsletter, May 2019.

Herbst & Schifferl & Zojer (lecturers), Austrian Civil Law, FH BFI Vienna, since 2018.

Herbst & Siwy, Schiedsverfahren in Kartellsachen, in Czernich/Deixler-Hübner/Schauer (Hrsg), Handbuch Schiedsrecht, 2018.

Herbst, The Vienna Repositioning Propositions. Made to Measure vs. Pret-à-Porter, in Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2018 [with Sessler]

Herbst & Siwy, Q & A on Arbitration in Austria, The In-House Lawyer 2017.

Herbst & Zojer (Vortragende), „Streiten mit Dritten - die Beiziehung von Drittparteien ins Schiedsverfahren"; YAAP Roundtable, Café Museum, Wien (Österreich), 14. März 2017, 19:30 Uhr.

 

Thomas Herbst

// Position:
Associate

// Nationality:
Austria

// Contact:

Mag.iur. Thomas Herbst
T +43 1 8901087 - 94
thomas.herbst@zeiler.partners

V-Card
Download CV

Thomas Herbst is an associate with zeiler.partners, where he is specializing in international arbitration and commercial litigation. During his time at zeiler.partners, Thomas has gained more than four years of extensive arbitration experience. During this time he has been involved in numerous arbitral proceedings under the rules of ICC, ICSID, VIAC and UNCITRAL as counsel and as secretary to the arbitral tribunal. In this capacity, Thomas has gained experience in a variety of disputes, such as corporate, energy, telecommunications, construction and post-M&A disputes.

Prior to joining zeiler.partners, Thomas clerked at Austrian courts and interned with various law firms, in Austria as well as in New York. He obtained his master’s degree in law (2012) from the University of Vienna with a summer school diploma in European studies (2009) and an additional diploma in Law of international relations (2012).

Thomas is an active member of the young Austrian arbitration community. In the past, he spoke on arbitration related issues and currently lectures on Austrian civil law in English at the University of Applied Science BFI Vienna.

Herbst & Zojer, Section "Außerstreitverfahren" in chapter "Schiedsfähigkeit", Konfliktlösung in Privatstiftungen, Verlag Österreich, p.167-191, 2019.

Zeiler & Herbst, featured article on “Parties’ Obligation to Confidentiality in International Commercial Arbitration: Fact or Fiction?”, American Bar Association, Just Resolutions Newsletter, May 2019.

Herbst & Schifferl & Zojer (lecturers), Austrian Civil Law, FH BFI Vienna, since 2018.

Herbst & Siwy, Schiedsverfahren in Kartellsachen, in Czernich/Deixler-Hübner/Schauer (Hrsg), Handbuch Schiedsrecht, 2018.

Herbst, The Vienna Repositioning Propositions. Made to Measure vs. Pret-à-Porter, in Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2018 [with Sessler]

Herbst & Siwy, Q & A on Arbitration in Austria, The In-House Lawyer 2017.

Herbst & Zojer (Vortragende), „Streiten mit Dritten - die Beiziehung von Drittparteien ins Schiedsverfahren"; YAAP Roundtable, Café Museum, Wien (Österreich), 14. März 2017, 19:30 Uhr.

 

  • Associate, zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna/Austria (since 2015)
  • Research Associate, Schönherr Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna/Austria (2014)
  • Visiting associate, Duane Morris LLP, Corporate Law Practice Group, New York/USA (2014)
  • Clerkship, Vienna/Austria (2013)
  • Trainee, Burgstaller & Preyer, Vienna/Austria (2010-2011)
  • Trainee, RA Dr. Bürstmayr, Vienna/Austria (2009)
  • Austrian Bar Exam (with distinction), Vienna/Austria (2018)
  • University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Additional diploma in “Law of international relations“ 2014)
  • University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Mag.iur. 2012)
  • International Summer School – University of Vienna, Strobl/Austria (Certificate with distinction, 2009)

German (native), English (fluent), French (basic)