Werner Melis

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Dr. Werner Melis
Of Counsel

Practice area:

  • Corporate Law | Commercial Law | M&A
  • Dispute Resolution | Arbitration
  • Real Estate Law


  • University of Vienna (Dr. iur.)
  • University of Vienna (Dr. rer. pol.)
  • Diploma of the Bologna Center of Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore)


  • German
  • English
  • French


  • Honorary President of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC)
  • Honorary Vice President of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)
  • International Arbitration Institute (IAI)
  • Former Vice-President Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
  • German Academic Association for Procedural Law


  •  Author and publisher of numerous publications in journals and books about civil procedure law, international arbitration, Incoterms and international commercial law (especially CISG) in particular
  • Co-Author of the chapter about arbitration (§§ 577-618) in Rechberger, Kommentars zur ZPO

Lecture Activities:

 Lecturer at the University of Vienna about international arbitration