Constantin Eschlbock

Constantin Eschlbock


Constantin Eschlböck, is an arbitration lawyer who has been appointed by parties in a wide variety of cases, including claims relating to group taxation; insurance cases under the Vienna Rules (appointed to nominate umpire); international automotive-industry dispute (ICC-Rules). He also was retained in an international oil-industry dispute, a € 2 bn financial services dispute under the LCIA-Rules (multi-party umbrella arbitration following litigation proceedings at the Royal Courts of Justice, London),

He is a regular member of the board of arbitrators at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna and a member of the board of arbitrators at the Foreign Direct Investment Moot.

Publications include: Repeal of Domestic Legislative Measures by Means of International Arbitration, Austrian Arbitration Yearbook 2016; Ermächtigungslose Billigkeitsentscheidung und der Aufhebungsgrund nach § 611 Abs 2 Z 3 ZPO, SchiedsVZ 2015, 131 (setting aside unauthorised arbitral equity decisions under Austrian civil procedure law, SchiedsVZ [journal for arbitration law in Germany] 2015, 131); Dispute Boards – ein heller werdender Stern am ADR-Himmel, ecolex 2013, 879 (Dispute Boards – a star becoming brighter in the ADR-sky ecolex [journal for business law] 2013, 879); Privatbeteiligungsanschluss gem § 67 StPO wirkt bei behaupteter Schädigung wegen angeblicher Irreführung nicht verjährungshemmend, ZFR 2013, 250 (joining crminal proceedings as a claimant does not prevent the limitiation period form expiring under Austrian civil law, ZFR [journal for financial market law] 2013, 250); Schmied und Schmiedl – Über die Aufklärungspflicht der Bank betreffend die Konzession des vorgeschalteten Rechtsträgers, gleichzeitig eine Entgegnung auf G Graf in ecolex 2013, 313, ecolex 2013, 684 (on the duties of an execution-only-bank to advise their client on the lack of a trade licence of the precedent advisor); “Dispute Board als Weißer Ritter”, Wirtschaftsblatt, 5 September 2012 (Dispute Board as a White Knight in mass tort litigation); “Caught in the Act by the Boiler Plate” – der UK Arbitraton Act 1996 als lex arbitri, AnwBl 2012, 368; Neue ICC-Rules ab 1. 1. 2012 – Anpassungsbedarf für die Wiener Regeln?, AnwBl 2012, 10 (new ICC-Rules as of 1 January 2012 – Do the Vienna Rules need amendment?).

He received training in 2011 – 2013 at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London and also at the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme in London from 2012-2013. He completed his post graduate studies with the Austrian association of financial analysis and asset management (ÖVFA), “CEFA”-diploma in 2002-2003. He speaks German (native), English (fluent), French (very good), Hungarian (basic).

He served in several positions including, Secretary General of the Forum for International Conciliation and Arbitration (FICA), London; Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London; Member of the Dispute Board Federation, Geneva; Member of the Ethics Council of the Vienna Bar; Member of the Vienna Bar. He is also a frequent volunteer with the Souvereign Military Order of Malta.