Simone Petsche-Demmel has more than 15 years of experience in complex national and cross-border commercial disputes, white collar crime matters as well as engineering and construction disputes. She has been a litigator from the very beginning of her career.
After being a partner with the dispute resolution team of Wolf Theiss, Austria’s largest law firm, for more than 10 years, Ms Petsche-Demmel co-founded petsche pollak, a boutique law firm specialised on dispute resolution with a particular focus on litigation, arbitration and white collar crime. As an expert in her field, she regularly gives lectures and seminars on white-collar crime and/or conflict management related topics. Among others, she is also co-author of the commentary on the Austrian Sales Agents Act, co-author of a handbook on business contracts and has authored various contributions on white-collar crime. Ms Petsche-Demmel is admitted to practice law as an attorney in Austria (2002) and the Czech Republic (2003).
Ms Petsche-Demmel counsels clients in all aspects of dispute resolution. In her work, she focuses on national and cross-border commercial disputes, engineering and construction disputes, distribution law, product liability law, the protection of trade secrets, and white collar crime. Because of her long lasting foreign expertise she is frequently instructed by international corporations conducting business in Austria and CEE. Based on her long-lasting experience, Ms Petsche-Demmel is also a sought after expert for dispute prevention. She also supports clients in implementing effective dispute prevention measures in their businesses.
Ms Petsche-Demmel belongs to Austria’s most accomplished legal experts in her field, especially in national and cross-border litigation as well as white collar crime. She uniquely combines her conflict management and white collar crime expertise with long lasting experience as a litigator. Based on her know-how she is not only a strong and successful litigator but first and foremost a sought-after counsel, forward thinking advisor and trusted partner to her clients.