Niamh Leinwather

Niamh Leinwather

Secretary General of the Vienna International Arbitration Centre

Niamh Leinwather has taken office as the new Secretary General of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC) since 1 January 2022. Of Irish origin, Niamh has both a common and civil law background (Bachelor of Civil Law, University College Dublin, Mag.iur., University of Vienna, Master of European Studies, University of Vienna). She was the first Irish woman to be admitted to the Austrian Bar in 2013 and has over a decade of experience in international dispute resolution at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Vienna where she acted as both counsel and arbitrator.

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