Sunday, September 3, 2017
Lawyers You Should Know: Holger Bielesz (Vienna, Austria)
We are launching a new feature of the International Law Prof Blog, "Lawyers You Should Know." We'll profile various lawyers from around the world who have an international practice or who practice international law.
Our first lawyer to profile in this series is Holger Bielesz, a partner in the Vienna (Austria) offices of Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG since 2010. Mr. Bielesz specializes in civil and commercial litigation and arbitration, succession law disputes, and high-profile white-collar crime cases. He advises clients in relation to financial services disputes, internal investigations, bribery and corruption cases, and general commercial disputes.
Mr. Bielesz is a graduate of the College of Europe Brügge, (LL.M.), a highly reputed EU law academic institution, and the University of Vienna, (Mag. iur. and Dr. iur.). Along with his long-standing practice before the national courts of Austria, he has also pleaded before the European Court of Justice.
His clients include financial service providers, telecommunication and industrial enterprises, and private individuals. He speaks German, English, and French.
Mr. Bielesz has also been involved in professional organizations such as the American Bar Association Section of International Law, where he has served as Deputy to the Section Vice Chair and as Co-Chair of the International Criminal Law Committee.