“Smart, efficient and hard working lawyer”  Who’s Who Legal – Arbitration Future Leaders 2018

Emmanuel Kaufman has more than ten years of experience in commercial, construction and investment arbitration in the CEE, SEE and Latin-America.

He acts as counsel and arbitrator. His practice focuses on complex arbitration proceedings in construction and engineering, energy, IT, telecommunications, international trade and food and beverages sectors under the VIAC, ICC, UNCITRAL and ICSID arbitration rules among others. He is particularly experienced in construction disputes as well as the quantification of damages in large, high-volume disputes and delay analysis in construction disputes.

Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal recommend him for his arbitration practice. Chambers Global ranks him in dispute resolution as an Argentinean attorney practicing in Austria since 2016. Who’s Who Legal recognized him as one of the world’s leading construction lawyers since 2017 and as a future leader in Arbitration in Austria in 2018.

Emmanuel is qualified to practice law in Argentina and is the President of the German–Austrian Chapter of the Spanish Club of Arbitration (Club Español del Arbitraje – CEA).

Emmanuel co-coached the University of Buenos Aires team that won the XXIII Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in 2016.


T: +43 1 34 34 000
F: +43 1 34 34 000 999
Herrengasse 1, A-1010, Vienna, Austria