Natascha Tunkel has more than ten years of experience in the field of complex dispute resolution, guiding clients through initiation of proceedings to enforcement of decisions.
Her focus is on commercial matters where she acts as counsel, arbitrator, and mediator in disputes from a wide array of industry sectors, including technology, life science, energy, engineering, and intellectual property.
Natascha has a strong background and marked experience in insolvency and reorganizations. She represents foreign creditors with recondite claims in Austrian bankruptcy proceedings as well as in multi‑faceted disputes with criminal or insolvency law aspects.
As Head of Investigations at KNOETZL, Natascha directs sophisticated and complete analysis of high-volume data to establish relevant facts for purposes of risk evaluation, document classification, analysis of legal action, and asset tracing. Both her experience in handling large-scale white collar crime cases as well as her strong commercial acumen enable Natascha to capably identify potential intimations and vulnerabilities relevant to a case.
Clients appreciate Natascha’s quick understanding of a matter and her ability to apply comprehensive analysis together with an appropriate and effective strategy.
Natascha’s profound knowledge of procedural law is grounded in a strong academic background as a full-time assistant lecturer and researcher for Civil Procedure, ADR and Insolvency Law at the University of Vienna. Her expertise is highly valued, and she currently serves as a member of the VIAC Mediation Advisory Board, as officer of the IBA Mediation Committee, and as Austrian delegate to the ICC Task Force on ADR and Arbitration. She is regularly invited to speak and publish on pertinent issues of procedural law.
Natascha is admitted to the bar in Austria.