Before co-founding the firm KNOETZL in 2016, Patrizia was a partner and arbitration expert in a dispute resolution boutique in Vienna.
Patrizia practices both as counsel and arbitrator. She has extensive experience in institutional and ad-hoc arbitration proceedings (including the Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Rules of Arbitration of the VIAC (Vienna Rules), the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules). A significant concentration of her practice is in international commercial arbitration, focusing on construction and engineering disputes, distribution and international sales disputes.
Patrizia is the Co-Director of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, the world’s largest and most renowned law student competition in the field of arbitration. She is also a member of the advisory board and co-chair of the Association of Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP).