Viktoria Schneider, M. Jur. (Oxford)

Associate

Viktoria Schneider, M. Jur. acts as counsel in arbitration and state court proceedings as well as secretary to arbitral tribunals. The focus of her practice lies in the areas of international arbitration as well as public international and EU law.

Viktoria studied at the universities of Freiburg, Helsinki and Oxford (M. Jur.). She completed her legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg inter alia with an internship at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg and at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. She has also previously worked as a research assistant at the department of political science and legal theory and at the department of public law at the University of Freiburg.

Viktoria‘s working languages are German, English and French.

As counsel in arbitral proceedings
Representation of domestic and foreign companies in domestic and international arbitration proceedings

As secretary to the arbitral tribunal
Secretary to the arbitral tribunal in domestic and international arbitration proceedings

As counsel in state court proceedings
Representation of domestic and foreign companies in state court proceedings before German Courts

  • Arbitration and litigation
  • Investment protection, public international law and sovereigns
  • European law
  • Antitrust law, in particular antitrust damages actions
  • Company law
  • Private international law and comparative law
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Since 2019
    Attorney with Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte, Hamburg
  • 2016 - 2018
    Legal traineeship (Referendariat) at the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg including work experience with the European Court of Justice, the Federal Foreign Office, and at a large international law firm (Competition) in Hamburg
  • 2016 - 2017
    Research assistant at a large international law firm (Litigation) in Hamburg
  • 2015 - 2016
    Magister Juris (M. Jur.), St. Cross College, University of Oxford
  • 2012 - 2015
    Research assistant at the Department of Political Science and Legal Theory and at the Department of Public Law at the University of Freiburg
  • 2011 - 2014
    Additional Study Program “European, International and Foreign Law” of the University of Freiburg
  • 2009- 2015
    Studies of law at the University of Freiburg and the University of Helsinki

Clifford Chance Proxime Accessit Prize for the Second Best Performance in the MJur 2016, University of Oxford