She has represented clients in arbitral proceedings under the rules of major arbitration institutions and has frequently acted as tribunal secretary in ad-hoc arbitrations. Désirée focuses on complex disputes in the construction and energy sectors and is particularly experienced with complicated contractual relationships.
Désirée is admitted to the Austrian bar and speaks German, English, French and Italian.
Representing a banking consortium in an arbitration before the Permanent Tribunal of the Economic Chamber arising out of an SPA in the real estate sector.
Representing an international leader in the energy sector in an arbitration before the Permanent Tribunal of the Economic Chamber in terms of a dispute arising out of a trust relationship.
Representing two global players in the energy sector in different ICC arbitrations each concerning the termination of a long-term gas supply contract.
Representing a national leader in the energy sector in three separate ICC arbitrations each arising out of long-term gas storage contracts that were subject to price revision requests.
Representing a global leader in industrial engineering in an ICC arbitration concerning the payment of consultancy fees for an industrial project.
Representing the building technologies division of a global leader in industrial engineering in VIAC arbitration proceedings with its general contractor involving the construction of a shopping centre in the Czech Republic.
Acting as tribunal secretary in, among others, two different ad hoc arbitrations each dealing with challenges of resolutions regarding partner expulsion and related compensation claims.