Philipp Hanusch

Contact Details
First Name
Baker & McKenzie
Area of Specialisation / Arbitration Experience
Commercial Arbitration, Corporate Law, Finance and Banking, Joint Ventures / Consortia / Shareholder Agreements, Mergers and Acquisitions, Sales / Purchases
14th Floor, Hutchison House, 10 Harcourt Road
Hong Kong SAR
+852 2846 1665
English, German
Membership Status
Professional Details
Bar Admission

Hong Kong (since 2009);

Austria (2004-2009).


Queen Mary College, University of London (LL.M., with merits);

University of Vienna (Magister iuris); and

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (Socrates Exchange Programme).



First Reported Case of a PRC Court Enforcing a Foreign Award between PRC Domestic Parties, Baker & McKenzie Client Alert, March 2016;

Intended andUnintended Use of Option Clauses in Arbitration: Common Pitfalls and Drafting Tips, Baker & McKenzie Client Alert, February 2016;

HKIAC and ICC Take Steps to Tackle Costs and Delay in International Arbitration, Baker & McKenzie Client Alert, February 2016;

Law Reform Commission Sub-committee Recommends Third Party Funding for Hong Kong Arbitrations, Baker & McKenzie Client Alert, October 2015;

Concurrent legal proceedings in Hong Kong and the mainland, China Business Law Journal, October 2014 (with KK Cheung);

Court confirms that parties who unsuccessfully challenge arbitral awards will pay costs on an indemnity basis, Deacons’ Litigation & Dispute Resolution Newsletter, Issue 4 of 2013;

The HKIAC’s new Administered Arbitration Rules, Deacons’ Litigation & Dispute Resolution Newsletter, Issue 3 of 2013;

The IBA Guidelines on party representation in international arbitration, Deacons’ Litigation & Dispute Resolution Newsletter, Issue 3 of 2013;

The new ICC Arbitration Rules, Deacons’ Litigation& Dispute Resolution Newsletter, Issue 3 of 2011;

The Challenge of Arbitrators under the new Austrian Arbitration Act, Austrian Arbitration Yearbook 2007 (Manz Publ.); and

Arbitral award not liable to be set aside if ground for challenging arbitrator raised retroactively - Austrian Supreme Court Decision 7 Ob 314/04h, ecolex 2005, 288 (with Klausegger).

Professional Associations

International Bar Association (IBA) and IBA Asia-Pacific Arbitration Group;


Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut);

Asia-Pacific Forum for International Arbitration (AFIA);

The Law Society of Hong Kong;

The Austrian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (AustroCham); and

Other Qualifications

Legal Counsel of the Austrian Consulate General in Hong Kong (since 2011).