Bettina Knoetzl, co-founding partner at Knoetzl Haugeneder Netal Rechtsanwaelte GmbH, is a leading Austrian trial lawyer with about 25 years’ experience in Austrian and international litigation and business crime matters. She has been a partner in international law firms since 1999 and has tried and resolved hundreds of significant, complex disputes and won important business crime trials for her clients; often under significant media attention.
Bettina specialises in complex litigation, business crime, fraud and asset tracing, compliance and corporate crisis management. Her clients are corporations, multinationals and governments, as well as individuals under their company’s protection; her matters usually have complex cross-border aspects. Bettina has been involved in a significant number of internal and external investigations,
For many years, she has been ranked in the top tier by leading international directories, including Chambers in ‘Litigation’ (Band 1) and ‘White Collar Crime’ (Band 1) and is currently recognised as one of the five ‘Most Highly Regarded Individuals’ in ‘Litigation’ and ‘Asset Tracing’ in Europe (Who’s Who Legal, 2016). Most recently, she received recognition as international ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Asset Recovery (Who’s Who Legal, 2017).
Bettina is the co-chair of the litigation committee of the International Bar Association and the President of Transparency International – Austrian Chapter.