Venus Valentina Wong
Wolf Theiss Austria
Venus Valentina Wong, Counsel and member of the practice group Dispute Resolution in Vienna as well as of the China Desk, has been at Wolf Theiss since 2016. She specialises in international arbitration and cross -border litigation. She has acted as counsel, arbitrator (sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and chairperson) and administrative secretary in more than 65 arbitrations and other ADR cases under the major arbitration/conciliation rules, including ICC, LCIA, VIAC, DIS, Swiss Rules, CCIR, CAS and UNCITRAL.
She has experience in particular with parties from the CEE/SEE region, Turkey as well as from PR China and Hong Kong. The cases that she has handled regularly have involved the legal jurisdictions of these countries (both as to procedure and substance) and covered industry sectors such as energy, construction, telecommunications and M&A.
After having served as assistant professor at the Vienna University of Economics, Valentina worked for two boutique law firms in Vienna specialising in dispute resolution and interned at the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris and at CIETAC in Beijing. Valentina obtained her law degrees from the University of Vienna (Mag. iur., Dr. iur.) where she also completed her studies in Sinology (Bakk.phil.). She spent her Erasmus year at the University of Amsterdam and studied Chinese at the National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei. Her numerous publications and lectures at seminars and conferences include topics on Chinese law. Valentina is admitted to the Vienna Bar and her working languages are German, English, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and French.