On 29 April 2017 at the Lex Mundi Leadership Summit of the "World's Leading Association of Independent Law Firms" in Prague, CHSH Partner Hon.-Prof. Dr. Irene Welser was appointed Global Chair for Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution.
Lex Mundi is the world's leading association of independent law firms headquartered in Houston, Texas, with more than 21,000 lawyers from 160 law firms in over 100 countries. Its members are outstanding law firms, with only one member per country.
Irene Welser is now Global Chair for all these law firms in the areas of litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution. As Global Chair, she is responsible for the expansion and further development of the lawyers working in these legal fields at Lex Mundi law firms.
"I'm extremely pleased to take on this fantastic role of Global Chair. An enhanced exchange of information between Lex Mundi law firms in the areas of commercial litigation and arbitration will ensure that all law firms, and consequently our clients as well, are able to profit as much as possible from global know-how", explained Irene Welser, who also heads the Department of Contentious Business at Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati.