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Gerold Herrmann

International Legal Consultant

Current Position

International Legal Consultant and Dispute Resolver
A-1190 Vienna

Class: XII (2001)Circuit: International


Legal Internship, Assessor (Second State Exam); Honours (1969-72)
University of California, Berkeley, LL.M. (Honours) (1968-69)
Universities of Cologne, Mainz and Tübingen, Referendar and Dr. Jur. (1962-67; 75)

Professional Career

Secretary, UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law) (1991-01)
Chief, International Trade Law Branch, Office of Legal Affairs, U.N. (Supervision of various uniform law texts, including Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency) (1991-01)
Senior/Legal Officer, UNCITRAL Secretariat (1975-91)


American College of Bankruptcy
International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), Past-President
London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Past President


Innumerable articles and conference papers on unification of commercial law and various commercial law subjects, including arbitration, banking law, e-commerce and insolvency.


Tribute to Gerold Herrmann at news (end of column),
Vienna University, Honorary Professor (1995)
INSOL Europe, CMI, Honorary Member (1996)
Member, World's Ideal Law Firm, (1987)
German Scholarship Foundation, (1962)
Special awards by CFA, University of Texas (Austin), University of Pennsylvania, unique honorary mention in United Nations General Assembly resolution,