Maria Hauser-Morel

Contact Details: 

Date of Birth: 1978

Citizenship: Poland


Law studies at the University of Poznań (Poland) – 2002

Executive Master MBL – HSG at the University of Saint Gallen (Switzerland) – 2005

PhD, University of Wroclaw (Poland) – 2006      

Bar Admission (Polish bar – radca prawny)- 2006 

Title, scientific degree, academic or other status: Dr, radca prawny 


  • Polish
  • English
  • French

Field of specialization:

  • Arbitration 
  • Construction & engineering (including FIDIC model contracts) disputes
  • Energy disputes 
  • Disputes involving states and state entities

Professional Experience:

Several years in law firms (Poland and France); Deputy counsel then Counsel at the ICC International Court of Arbitration 

Arbitration experience: 

Several cases as counsel

Case management of approximately 1000 ICC arbitration proceedings and scrutiny of hundreds of ICC awards (Central and Eastern Europe).

Current place of work/Position: 

Counsel at HANEFELD (Paris office)

Membership in other professional associations (including foreign): 

ICC Alumni

Arbitral Women 


Numerous publications including:

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Conference on Construction Disputes, Revista Romana de Arbitraj 2/2019, pp. 115 et seq., with Laetitia de Montalivet

International Chamber of Commerce: a century of business, (review of the Russian Arbitration Association), 7/2019, with Ziva Filipic

Arbitral tribunal’s questions to parties based on ICC practice, in: Liber Amicorum for Tadeusz Wiśniewski, 2017 (in Polish)

Duty to provide reasoning under the ICC Rules – recent experience in: Liber Amicorum Professor Jerzy Rajski, 2015

Chapter 9 on arbitral proceedings in commercial arbitration/Chapter 10 on arbitral awards and other ways of concluding arbitral proceedings, in: Andrzej Szumański (ed.), The Series on the System of Commercial Law, 2. Ed., 2015, with Tadeusz Wiśniewski (in Polish)

Correction and interpretation of arbitral awards and additional awards, in: Tercier (ed.), Post Award Issues, ASA Special Series No. 38, 2011, with Jan Heiner Nedden

L’arbitrage en Pologne après la réforme de 2005, Revue de l’arbitrage 2011, pp. 415 et seq.

Numerous speaking engagements including:

Webinar on Do and Don'ts When Choosing a Seat and Enforcing in CEE / Russia / CIS (organized as a part of the PAW), Panelist (July 2020)

Webinar on Virtual Hearings and How to Tackle Complex Technical Issues (organized by VIAC), Panelist (June 2020)

Webinar on Guerilla Tactics in Online Hearings (organized by UAA), Panelist (May 2020)

Warsaw Arbitration Workshops (organized by ICC Poland), Lecturer, Warsaw (February 2020)

Dispute Boards in the Nordics DRBF Conference and Workshops, Panelist, Stockholm (November 2019)

IV Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum (EEDRF), Panelist, Minsk (September 2019)

ICC Institute of World Business Law Training, Panelist, Minsk (September 2019)

5th Dispute Resolution in M&A Transactions, Panelist, Warsaw (May 2019)

Luxembourg Arbitration Day – ICC Arbitrator Training, Moderator, Luxembourg (April 2019)

2nd Annual GAR Live Construction Disputes, Panelist, Paris (April 2019)

3rd ICC European Conference on International Arbitration, Moderator, Paris (April 2019)

ICC Training for Judges, Lecturer, Bucharest (March 2019)

ICC Conference Construction Disputes: ICC Tools and Recent Experience in Arbitration & ADR, Bucharest (March 2019)


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