Areas of Practice

Banking and capital market law

  • Banking transactions
  • Loan transactions
  • Securities transactions
  • Representation of banks and financial service providers
  • Investor protection

Commercial law

  • Establishment of companies
  • Restructuring and reorganisation
  • company-related contracts (especially sales, work and labour and service agreements)
  • General terms and conditions
  • Delegation of authority (power of procuration, limited/full authority)
  • Insurance law

Company law

  • Company establishment
  • Restructuring (asset transactions, divisions, mergers, changes of corporate form)
  • Syndicate contracts
  • Advising company management and boards
  • Merger and acquisition contracts (purchase and sale, asset and share deals)
  • Due diligence
  • Private foundations, trusts
  • Holdings
  • Joint ventures
  • Dissolution and liquidation

Compensation and liability

  • Damages claims
  • Damages for pain and suffering
  • Guarantee and warrantee claims
  • Product liability
  • Liability for medical malpractice
  • Skiing accidents
  • Securing of ski pistes
  • Settlement of claims with insurance companies

Competition and antitrust law

  • Consultation in antitrust matters
  • Mergers and consolidation
  • Representation before the antitrust authorities

Compliance

  • Data protection
  • Unfair competition law
  • Anti-corruption law
  • Criminal liability of companies
  • Financial criminal law

Distribution and export law

  • Distribution law (agreements with commercial agents, licenced dealers, franchisers, commission merchants)
  • Import and export law

Environmental law

  • Waste law
  • Laws pertaining to water and waterways
  • Nature conservation law
  • Forestry law
  • Environmental impact assessment

Industrial property law

  • Unfair competition (consultation, representation)
  • Infringement of industrial properties
  • Advertising and marketing law
  • Clearing marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Sponsoring

Intellectual property

  • Trademarks and patents (including Austrian and international registration)
  • Design patents
  • Infringement of intellectual property rights (consultation, representation)
  • Patent licencing and purchase
  • Copyright
  • Art law

IT law

  • Software agreements (development, licencing, maintenance)
  • E-commerce
  • Internet and domain law
  • Data protection

Labour and social law

  • Employment contracts
  • Management contracts
  • Termination of employment
  • Company internal agreements (works council agreements)
  • Redundancy plans
  • Representation in labour disputes

Life Sciences

  • Medical products
  • Research and development contracts
  • Patent licences
  • Product liability

Litigation and arbitration

  • Representation in civil law proceedings and arbitration proceedings
  • Collection of claims
  • Representation before public authorities (including fiscal and customs authorities)
  • Representation before Constitutional Court, Administrative Court, Federal Fiscal Court
  • Proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights and European Union courts (European Court of Justice, European Court)

Public commercial law

  • Trade and industry law
  • Hospital law
  • University and college law
  • Fundamental rights complaints
  • Law of associations

Public procurement law

  • Representation of bidders at public tenders
  • Preparation and examination of tender documents

Real estate and building law

  • Contracts for land transfer transactions (sale, purchase, gifts, transfers)
  • Contracts for real estate development projects
  • Tenancy and condominium law
  • Rental, leasehold and leasing agreements
  • Easements
  • Trusteeships
  • Land transfer law
  • Purchase of holiday homes
  • Representation and assistance in construction proceedings
  • Architectural law
  • Contractor agreements

Succession and wills

  • Last wills and testaments
  • Representation in probate proceedings
  • Inheritance contracts
  • Foundations and bequests on death

Tax law

  • Consultation in fiscal law (especially for real-estate transactions, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions)
  • Customs law

Transport and forwarding law

  • Transport and logistics agreements
  • Transport damages and losses (road/rail/air/combined transport)
  • Forwarding insurance