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CERHA HEMPEL

White-Collar Crime

2 ranked lawyersBand 1AustriaEurope 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

CERHA HEMPEL

White-Collar Crime

2 ranked lawyersBand 1AustriaEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Standout team with impressive experience in numerous white-collar crime matters, such as fraud, money laundering and embezzlement allegations. Expertise spans compliance advice as well as internal investigations. Varied client base includes prominent domestic corporations, international organisations and financial institutions as well as senior management. Additionally adept at cross-border matters, particularly in the CEE region.

Strengths

Interviewees admired the team's strength, stating: "They worked extremely well and on a very high level in complex white-collar crime cases reaching into different areas."

Work highlights

Assisted GATX Rail Austria and its managers with the proceedings pertaining to the alleged negligent killing of 38 people in the Viareggio railway accident.

Notable practitioners

Hans Kristoferitsch acts on a broad range of cases including embezzlement and fraud, representing both larger corporates as well as private individuals.

Peter Lewisch acts on a multitude of white-collar crime cases, including fraud and corruption proceedings, while also assisting with the implementation of larger cross-border compliance programmes. An impressed interviewee says: "He is second to none; the quality, speed and result are really outstanding. Nobody is better in Austria than Lewisch."

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White-Collar Crime Department

CERHA HEMPEL

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Department location

Parkring 2

Vienna

Vienna

Austria

A-1010

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Austria

White-Collar Crime


Hans Kristoferitsch
Band 3
Peter Lewisch
Band 1