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CERHA HEMPEL

White-Collar Crime

2 ranked lawyersBand 1AustriaEurope 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

CERHA HEMPEL boasts a standout team with impressive experience in numerous white-collar crime matters, such as fraud, money laundering and embezzlement cases. The 'firm's expertise also spans compliance advice and internal investigations. Its varied client base includes prominent Austrian and international companies and financial institutions as well as individuals, including senior management. The team is additionally adept at cross-border matters, particularly in the CEE region.

Strengths

A satisfied client confirms CERHA HEMPEL's "very good expertise" and describes the law firm as "very client-oriented, punctual and well positioned."

Another market commentator notes: "The overall impression is excellent. They are able to turn things around very swiftly and on a level of extremely high quality."

Work highlights

Represented several former managers of Stadterweiterungsfonds in court proceedings related to alleged dishonesty and abuse of powers of representation.

Notable practitioners

Hans Kristoferitsch is particularly active assisting with compliance matters and also advises on breach of trust cases and internal investigations. He regularly represents prominent clients from the utilities and construction sectors. A client describes Hans Kristoferitsch as "very flexible and maximally client-oriented."

Peter Lewisch is a highly renowned practitioner, assisting clients with cases related to corruption, embezzlement and fraud. His expertise further spans allegations of breach of trust and abuse of power of representation. A client enthuses: "Peter Lewisch is calm, level-headed, analytical, very structured, and has an incredible amount of expertise and experience."

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White-Collar Crime

CERHA HEMPEL

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Location

Parkring 2

Vienna

Vienna

Austria

A-1010

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Austria

White-Collar Crime


Hans Kristoferitsch
Band 4
Peter Lewisch
Band 1