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PHH Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Banking & Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 3AustriaEurope 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

The Vienna-based law firm PHH Rechtsanwälte rises in the rankings following its increased market visibility and support by both clients and market observers. The team is particularly noted for its expertise in real estate, project and aviation finance, as well as debt finance and restructuring. Additionally, the firm assists capital funds with market entries into Austria. The group possesses further expertise in promissory notes, regulatory law and cash pooling issues. The firm's clientele includes a range of financial institutions, from commercial banks to international investment managers.

Strengths

One client comments: "Legal topics are approached in a very practical way by the team at PHH, and are related to our business."

Another source says: "Each member of the banking and finance team stands out due to a highly professional working style, extensive legal knowledge and a profound understanding of economic parameters and decision-making principles." The interviewee adds: "A particular advantage of working with PHH’s banking and finance team is the 24/7 availability of the team members."

Work highlights

Advised SOVA Capital on its market entry into Austria via the acquisition of Posojilnica Bank.

Notable practitioners

With licences to practise in Austria and in England and Wales, Wolfram Huber is routinely engaged in complex cross-border mandates, particularly those involving the UK. He regularly advises on aviation, real estate, project and debt financing, acting for a number of international banks and corporate clients. "He is technically very astute, commercial and confident," declares one source, adding: "He knows how to plot the best and most efficient path and is equally comfortable in complex as well as straightforward financing deals."

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Austria

Banking & Finance


Wolfram Huber
Band 3