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Brauneis Rechtsanwälte GmbH

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Brauneis Rechtsanwälte GmbH

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Partners: Andreas Bauer, Arno Brauneis, Bernhard Girsch, Gerald Otto, Felix Prändl, Orlin Radinsky, Martin Reinisch

Number of partners: 7

Number of lawyers: 35

Languages: German, English, French, Italian, Bulgarian, Croatian

Firm Overview:

BRAUNEIS ATTORNEYS AT LAW (formerly bkp attorneys at law) is a highly regarded law firm with a strong reputation for providing excellent legal services in Austria. Focussing on Litigation, Real Estate and Corporate & Commercial, the firm has successfully established itself in the last 25 years as a trusted advisor to businesses, particularly SMEs, Austrian family businesses, Austrian international subsidiaries and real estate companies. The firm's expertise in these areas allows it to provide comprehensive and tailored legal solutions to meet the unique needs of each client.

The firm is comprised of a dedicated team of over 30 experienced lawyers, each with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in their respective areas of practice. With its commitment to providing exceptional legal services, the firm is well-positioned to support clients navigate through the complexities of the legal landscape.


Our services include: software licences, hardware and software purchase maintenance agreements, project agreements, outsourcing, advice regarding online transactions, creation of e-commerce portals, domain registration and domain disputes, ISP liability issues.

Contacts: Felix Prändl, Georg Fellner


bkp’s services include: advice on all regulatory issues, distribution agreements, consumer GT&Cs, individual supply agreements for telecommunication providers, representation in proceedings before the Austrian regulatory authorities and before the Austrian administrative Court in telecommunications matters, telecommunication transactions.

Contacts: Felix Prändl, Georg Fellner

Data Protection:

Our services include: advice on data protection issues arising from employment relationships, whistle-blowing hotlines data profiling activities such as behavioural advertising, cross border transfers of personal data, representation in proceedings before the Austrian Data Protection Authority.

Contact: Georg Fellner

Intellectual Property & Unfair Competition:

Our services include: advice in trademark, copyright and unfair competition law, patent and design law, advising and representing holders of IP rights in proceedings before IP offices, customs authorities and courts.

Contacts: Martin Reinisch, Georg Fellner, Petra Vyhnalik

Corporate & Company:

Our services include: commercial agreements, corporate reconstruction, corporate secretarial services, recovery of claims, distribution agreements, commercial agents, franchising and licences, IPOs, outsourcing, privatisations.

Contacts: Andreas Bauer, Bernhard Girsch, Felix Prändl

Mergers & Acquisitions:

Our services include: due diligence, acquisitions (share and asset deals), cross-border transactions, distressed M&A.

Contacts: Arno Brauneis, Gerald Otto, Felix Prändl

Banking, Securities Exchange & Capital Markets:

Our services include: banking (advice on regulatory law aspects), capital market law (advice on regulatory law aspects as well as public and non-public placement of securities), investment funds, financial services (MiFID).

Contact: Felix Prändl

Litigation & Arbitration:

Our services include: commercial litigation, consumer litigation, litigation in relation to white collar crime, complex litigation (class action and other multi-party proceedings), multi-jurisdictional litigation, insolvency related litigation, proceedings before international courts and tribunals including the European Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights, commercial arbitration (ICC, Vienna Rules et al), including construction, corporate, energy, financial services and sports, investment arbitration.

Contacts: Bernhard Girsch, Gerald Otto, Orlin Radinsky

Real Estate, Tenancy & Building:

Our services include: acquisition of real estate, real property lease agreements, construction law.

Contacts: Arno Brauneis, Gerald Otto, Bernhard Girsch, Andreas Bauer


Our services include: distribution agreements, advice and mergers filings in relation with M&A projects, joint ventures, proceedings before the EU competition authorities and before the European Court of Justice, proceedings before the Austrian competition authorities.

Contact: Bernhard Girsch

Corporate Recovery & Insolvency:

Our services include: work-out of finance projects, debt rescheduling, out-of-court agreements, judicial reorganisation proceedings, bankruptcy and liquidation, recovery of claims, insolvency related litigation.

Contacts: Gerald Otto


Our services include: advice in the context of employment agreements, works council agreements, collective bargaining agreements, labour constitution law, employee incentives, such as bonus systems, performance-linked compensations, etc., company pension schemes, employee profit shares.

Contacts: Georg Fellner

Public Procurement & Public Law:

Our services include: preparation of tender documents, opening and evaluation of bidding procedures; advice on public law matters, proceedings before the Austrian Constitutional and Administrative Courts.

Contacts: Thomas Neuwerth

Central & Eastern Europe (CEE):

Our services include: permanently advise on clients’ operations in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Contact: Orlin Radinsky

Private Clients, Foundations & Associations:

Our services include: advising private clients including individuals, families, and charitable organisations on legal succession and wealth management; legal advice for/on foundations and associations.

Contacts: Bernhard Girsch, Andreas Bauer, Felix Prändl

Distribution, Trade Agents & Mineral Oil:

Our services include: distribution matters and severance payments of trade agents, environmental and construction matters.

Contacts: Andreas Bauer, Bernhard Girsch

Corporate Criminal Law:

Our services include: advice in all areas of corporate criminal law including criminal proceedings involving tax offenses, criminal proceedings initiated against auditors, tax consultants, and other professionals with security clearance, advising clients in relation to preliminary police investigations.

Contacts: Orlin Radinsky, Petra Vyhnalik

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Europe Guide 2023
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Dispute Resolution
1 Department
Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution
Band 4
Intellectual Property
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
Band 4
Martin Reinisch
Martin Reinisch
Band 3