Number of lawyers (partners and other lawyers): 50
Languages: English, French, German
Haslinger Nagele is a growing law firm focused on advising and representing commercial and corporate clients of all industry sectors as well as public sector bodies and financial institutions. The firm assists and guides its clients through times of growth and crisis, mergers and acquisitions, expansion and defence of market shares. The firm’s lawyers are committed to high professional standards, integrity and team spirit — together with a sense of responsibility, sound judgment and determination. The firm’s approach combines innovation and experience, in-depth expertise with the ability to offer tailor-made solutions in order to meet the clients’ needs. Haslinger Nagele has offices in Vienna and Linz, thus enabling its lawyers to respond faster to clients’ needs on the spot.
Main Areas of Practice:
-Banking & Finance
-Private Equity & Venture Capital
-Restructuring & Insolvency
-Competition & Antitrust
-IP, Trademark & Patents
-Regulatory & Environmental
-Energy & Infrastructure
Banking & Finance:
Haslinger Nagele advises major banks, financial institutions and other clients in the finance sector. The firm’s advice relates to general banking law issues, regulatory work, corporate and structured finance as well as to project finance.
Contacts: Dietmar Lux, Michael Magerl
The firm has vast experience in capital market transactions (debt/equity), advising both domestic and international clients in all legal issues of bond transactions and securities law matters.
Contacts: Johanna Fischer, Barbara Jakubowics
Private Equity & Venture Capital:
Haslinger Nagele provides advice to private equity clients and venture capital companies on all legal issues raised through the envisaged transaction.
Contacts: Christoph Szep, Michael Magerl
Restructuring & Insolvency:
The firm has vast experience in the area of large, complex restructuring, advising major banks (creditors) and companies in financial difficulties.
Contacts: Thomas Kurz, Michael Magerl
Corporate and M&A is one of the core practice areas of Haslinger Nagele. Its M&A team advises domestic and international clients on all legal and strategic aspects concerning acquisitions and private/public takeovers. The firm also offers the full spectrum of services required to deal with complex corporate law issues.
Contacts: Christoph Szep, Daniela Huemer
Haslinger Nagele enjoys an excellent reputation in negotiating and drafting contracts such as licence agreements, commercial agency agreements, distribution agreements and turn-key contracts.
Contacts: Dietmar Lux, Christoph Dupal
Competition & Antitrust:
Haslinger Nagele has a strong and well established practice in competition and antitrust matters. The firm represents clients before European and Austrian competition authorities, in particular in cartel investigations or procedures on the abuse of dominance. Haslinger Nagele also advises clients in structuring horizontal/vertical cooperation and joint venture agreements, merger filings, state aid notifications and compliance programmes.
Contacts: Martin Stempkowski, Martin Oder
Public procurement is another area where Haslinger Nagele has an outstanding reputation. The firm advises contracting authorities in structuring and carrying through complex procurement procedures. It also provides legal and strategic advice to bidders in tender procedures including their representation before review bodies. Haslinger Nagele also is highly regarded for its experience in the field of PPP and concessions.
Contacts: Martin Oder, Martin Stempkowski
IP, Trademark & Patents/Data Protection:
The firm has long standing experience in the field of IP, trademark and patent law. It advises clients on all issues relating to IP rights as well as on unfair competition law issues. Haslinger Nagele provides a full range of services with respect to the registration and management of trademarks to its large industrial clients in and outside of Europe. Advice on data protection law issues is another stronghold of the firm’s IP practice.
Contacts: Markus Gaderer
Regulatory & Environmental:
The firm enjoys an outstanding reputation in the field of regulatory and environmental law. Its team has extensive experience in assisting clients to develop industrial sites and plant facilities, in guiding developers of infrastructure projects through environmental impact assessment procedures and other administrative procedures. The firm’s advice also extends to issues on waste management law, water law, contaminated land management, and, particularly in the recent past, to climate protection and emissions trading.
Contacts: Wilhelm Bergthaler, Wolfgang Berger
Energy & Infrastructure:
Haslinger Nagele provides advice in relation to the planning and building of plants, to competition law issues with regard to supply and cooperation agreements and to regulatory aspects.
Contacts: Martin Stempkowski, Wilhelm Bergthaler
Constitutional & Human Rights:
The firm assists its clients in promoting their interests in legislative and regulatory decisionmaking processes by drafting submissions for proposed legislative measures with special regard to constitutional law aspects. In addition, the firm is committed to protecting its clients’ constitutional rights and human rights in proceedings before the Austrian Constitutional Court as well as the European Court of Human Rights.
Contacts: Wilhelm Bergthaler, Kerstin Holzinger
Haslinger Nagele advises national and foreign companies on all aspects relating to real estate development projects and real estate transactions.
Contacts: Daniela Huemer, Roland Zauner
White Collar Crime:
Haslinger Nagele has an excellent track record advising private persons and companies on whitecollar crime issues and representing them before the Austrian authorities and criminal courts, and has represented clients in most of the significant white collar crime cases conducted in Austria over the past years.
Contacts: Wolfgang Moringer, Rene Haumer
Haslinger Nagele has a strong litigation and arbitration practice, representing clients before Austrian courts and international arbitration courts.
Contacts: Dietmar Lux, Christoph Dupal
Haslinger Nagele regularly acts as counsel on cross-border transactions. In order to be able to follow their clients’ demands to be serviced abroad, Haslinger Nagele has formed a network of law firms matching its standards both in and outside the EU, particularly in the CEE/SEE region, on the basis of best friends.
Clients: Haslinger Nagele’s clients comprise national and international companies, from start-ups to midsize companies to large groups and from public bodies to stock corporations. International law firms use Haslinger Nagele as local counsel for Austrian legal issues on a regular basis.