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Jaufer Rechtsanwälte

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Jaufer Rechtsanwälte

Jaufer Rechtsanwälte

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Provided by Jaufer Rechtsanwälte
Europe
Firm Details

Partners: Clemens Jaufer, Mario Leistentritt

Number of partners: 2

Number of lawyers: 8

Languages: English, French, German


Firm Overview

JAUFER Rechtsanwälte specialises in providing strategic advice in the fields of business law, corporate reorganisation & restructuring. Founded by renowned restructuring and insolvency lawyer Clemens Jaufer and restructuring & liability expert Mario Leistentritt, the boutique law firm offers focused legal advice for companies, banks and corporations in the areas of risk mitigation and crisis management. With offices in Vienna and Graz and a well-established international “best friends” network of renowned experts, the firm advises clients throughout Austria and beyond. In recent years, the firm’s experts have successfully accompanied numerous high-profile restructurings, with a strong industry focus on the automotive sector, manufacturing as well as commerce and retail. With a long-lasting experience also as court-appointed administrators in reorganisation and bankruptcy proceedings, the firm’s experts are familiar with all legal challenges relating to distressed businesses. Clients appreciate their sustainable economic approach and their experience in providing a strategic concept for reorganisation and restructuring as well as its funding.


Main Areas of Practice

Corporate Restructuring:

JAUFER Rechtsanwälte support and moderate national and international reorganisation projects and advise financial restructurings, in particular regarding the reorganisation of company groups. The firm specialises in preventive reorganisation consulting, providing strategic concepts if negative external factors or financial insolvency indicators arise. Their experienced team regularly advises companies, creditors, banks and bank syndicates regarding the structure of reorganisation concepts and financing, the restructuring of problematic credit relationships (refinancing) and in developing a strategy for long term restructuring concepts (e.g. interim management, restructuring trusts), also accompanying their successful execution. The firm’s experts are well-respected for their sustainable economic approach, focussing on the business in the long-term.

Contact: Clemens Jaufer, Mario Leistentritt

Email: [email protected]; [email protected]


Insolvency and Reorganisation Law:

JAUFER Rechtsanwälte provide professional crisis management. They provide support for large and small businesses as well as company groups throughout a business crisis – before and during insolvency proceedings at court. The firm’s experts also have long-lasting experience in representing creditors of companies facing economic difficulties, mitigating risks by proactive negotiation of contracts as well as enforcing claims at court and out of court.

Contact: Clemens Jaufer, Mario Leistentritt

Email: [email protected]; [email protected]


Insolvency Administration:

The firm’s partners have long-term experience as court-appointed administrators in reorganisation proceedings and bankruptcy proceedings, the continuation of businesses during insolvency proceedings, also including reorganisation proceedings with self-administration.

Contact: Clemens Jaufer, Mario Leistentritt

Email: [email protected]; [email protected]


Strategic Consulting in Business Law:

JAUFER Rechtsanwälte provides strategic advice for companies with the aim of finding a legal solution for the intended economic outcome. Clients benefit from the firm’s experience as business lawyers and their familiarity with crisis management during time-sensitive corporate reorganisations. JAUFER Rechtsanwälte take on project management responsibility in exceptional business situations and develop a tailored solution for their clients.

Contact: Clemens Jaufer, Mario Leistentritt

Email: [email protected]; [email protected]


Banking & Finance:

JAUFER Rechtsanwälte support companies, company groups and banks with the development and restructuring of corporate financing schemes. The firm’s experts are well-respected for their experience in mitigating risks associated with insolvency contestation and equity compensation law.

Contact: Clemens Jaufer, Mario Leistentritt

Email: [email protected]; [email protected]


Distressed M&A:

With a strong focus on crisis-related transactions, JAUFER Rechtsanwälte advise on mergers and acquisitions, the establishment and liquidation of companies as well as carve-outs and corporate actions. The sale or purchase of companies during a crisis requires special preparation and quick decision-making. With the firm’s experience in developing the appropriate structure of the intended transaction (share deal, asset deal), the pricing model and vendor and buyer due diligence are tailored to accommodate the special circumstances of a distressed company. Clients further benefit from the firm’s well-established network of strategic and financial investors (Private Equity, Venture Capital).

Contact: Clemens Jaufer, Mario Leistentritt

Email: [email protected]; [email protected]


Business Succession:

JAUFER Rechtsanwälte accompany and coordinate business succession processes and cooperate with other advisors. The firm’s experts support the creation and execution of a succession concept and further accompany the succeeding generation. This includes structuring the acquisition and sale of assets as well as the planning and execution of demergers.

Contact: Clemens Jaufer

Email: [email protected]


Management and Professional Liability:

Managing directors and decision-makers (members of management and advisory boards) rely on JAUFER Rechtsanwälte for their support in critical business situations. The firm has long-lasting experience in defending liability claims. Further, they advise in developing compliance concepts tailored to client-specific requirements, as well as drafting contracts with the mitigation of liability risks in mind.

Contact: Mario Leistentritt

Email: [email protected]


Tax Law:

JAUFER Rechtsanwälte have many years of experience dealing with tax-related crisis situations. The firm’s experts work side by side with tax advisors and support them with specific know-how regarding appeal proceedings in tax or social security matters, providing expertise on the interface of insolvency law and tax law.

Contact: Mario Leistentritt

Email: [email protected]

Ranked Offices

Provided by Jaufer Rechtsanwälte

Austria - Head office
Austria

Jaufer Rechtsanwälte rankings

Europe Guide 2023
Austria
Restructuring/Insolvency
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Restructuring/Insolvency
3
Restructuring/Insolvency
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Clemens Jaufer
3
Clemens Jaufer
3
Band 3
Mario Leistentritt
U
Mario Leistentritt
U
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