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Practice Areas

Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate, M&A, Corporate Governance


Edith Hlawati, Senior Partner, with the firm since 1983 and a partner at Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati since 1987, heads the firm's Banking & Corporate Finance team. Her practice areas include capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, banking and finance. With a client focus on listed companies, she has advised on some of Austria's largest capital market transactions, public takeovers and privatisations. Furthermore, she is a Chair of Supervisory Board for Telecom Austria , Österreichische Post and for Energie-Control Austria.

Professional Memberships

Vienna Bar, IBA, British-German Jurists' Association


Besonderheiten des Aufsichtsrats in der börsennotierten Gesellschaft, Handbuch für den Aufsichtsrat ( 2016); Rechtliche Schranken bei der Transaktionsfinanzierung und Sicherheitsbestellung, Handbuch M&A (2007); Various contributions on Corporate Governance topics and corporate law.


Practice with Theodore Goddard, London (1982-1983); University of South Africa (Comparative Law); University of Vienna (Dr. iur. 1980)