Provided by Georg Schima
Georg Schima is one of the founding partners at SCHIMA MAYER STARLINGER Attorneys-at-Law (short sms.law). He advises and represents national and international companies on matters of Austrian and European employment law, corporate law, banking & finance, capital market law, and private foundations. One of his core competencies lies in advising on all intricate aspects of directors’ and officers’ liability and corporate governance issues. Additionally, he is a highly experienced litigator both in court proceedings and in arbitration tribunals and is also regularly acting as an arbitrator.
Vienna Bar Association, Austrian Association for Employment and Social Law, European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA), Member of supervisory boards and executive boards of foundations, Austrian Working Group for Corporate Governance at the Austrian Ministry of Finance, ELI – European Law Institute, Board member of "Ius laboris", International Bar Association, LIS – Liechtenstein Association
Georg holds a position as an honorary professor for corporate and employment law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, he regularly holds lectures and is the author not only of several books but also of over 100 publications on various topics within his fields of expertise.
He speaks German, English, and French.
Georg Schima is one of Austria's leading employment law practitioners, regularly advising prestigious clients on contentious dismissals, pension disputes and insolvency related mandates as well as COVID-19 issues. While mostly active for employers, he also enjoys a high reputation among CEOs. Interviewees describe Georg Schima as a "star employment lawyer."