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Practice Areas

Rainer’s working focuses are Data Protection Law, Telecommunications/E-Commerce Law, Collective Employment Law and Contract Law. He advises mainly companies/groups from the sectors of consumer product manufacturing, energy, food and drink producers, government, health care, industrial engineering, insurance, pharmaceuticals, software and computer services, technology and retail.

Rainer is a much-sought speaker and trainer for privacy law.


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Professional Memberships

Rainer is a certified EuroPriSe expert and holder of the CIPP/E, CIPT and CIPM certificates (IAPP).


Rainer is editor in chief of the Austrian data protection law review “Datenschutz konkret” and editor-in-chief of the largest Austrian commentary of the GDPR.

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When Rainer began to focus on Data Protection and Privacy this was a courageous decision for a law field still developing. His dedication an energy made him one of Austria’s leading experts and authors.

As a co-founder/partner of Knyrim Trieb Attorneys -at-Law Rainer established Austria’s first law boutique specialized in Data Protection and IT-law, where a growing team is living their “Passion for Privacy” to the best benefit of their clients.

Working with Rainer is a guarantee for highly experienced and customer-oriented advice.

Rainer is listed as “Fellow of Information Privacy” (IAPP).