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Number of partners: 6
Number of lawyers: 24
Languages: English, French, German

Firm Overview:
Based in Vienna, Austria, the firm is particularly known as a leader in its main practice areas banking and finance, real estate, corporate, public procurement, public private partnership and litigation. On the one hand embedded in a global network of independent law firms, on the other hand by virtue of long established relationships with law firms in jurisdictions of importance for its clients, the firm provides on a regular basis cross border legal advice.

Main Areas of Practice:

-Arbitration
-Banking & Finance
-Betting & Gaming
-Capital Markets
-Corporate
-Litigation
-M&A
-Public Private Partnership
-Public Procurement
-Real Estate
-Takeover 

Arbitration:

The firm represents clients in complex arbitration proceedings some of its members are frequently asked to serve as arbitrators.
Key Contact: Peter Csoklich
Tel: +43 1 319 45 20 37
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
The firm represents both Austrian and foreign banks and financial institutions particularly in the ‘traditional’ field of banking law as well as in the course of actions filed by consumer protection agencies concerning standard terms employed by banks and financial institutions, liability actions instituted for the alleged breach of the bank’s obligations towards costumers and defending banks in Austrian style ‘class actions’.
Key Contact: Markus Kellner
Tel: +43 1 319 45 20 25
Email: [email protected]

Betting & Gaming:
The firm represents both Austrian as well as international players in the online gaming and betting business, in particular with regard to regulatory matters. Christoph Leitgeb has been active in this field of law for several years.
Key Contact: Christoph Leitgeb
Tel: +43 1 319 45 20 45
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
The firm represents financial institutions as well as their managing directors in front of the Financial Market Authorities and provides legal services with respect to the regulatory financial framework.
Key Contact: Christoph Leitgeb
Tel: +43 1 319 45 20 45
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & M&A:
The firm’s activities cover the establishment and reconstruction of companies, litigation between shareholders, defending companies against the avoidance of resolutions of shareholders’ meetings, domestic as well as cross border M&A transactions.
Key Contact: Christoph Diregger
Tel: +43 1 319 45 20 56
Email: [email protected]

Litigation:
The firm represents its clients in all practice areas in litigation.
Key Contact: Peter Csoklich
Tel: +43 1 319 45 20 37
Email: [email protected]

Public Procurement & PPP:
The firm represents both (federal and regional) authorities as well as bidders in this ever more complex field of law. Oliver Sturm, who was the head of the legal department of the Austrian Motorway Association before joining the firm, combines a supreme command of construction law with an in-depth knowledge of public procurement law as well as of PPP projects.
Key Contact: Oliver Sturm
Tel: +43 1 319 45 20 44
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
The firm practices the whole range of real estate law, advising developers and investors (publicly listed real estate companies, open ended real estate funds, high net worth individuals, family offices etc.) in complex transactions as well as their everyday business.
Key Contact: Wilfried Seist
Tel: +43 1 319 45 20 24
Email: [email protected]

Takeover:
The firm advised in connection with the thus far only mutual hostile take over battle between two Austrian publicly listed companies. Moreover, Christoph Diregger once the administrative director of the Austrian takeover commission has an overall excellent reputation in this field.
Key Contact: Christoph Diregger
Tel: +43 1 319 45 20 56
Email: [email protected]