PRACTICE AREAS

As a modern business and civil law firm, we serve our clients in all aspects of Business and Civil Law:

We represent and advise our clients in all aspects of Labor Law regardless of their position as employer or employee. We draft labor related contracts and represent our clients in labor related litigation as well as advising them in all labor law related aspects of restructuring, reorganisation, Mergers and Acquisitions.

We represent and advise our clients working as financial service providers, private investors, or banks in all related legal aspects ranging from claim management to complaints and private investors damages litigation.

We represent and advise our clients in all aspects of Real Estate and Lease Law ranging from sale and acquisition of property to real estate development and building project organization to disputes and litigation regarding operating expenses and cost of ownership.

Two of our partners are frequently appointed as trustees in bankruptcy proceedings by the commercial court Vienna. We also represent and advise creditors and debtors in all matters relating to bankruptcy and reorganization as well as the challenging of claims by trustees in bankruptcy and managers’ liability with regard to bankruptcy scenarios.

We represent and advise our clients in all aspects regarding Intellectual Property Law (trademark, patent, design and image). We also support our clients by managing the maintenance of their IP-law rights, taking care of deadlines, prolongation filings, etc.

We represent and advise our clients in all aspects of Civil Law ranging from extra-judicial settlements and arbitration to litigation. We stand by our clients until the end of any enforcement proceedings. The claims handled by our firm range from major corporate litigation to investors’ damages and other cases of civil liability. We also advise our clients regarding family and inheritance law.

We represent and advise our clients regarding all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, demergers, transformation of companies as well as business- and corporate restructuring. Our services range from the preparation of and representation in shareholders’ meetings in Austria and abroad to complex commercial litigation and corporate restructuring as well as the implementation of national and international corporate restructuring projects. We also advise our clients regarding the establishment of Austrian and foreign trusts and estates, specifically optimizing our clients’ efforts in securing property for future generations.

We represent and advise our clients regarding hunting law and firearm law, helping our clients deal with local authorities and receive firearms licenses and carrying permits.

We represent and advise our clients on a variety of aspects regarding Anti Trust Law, including proceedings before the Austrian competition authorities. Our services range from merger control, antitrust review of contracts and representation in proceedings on the grounds of unfair competition or price discrimination, to negotiating and drafting customized agreements with regard to competition law.

We advise our clients on all aspects of Public and Administrative Law. Services include representation before administrative authorities and the procurement of trade licenses and other necessary permits and certificates to conduct business in Austria. We represent our clients throughout the entire process of obtaining permits and grants by public authorities and – if need be – appealing decisions before the Austrian Constitutional and Administrative Courts.

We represent and advise our clients in all aspects of Austrian Tax Law. We specialize in income and sales tax, finding customized solutions for our clients’ needs.

We serve athletes and teams alike, offering services like negotiating and drafting athletes’ contracts or obtaining grants for our clients. Our services regarding the Law of associations includes the representation of clients before the competent authorities and courts as well as advising our clients on all aspects of the Law of Associations, starting with the foundation of the association and supporting clients with general-assemblies. Some of our partners even hold office in Vienna-based associations.