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Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners (SCWP Schindhelm)

WÄCHTERGASSE 1, 1010 VIENNA, AUSTRIA
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Work +43 1 905 01 00
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Fax +43 1 90 50 10 02 00
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www.scwp.com

Austria

Administrative law and public sector
Administrative law and public sector - ranked: tier 3

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners is particularly active in public construction, planning and environmental law work. Practice head Hanno Liebmann assisted Schiene OÖ and the Upper Austrian traffic association with licensing and construction issues pertaining to a tramline. Franz Waldl joined Denkmair Hutterer Hüttner Waldl Rechtsanwälte GmbH.

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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners is experienced in loan agreements, corporate finance and refinancing. Clients include Erste Bank and Raiffeisenlandesbank Niederösterreich-Wien. Immanuel Gerstner heads the practice.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partnersdoes a great job’ advising on M&A, restructurings and general corporate matters. Gerald Schmidsberger and Ernst Chalupsky co-head the practice, which assisted Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing (MSREI) with the acquisition of all shares in Wien Mitte Immobilien from UniCredit Bank Austria.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 4

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners has notable experience in competition law and compliance matters, while also handling merger control and abuse of dominance cases. Christina Hummer heads the ‘professional’ team.

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Insolvency and corporate recovery
Insolvency and corporate recovery - ranked: tier 3

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners

The ‘business-minded’ team at Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners is particularly visible in restructuring and financial reorganisation proceedings. Ernst Chalupsky is the main contact.

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Public procurement
Public procurement - ranked: tier 3

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners is experienced in advising companies, governments and public authorities on procurement and public law matters pertaining to construction and infrastructure projects. Hanno Liebmann heads the practice.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners

Immanuel Gerstner leads the ‘solution-oriented’ team at Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners, which includes recently promoted partner Paul Haider. The practice regularly handles transactions for clients such as Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds. Alexander Hüttner left the firm to found Denkmair Hutterer Hüttner Waldl Rechtsanwälte GmbH.

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Austria: Dispute resolution

Arbitration and mediation
Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation - ranked: tier 4

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners frequently represents its clients, including SGS Industrial Services and Resch & Frisch, in corporate disputes. Practice head Markus Fellner is ‘very efficient and devoted’.

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Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution: commercial litigation - ranked: tier 3

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners handles cases in a fashion which is laudably ‘to the point’, according to clients. Recently promoted partner Paul Haider represented Swiss company Implenia in two construction cases against subcontractors. The ‘bright and committed’ Markus Fellner heads the practice.

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Austria

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