The Legal 500

Graf & Pitkowitz

STADIONGASSE 2, 1010 WIEN, AUSTRIA
Tel:
Work +43 1 401 17
Fax:
Fax +43 1 401 17 40
Email:
Web:
www.gpp.at
Vienna, Graz

Austria

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Graf & Pitkowitz

Otto Wächter heads Graf & Pitkowitz’s practice, which advises financial institutions and borrowers on loans and securitisation transactions. The team also advises on regulatory aspects of private equity deals.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

Graf & Pitkowitz

Graf & Pitkowitz advises on corporate restructurings as well as share and asset transactions. Ferdinand Graf heads the practice.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Graf & Pitkowitz

Graf & Pitkowitz has strong experience in disputes in the financial services, telecoms and energy sectors, and has been representing a pharmaceuticals group in an IP case. Practice head Nikolaus Pitkowitz handles matters internationally and locally.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 4

Graf & Pitkowitz

Graf & Pitkowitz represents its clients before Austrian and European courts and in merger control matters. Ferdinand Graf is the name to note.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

Graf & Pitkowitz

Jakob Widner heads the team at Graf & Pitkowitz, which advises companies on labour aspects of restructurings and transactions, and represents businesses and individuals in court.

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Insolvency and corporate recovery
Insolvency and corporate recovery - ranked: tier 1

Graf & Pitkowitz

The highly experienced team at Graf & Pitkowitz represents debtors, shareholders and creditors in corporate restructurings and distressed M&A. Practice head Alexander Isola represented Neckermann Versand Österreich and Alpine Bau during respective insolvency proceedings. The team also acts for clients in related liability proceedings.

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Intellectual property and media
Intellectual property and media - ranked: tier 4

Graf & Pitkowitz

Graf & Pitkowitz represents clients in contentious patent and trade mark matters, and manages a number of trade mark portfolios. Ferdinand Graf heads the practice.

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Private client
Private client - ranked: tier 3

Graf & Pitkowitz

Graf & Pitkowitz is experienced in advising family businesses and individuals on successions and represents them in inheritance claims. The team also advises on private foundations, estate planning, asset transfers and probate proceedings. Armenak Utudjian heads the team.

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Public procurement
Public procurement - ranked: tier 3

Graf & Pitkowitz

Graf & Pitkowitz advises bidders and contracting bodies on all stages of public procurement as well as PPP projects, and represents clients before relevant administrative bodies. Otto Wächter is the contact.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Graf & Pitkowitz

Graf & Pitkowitz acts for project developers, high-net-worth individuals, institutional investors and private foundations. Nikolaus Pitkowitz heads the team, which advises on real estate transactions and financing.

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