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bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte GmbH

ARES-TOWER, DONAU-CITY-STRASSE 11, 1220 VIENNA, AUSTRIA
Tel:
Work +43 1 260 50 00
Fax:
Fax +43 1 26 05 01 33
Email:
Web:
www.bpv-huegel.com
Brussels, Mödling, Vienna

DDr Christian F Schneider

Tel:
Work +43 1 260 50 0
Email:
bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Work Department

Head of Public & Regulatory Practice Group

Position

Partner; Public & Regulatory Law, Environmental Law, Public Procurement Law, Energy Law, European Law

Career

1995–2000 Assistant Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of Vienna , since 2001 Associated Partner with bpv Hügel, since 2004 Partner with bpv Hügel, Lecturer at Vienna University, 2013 award of the right to teach Constitutional Law, Administrative Law and the related fields of European Law by University of Vienna (Habilitation)

Languages

German, English, French

Member

Vienna Bar Association, Austrian Commission of Jurists, Association of German Teachers for Constitutional Law (Vereinigung der deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer)

Education

University of Vienna (1993 Mag. iur., 1996 Dr. iur.), Vienna University of Economics and Business (1995 Mag. rer. soc. oec., 2001 Dr. rer. soc. oec.)

Leisure

racing cycle


Austria

Administrative law and public sector

Within: Administrative law and public sector

Working in conjunction with the firm’s EU and competition law practice, bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte GmbH is well equipped to guide clients through European law matters but also has substantial experience in environmental, healthcare and energy law work. Christian Schneider is the key contact.

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EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte GmbH’s ‘knowledgeable and professional’ team provides an ‘excellent service level’ to a broad blue-chip client base when handling merger control, antitrust and international cartel defence work. ‘Top antitrust expertAstrid Ablasser-Neuhuber, who ‘radiates trust and is very easy to work with’, and the Brussels-based Gerhard Fussenegger represented RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria in a merger control proceeding, while also assisting Imerys with a range of antitrust and merger control issues. Other key members include antitrust litigation head Florian Neumayr and EU law team head Christian Schneider.

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