Employment in Austria

Binder Grösswang

Over the past year, Binder Grösswang‘s employment law practice has seen an increase in mandates concerning employment-related reorganisations and restructurings, as well as litigation cases dealing with compliance breaches. Horst Lukanec who has over 25 years’ experience advising national and international clients on all aspects of individual and collective employment law, jointly heads the practice with Angelika Pallwein-Prettner who specialises in data protection, compliance and restructuring issues, as well as having a strong litigation practice. Counsel Johannes Bammer was promoted in February 2023.

Practice head(s):

Horst Lukanec; Angelika Pallwein-Prettner


‘Perfect understanding of the practice, great collaboration with other practices to identify innovative and out-of-the box solutions, always reachable.’

‘Angelika Pallwein-Prettner is a real expert, very engaged, highly innovative, open to new creative solutions, pragmatic.’

‘Excellent knowledge, fast reaction times, good negotiation skills.’

‘Horst Lukanec: smart, skilled, good communication skills, hard worker. Cannot say enough positive things about him.’

Key clients

3i Group

Bankhaus Carl Spängler & Co Aktiengesellschaft

BNP Paribas S.A.

Capgemini Consulting Österreich AG

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

Detego GmbH

Energie Burgenland AG

Federal Ministry of Finance

Granite AUT GmbH

Heinemann Austria GmbH

Husky-KTW GesmbH

IPG Mediabrands

Klarna Bank (AB)

MAN Truck & Bus Vertrieb Österreich GmbH

Media Markt Saturn Gruppe

Orchard Global Asset Management LLP

ORF – Austrian Broadcasting Corporation

Pirlo Holding GmbH

Prochaska Handels GmbH

PURE Storage Inc.

Rigetti & Co. Inc.

Schiesser AG

SeneCura Kliniken- und HeimebetriebsgmbH

Smurfit Kappa Nettingsdorfer Papierfabrik AG & Co KG

Stabilo International GmbH

Starbucks Coffee Austria GmbH

Tobaccoland Handels GmbH & Co KG

TripAdvisor LLC

Veeam Software UK Limited

XXL Sports & Outdoor GmbH


Work highlights

  • Representing state-owned Kärntner Beteiligungsverwaltung in a case concerning the dismissal of a former manager due to several compliance breaches.
  • Advising ChargePoint on the acquisition of has.to.be, an Austrian electronic vehicle charging company.
  • Advising a financial services provider on a group-wide reorganisation of financing in the automotive sector.

Cerha Hempel

Cerha Hempel’s employment group is praised by clients for its 'excellent strategic approach'. Under Julian Feichtinger’s leadership, the practice advises clients both on day-to-day matters, and on larger projects including cross-border work, with an increasing focus on termination of employment and transfer of operations. In February 2023, Christopher Peitsch, noted for his expertise in employment litigation and employment-related administrative proceedings, made partner. Senior counsel Susanne Molitoris brings arbitration experience to the team, and is particularly focused on employment disputes, M&A-related employment matters, restructurings and European labour issues.

Practice head(s):

Julian Feichtinger

Other key lawyers:

Christopher Peitsch; Susanne Molitoris


‘They have a great team dedicated to clients’ business needs with strong professional expertise in employment law, always responsive and finding the best solution.’

‘Christopher Peitsch is a confident team leader with great knowledge in employment law. I can always rely on him, his expertise and guidelines. He is not just a lawyer but an irreplaceable business partner managing his team in a way to ensure maximum satisfaction of the clients’ needs.’

‘Julian Feichtinger is a standout. Great experience and always able to provide valuable insights and pragmatic advice.’

‘Incredibly fast and focused advice, excellent strategic approach. They understand the company’s situation and look for the best solution to the problem at hand rather than focusing on what can’t be done.’

‘Christopher Peitsch has an extremely quick perception and can react immediately to new arguments. He is always very well prepared and knows the cases. He has a very pragmatic approach and focuses on solving problems instead of discussing theoretical details. Especially in negotiations, I want to be represented only by him. He is always available and responds quickly, it is the best assistance I have ever had in a law firm.’

‘The employment law team has excellent knowledge. At all times we feel well advised by the team. The department is human, competent and sophisticated.’

‘Christopher Peitsch is an excellent and sophisticated lawyer who has the know-how and knows how to apply it accordingly. Even in court, we feel well represented by his friendly manner and that our company is represented accordingly. Explanations are always very obvious and practice-oriented, and often accompanied by humor.’

‘Christopher Peitsch is a killer in court and an incredibly well versed, smart and seasoned advocate with highly persuasive writing skills. We never worked with someone stronger in employment cases and we’re really glad he’s on our side.’

Key clients

Flughafen Wien (Airport of Vienna)

Ecolab Group


SV Group

Dentsu Aegies Network


Lead Horizon


Kyocera AVX

Ritter Sport


Universität für Bodenkultur (University for Agriculture and Life Sciences)

Knorr Bremse

Transaktionssysteme Austria

Unibail Rodamco

Work highlights

  • Advised a management and business consulting company on its market entry into Austria.
  • Advised Moody’s Corporation on the employment-related part of the acquisition of  start-up 360kompany.

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH’s leading employment practice is known for its advice across the full spectrum of employment law matters, as well as its strong litigation capabilities across the CEE region. Widely recognised practice heads Christoph Wolf  and Bernhard Hainz oversee the work. The team provides advice on individual and collective labour law, pensions, anti-discrimination law, EU and international labour law, and privatisation of former state-owned companies. Jens Winter is a key contact for complex data protection matters. Andreas Jöst and Daniela Krömer are also noted.

Practice head(s):

Bernhard Hainz; Christoph Wolf

Other key lawyers:

Andrea Potz; Jens Winter; Daniela Krömer; Andreas Jöst


‘The strengths and key competencies of the team are unique and incomparable.’

‘We really appreciate the high quality and outstanding experience of Christoph Wolf.’

‘Very high level of expertise across the most diverse fields of labour law.’

‘Christoph Wolf: high level of expertise, very solution oriented, explains complex cases very well also to non-legal audiences.’

Key clients

A1 Telekom Austria AG, Telekom Austria Personalmanagement GmbH

Österreichische Post AG

Medizinische Universität Wien

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien

IBM Austria (incl IBM Pension Fund, IBM Client Innovation Centre Austria and other subsidiaries of IBM Austria and IBM International

Österreich Werbung


Landestheater Linz

elevate staffing AT

Österreichische Postbus AG

University of Vienna

RSO (Raiffeisen Software), RSC (Raiffeisen Shared Service), Raiffeisen Landesbank Wien, NÖ AG

IMS Nanofabrication GmbH

Siemens Austria, Siemens Industry Software

Stadt Amstetten


Work highlights

  • Successfully obtained compensation from the Republic of Austria in connection with the remuneration of workers during the Covid-19 quarantine on behalf of Österreichische Post.
  • Advising IBM on labour law issues in connection with the worldwide spin-off of Kyndryl.
  • Advising Österreich Werbung on all questions of individual and collective employment law, including the participation rights of the works council in the event of changes in operations and the contractual changes for the implementation of a uniform salary scheme.

Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG

Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG’ employment department is highly regarded for its strong restructuring and litigation capabilities. The team, led by Ralf Peschek, handles a broad spectrum of labour law matters, with particular expertise in employment contracts and policies, pensions and benefits, implementation of organisational changes, and day-to-day employment management. Mandates often include multi-jurisdictional projects across the CEE and SEE region, which are typically handled by Matthias Unterrieder. Senior associate Isabel Firneis receives special attention for handling contentious matters.

Practice head(s):

Ralf Peschek

Other key lawyers:

Matthias Unterrieder; Isabel Firneis


‘Ralf Peschek and has team have always been a strong support for us, they have top expertise in the field of labour and social law and a strong understanding of legal issues and situations, which arise in the operative fields. Their advice and recommendation has always guided us through tough times and has been an immense support.’

‘Excellent expertise and thinking outside the box when finding solutions. They look for praticable solutions and take into account the individual situation of the client, are available on short notice if you need support. Exceptional and professional cooperation.’

‘In-depth legal and business knowledge, strategic thinking and advice, always finding creative solutions, prompt top-notch legal advice, good copoperation with other practice groups.’

‘Matthias Unterrieder is an outstanding Austrian labour law expert, knows the business very well, is open minded and always open for brainstorming and creative solutions, has a helpful and supportive approach.’

‘Matthias Unterrieder is brilliant. He has also very good industry knowledge and is very pragmatic.’

‘Wolf Theiss is our go-to firm in Austria and Eastern Europe. They have very consistent high quality teams and provide excellent business-oriented advice, are very responsive, cost sensitive and excellent to collaborate with.’

‘Ralf Peschek and his employment team stand clearly out in the legal market in Austria! Ralf is a very seasoned and brilliant employment partner. We love and are always looking forward to working with them.’

Key clients


Borealis Agrolinz Melamine GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advising a life sciences company on various employment-related matters, including working time, compensation, and relations with the works council.
  • Achieved a significant decision on the calculation of vacation entitlements in part-time and shift models for clients in the chemical industry.
  • Assisting a technology company with ongoing negotiations with the works council.

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwälte LLP & Co KG

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwälte LLP & Co KG‘s employment practice is headed by Philipp Maier, who is experienced across the entire spectrum of labour law matters, including post-acquisition harmonisation projects. With expertise across a range of sectors, in particular financial services, pharmaceuticals, retail, manufacturing, real estate and construction, the group provides advice to both national and global clients, including large Austrian corporations. Simone Liebmann-Slatin stands out for advising on transaction-related employment law issues.

Practice head(s):

Philipp Maier

Other key lawyers:

Simone Liebmann-Slatin; Victoria Fink; Andrea Haiden

Key clients



Becton Dickinson

Inditex Group


Merit Medical




LEO Pharma

Michael Kors

Lam Research

NXP Semicondutors

Fidelity Investments


Open Text

ICON (former PRA Health Sciences)


Work highlights

  • Advised Accenture on an employee-related issue.
  • Developed a model for deploying freelancers without creating a risk of a re-classification on behalf of Sky.
  • Advised AbbVie on the cross-border integration of Allergan into AbbVie Group.

Burgstaller & Preyer Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Employment boutique Burgstaller & Preyer Rechtsanwälte GmbH handles matters ranging across the entire labour law spectrum, with a special focus on advising domestic and foreign companies on questions of individual and collective labour law, EU labour law, and related aspects of company and social security law. Other strengths include reorganisations, data protection issues, and staff secondments. Founding partners Helmut Preyer and Gerald Burgstaller head the team, which also includes recommended practitioners Patricia Fischer and Dominik Stella.

Practice head(s):

Helmut Preyer; Gerald Burgstaller

Key clients

International Investor (WSA/Siegfried Wolf)

Central Bank of the Republic of Austria (Oesterreichische Nationalbank)

Global Automobile Construction Company

Austrian Media Company

Global Technology Services Company

Global Logistics Provider

Multinational and Global Manufacturer of Welding Products and Robotic Welding Systems

Company engaged in the Paper Production

Former CEO of a bank

Leading Austrian Real Estate Company

Austrian Flight Control Company

CEO of a publicly listed Global Fibres Production Company

Former CEO of a Bank

Automobile Importer

State owned company in the area of Public Health

Austrian Real Estate company

International Building Material Production Company

International Company engaged in the Distribution of Chemicals

Research Company in the BioCenter Vienna

International Consultancy Company

Former Executive of International Packaging Company

Research Company

Health Company

Publicly listed International Armament Company

Austrian Tax Consultancy Firm

COO of a publicly listed Global Fibres Production Company

International publicly listed Insurance Company

International Producer of Sports Articles

Work highlights

  • Advised WSA/Siegfried Wolf, an international investor, on employment law issues relating to the purchase of an Austrian MAN truck and bus construction company in Steyr.
  • Handling ongoing employment-related advisory and contentious matters for the Central Bank of the Republic of Austria.
  • Advised a global automobile construction company on its restructuring, including drafting and negotiating social plans and representing the company before labour conciliation boards.

DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH

DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH’s employment team is led by Thomas Angermair, who is adept at providing employment advice under both European and Austrian law, as well as representing clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings. A particular focus of Angermaier’s work is employment-related transactions. The group counts banks, international organisations, and cultural institutions amongst its clients, and advises them on contracts, terminations, and work council agreements. Lisa Kulmer is a key point of contact for HR issues. Florina Thenmayer is noted for her expertise in the cross-border deployment of personnel. Manuel Mayr joined in August 2022 from Schima Mayer Starlinger Rechtsanwälte GmbH.

Practice head(s):

Thomas Angermair

Other key lawyers:

Lisa Kulmer; Florina Thenmayer; Manuel Mayr


‘Florina Thenmayer has been an excellent lawyer to our legal team. She has assisted us in a very diligent manner throughout various labour law projects in Austria and Germany. Florina was able to deliver fast-paced and dynamic assistance and we can only recommend her.’

‘DORDA has been excellent in this area as they have adapted well to our fast-paced and dynamic way of working while retaining a high standard of assistance.’

‘Florina Thenmayer has been a major force – there have been various large employment projects where she took on big responsibilities and she always did this in a most diligent way.’

‘Commercially focussed advice underpinned by sound knowledge and technical ability. Excellent communication and responsiveness.’

‘Florina Thenmayer – technically strong, commercial approach to advising on complex matters, in particular those with a cross-border element. Exceptional to work with as she combines deep knowledge with a strategic edge.’

‘DORDA is a very good firm with broad expertise.’

‘Thomas Angermair is very pragmatic, very good in his expertise and has a good understanding of how a big company ticks.’

Key clients




Pharmahandel GmbH




Work highlights

  • Advising Bitpanda on its emplyoyment matters on an ongoing basis, including representation before the Austrian labour tribunals.
  • Advising Danaher’s Austrian units on a wide range of employment law matters.
  • Assisted Salesforce with a settlement negotiation.

E+H Rechtsanwälte GmbH

E+H Rechtsanwälte GmbH's employment team fields a strong all-female trio of senior practitioners, with Jana Eichmeyer, Natalie Hahn and Karolin Andréewitch-Wallner overseeing the department.The team advises clients on employment contracts, termination and severance payments, work and collective bargaining agreements, with particular expertise in business restructurings and employment litigation. While Eichmeyer is appreciated for her strength in a wide range of advisory employment-related matters including settlement negotiations, social insurance, and works constitution aspects, Hahn and Andréewitch-Wallner are noted for their cross-border capabilities.

Practice head(s):

Jana Eichmeyer

Other key lawyers:

Natalie Hahn; Karolin Andréewitch-Wallner


‘Team is very well staffed and bears no risk of loss in quality in case of change in contact partners. Very good capability to target practical solutions for complex cases.’

‘Natalie Hahn – very strong performance over the years – has been of important value to us.’

‘The whole team was excellent.’

‘Karolin Andréewitch-Wallner was superb.’

‘The speed with which inquiries are answered straight to the point in a top quality way should be emphasised.’

‘Especially working with Natalie Hahn is always a pleasure. She solves even difficult issues and situations not only perfectly in terms of content, but also has a good intuition and empathy to anticipate the reaction of the other party. We always feel well taken care of and perfectly looked after and this has been the case for many years now.’

Key clients

Schur Flexibles


NOVOMATIC/ Greentube

Austrian Railways (ÖBB)




Casinos Austria



Best in Parking


Work highlights

  • Conducting all labour law proceedings, associated criminal proceedings, and civil recovery actions for Schur Flexibles.
  • Providing general employment law advice to NOVOMATIC/Greentube, as well as advising on a restructuring, which involves the reduction of around 100 employees.

Engelbrecht und Partner Rechtsanwälte

Employment boutique Engelbrecht und Partner Rechtsanwälte focuses exclusively on labour, public employment, social security and income tax matters. The group is jointly led by Helmut Engelbrecht, Silvia Wieder, who joined in April 2022 from a public service position, and Maria Schedle. The team handles matters of company and collective agreement law, anti-discrimination, and personnel leasing, as well as pension and employee benefits, and wage and social dumping. Another core strength of the group is employment litigation; the team regularly represents political subdivisions, outsourced companies, and institutions, especially in matters at the intersection of public and employment law.

Practice head(s):

Helmut Engelbrecht; Maria Schedle; Silvia Wieder


‘Helmut Engelbrecht is always available for answers and is always looking for subtle solutions.’

‘The approach is very solution-oriented and based on great experience.’

‘The team is technically excellent, very customer-oriented and solution-oriented.’

Key clients

Mei Hong Lin

Jugend am Werk Salzburg GmbH

CTS Eventim Austria GmbH

TÜV Austria Group


Work highlights

  • Represented Eventim Austria in two Supreme Court cases concerning the Covid-19 short-term work agreement.
  • Advised the ballet director of Oberösterreichisches Theater und Orchester, Mei Hong Lin, in an out-of-court dispute against her employer and represented her before an external commission set up by Landestheater Linz.
  • Assisted Jugend am Werk Salzburg and VIELE with the successful completion of an out-of-court litigation with former employees of Frauenhaus Salzburg with regard to a transfer of business.

Gerlach Rechtsanwälte

Employment law boutique Gerlach Rechtsanwälte provides a full-service employment offering, with particular expertise in handling matters relating to conflict management, contracts, restructurings and data protection. 'Most ingenious practitioner' Roland Gerlach jointly leads the practice with Markus Löscher, who was named partner in March 2022. Michaela Gerlach is another a key contact, specialising in the employment law implications of corporate issues.

Practice head(s):

Roland Gerlach; Markus Löscher

Other key lawyers:

Michaela Gerlach


‘Always friendly, quick to answer and knowledgeable where it counts.’

‘Markus Löscher is quick-witted and knowledgeable, he finds pragmatic solutions to problems and visibly puts the client’s interests first.’

‘Very practical and understandable approach, quick response times, as well a lot of speed in resolving cases/problems in general, combined with the not typical “lawyer personality” which makes everything more pleasant and sometimes fun.’

Key clients

Flink SE

Constantia Flexibles Group

Mylan (A Viatris Company)

Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel

DHL Express GmbH


Apleona HSG GmbH


AOP Health

RohrMax Rohrreinigungs- und Kanalsanierungsgesellschaft

Work highlights

  • Advising FLINK on various employment issues in Austria and internationally.
  • Advising Constantia Flexibles Group on its labour and employment matters.
  • Assisting Mylan (a Viatris company) with the development of a severance system for the restructuring of various parts of the company.

Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwalte GmbH

Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwalte GmbH‘s employment practice is helmed by Christoph Ludvik, who has latterly been particularly involved in issues at the intersection of new technologies, collective employment law and data protection. As well as advising clients on labour law matters related to outsourcing, M&A, and privatisation of public enterprises, the team also provides representation in contentious matters before various courts, including the ECJ.

Practice head(s):

Christoph Ludvik


‘You get clear recommendations, they speak in a business language not just in a legal language.’

‘They react really fast to special requests.’

‘Christoph Ludvik: competent and sympathetic.’

‘Very professional.’

‘Very good technical legal background. Very reliable from preparation to execution.’

Key clients



CAE Inc.

GIS Gebühren Info Service GmbH

GF Casting Solutions (e.g. GF Casting Solutions Altenmarkt GmbH & Co KG)


Österreichischer Genossenschaftsverband (Schultze-Delitzsch) – ÖGV

accilium GmbH

Constantia Services GmbH

AIG Europe S.A.

Raiffeisen Informatik GmbH

cargo-partner gmbh

Work highlights

  • Handling ongoing contentious and non-contentious employment law issues on behalf of VIVATIS Holding.
  • Advising ams-OSRAM on employment-related matters relating to a cross-border merger.
  • Advised CAE Flight Services Austria on employment issues relating to the acquisition of Sabre’s AirCentre solutions.

Schima Mayer Starlinger Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Schima Mayer Starlinger Rechtsanwälte GmbH’s employment team handles advisory and contentious mandates on behalf of a broad roster of domestic and international clients. The team - jointly led by Georg Schima and Birgit Vogt-Majarek - has particular expertise in business restructurings; working time law; collective bargaining issues; pensions, benefits and social security; compliance issues including internal investigations; and data protection. Key industries of focus include healthcare, telecoms, IT and transportation. Philipp Gamauf is another key contact, with expertise in employment issues related to corporate and M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

Georg Schima; Birgit Vogt-Majarek

Other key lawyers:

Philipp Gamauf


‘SMS has the professionalism of a large law firm but the speed and hands-on approach of a boutique.’

‘The advice is characterised by a very high professional level but at the same time practical solutions at all times. In particular, the extensive knowledge of regional and also of commercial law peculiarities is a real asset, especially for international clients. The attorneys are experienced experts in their fields, but fortunately at all times very down-to-earth in their demeanour.’ 

‘Birgit Vogt-Majarek’s service is fast, precise and, where possible, out of the box. What is particularly pleasant is that she communicates in a cordial and open manner at all times. In addition, she is very well connected and can also immediately recommend a suitable colleague outside her field. I would recommend her at any time.’ 

‘The law firm meticulously works out legal problems, recognises and solves legal issues, even if they are not obvious at first sight. Problems are examined in a multi-layered and comprehensive manner, and solutions are pointed out.’

‘They deal intensively with the problem and make every effort to find a solution.’

‘We have been working with the law firm for years and I am still amazed at how fast the response time is. The advice is appropriate for target groups and always prepared in such a way that follow-up work is not necessary.’

‘Birgit Vogt-Majarek understood how to take up our corporate values and include them in the respective negotiations and consultations. This knowledge of our company inspires absolute confidence in the expertise and makes working together much easier.’ 

‘Philipp Gamauf is an excellent lawyer. He brings the necessary calm, but above all a broad knowledge to be able to solve difficult cases.’ 

Key clients

AC Nielsen (NielsenIQ group)

APCS Power Clearing and Settlement AG

Boels Rental

Canon Austria GmbH / Canon Central Eastern Europe GmbH

Catalate Commerce, Inc

Celebi Ground Services Austria GmbH

DXC Technology Austria GmbH /EntServ Enterprise Services Austria GmbH

EDUSCHO Austria GmbH

EUROTAX Österreich GmbH



Hörmanseder, Wilhelm Dr.

Ibis Acam

Johnson & Johnson Group Austria (including Janssen-Cilag)

Kleen-Tex Industries GmbH

Lundbeck Austria GmbH

Moet Hennessy Österreich GmbH

Moncler Deutschland GmbH

ÖBB Business Competence Center GmbH (Austrian Railways group of companies)|ÖBB-Personenverkehr AG|ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG|ÖBB-Produktion GmbH|Österreichische Postbus AG |ÖBB Holding AG


Pryde Group GmbH

Raiffeisen Bank International AG

Reos GmbH

Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Austria

RHI Magnesita GmbH

RIMC Hotels & Resorts Group

Stehomed GmbH / WHS medical GmbH

Temp Champ GmbH

Vizrt Group

Waldviertler Sparkasse Bank AG

Warner Bros

Western Union

Wienerberger AG

Work highlights

  • Advising the ÖBB Group of companies on all aspects of ongoing employment-related matters.
  • Advising Johnson & Johnson Group on all employment law-related matters in Austria.
  • Advising Moet Hennessy Österreich on all aspects of employment, corporate, and business law.

Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte)

Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte)‘s employment team is headed up by widely recognised practitioner Stefan Kühteubl, and covers a wide range of advisory and contentious work, including restructurings, contracts, cross-border posting of employees, and employment matters relating to M&A transactions. The group's strong presence across the CEE region can be leveraged when handling complex cross-border matters, and attracts both domestic and multi-national clients. Counsel Teresa Waidmann is also a key contact.

Practice head(s):

Stefan Kühteubl

Other key lawyers:

Karin Pusch; Teresa Waidmann


‘Very strong performance in Austria and on cross-national matters. Able to deliver hands-on and fast employment advice to start-ups.’

‘The quick but accurate advice on employment law from Teresa Waidmann was a very good fit for a super fast expanding start-up.’

‘The team always thinks on behalf of the client, understands the legal questions, dives in in granular detail and provides clear guidance.’

‘What makes the team stand out is actively thinking together with and on behalf of the client, defining the best solution. Team is open for innovative and compliant solutions. Great professionalism.’

‘Stefan Kühteubl is the best labour law lawyer I have worked with in the last 10 years. His legal know-how and his experience rank him above other competitors on the market. I appreciate his availability when something urgent comes up and his result-oriented statements. He not only shows what options I have as a client but also gives clear advice.’

‘Stefan Kühteubl is very competent and solution oriented.’

‘Karin Pusch is a very strong litigator. She handles cases with outstanding diligence and does excellent preparation work for court hearings.’

Key clients

Action Service & Distributie

AKH (Allgemeines Krankenhaus Wien)

Arbeiter-Samariterbund (ASBÖ)

Bilfinger Maschinenbau GmbH & Co KG


Funke Mediengruppe


Hypo Immobilien & Leasing

Leoni AG




ORS Service AG

Sanus X GmbH

Schoellerbank AG

Thales Group

Tier Mobility SE

TU Wien

UniCredit Bank Austria AG

UBS Europe

Work highlights

  • Advised Leoni on the setup of its new management contract scheme in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia, amongst others.
  • Advising INNIO Jenbacher on the conclusion of an EWC agreement with the special negotiating body covering all the client’s group of companies.
  • Advising Sanus X, a corporate start-up established in 2020, on various employment law matters.

Taylor Wessing enwc Rechtsanwälte GmbH

The employment team at Taylor Wessing enwc Rechtsanwälte GmbH leverages its strong presence in the CEE region to handle a wide range of employment mandates with cross-border elements. Practice head Wolfgang Kapek stands out for his expertise in whistleblowing and compliance matters. Brigitte Sammer is a key contact for consumer and retail employment matters, while Walter Pöschl specialises in remuneration systems in banks and social security law. Issues brought up by the Covid-19 pandemic, including health and safety measures, have become a recognised specialism for the group.

Practice head(s):

Wolfgang Kapek

Other key lawyers:

Walter Pöschl; Brigitte Sammer


‘Collaboration with the firm is very smooth and our issues are always solved fast and in the best manner.’

‘Wolfgang Kapek is well connected and knows the practice in the market by having deep insight and knowledge. What I like most is that he is extremly fast in connecting the dots.’

‘I think I could call Wolfgang Kapek at any time, he is either immediatelly available or calling back very fast. Excellent support which suits very well our business and our company culture. Best fit.’

Key clients


Ring International Holding

Keyence International

Association for the Promotion of International Development and Stability (APIDS)

Universal Laser Systems GmbH

CoachHub GmbH

TTI Techtronic Industries EMEA Limited

GR (Gebrüder Riha) Group



Litmus Automation Inc.

Riese & Müller GmbH

Functional Software / Sentry

Mitel Networks (International) Limited

Landgard Group

„Show Factory“ Entertainment GmbH

CREDIT SUISSE (LUXEMBOURG) S.A., Zweigniederlassung Österreich

TTTech Computertechnik AG

Möller Feuerfesttechnik GmbH & Co. KG

Shockwave Medical, Inc.

Concept Cool Vertriebsgesellschaft m.b.H / binca group


Vorwerk Austria GmbH & Co KG

T-Systems Austria GesmbH

Jafra Cosmetics Handelsgesellschaft mbH

IES Abroad Institute for the International Education of Students

W.L. GORE & ASSOCIATES Gesellschaft m.b.H.

Virtual Vehicle Research GmbH

Holmes Place Wien GmbH

CYATHUS EXQUIRERE PharmaforschungsGmbH

Atradius Kreditversicherung, Zweigniederlassung der Atradius Crédito y Caución S.A. de Seguros y Reaseguros

Lafarge Holcim

Vorwerk Austria GmbH & Co KG

Panasonic Electric Works Austria GmbH



Tyrolit Schleifmittelwerke Swarovski K.G.



Leykam Let’s Print Holding AG

Europapier Austria GmbH

Otto Bock Healthcare Products GmbH

DSV Air & Sea GmbH

Theater der Jugend

Work highlights

  • Advised TTI on the conclusion of several cross-border bonus agreements between group members, as well as assisting with the preparation of an international ESG report as part of the client’s internal compliance requirements.
  • Advised Vorwerk on the transition of its entire workforce to a new salary scheme.
  • Advising Nestlé on issues concerning the emergency situation in Ukraine, including assisting with the relocation of Ukrainian employees to the client’s premises in Austria.

DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte GmbH

DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte GmbH‘s employment team handles both contentious and advisory employment matters domestically and globally, with a focus on labour law disputes and restructurings. Practice head Stephan Nitzl is an experienced employment litigator who also has expertise in transactional labour law issues with cross-border elements. The team is adept in supporting clients with trade union and works council negotiations.

Practice head(s):

Stephan Nitzl


‘Stephan Nitzl has been exceptionally helpful in a variety of Austrian labour law-related issues, and offered pragmatic solutions for tricky cases.’

‘Stephan Nitzl is a remarkable legal advisor who is well placed to advise on all aspects of employment law and labour relations. His advice does not lack granularity, when required, but remains succint, to-the-point and easy-to-digest. We value his ability to take ownership and manage litigious cases for and on our behalf.

‘Stephan Nitzl’s familiarity with our sector and industry, and his readiness to engage with the internal stakeholders of his clients across business functions, is truly unique in the profession.’

Key clients

Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Deere & Company

Graphic Packaging

Maguar Capital GmbH & Co KG

Utopia Music AG

Zhejiang Jiecang Linear Motion Technology Co., Ltd.

Qualcomm Technologies

Metro Cash & Carry Austria GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advising Deutsche Lufthansa on a restructuring process and a TUPE transfer.
  • Advising Deere & Company on the acquisition of majority ownership in Kreisel Group.
  • Advising Graphic Packaging on its $1.45bn acquisition of AR Packaging from CVC Capital Partners Fund VI.

Eversheds Sutherland | Stolitzka & Partner RAe OG

Eversheds Sutherland | Stolitzka & Partner RAe OG‘s wide-randing expertise spans all areas relating to employment, HR, immigration, and pension law. Practice head Silva Palzer’s specialisations include restructuring and M&A-related HR advice. Karin Köller is another key name. The team works in close co-operation with the firm’s data protection, corporate, and litigation departments.

Practice head(s):

Silva Palzer

Other key lawyers:

Karin Köller


‘Great hands-on mentality and open minded. A pleasure to work with.’

‘They have not only experience in employment law but also understand business needs and have sector knowledge.’

‘The team go the so-called extra mile for us, which in my opinion distinguishes them from any other law firm we have used.’

‘A very experienced and organised team that takes enough time to analyse the situation in detail in order to find the best possible solution.’

‘Karin Köller and Silva Palzer, both, with a lot of commitment, heart and competence, successfully advise our company, with high quality, flexibility and reliability.’

‘The members of the team that we had the opportunity to work with so far have been very capable as well as very friendly and committed.’

‘Very fast reaction times and good and precise information about possible solutions.’

Key clients

MOL Heizöle GmbH/Roth Heizöle GmbH

Getinge Österreich GmbH

Microsoft Group

Parker Hannifin GmbH

Experian GmbH

Nomad Austria GmbH

Ricoh Austria

Legero Gruppe

Global People Austria GmbH

MAZARS Austria

Nokia Group

WashTec Cleaning Technologies GmbH

WAG – Assistenzgenossenschaft gemeinnützige e. Gen.

Plachutta Restaurants

nLight GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advised WashTec Cleaning Technology on a range of diversity and equal treatment matters.
  • Representing a private client in a court proceeding for reinstatement due to an unjustified immediate termination against an Austrian bank.
  • Advising Biogena on shift plans and working time matters, contract reviews and drafting, and termination of employment contract issues.


The employment practice at GRAF ISOLA is noted for its collective labour law expertise. The group is led by Jakob Widner, who also leads the firm’s dispute resolution group, and is consequently experienced in litigating complex employment matters. Among others, clients are drawn from the oil and gas, IT, engineering, entertainment and non-profit social services sectors. Axel Guttmann is another key contact.

Practice head(s):

Jakob Widner

Other key lawyers:

Axel Guttmann


‘Jakob Widner is knowledgeable and super responsive.’

Key clients

Leggett & Platt Automotive (Austrian subsidiary)

Viravaxx AG


WKÖ (Chamber of commerce)


LUKOIL Lubricants Europe

Mastermind Public Affairs Consulting


Insight Technology Solutions GmbH

Ineltro Electronics GmbH

Work highlights

  • Succesfully represented Samariterbund in a discrimination case concerning mask-wearing obligations in the workplace which went up to the Austrian Supreme Court.
  • Advised JobRad on the admissibility and scope of salary conversions for the purpose of supplying bikes to staff.
  • Advised Mastermind, a public affairs advisor, on a share ownership model for its staff.

Kinner Korenjak LAW

Employment law boutique Kinner Korenjak LAW specialises in HR law and labour matters with a criminal nexus, and also has strong capabilities in employment litigation. Practice heads Wolfgang Kinner and Ingrid Korenjak draw upon years of practice, and have recently been particularly active in advising clients from industries impacted by the prolonged Covid-19 measures, including the transportation, construction and hotel sectors.

Practice head(s):

Wolfgang Kinner; Ingrid Korenjak


‘Wolfgang Kinner and Ingrid Korenjak always communicate well with clients. They maintain a respectful and friendly manner and bring the legal terminology to a level of corporate language suitable for everyday use.’

‘It is a law firm that listens to its clients and understands their challenges and presents solution-oriented approaches in balance with profitability. They are people and not machines.’

‘Solution-oriented, always available, comprehensive specialist knowledge, easy to understand despite legal language, “human” connections.’

Key clients

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Österreich

Siemens Personaldienstleistungen GmbH

KPMG Law - Buchberger Ettmayer Rechtsanwälte GmbH

The employment law and immigration practice at KPMG Law - Buchberger Ettmayer Rechtsanwälte GmbH, led by Elisabeth Wasinger, assists domestic and international clients with restructuring projects, global mobility issues, and transaction-related employment work, as well as representing them in contentious cases. Established in 2019, the practice has developed a diverse client base ranging across sectors including life sciences, finance, retail, IT, energy, infrastructure, and healthcare.

Practice head(s):

Elisabeth Wasinger

Key clients

Blackshark a.i. GmbH

Bühler AG

Consapption GmbH

Hotelkit GmbH

Implenia Baugesellschaft mbH

Kaleido A.I.

Lekkerland Handels- und Dienstleistungs GmbH

PEPCORE/MAX Europe Regional Services – PMSCS Regional Franchise Services GmbH

Salzburg AG

TGW Logistics Group


Wolf ButterBack KG / Martin Braun-Gruppe Österreich (Dr. Oetker)

Wolf Klima- und Heiztechnik GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advised Lekkerland Austria on a major restructuring measure, including design and implementation of a social plan.
  • Providing ongoing assistance to PEPCO, a multi-national operator of discounter retail shops, on all employment law issues related to its rapidly growing workforce after its market entry in 2021.
  • Advised Salzburg on the employment law aspects relating to two major projects.

KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH

KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH provides legal and strategic support with the full range of employment law, HR and personnel policy issues to a notable client roster, with a focus on sales organisations, construction and production companies, airlines and healthcare providers. Anna Mertinz leads the practice, and has particular expertise in both individual and collective employment law, data protection and transfer of business issues.

Practice head(s):

Anna Mertinz

Other key lawyers:

Jennifer Held; Maximilian Donath


‘Pragmatism combined with legal excellence.’

‘Anna Mertinz is very skilled and has a business-oriented approach.’


Key clients


Knorr Bremse

Garant Bau GmbH


Dialog Bildungs- und Beratungsinstitut GmbH


Chiesi Pharmaceuticals GmbH


TIAN Gourmet Restaurants

Coca Cola

Samsonite Europe NV

myneva Austria GmbH


Nemo Healthcare

Futrue GmbH


Towers Watson

Handler Holding

Familie & Beruf Management

Rohde & Schwarz

Estée Lauder Cosmetics Ges.mbH

Diversity Think Tank Consulting GmbH

Bio Austria

Assa Abloy

Mister Spex

Diamond Aircraft

Markas GmbH

Lindner Group KG

ÖSTU-STETTIN Hoch- und Tiefbau GmbH

System 7

Work highlights

  • Advising Laudamotion on all individual and collective legal matters relating to employment law.
  • Advising myneva on employment issues including new service contracts, working time models, employee data protection, works council management and new remuneration systems.
  • Advising Coca-Cola HBC on various employment law and data protection law matters.

PHH Rechtsanwält:innen GmbH

PHH Rechtsanwält:innen GmbH‘s employment group, helmed by Nicolaus Mels-Colloredo, assists both domestic and international clients, amongst them employees and managers, with the drafting of specialised employment agreements, the structuring of shareholding participation programmes, and trade union negotiations. The group also has expertise in complex and sensitive restructurings and personnel leasing issues. As well as advising on M&A transactions and cross-border work, Mels-Colloredo has estbalished a niche expertise in GPLA audits.

Practice head(s):

Nicolaus Mels-Colloredo


‘Great team setup – ideal combination of senior partners, with high proficiency and expertise, plus hard working juniors.’

‘Full focus on our business, our domain, investing time to have full understanding of our conditions.’

‘Their internal communication seems to be great.’

Key clients

IRIS HR Consulting (MCN Global HR)

PharmaMar S.A.

FREE NOW mytaxi Austria GmbH


MARC O’POLO International GmbH

Makita Werkzeug Ges.m.b.H.

Codecool Kft.

Bildungsverein für die Freunde der Webster University (St. Louis, USA)

BLANCO Austria Küchentechnik GmbH

SOVA Capital Limited

Work highlights

  • Represented the head of the University Clinic for Surgery in proceedings at the Employment and Social Court Vienna for discharge and dismissal appeals against his employer, the Medical University of Vienna.
  • Advised FREE NOW mytaxi Austria on issues concerning EU Directive relating to working conditions in platform work.
  • Advising SOVA Capital, as buy-side counsel, on all employment-related matters regarding a market entry through the acquisition of Posojilnica Bank.

Prchal Anwaltsbüro

Employment boutique Prchal Anwaltsbüro advises corporate clients on the gamut of employment law matters, and particularly focuses on reorganisations, contract negotation, discrimination cases and data protection issues. The firm is headed by founder Prchal Anwaltsbüro, and covers a breadth of industry sectors, including trade, pharmaceuticals and IT, with particular know-how in the hospitality industry. The team is adept at handling cross-border matters and representing clients before courts and public authorities.

Practice head(s):

Robert Prchal


‘We are completely satisfied – our questions were answered quickly and easily. Our requests were processed and implemented very quickly. The entire team developed an understanding of our concerns and looked for suitable solutions.’

‘I am very satisfied with the firm and its team. Legal issues – however complex – are explained in a clear and understandable fashion, which I very much appreciate. Despite inquiries being handled in a fast and efficient manner, the firm’s work is always of very high standard and quality. I will gladly recommend the firm to anyone.’

‘Robert Prchal’s legal capabilities are reflected in the results of his work. He always seems very able to think on the spot and find quick and effective solutions. We are very happy with Robert and his firm and look forward to our continuing to work with them.’

Key clients


Parfümerie Douglas

Agent Provocateur


EQOS Energie

BauConsult Group

Rogue Talent

Cornerstone on Demand

Apleona Group

Tetra Pak

Red Hat


Hotusa Hotels

Loisium Hotels

URSA Dämmsysteme

Oaklins TJP Corporate Finance



Pegasos Finance

Diebold Nixdorf

Mi’pu’mi Games

Work highlights

  • Advised Apleona on the acquisition of Siemens Gebäudemanagement & -Services.
  • Advised Parfümerie Douglas Gesellschaft on issues arising throughout the process of Covid-19 related mass layoffs and store closures.
  • Represented one of the Vienna Group’s member companies in claims against a member of its works council, aimed at obtaining consent for the employee’s dismissal.

Schindler Attorneys

Barbara Klinger oversees the employment practice at Schindler Attorneys, supported by senior associate Martin Lanner. The team advises on the entire spectrum of non-contentious employment law issues, and also represents clients before courts and public authorities. Company closures, flexible working hours and conditions, and home office agreements have been areas of focus for the firm recently. Immigration law and mobility are other key areas.

Practice head(s):

Barbara Klinger

Other key lawyers:

Martin Lanner


‘I always get answers and help very quickly and without complications.’

‘Barbara Klinger and Martin Lanner are very pragmatic and very human. We get quick feedback and all the important information we need.’

‘Strong team and collaboration.’

‘Good know-how and the technical expertise.’

‘Barbara Klinger’s understanding, expertise and solution-focused approach should be mentioned.’ 

‘Super fast response, reliable, practical advice, reasonable fees.’

‘Martin Lanner – very responsive and reliable.’

‘Capable team with a lot of expertise, oriented towards seeking solutions (as opposed to just presenting risks to clients but not focusing on how to overcome these risks).’

Key clients

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

ASFINAG Autobahnen-Schnellstraßen-Finanzierungs AG (ASFINAG)


Dutch Ophthalmic Research Center (D.O.R.C.) GmbH

BWM Architektur & Design

Demner, Merlicek und Bergmann

Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories GmbH

Technisches Museum Wien mit österreichischer Mediathek

Woom GmbH

Work highlights

  • Drafted and reworked several internal policies, guidelines and template employment agreements for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis.
  • Advised Porticus on the introduction of a home office arrangement.
  • Advised Woom on the implementation of a system to control Covid-19-related requirements in the workplace.

Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich

Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich assists clients with a breadth of employment law issues, including those relating to benefits, pensions, industrial relations, and data protection. The team is headed up by Hans Georg Laimer, who regularly represents clients before employment tribunals, conciliation boards and national courts of ever level. Global mobility, immigration and the gig economy are also areas of strength. Litigator Andreas Tinhofer is another key contact.

Practice head(s):

Hans Georg Laimer

Other key lawyers:

Andreas Tinhofer; Lukas Wieser


‘Hans Georg Laimer is an excellent lawyer and a walking encyclopedia of employment law.’

‘We very much appreciate our co-operation with Andreas Tinhofer.’

‘The team is very hands-on and clear in its communication. It is a pleasure to work with them even on the most complex topics, because not only are they very knowledgable and competent but they are also very practical.’

Barnert Egermann Illigasch Rechtsanwälte GmbH

The employment team at Barnert Egermann Illigasch Rechtsanwälte GmbH is led by Clemens Egermann, who is experienced in individual and collective labour law, as well as employment issues in the context of cross-border M&A-transactions. The team represents both employers and executive employees before Austrian civil courts and administrative authorities, as well as before the ECJ. Key sectors include transportation, aviation, banking and healthcare.

Practice head(s):

Clemens Egermann

Other key lawyers:

Nina Muskovich


‘Extremely high expertise and professionalism – very structured approach – requests are answered very fast and with an excellent standard – maximum punctuality.’

‘Clemens Egermann is: highly confidential, highly reliable, highly professional and pragmatic, always considering the human factor. He always considers all different perspectives.’

Key clients


Gebrüder Weiss Gesellschaft m.b.H.

Rittal GmbH

Philips Austria GmbH

Bauarbeiter Urlaubs- und Abfertigungskasse

Gesellschaft österreichischer Kinderdörfer

Municipality of Neunkirchen

Municipality of Lilienfeld

Work highlights

  • Advised EVN on employment issues relating to the acquisition of an IT company.

bpv Hügel

bpv Hügel‘s employment practice advises clients on the full range of labour law matters and regularly represents public bodies, including municipalities, in termination and remuneration claims. Florian Platter and Walter Niedermüller jointly head up the department; the former is experienced in HR-related matters, while the latter focuses on the employment-related aspects of M&A.

Practice head(s):

Florian Plattner; Walter Niedermüller

Other key lawyers:

Ingo Braun

Key clients

Zeus Packaging Group, Ireland

iTernity GmbH (Germany)


AnaCap Financial Partners

ISS Group

International Airlines Group

Vueling Airlines SA

Valneva Austria GmbH


Valenva SE

Würth Group


DDS Digital Documentation Systems GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advised a Viennese company on the sale of its majority shareholding in the WOJNAR Group and on entering into a strategic partnership with VIVATIS Holding.
  • Advised Würth Group on the acquisition of the Austrian C.I.C.M.P. Vertriebs, including individual and collective employment law issues.


Jank Weiler Operenyi has established a solid client base, advising on individual and collective labour law, cross-border restructuring measures, and immigration issues. Most recently, practice head Stefan Zischka has been advising on the implications of newly adopted home office policies. Mandates and clients are often drawn from the banking and finance, retail and automotive industries.

Practice head(s):

Stefan Zischka


‘Stefan Zischka is a clever lawyer, has profound employment law knowledge, and is super accessible.’

‘Very precise but pragmatic approach; solution-oriented; bring complex issues strictly to the point; very high quality technically and in dealing with the client.’

‘Stefan Zischka is top in class; great quality and great communicator; very efficient style, comes to the point.’

‘Broad experience in the field of employment and taxation. They work closely with their tax team, which could be a big benefit for employers.’

‘Stefan Zischka is a great practitioner with broad knowledge in employment law. He is a lawyer you can rely on, very good with opponents and clients.’

‘Stefan Zischka is an excellent employment lawyer. He was working for several years in a bank and has great experience in the specific challenges of labour law regulations of the financial sector.’

‘Stefan Zischka: great practitioner, very ambitious, accurate and reliable high level of expertise.’

‘Proactivity, thinking on behalf of the client. Advising on the best solution to fit the client’s request.’

Key clients

Audicon Holding GmbH

Bauer Media Group


Credit Agricole Assurance S.A., AXA Infrastructure Equity 1 SAS

Deloitte Österreich

Denzel Group

Deutsche Telekom / T-Mobile Austria

e&a Film GmbH

Generali Real Estate SpA

Institute of Science and Technology Austria

Krüger Group


M. Müller Privatstiftung

Motorola Solutions Austria GmbH

Paulaner Brauerei Gruppe GmbH & Co KGaA

Sanus X GmbH

Signify Austria GmbH


Stiftung Fürst Liechtenstein

Transalpine Ölleitung in Österreich Gesellschaft m.b.H.

Work highlights

  • Advising BRF and its affiliated group companies on all areas of individual and collective employment law, in particular asssiting with drafting of contracts and implementation of internal guidelines and policies.
  • Advising Motorola Solutions Austria on various areas of individual and collective employment law and representing the client before the courts.
  • Advising Transalpine Ölleitung in Österreich Gesellschaft on various areas of individual and collective employment law, including assisting with drafting of contracts and implementation of Covid-19 measures.

KÖRBER-RISAK Rechtsanwalts GmbH

Employment boutique Körber-Risak Rechtsanwalts GmbH advises on all employment and industrial relations matters on the domestic and international level. Clients, including corporations and high-net-worth-individuals, are drawn from a broad spectrum of industries, including retail, infrastructure, automotive and healthcare. Katharina Körber-Risak, who splits her time between the Vienna and Innsbruck pffices, Sarah Meixner and Raphael Elia Schanda, who was made partner in March 2022, jointly oversee the work.

Practice head(s):

Katharina Körber-Risak; Raphael Elia Schanda; Sarah Meixner


‘Strong team with a hands-on focus on us as a client. Very flexible and open to queries and committed to going the extra mile for us.’

‘Sympathetic team, which shows an open interest in cooperation.’

Key clients

Gurkerl.at GmbH

DI Martin Brunninger

DAIN Studios

Work highlights

  • Representing online supermarket Gurkerl.at in an unfair competition lawsuit against a former contractor.
  • Advising IT consulting company DAIN Group on its market entry into Austria.

LeitnerLaw Rechtsanwälte

LeitnerLaw Rechtsanwälte advises clients across all industry sectors, from commercial enterprises to industrial and manufacturing companies, both domestically and internationally. Practice heads Johannes Edthaler and Christina Traxler assist their clients with contracts and agreements, personnel leasing, restructuring, compliance matters and innovative working models. Litigating in administrative criminal proceedings is also one of the group’s specialisms.

Practice head(s):

Johannes Edthaler; Christina Traxler

PwC Legal Austria-oehner & partner

PwC Legal Austria-oehner & partner’s employment law group advises clients on all aspects of employment law, both in the individual and collective contexts. Relying on close cross-departmental collaboration, the team attracts national and international employers from a breadth of industry sectors. Ursula Roberts and Eva Krichmayr lead the team.

Practice head(s):

Ursula Roberts; Eva Krichmayr

Key clients

Austrian Business Agency (ABA)

Baustoffe – Verkaufslager, Harald Christian Ehrlich GmbH


German media company

International IT company

JCL AG / JCL Logistics Austria GmbH

Quarzwerke Österreich GmbH

Schachinger Immobilien und Dienstleistungs GmbH & Co KG

W&H Dentalwerk Bürmoos GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advising Schachinger Immobilien und Dienstleistungs on a range of employment issues, including the drafting of employment contracts and management service agreements.
  • Advising the Austrian Business Agency on a range of employment and immigration issues.

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (SCWP Schindhelm)

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (SCWP Schindhelm)‘s employment practice provides a full-service employment offering with vast geographical coverage across Austria. With team leaders Bettina Poglies-Schneiderbauer and Roland Heinrich based in Linz and Wels, respectively, the group is valued for its strong presence in the Upper Austrian region.

Practice head(s):

Roland Heinrich; Bettina Poglies-Schneiderbauer

Key clients

Soy Austria

I.K. Hofmann GmbH

UBM Development Group

Work highlights

  • Advised a major international manufacturing client on a change of management and the reorganisation of its Austrian company.
  • Advising a major Austrian food sector player on a reorganisation in partnership with Schindhelm Alliance members in Italy and France.