Mag iur Gottfried Gassner > Binder Grösswang > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Binder Grösswang
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Work Department

Corporate/ M&A, insolvency and restructuring.


Partner, specialised in corporate /M&A, insolvency and restructuring and private trust law.


Partner, Binder Grösswang since 2010; Attorney at Law, Binder Grösswang, 2007-2010; Attorney at Law, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Amsterdam; 2006-2007, Associate, Binder Grösswang, 2002-2006. Lectures in the areas of corporate and insolvency law on a regular basis, among others, lecturer at the Danube University Krems. Numerous publications in regard to corporate law and insolvency law.


German, English.


International Bar Association (IBA), International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA); INSOL Europe – The professional association for European restructuring and insolvency specialists; ReTurn – Forum für Restrukturierung und Turnaround Management; VGR – Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht.


University of Innsbruck (Mag. rer. soc. oec. 2002, Mag. iur. 2000); Marquette University, Milwaukee (1997-1998).

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Predominantly handling cross-border work, Binder Grösswang‘s large corporate and M&A team provides advice to business groups and their companies on M&A and reorganisations, and assists with corporate restructurings of Austrian and foreign clients. The team is active in a myriad of sectors including the energy, automotive, real estate, biotech and commerce industries, and is recognised for its domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and private equity deals, acting for buyers and sellers. Michael Kutschera, the ‘excellent’ Thomas Schirmer, Florian Khol, Andreas Hable and Gottfried Gassner are among the key individuals. The ‘very knowledgeableChristian Zwick made partner in early 2019.

Austria > Insolvency and corporate recovery

(Leading individuals)

Gottfried GassnerBinder Grösswang

Binder Grösswang‘s ‘knowledgeable, pragmatic and responsive‘ team benefits from a close interaction with the firm’s banking and finance, dispute resolution and corporate departments. The practice acts for creditors and debtors, as well as advising on large national or international restructurings where Austrian entities are involved. Recent highlights include advising the international Coordinating Committee formed by the main creditors of the Steinhoff Group on its restructuring in a cross-border matter worth €11bn. Key names to note are Gottfried Gassner, who provides ‘high quality, very thought-through advice‘, and Emanuel Welten, who has a strong focus on banking and finance. Georg Wabl is the name to note at associate level.