Dr iur Johannes Barbist > Binder Grösswang > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Binder Grösswang
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Work Department

Regulatory, energy law, competition, dispute resolution


Partner, specialised in regulatory, energy law, competition, and compliance.


Partner, Binder Grösswang since 2005; Associate/Attorney at Law, Binder Grösswang, 1998-2004; Foreign Intern, European Commission, Brussels, 1997-1998; Foreign Intern, Patrick J. Durcan & Co. Solicitors, Ireland, 1995. Visiting Lecturer for Competition Law, Faculty of Law, University of Innsbruck, as of 2012; Lecturer in the study program „Management & Law“ at the Fachhochschule (University of Applied Sciences) MCI Management Center Innsbruck (2008–2012); Visiting lecturer „Business Law – Corporate and Contract Law“, University of Innsbruck, 2013; Seminars and conferences in the field of competition law, public commercial and environmental law as well as compliance. Numerous publications in regard to austrian and european business law.


German, English, French, Italian.


International Bar Association (IBA); Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht; Gesellschaft für Umweltrecht (GfU).


University of Innsbruck (Dr. iur. 2000, Mag. iur. 1995); University of Limerick, Ireland (M.A. 1997); European Forum Alpbach (Alpbach Summer School on European Integration 1996).

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Public procurement

Part of the firm’s wider regulatory group, Binder Grösswang‘s public procurement team assists public and private companies, for instance in relation to M&A transactions and projects. Department head Johannes Barbist has a solid track record acting for energy and transport clients. Senior associate Regina Kröll is also active.

Austria > Projects and energy

Projects and energy work at Binder Grösswang is handled by members of the firm’s real estate, corporate, and banking and finance teams. The group has a strong skill set in energy M&A, litigation and arbitration. Practice head Johannes Barbist is a key name for environmental law.

Austria > Administrative law and public sector

Binder Grösswang handles environmental, constitutional and administrative law as part of its regulatory services offering. Johannes Barbist, who is in charge of the group, represents clients in administrative proceedings and advises on the public law aspects of a wide variety of matters. The team has also guided several clients through Covid-19 related aid measures and regulations.