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Cerha Hempel

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial


Areas of practice:


Admitted 2009, (Attorney at Law), Austria

Heinrich Foglar-Deinhhardstein is a key partner in the firm’s Corporate practice. He was appointed partner in 2013 and focuses on corporate reorganisations, cross-border transactions and on private clients and Trust Law.

He is actively involved in solving various forms of disputes and reorganisations within trusts and private clients and is frequently working for Austrian family businesses, private foundations and family trusts in particular with view to their matters under Austrian corporate law, takeover law and law of succession.


German, English


  • Vienna Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • UNION Viennese Society of Attorneys-at-Law
  • Young Industry (platform within the Federation of the Austrian Industry for young economic operators from industry and related sectors)
  • ReTurn (independent authority center for restructuring, reorganizations and turnarounds)
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Austrian Corporate Law Society – Advisory Board
  • GVÖ
  • Austrian-Brazilian Association of Commerce – Associação de Comércio Austro-Brasileira
  • Lex Mundi – The World’s Leading Association of Independent Law Firms


King’s College London (LL.M. 2005)
University of Vienna (Mag. iur. 2002)

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Private client

With a strong basis in corporate law, Cerha Hempel guides UHNWI, funds and trusts in an array of matters related to foundations and businesses, estate and wealth management, and succession planning. In addition to heading the firm’s takeovers and antitrust team, Albert Birkner is firmly placed in the private client practice through numerous seats on the supervisory boards of major Austrian foundations. Head of the contentious business team Irene Welser brings to the table exceptional expertise in probate, succession, and estate disputes. Corporate lawyer Heinrich Foglar-Deinhardstein specialises in reorganisations, takeovers, and succession, while tax expert Benjamin Twardosz focuses on estate and tax planning, as well as advising on fiscal criminal law.