Paul Doralt > DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Work Department

Tax Law, Private Client




Paul Doralt joined DORDA in 2006. He is a licensed attorney and licensed tax advisor with extensive experience in tax law, especially in M&A and corporate tax law. He also focuses on trust law as well as structured financing. Paul is recognised as a go to advisor for complex international tax matters. He is also the official representative of the Austrian bar when it comes to commenting new draft tax laws.
Before joining DORDA, he was head of tax with Schönherr and prior to this worked for KPMG Vienna and KPMG New York as senior tax manager.
In addition, Paul is the author of specialist publications on tax law and trust law and acts as officer in various private trusts.


German, English


IBA – International Bar Association

International Fiscal Association

Kammer der Wirtschaftstreuhänder (Austrian Chamber of Professional Accountants)

Austrian Bar Association


Paul Doralt studied at the University of Vienna (Dr iur 1996) and King’s College of the University of London (LL.M. 1997)

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Tax

Utilising its ‘formidable network in Austria and abroad‘, the team at DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH handles matters spanning international tax structuring, transactional tax advice, and tax litigation. Department head Paul Doralt has particular nous in M&A and corporate tax law, and often works on complex international tax law issues. Elsewhere, associate Katharina Binder ‘stands out for her client handling‘ and often assists multinational clients with cross-border reorganisations.

Austria > Private client

DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH acts for UHNW families and individuals on a range of matters, including cross-border tax structuring and estate planning, immigration, naturalisation and relocation processes, in addition to trusts and matrimonial matters, while also representing clients in contentious matters. The firm is a go-to advisor for Austrian and international private banks. Paul Doralt leads the team and assists clients with international estate and tax matters alongside associates Katharina Binder and Stanislav Nekrasov.