Dr Andreas Zahradnik > DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Corporate Restructurings (Insolvencies), Compliance




Andreas Zahradnik joined DORDA in 1992 and became a partner in 1996. He is an expert in banking and capital markets law, M&A and restructuring, in particular relating to financial institutions, as well as corporate law and compliance. He advises domestic and international banks, investment firms, private equity, venture capital, investment and hedge funds.
Before joining DORDA, Andreas worked as assistant lecturer at the Institute of Public and Administrative Law at the University of Vienna.
Andreas is a member of the IBA and AVCO’s Tax and Legal Committee.
In addition, Andreas is the author of books and articles on financial services and EC law.


German, English


Austrian Bar Association, Tax and Legal Committee and Working Group Fund Structures of AVCO (Austrian Private Equity and Venture Capital Organisation), Verein der Freunde der Wiener Privatklinik (Association of Friends of the Viennese Private Hospital), IBA – International Bar Association, BWG – Österreichische Bankwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (Austrian Bank Science Society), Soupirium (Club of Lawyers)


Andreas Zahradnik studied law at the University of Vienna (Dr iur 1993).

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Andreas ZahradnikDORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH

DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH has traditionally been focusing on equity capital market transactions but has recently been more active advising issuers and financial institutions on the issuance of notes, including high-yield transactions, alongside compliance and regulatory issues. Much of its work takes place at various intersections such as banking and finance as well as corporate and M&A, which is a reflection of its interdisciplinary approach. Key individuals include Tibor Varga, who regularly handles finance-related work, public M&A and capital markets expert Andreas Mayr, Christoph Brogyányi  (corporate, M&A and capital markets) and Andreas Zahradnik (banking, capital markets law, M&A and restructuring).

Austria > Banking and finance

DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH‘s client base includes corporates, funds and banks, who appreciate the team’s wide-ranging banking and finance expertise spanning finance transactions and restructurings alongside regulatory matters. This expertise is also called upon by international law firms leading to regular local counsel mandates. In the regulatory space, Andreas Zahradnik typically advises on bank licensing and blockchain issues as well as on the sustainable finance disclosure regulation and administrative proceedings. He co-heads the team with Tibor Varga, whose focus lies on finance transactions and restructurings, including those that crossover from capital markets law.