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Klara Kiehl is counsel at Schoenherr, where she specialises in civil and criminal litigation as well as compliance.


Klara works in the area of dispute resolution specialising in financial services litigation, particularly representing banks in court proceedings as well as product liability and warranty disputes. Further, Klara has had a strong focus on criminal law and criminal compliance since 2009. Klara advises and defends institutional and individual clients in a wide range of criminal matters, including claims of fraud, anti-corruption law violations and breach of trust. Also, Klara has designed and implemented internal compliance programmes, established search warrant response plans and conducted internal investigations. Also, Klara is in charge of Schoenherr’s Criminal Defense Pro Bono Project on behalf of the firm’s numerous criminal legal aid clients.


German, Czech, English


University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Dr. iur. 2012)
University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Mag. iur. 2006)
Univerzita Karolova v Praze, Prague/Czech Republic (2006)

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Dispute resolution: white-collar crime (including fraud)

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Klara KiehlSchoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte)

Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte) has a strong profile for compliance-related work, which is an offering corporates from various industries make regular use of, but the team is also adept at providing advice on internal investigations and criminal proceedings pertaining to accusations of fraud, embezzlement, money-laundering and breach of trust. While its client base consists mostly of corporates, the practice, which is led by restructuring and insolvency expert Wolfgang Höller, also acts for individuals. Counsel Klara Kiehl is another key individual and handles a wide range of dispute resolution work with a focus on criminal law and criminal compliance.