Dr iur Thomas Kulnigg > Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte) > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

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Thomas Kulnigg is a partner with Schoenherr, where he specializes in M&A transactions and Austrian corporate law. He further heads the technology & digitalisation practice group.


Thomas frequently acts for clients in particular in the financial services and TMT-industry and in the private equity-sector, advising them on their inbound and outbound investments in Austria and CEE. Thomas regularly acts for Austrian clients on general corporate matters. Prior to joining Schoenherr in 2006, Thomas worked with small to mid-sized Austrian law firms and the European Center for E-Commerce and Internet-Law (E-Center). Thomas holds degrees from the University of Vienna (Magister iuris, doctor iuris) and is co-author of a civil law textbook (Zivilrecht 24, WUV). Thomas is member of the Austrian bar association since 2010 and speaks German and English.


German, English


University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Dr. iur. 2006)
University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Mag. iur. 2005)

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > TMT

Underlining the growing importance of technology and digitalisation at Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte), the firm recently created a standalone IP and technology practice. Cloud solutions, digitalisation projects and e-commerce make up a substantial part of its day-to-day business, which also includes advice to new media and telecoms companies. Thomas Kulnigg heads the team and is a key name for technology transactions and tech start-ups. The strong bench also includes software and outsourcing specialist Wolfgang Tichy and counsel Veronika Wolfbauer, who covers regulatory aspects in particular.