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Taylor Wessing enwc Rechtsanwälte GmbH
SCHWARZENBERGPLATZ 7
1030 VIENNA
Austria
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Work Department

Employment / Dispute Resolution

Position

Wolfgang Kapek is a partner at Taylor Wessing Vienna and heads the Employment as well as the Litigation & Dispute Resolution team. Wolfgang has extensive experience in the management of national and international clients in all areas of employment law. Services comprise individual employment law (e.g. drafting of employment and management contracts, bonus plans, etc.) as well as collective employment law (e.g. flexible working time solutions, all kinds of plant bargaining agreements, stock option plans, etc.). Wolfgang also specialises in restructuring including (cross-border) transfer of undertakings and redundancies (mass dismissal procedures and social plans). His experience also encompasses employment related litigation, being, for example, discrimination cases, challenging of terminations, unfair dismissals and also white collar crime cases.

Career

1994-1995: judicial clerkship year / 1996-1999: Associate at e|n|w|c Attorneys at Law, Vienna (now Taylor Wessing) / 1999: practical training at Hunton & Williams, Attorneys at Law, Atlanta, Georgia / 2000-2004: Attorney at e|n|w|c Attorneys at Law, Vienna (now Taylor Wessing)/ since 2004: Partner at e|n|w|c Attorney at Law, Vienna (now Taylor Wessing).

Languages

German, English

Memberships

He is a member of the Austrian Bar Association as well as the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA).

Education

Wolfgang studied law at the University of Vienna and did an internship at Hunton & Williams Attorneys at Law in Atlanta, Georgia.

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Employment

The employment practice at Taylor Wessing enwc Rechtsanwälte GmbH has a core focus on advisory work. Wolfgang Kapek, who is renowned for his whistleblowing expertise, heads the practice. Together with his team, he is also active in cross-border matters and collective labour law.

Austria > Dispute resolution: commercial litigation

Taylor Wessing enwc Rechtsanwälte GmbH specialises in cross-border litigation – with a focus on the CEE and SEE region – and follows an interdisciplinary approach. Practice head Wolfgang Kapek has a focus on employment-related disputes. With the arrival of Ivo Deskovic, who joined the firm in February 2020 from Benn-Ibler Rechtsanwälte GmbH, the team increased its strength in representing financial sector clients in various proceedings including mass litigation. Other sectors include construction, engineering and retail.