Firm Profile > Barnert Egermann Illigasch Rechtsanwälte GmbH > Vienna, Austria

Barnert Egermann Illigasch Rechtsanwälte GmbH
ROSENBURSENSTRASSE 2
WIEN 1010
Austria

EU and competition Tier 3

Barnert Egermann Illigasch Rechtsanwälte GmbH assists national and international blue-chip companies specifically with advisory and compliance work. The team, which is led by Isabella Hartung, also advises on merger control and acts in cartel cases. Hartung focuses her personal practice on competition advice, for instance on distribution matters, as well as contentious cartel proceedings. The department has industry experience in energy, transport, construction and media.

Practice head(s):

Isabella Hartung

Key clients

PORR

EVN AG/Netz Niederösterreich GmbH

Gebrüder Weiss

Amann Girrbach

ASFINAG Autobahnen- und Schnellstraßen-Finanzierungs-Aktiengesellschaft

Banking and finance Tier 5

Alexander Illigasch leads the team at Barnert Egermann Illigasch Rechtsanwälte GmbH, which can be found on the company and lender side of transactions, advising domestic and international banks, financial institutions and private equity funds on all financing matters in a domestic and cross-border context. The group is also retained to act as local counsel for major international law firms.

Practice head(s):

Alexander Illigasch

Testimonials

Very good knowledge of the market, know how to deal with the “other side”, swift turn-around of documents.

Alexander Illigasch is a very good negotiator.

Alexander Illigasch – competent, solution-orientated, reliable, on schedule.

Key clients

BNP Paribas

Erste Group Bank

Raiffeisen Bank International

UniCredit Bank Austria

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 5

Barnert Egermann Illigasch Rechtsanwälte GmbH provides advice to media, pharmaceuticals and technology sector clients on various corporate and transactional matters. Michael Barnert is the main contact.

Practice head(s):

Michael Barnert

Employment Tier 5

Barnert Egermann Illigasch Rechtsanwälte GmbH advises on employment issues of M&A and business transfers, acting for Deutsche Beteiligungs in its acquisition of Catalysts. Contentious work includes representing both employers and executives in court proceedings, such as Spectranetics and a former CEO. The 'experienced' and 'reliable' Clemens Egermann  leads the practice and advises Philips and DPD.

Practice head(s):

Clemens Egermann

Testimonials

‘Clemens Egermann is competent, experienced, reliable.’

‘Clemens Egermann works precisely, he considers pros and cons of each following step. Moreover, he gives you answers and responds in a short time.’

Key clients

Philips Austria GmbH

Spectranetics Austria GmbH

White-collar employees works council of Xerox Austria GmbH

DPD Direct Parcel Distribution Austria GmbH

Gesellschaft Österreichische Kinderdörfer

HellermannTyton GmbH

EVN AG

Bauarbeiter Urlaubs- und Abfertigungskasse

Kromberg & Schubert Austria GmbH & Co KG

The firm:

BARNERT EGERMANN ILLIGASCH is a leading full-service Austrian law firm with specific strengths in corporate/M&A, banking and finance, competition law, employment law, real estate and dispute resolution. BARNERT EGERMANN ILLIGASCH was founded in 2004. Since then, its lawyers have grown a substantial and diversified client base and have made their name in the legal and business communities, being consistently ranked in the highest tiers.

All partners have extensive backgrounds in high-profile international transactions as well as in international work and have obtained training in magic circle and other leading international law firms before joining BARNERT EGERMANN ILLIGASCH. They provide advice with the knowledge and experience of a leading international law firm while maintaining all the benefits of flexibility, transparency and efficiency a smaller firm can offer.

Areas of practice: 

Banking and Finance:
The Banking and Finance team has extensive experience advising major Austrian and foreign companies and financial institutions on domestic and international banking and capital market issues, including restructuring and regulatory matters. Team head Alexander Illigasch has advised on numerous high-profile acquisition finance, asset finance, project finance, real estate finance, structured finance and trade finance transactions.

Corporate/M&A:
The Corporate/M&A team has extensive experience in advising on M&A transactions in Austria and on a cross-border level. It acts for large Austrian and international corporates, financial institutions and funds. Team head Michael Barnert advises on large-scale public and private M&A transactions and joint ventures. Moreover, he is active in corporate restructurings and corporate disputes.

Competition:
The Competition team has long-standing experience in advising national and international companies on all aspects of EU and Austrian competition law, including cartel investigations, merger control and compliance matters. The firm represents clients before the Austrian competition authorities, civil courts as well as the EU Commission. Clients include private sector companies, industry associations, public utilities and other public bodies/authorities. Team head Isabella Hartung regularly holds lectures, has published numerous articles and is co-author of a textbook on Austrian competition law.

Dispute Resolution:
The team advises national and international clients in litigation matters before Austrian courts as well as administrative authorities and in arbitration proceedings. The firm has specialist experience in labour law and corporate litigation.

Employment:
The Employment team represents before civil courts and gives advice to renowned national and international businesses in all areas of employment law. The team also advises in cross-border M&A transactions, including downsizing and remuneration changes. Team head Clemens Egermann has ample experience with, inter alia, structuring of group-wide company benefits, compensation systems and reward programs (executive and non-executive); he also advises on mobility strategies and assists with employee assignments as well as domestic and cross-border transfer of employees.

Energy:
The Energy practice deals with regulatory matters, including proceedings before the regulatory authority E-Control and administrative courts. The team also has experience with competition-related issues (such as long-term contracts) and M&A deals in the energy sector.

Real Estate:
The track-record in Real Estate includes, amongst others, advice on commercial real estate development projects, advice on various hotel projects and advice to high-net-worth individuals on asset planning and structuring, in particular with regard to succession planning (such as the establishment of private foundations and re-structuring within group companies) with a focus on real estate issues.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate/M&A Michael Barnert barnert@beira.at +43 1 513 8008 52
Dispute Resolution Clemens Egermann egermann@beira.at +43 1 513 8008 54
Competition Isabella Hartung hartung@beira.at +43 1 513 8008 60
Banking and Finance Alexander Illigasch illigasch@beira.at +43 1 513 8008 56
Energy Isabella Hartung hartung@beira.at +43 1 513 8008 60
Employment Clemens Egermann egermann@beira.at +43 1 513 8008 54
Real Estate Clemens Egermann egermann@beira.at +43 1 513 8008 54
Photo Name Position Profile
Dr Michael Barnert photo Dr Michael Barnert
 Clemens Egermann  photo Clemens Egermann
Ms Isabella Hartung photo Ms Isabella Hartung Partner
 Alexander Illigasch  photo Alexander Illigasch
Partners : 4
Lawers : 15
English
German
Austrian Bar Association
Lexwork
Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht
IBA
Austrian Arbitration Association

 

Diversity fuels creativity

Different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results:

  • We foster multiple approaches and points of view.
  • We seek talent regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, national origin, religious belief or sexual orientation.
  • We continuously strive to create a workplace where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

Approximately 50% of fee earners and 25% of partners at BARNERT EGERMANN ILLIGASCH are female. For a better reconciliation of work and family life, we offer part-time arrangements at all levels of the firm and regardless of gender.

Our team members have various national origins and spent time abroad during their education and careers. We maintain highest commitment to recruiting, developing and retaining individuals from all backgrounds and experiences.

As a team, we are unified by our enthusiasm for client success.

 


Diversity fuels creativity

Different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results:

  • We foster multiple approaches and points of view.
  • We seek talent – regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, national origin, religious belief or sexual orientation.
  • We continuously strive to create a workplace where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

Approximately 50% of fee earners and 25% of partners at BARNERT EGERMANN ILLIGASCH are female. For a better reconciliation of work and family life, we offer part-time arrangements at all levels of the firm and regardless of gender.

Our team members have various national origins and spent time abroad during their education and careers. We maintain highest commitment to recruiting, developing and retaining individuals from all backgrounds and experiences.

As a team, we are unified by our enthusiasm for client success.