Völkl Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG > Vienna, Austria > Firm Profile

Völkl Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG
Neutorgasse 12/9
1010 Vienna

Austria > Banking and finance Tier 5

Noted in the market for its expert advice on regulatory matters, the team at Völkl Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG has a strong track record of representing banking clients before national authorities and the European Central Bank. Clemens Völkl heads the team and regularly supports corporate clients in the energy sector with high-volume financing projects, while Philipp Frenzl handles large refinancing transactions, securities litigation, and a range of regulatory proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Clemens Völkl

Other key lawyers:

Philip Frenzl


‘Clemens Völkl is an exceptionally good lawyer.’

‘The team has substantial experience, especially in real estate finance and restructuring. Its stand-out capabilities lie in regulatory matters. In our case, their regulatory and commercial law expertise significantly improved our negotiation position.’

‘Clemens Völkl has an excellent reputation. His regulatory skills and business acumen for financial institutions benefit us greatly in financial litigation.’

Key clients

Bundespensionskasse AG

Zürcher Kantonalbank Österreich AG

NN Group N.V.

K&N Prime Yield Corporation

GEWOG Gemeinnützige Wohnungsbau- Gesellschaft m.b.H

„Neue Heimat“ Gemeinnützige Wohnungs- und Siedlungsgesellschaft GmbH

Hutchison Drei Austria GmbH


Dornbirner Sparkasse Bank AG


Kommunalkredit Austria AG

Austrian Chamber of Commerce

Work highlights

  • Advised Zürcher Kantonalbank Österreich AG on the structuring of general terms and conditions and banking contracts.
  • Advised KA Finanz in connection with the sale of its loan portfolio.
  • Advised multiple Austrian banks, insurers and pension funds on outsourcing services.

The firm: Völkl Rechtsanwälte is one of the leading Austrian boutique law firms with it’s roots dating back nearly 100 years. The firms multidisciplinary approach is a key benefit to clients: Each lawyer specialises in more than one area of expertise and has either extensive trial or ADR experience. The firm provides outstanding advice and representation in its key practice areas. Attorneys act as strategic partners to the firms clients with a focus on loyalty, professional ethics and business oriented and innovative solutions.

Völkl Rechtsanwälte advises major Austrian and international corporations and financial institutions and is often at the edge of new developments, both in product innovation and procedural developments. Recent projects include product digitalisation, implementing new payment services, class actions defense, COVID-19 related advice and restructuring with a focus on employment law.

The firm is regularly featured in national and international rankings for its expertise as one of the leading firms in banking and finance, regulatory and litigation work.

International experience: Völkl Rechtsanwälte regularly works in an international context and for foreign clients in Austria. As a member of IR Global the firm has access to a network of top experts worldwide and is able to choose the best partners for each project.

Areas of practice: Banking and finance, insurance law (financial lines, cyber security and liability insurance), corporate/M&A, employment law, dispute resolution, real estate, liability law.

Department Name Email Telephone
banking and finance, insurance law Clemens Völkl c.voelkl@voelkl.partners 0043 1 9346068
employment, mediation Katharina Völkl k.voelkl@voelkl.partners 0043 1 9346068
real estate, sports law Philipp Frenzl p.frenzl@voelkl.partners 0043 1 9346068
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