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Taylor Wessing enwc Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Work Department

Employment, pensions & mobility


Walter Pöschl is a partner and advises numerous national and international employers on all facets of employment law. His areas of expertise include secondment issues, including related social security topics, remuneration systems in banks, labour law restructuring and termination claims (including on grounds of discrimination). He is appreciated for his solution-oriented and practical approach underpinned by detailed legal knowledge. Another strength lies in his many years of experience in labour law disputes, proven in numerous complex cases.


Walter has almost twenty years of professional experience in labour law, mostly with international law firms such as Cerha Hempel and Wolf Theiss. In addition to working at the Regional Court of Klagenfurt and the Higher Regional Court of Graz, he worked as a volunteer at the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Damascus Foreign Trade Office in Syria. He was also a lecturer for labour and social security law at the WIFI Styria and an advisor for labour and social law at the Styrian Chamber of Commerce.


German, English


Vienna Bar Association


Law studies, University of Graz, Austria / Diploma, Export and international business, University of Graz, Austria / Studies, University Lund, Sweden / Diploma as payroll accountant, WIFI Styria, Austria / Diploma as trainer for adults, WIFI Styria, Austria

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Austria > Employment

The pandemic has kept the employment team at Taylor Wessing enwc Rechtsanwälte GmbH busy advising in issues pertaining to short-time work, health and safety measures, employee testing and questions surrounding vaccinations. Besides that, the firm assists clients with a range of employment-related matters such as flexible working models and whistleblowing, the latter in which practice head Wolfgang Kapek is well-versed. Consumer and retail are a focus of Brigitte Sammer, while Walter Pöschl is specialised in renumeration systems in banks and social security law.