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Taylor Wessing enwc Rechtsanwälte GmbH
SCHWARZENBERGPLATZ 7
1030 VIENNA
Austria

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 > Dispute resolution: commercial litigation

Taylor Wessing enwc Rechtsanwälte GmbH has a strong profile for cross-border litigation, most notably across CEE and SEE countries. It handles a broad spectrum of commercial and corporate litigation and applies its interdisciplinary skills to provide assistance with disputes at the intersections with banking and finance, IP, real estate and restructuring. Litigator and arbitrator Wolfgang Kapek heads the practice.

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.