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Eversheds Sutherland | Stolitzka & Partner RAe OG
KÄRNTNER RING 12
1010 VIENNA
Austria

Austria > Data privacy and data protection Tier 4

The practice at Eversheds Sutherland | Stolitzka & Partner RAe OG , which handles GDPR compliance and represents clients in complex data protection proceedings, draws on the many years of experience of practice head Georg Röhsner. The firm’s international network across multiple jurisdictions is also of note. Recently promoted to partner, Manuel Boka assists IT-focussed start-ups.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Manuel Boka; Michael Röhsner

Testimonials

‘We value Eversheds Sutherland’s in depth understanding of the data protection provisions of the EU and Austria. They always help us to understand the best possible solutions for our business as well as the risks involved, while also thinking outside of the box. Their advice is always on time, business-oriented, innovative and helpful.’

‘Georg Röhsner: We value his outstanding experience and the support he has provided to our business for approximately two decades now. We value his proactive approach, seeing potential issues before they become evident to us, helping us to meet them as soon as possible.’

‘Michael Röhsner: We value his in depth knowledge on data protection law, always understanding all new developments. He does not limit his advice to the letter of the law, but always proposes a direct solution, tailored to our needs, which we appreciate.’

The team is highly competent and has an exceptional ability to quickly adapt to new challenges. Ability to see things through the eyes of the client with practical advice.’

‘Very hands-on mentality with focus on practical solutions.’

‘Mag. Michael Röhsner: very enthusiastic young and upcoming lawyer. has already a broad comprehension of how data protections issues relate to our business and therefore the advice is always practical and on point.’

‘Dr. Röhsner is a designated expert in the field of data privacy/protection. Valuable contact partner in all areas of data protection/privacy.’

‘Mr. Boka is very sophisticated data protection/privacy lawyer.’

Key clients

ORF Enterprise (a subsidiary of the Austrian Public Broadcaster ORF)

Radio Eins Privatradio GmbH

Phoron Consulting GmbH

Österreichische Kinderkrebshilfe (non-profit organisation supporting children with cancer)

MAKAM Research GmbH

Die Berater UnternehmensberatungsgmbH

WashTec Cleaning Technology GmbH

SIXT Autovermietung

Experian Group

MOL

Kering Group

Work highlights

  • Representing a major car rental company at the European Court of Justice in a landmark proceeding against an Austrian Consumer Protection Body regarding data protection practices.
  • Providing pro-bono advice to the Österreichische Kinder-Krebs-Hilfe (Non-Profit-Organisation supporting children with cancer) regarding processing children’s health data for the purpose of patients and survivor support.
  • Assisting WashTec Cleaning Technology GmbH with the GDPR-compliant implementation of a fleet-wide GPS tracking system to assist with deployment of the company’s service technicians.

Austria > Employment Tier 4

Employment, human resources, immigration, and pension law constitute the areas of expertise for Eversheds Sutherland | Stolitzka & Partner RAe OG's team. The practice has close ties to the firm’s trade license law, data protection, corporate, and litigation departments, allowing it to seamlessly advise clients on a host of employment and labour matters, especially in regard to M&A-deals and due diligence procedures. Practice head Silva Palzer’s specialisations include M&A-related human resources advice.

Practice head(s):

Silva Palzer

Testimonials

It seems they properly use technology to have full transparency about the information you give them and they know how to collaborate with each other.

A fast answer and good way of communication makes the work with Eversheds Sutherland very good.

Very high level of expertise, always up to date with the latest knowledge, very high service orientation, fast and uncomplicated support – even when things have to be done quickly – as well as good accessibility by mail and telephone.

‘The team offer a very pragmatic, business driven approach, very responsive, high level of expertise with valuable high-end advice considering clients’ interests.’

Key clients

Badger Meter

NBC Universal

MOL Group

AAF

Tyco/Johnson Controls

Experian Group

Microsoft

Global People

LinkedIn

Wolford

Urban Outfitters

Legero Schuhfabrik GmbH

Rockwell Group

MAZARS Austria

AR Packaging GmbH

WashTec Group

Parker Hannifin

Getinge

Netcetera

Turkish Airlines

Work highlights

  • Assisted Badger Meter Inc with due diligence including HR work and SPA procedure where employment matters had to be covered in the representation and warranties.
  • Representing an international NASDAQ-listed global leader in veterinary diagnostics, software and water testing in two court proceedings regarding an employee.
  • Advised Global People with its entry in the Austrian market, including the incorporation of the entity, the drafting of all employment contracts and the transfer of employees from another employer.

Austria > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 6

Eversheds Sutherland | Stolitzka & Partner RAe OG offers comprehensive counsel for businesses setting up operations in Austria, including corporate and trade license matters. Clients from the construction and engineering, consumer, energy as well as industrials, real estate and life sciences and health seek out the internationally-positioned group. Silva Palzer knows cross-border transactions and restructurings well, and leads the practice together with real estate specialist Alexander Stolitzka.

Practice head(s):

Alexander Stolitzka; Silva Palzer

Other key lawyers:

Aurelius Freytag

Testimonials

‘I want to draw attention to Silva Palzer as she is always available, comes back with answers and proposals right in time and is able to find the right approach to all issues I came across with.’

‘The personal contact combined with a lot of experience and knowledge makes a unique experience. The variety of specialists gives a good feeling to get expertise in any field. The quick response of the partners is essential when you need support.’

‘Experience, pace of success and personal contact to the same person makes the individual stand out compared to competitors.’

‘The Team is very experienced and has always a practical approach, also when urgent, the team react reacts very quickly and offers useful advice.’

‘Mr Stolitzka has always advised and represented us extremely competently and at a very high technical level; incredibly dedicated, friendly and helpful and is even available during vacation.’

Key clients

Badger Meter

G4S Group

DAI Group

NBC Universal

Xylem GroupTyco/Johnson Controls

Kering Group

Blackrock Group

Experian

Microsoft

Next

MOL Group

Hytera Group

ORF Enterprise

LinkedIn

Cisco

Legero

AR Packaging Group

Parker Hannifin

Kering Group

WashTec Austria

Work highlights

  • Assisting Parker Hannifin with all its Austrian corporate matters including regular company secretary work as well as cross-border mergers, and liquidations.
  • Advised Badger regarding the acquisition of all shares in the Austrian company s::can GmbH (formerly known as Scan Messtechnik GmbH).
  • Assisted Experian with the Austrian law parts of a joint venture together with Arvato Infoscore GmbH.
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DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Antitrust and competition Aurelius Freytag
Banking and finance Alexander Stolitzka
Banking and finance Aurelius Freytag
Commercial contracts Alexander Stolitzka
Construction Georg Röhsner
Construction Alexander Stolitzka
Corporate and M&A Silva Palzer
Corporate and M&A Alexander Stolitzka
Employment and pensions Silva Palzer
Energy Aurelius Freytag
Labour and social insurance Silva Palzer
IT, data protection and e-commerce Georg Röhsner
IT, data protection and e-commerce Manuel Boka
Telecommunications, media Georg Röhsner
Intellectual property Aurelius Freytag
International arbitration Aurelius Freytag
Litigation Georg Röhsner
Real estate Alexander Stolitzka
Restructuring Silva Palzer
Administrative and public Georg Röhsner
Private clients Alexander Stolitzka
Central and Eastern Europe Georg Röhsner
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Eversheds Sutherland: Wenzel Röhsner has been admitted to the Vienna bar

Wenzel Röhsner, LL.M. (29) has been admitted to the Vienna bar in March 2022 and appointed Legal Director at Eversheds Sutherland in Austria. He specializes in intellectual property and litigation law with a focus on tort, civil and corporate law.

Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce the admission of Michael Röhsner to the Vienna bar

Michael Röhsner, LL.M. (26) has been admitted to the Vienna bar in December 2021 and has been promoted to Legal Director at Eversheds Sutherland in Austria. He focuses on data protection, IT law and cybersecurity.

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