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Work Department

Employment Law, Dispute Resolution, Insolvency & Restructuring


Bernhard Hainz is a partner at CMS in Vienna and head of the specialist Employment and Pension Law Department.

Bernhard Hainz is one of the leading specialists in Austria and for more than 30 years has primarily advised companies in all areas of contentious and non-contentious employment law matters, including the negotiation of collective agreements, works agreements, social plans, disputes with works councils and employees, service agreements and dissolution agreements as well as pension and pension fund matters.

As a result of his previous position as an assistant at the Vienna University Institute for Employment Law and Social Law, Bernhard Hainz and his team combine high-level academic qualifications with many years of practical legal experience.

In addition, Bernhard Hainz has expertise in the area of art law and in this connection he represents artists and art institutions both nationally and internationally.


Assistant professor at the Institute for Labour and Social Security Law at the University of Vienna (1983-1985), lecturer at the University of Vienna (1983-1995), co-author of the MANZ standard commentary on Austrian labour law, co-author of the LINDE standard commentary ”M&A“, editor of a series on labour law in CEE by the ZAS magazine and sought-after speaker at conferences.


German, English.


Austrian Bar Association, President of the Hans Schmitz Society (organises an important annual labour and social security law conference), International Bar Association (IBA), European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA), International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC).


University of Vienna (Dr. iur., 1981); Assistant at Vienna University Institute for Employment Law and Social Law (1985);

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Employment

(Hall of Fame)

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