Mag Dieter Zandler > CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH
1010 WIEN
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Work Department

Corporate/M&A, Competion & EU, Compliance, Consumer Products


Dieter Zandler is a lawyer specialising in European and Austrian competition law, foreign direct investment control and corporate law/M&A.
He represents national and international companies, especially in cartel (fine), merger control and abuse of dominance proceedings before Austrian competition authorities, the European Commission and in court. He also advises his clients on antitrust compliance and antitrust damages claims as well as on foreign direct investment control.


Dieter Zandler represents companies from various sectors, including finance (especially banking and insurance), private equity, energy, packaging, consumer goods, services, IT, telecommunications, media, chemicals, engineering, food and life sciences.


English, German, French


Vienna Bar Association
Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht


  • 2011 – Admission to the Bar
  • 2006 – Master of Laws, Central European University (Budapest/New York)
  • 2006 – Visiting Exchange Student J.D. Programme, Emory University School of Law (Atlanta)
  • 2002 – Mag. iur., University of Salzburg


Dieter Zandler regularly provides courses and trainings, focusing on antitrust compliance and the competition law aspects of distribution contracts and distribution systems. For several years, he is also a guest lecturer at the University of Vienna in the field of distribution (antitrust) law in the courses of Univ. Prof. RA Dr. Johannes Reich-Rohrwig.

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > EU and competition

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Dieter ZandlerCMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH ‘s team is ‘very responsive and always target-oriented, with the ability to think outside the box’.  Led by Bernt Elsner and Dieter Zandler, the practice covers the whole range of competition matters, ranging from merger control and private enforcement to compliance and claims proceedings. With growing importance for the Austrian market, foreign direct investment is another area of focus of the department. Elsner is particularly knowledgeable in relation to bid rigging, while Zandler regularly represents clients in proceedings before Austrian and European authorities.