The highest level
of expertise

Our lawyers advise clients on all aspects of commercial law. Thanks to decades of experience and expertise, at CERHA HEMPEL we know and understand the ins and outs of every area of law. At the national and international level, we continuously demonstrate our business know-how. Apart from guaranteeing unparalleled quality, trust, and professionalism in all areas of commercial law, CERHA HEMPEL also guarantees its clients the highest level of service combined with the latest legal knowledge.

Private Equity & Venture Capital

From selecting the most effective company form to developing the right general terms and conditions and providing advice on protecting intellectual property: as a full-service law firm, we put our entire know-how at the disposal of start-ups and entrepreneurs from the very beginning. We also advise founders as well as investors at each stage of the business and during every financing phase, from foundation to exit.

 
Legal advice for founders and start-ups
  • Company foundations (choice of legal form) and financing issues
  • Ongoing advice on company law matters, cooperation agreements and joint ventures
  • Preparation of industry-specific agreements (supply contracts and purchase agreements), in particular the drafting and designing of suitable general terms and conditions
  • Employment law advice and employee share option programs
  • IP/IT, software and licensing agreements, data protection and privacy agreements
  • E-Commerce and distance selling
  • Investment agreements, exits and share sales
 
Legal advice for investors
  • Legal due diligence
  • Company purchase and financing agreements
  • Joint ventures and cooperation agreements
  • Restructurings and refinancings
  • IP/IT, software and licensing agreements, and technology transfers
  • Acquisition and sale of interests, exit agreements (secondaries, IPO)

Our experts

Dr. Albert Birkner, LL.M.
Partner
Austria
+43 1 514 35 431
Dr. Clemens Hasenauer, LL.M./MBA
Partner
Austria
+43 1 514 35 321
Mag. Georg Konrad, LL.M.
Partner
Austria
+43 1 514 35 561
Dr. Thomas Trettnak, LL.M./CM
Partner
Austria
+43 1 514 35 531
Mag. Heinrich Foglar-Deinhardstein, LL.M.
Partner
Austria
+43 1 514 35 541
Dr. Harald Stingl, LL.M.
Partner
Austria
+43 1 514 35 411
Boyko Gerginov
Partner
Bulgaria
+359 2 401 09 99
JUDr. Petr Kališ, Ph.D.
Partner
Czech Republic
+420 221 111 711
Mgr. David Kučera
Partner
Czech Republic
+420 221 111 711
Sergei Makarchuk, LL.M.
Partner
Belarus
+375 17 266 34 17
MMag. Johannes Buchinger
Senior Associate
Austria
+43 1 514 35 131
Adela-Raluca Fara
Senior Associate
Romania
+40 367 007 033
Dr. Andrea Harrich
Senior Associate
Austria
+43 1 514 35 0
Mag. Jakob Hartig, LL.M.
Senior Associate
Austria
+43 1 514 35 146
Mag. Nadine Leitner
Senior Associate
Austria
+43 1 514 35 431
Dr. Rita Lukácsy
Senior Associate
Hungary
+36 1 457 80 40
Mag. Lukas Moser
Senior Associate
Austria
+43 1 514 35 0
Dr. Alexander Reich-Rohrwig
Senior Associate
Austria
+43 1 514 35 0