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.
Antitrust & Competition
CERHA HEMPEL is one of Austria's leading law firms in the area of antitrust & competition law. Our clients benefit from our comprehensive experience and pre-eminent track record in many of the highest profile cartel proceedings.
Banking & Finance
We support our clients in the borrowing and investment decisions they have to make, such as in the context of financial and liquidity planning and treasury operations. CERHA HEMPEL advises both borrowers and lenders alike.
CERHA HEMPEL is renowned as one of the leading law firms specialising in capital markets law. Over the past 25 years, we have handled the largest capital market transactions in Austria and have set the standards for this area.
Compliance & Investigations
The regulatory requirements imposed on companies are becoming increasingly complex and the relevant authorities are now taking a much harder line on enforcing strict compliance with rules and regulations.
We focus not only on providing traditional corporate legal services, but also on handling complex, and often cross-border legal issues. In particular, we provide innovative solutions in the fields of corporate reorganisations.
We have considerable experience of setting up national and international distribution networks and of Austrian and European distribution law, in particular the law governing franchises, commercial agents and authorized dealers.
Our team of employment law specialists provides advice on all aspects of employment law, from individual employment to collective bargaining, from contract drafting to specific terms of employment.
Insolvency & Restructuring
CERHA HEMPEL can look back on a long tradition of advising clients on restructurings, reorganisations and outsourcing. We guide interested parties through the process of acquiring businesses out of bankruptcy.
IP & Unfair Competition
We have a great track record of representing clients in court proceedings for unfair competition and we regularly advise clients on all matters relating to intellectual property rights. Asserting and defending the rights of our clients is one of ...
IT & Privacy
We support our clients in connection with data protection law, telecommunications law, IT law and e-commerce law. Our practice focusses on providing advice on all matters relating to data protection law.
Litigation & Arbitration
We understand our clients' businesses and do all we can to ensure their day in court is a success. We cover the entire spectrum of corporate & commercial law and have the expertise to find the right enforcement option for our...
Mergers & Acquisitions
We focus not only on classic M&A, but also on private equity transactions, and we specialise in resolving complex, often cross-border issues in a practical and commercially-oriented manner. Due to the diversity of our clients,...
Private Clients & Trusts
We have been advising significant private clients and entrepreneurial families ever since our foundation in 1921 and have always considered this part of our core business. Since the private foundation was introduced in Austria,...
Public Law & European Law
We advise and represent clients before public administrative authorities and courts, as well as the European Court of Justice regarding questions of aviation law, public procurement law and telecommunications law.
For many years, we have been advising our clients in all public procurement matters. We support contracting authorities during the procurement process, from the conceptual design of the procurement project to ...
The CERHA HEMPEL real estate team handles this multi-faceted area of law through every stage of a project. Beginning with the acquisition of land, we support our clients in everything from project development, ...
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 ...
CERHA HEMPEL provides integrated tax and legal advice. We strive to provide our clients with optimized tax solutions whilst taking into account all other legal aspects. We offer our clients comprehensive expertise on the tax-...
White Collar Crime
For many years, CERHA HEMPEL has been one of the leading law firms providing advice on white collar crime. Our attorneys combine academic excellence with extensive practical experience. We regularly advise and represent Austrian and ...