Department profile submitted by Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Graf & Pitkowitz was founded in 1994 and is one of the leading independent Austrian commercial law firms with offices in Vienna and Graz. The full service firm advises in all fields of Austrian and European business law. with a client base from all sectors of industry – both domestic and foreign – and public authorities. Graf & Pitkowitz has 40 qualified lawyers including 7 partners – most are recognized experts in their field and have years of international experience. The firm is internationally known for its hard work approach and efficient and creative way of handling complex cases in a solution-oriented manner.
From the very beginning corporate law and mergers & acquisitions have been a core competence of Graf & Pitkowitz. The firm’s specialists advise on all matters of corporate law – often on complex corporate transactions such as restructurings, spin-offs, mergers and transformations – both in Austria and cross-border. Recent work highlights include advising a prominent Russian conglomerate on cross border restructurings and capital measures and advising one of the largest Austrian publicly listed corporations on the spin-off and subsequent merger of subsidiaries.
The firm has gained a strong practice in corporate litigation supporting clients in corporate disputes and representing in corporate litigation - both in judicial and arbitration proceedings.