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2016

Chambers Europe 2016

Eversheds Austria has been ranked in the following practice areas:

Employment (Band 4)

Basic facts about the department
- 3 partners
- 4 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Extensive global network and significant international client base. Acknowledged for its strong background in M&A and frequent work on restructuring cases. Specialised in employer representation, but is also seen assisting senior individuals in court proceedings.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

"Eversheds understood our business. It didn't just give theoretical advice but very practical, pragmatic guidance."

"The lawyers had a personal commitment. They were really involved, really passionate."

Notable practitioners  

Clients regard department head Silva Palzer

as a "fast-answering, goal-oriented" lawyer, with others adding that she "knows the market and knows the law - she did quite a remarkable job." She is experienced in the employment aspects of transactions.

Significant clients DS Smith, Forever 21, Parker Hannifin, Sepura Group, Tyco.

 

Chambers Global 2016

Corporate/M&A (Band 4)
Silva Palzer of Eversheds Austria, Stolitzka & Partner Rechtsanwaelte OG is praised for her efficiency and deal co-ordination skills. She advises on M&A and also has particular experience in complex employment matters. Amongst recent highlights, she advised Harmonic on its strategic investment in Austria.

 

Legal 500

Eversheds Austria has been recommended in the following 8 practice areas:

Banking and finance (tier 5)
Eversheds Austria has a strong focus on real estate and project finance but also acts for banks and insurers in debt refinancing and litigation proceedings. Alexander Stolitzka and Aurelius Freytag head the practice.

Commercial, Corporate and M&A (tier 7)
Eversheds Austria’s ‘professional’ team leverages the firm’s global network and is frequently involved in cross-border transactions as well as day-to-day corporate matters with a particular focus on financial institutions, the energy and industrial engineering sectors. Silva Palzer and Alexander Stolitzka are the main contacts.

Construction (tier 3)
Practice head Alexander Stolitzka at Eversheds Austria is experienced in drafting construction agreements for developers and civil engineers and also represents clients in construction litigation and arbitration.

Dispute resolution (tier 4)
Eversheds Austria is mainly involved in cases concerning IT and IP, medical malpractice, real estate and construction matters. The ‘very dedicated’ Georg Röhsner heads the litigation team, whereas Aurelius Freytag leads on the arbitration side.

Employment (tier 4)
Eversheds Austria’s ‘quick’ and ‘professional’ team, led by Silva Palzer, is primarily involved in corporate restructurings and benefits from the firm’s global network. Teresa Bogensberger is known for her expertise in pension law and frequently represents clients in court. Clients include Forever 21, Parker Hannifin and Tyco.

Intellectual property (tier 5)
Much of Eversheds Austria’s IP work pertains to patents, licensing and trade mark infringement proceedings. Teresa Bogensberger heads the practice, which acts for designers and shoe manufacturers such as Think! and Legero, among others.

Real estate and Construction (tier 3)
Eversheds Austria’s client base includes developers, banks, engineering firms, retail chains as well as facility and real estate management companies. The practice is frequently involved in leasing, transactions, property development and litigation. Alexander Stolitzka and Georg Röhsner are the contacts.

TMT (tier 4)
Eversheds Austria is dedicated to data protection and e-commerce work, while being experienced in broadcasting law. Georg Röhsner’s team advised radio stations on regulatory and contractual issues and drafted software licensing agreements for domestic clients.

 


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CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2015 (Logo Leading firm)

 

Eversheds Austria has been ranked in the following practice areas as recognized practitioner:

 

Corporate/ M&A

Dispute Resolution

 

 

Leading individuals in the guide:

 

Corporate/M&A (Band 4)

Silva Palzer of Eversheds Austria advised Volvo Baumaschinen Österreich on its merger with Ascendum, including the takeover of its subsidiaries in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Croatia.

 

 

CHAMBERS & PARTNERS EUROPE 2015 (Logo Leading firm)

 

Eversheds Austria has been ranked in the following practice area:

 

Employment (Band 4)

 

Basic facts about the department

-      3 partners

-      3 other qualified lawyers

 

What the team is known for Active employment practice which benefits from the firm’s extensive global network and international clients. Regularly provides employment support to blue-chip clients on M&A transactions and active on cross-border restructurings and reorganizations.

 

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

“I always received a prompt response from the lawyers. They are highly reliable and easy to understand.”

 

What’s new? New clients of the practice include Pall Corporation.

 

Work highlights Assisted Tyco with the merger of two of its entities. This involved both corporate work and assistance with HR integration.

 

Significant clients Parker Hannifin, DS Smith, AECOM Group, Forever 21, Avis Budget Group.

 

 

Dispute Resolution

 

Eversheds Austria is ranked as recognized practitioner.

 

 

The following lawyers are ranked in the guide:

 

Corporate/M&A (Band 4)

Silva Palzer of Eversheds Austria, Stolitzka & Partner Rechtsanwaelte OG advised Volvo Baumaschinen Österreich on its merger with Ascendum, including the takeover of its subsidiaries in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Croatia.

 

 

Employment (Band 4)

Clients describe department head Silva Palzer as “a careful listener who is always ready to mutually work out the optimal procedure”. Further interviewees note: “I always get all of the information I need, she always comes back to me in a short period of time, and we have always closed all matters very successfully when working with her.”

 

 

TMT Media (Band 4)

Department head Georg Röhsner of Eversheds Austria regularly advises on data protection compliance matters.