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Winner of the Eversheds Legal Writing Competition 2015

Enhancing the career with winning words

For the third year in a row, Eversheds Austria held a Legal Writing Competition at Jus Success, Austria’s biggest legal job fair at Juridicum Vienna. Eversheds Austria gives law students and young professionals the chance to gain first-hand practical experience in a global law firm by participating in a Legal Writing Competition. The winner of the Legal Writing Competition will join Eversheds Austria for a paid one-month internship in summer 2015.

The winner: Patrick Lechner

picture of winner
Georg Röhsner, Managing Partner of Eversheds Austria,
congratulates the winner Patrick Lechner

Eversheds Austria is delighted to present Patrick Lechner as the winner of the Legal Writing Competition 2015. The evaluation committee of Eversheds Austria judged his submission to be the best entry in 2015. Patrick Lechner will join Eversheds Austria for a one-month internship in August 2015.

Patrick Lechner has been studying at the University of Vienna, School of Law, since 2010. Besides his studies, he has gained professional experience in an auditing, tax and management consultancy.

Patrick has chosen the first case study regarding “Corporate Law”. He had to prepare a memorandum answering the questions of a client who has decided to set up a business producing pharmaceuticals. Patrick had to give advice on the selection of the appropriate company structure.


The case study
The participants of the competition could select one of the two topics and draft a response to the client.

Client Memorandum
The winning entry submitted by Patrick Lechner.