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corporate & reorganisations

Schoenherr's team of corporate lawyers advise on all corporate law matters and aspects of corporate governance. Conducting national and international reorganisations, our experts span all Schoenherr jurisdictions.

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Schoenherr's corporate team covers all relevant areas, ranging from legal issues affecting stock corporations and corporate groups, to all aspects of corporate governance. At Schoenherr we advise clients on preparing for and conducting shareholders' meetings, general management and supervisory board matters, as well as in connection with change-of-management and D&O liability issues. We also defend avoidance and shareholder compensation claims, assist in squeeze-outs, reorganisations and restructurings.

Our reorganisation practice group is positioned to conduct national and international reorganisations quickly and expertly, having members, in all countries where Schoenherr has an office, who are specialised in their jurisdiction. We also have strong, reliable relationships with tax accountants in each jurisdiction.

our services

  • mergers, spin-offs, transformations, squeeze-outs
  • (cross-border) reorganisations
  • corporate governance
  • board compensation / board liability
  • corporate litigation
  • joint ventures
  • family-owned businesses
  • private clients
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our team

Our corporate & reorganisations team advises quickly and expertly, having specialist members in all our offices.


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top rankings

We are ranked in Tier 1 in Legal500 and Chambers as well as Germany's leading legal directory, JUVE magazine.




Schoenherr recognised as leading Austrian M&A Legal Advisor for 2021 by Mergermarket


Austria/CEE: Schoenherr advises UNIQA on the acquisition of AXA subsidiaries in Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia for EUR 1bln




press release

Austria: Schoenherr advises sell-side in RHI Magnesita's acquisition of Seven Refractories

Schoenherr advised Seven Refractories GmbH on the sale of its European, Indian and US operations to RHI Magnesita for a cash consideration of approximately EUR 93m. Closing is expected in the second half of 2023 and is subject to the fulfilment of customary regulatory approvals.


The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Mergers & Acquisitions 2023


Relevance of ESG criteria for management decisions


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