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Christian Herbst


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legal areas & industries

corporate & reorganisations · mergers & acquisitions, takeovers · arbitration · corporate finance

admitted to the bar

1988, Austria

with schoenherr since


"Christian Herbst is an undisputed star in the Austrian market, very sharp and smart who has an enormous experience in M&A transactions - whenever you deal with him, it is always top-quality and top-level."

— Chambers


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts/USA (LL.M. 1984)
Johns Hopkins University, Bologna/Italy (Diploma 1983)
University of Salzburg, Salzburg/Austria (Dr. iur. 1982)

teaching positions

Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna/Austria, International Mergers & Acquisitions, Lecturer (since 2003) 
Corporate Law and International Transactions Seminars and Conferences, Lecturer

work experience

New York City Law Firm, Associate, New York/USA (1984)


IBA, Co-chair of the IBA Corporate/M&A Law Committee (2015 - 2016)


German, English

austria vienna

Schoenherr Vienna
A-1010 Vienna 
Schottenring 19
T: +43 1 534 37 0
F: +43 1 534 37 66100

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