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Christian Herbst

"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 Europe / Chambers Global

Christian Herbst Partner

legal service

corporate/M&A, Takeovers, Arbitration, Corporate Finance

admitted to the bar

1988, Austria

with schoenherr since



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

Lecturer on ‘International Mergers & Acquisitions’ at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (since 2003) 
Lecturer at seminars and conferences on corporate law and international transactions

working 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