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Providing legal advice that is straight to the point, our experts cover 14 jurisdictions in Central and Eastern Europe and are experienced in advising in a broad range of legal areas and industries.

Our services include:

  • legal advice for company foundation, including foundation agreements
  • standard commercial documentation
  • employee participation programs
  • IP-related matters such as protection of know-how, trademarks, copyrights and patents
  • debt and equity funding of start-ups, including crowd financing and crowd funding
  • exit structuring and execution, including preparing and executing auction processes and IPOs

the relevant Schoenherr legal experts advising in this regard:

  • start-ups/venture capital: Thomas Kulnigg
  • health tech: Wolfgang Tichy, Florian Kusznier
  • insurance tech: Wolfgang Tichy, Peter Konwitschka
  • cloud computing/platforms: Wolfgang Tichy, Günther Leissler
  • privacy/data regulation: Günther Leissler, Veronika Wolfbauer
  • FinTech: Stefan Paulmayer, Wolfgang Tichy
  • DSM (Deadline Monotonic Scheduling): Michael Woller, Volker Weiss, Stefanie Stegbauer
  • licence audits: Michael Woller, Guido Kucsko, Wolfgang Tichy
  • domains: Michael Woller, Dominik Hofmarcher
  • digital media: Dominik Hofmarcher


recently published

Austria: Simplified procedure for foundation of standard LLCs

"Start-Ups, die vorausdenken, sind attraktiver für Investoren" (German only)

Event Review: Schönherr & StartUpLeitner: Investable? Was erwarten Investoren und StartUps voneinander? (German only)

Boost your Start-Up with an Advisory Board - Points to consider

Protecting your trade secrets in the EU

Startups! Versteckt euch nicht vor öffentlichen Aufträgen, Der Brutkasten (German only)