Dorda Brugger Jordis

Dorda Brugger Jordis is a leading Austrian business law firm specialising in commercial law and complex cross-border transactions. Clients include major and medium-sized domestic and international companies and government entities from a variety of business sectors. The firm is lauded for its “outstanding” capabilities in corporate, tax, real estate and banking law among others and boasts a team of approximately 80 lawyers who are renowned in their respective fields. Our research identifies the firm in 17 practice areas with a total of 25 listings.

Arbitration 2 Labour & Employment 1
Asset Recovery 1 Life Sciences 1
Banking 1 M&A and Governance 3
Business Crime Defence 1 Private Client 1
Capital Markets 2 Private Funds 1
Commercial Litigation 3 Public Procurement 1
Competition 1 Real Estate 1
Corporate Tax 1 TMT 3
Insurance & Reinsurance 1

The firm’s excellence in litigation is highlighted with three lawyers selected for inclusion. Florian Kremslehner is “highly deserving” of his place in the commercial litigation chapter thanks to his “first class” skills in the litigation and enforcement arena. He is also renowned for his expertise in arbitration, asset recovery and business crime defence. Felix Hörlsberger is likewise “highly praised” for his experience in insurance and contract-related litigation and earns a secondary mention in our insurance and reinsurance chapter. Christian Dorda is a “dean of the Austrian bar” and boasts a wealth of experience in the corporate sector. He earns further listings in our arbitration and corporate governance and M&A chapters.

Dorda Brugger Jordis has a “well-respected” TMT practice and members are “highly sought after” for their wide-ranging expertise. Stephan Polster is the “go-to” lawyer for all issues related to communications law and distribution and is also well reputed for his competition and antitrust practice. Martin Brodey is a “major name” in the market and is seen as an “expert” in transactions involving the CEE region. He earns additional listings thanks to his “expert knowledge” in the areas of corporate governance and M&A, and life sciences. Axel Anderl, a “first-rate” lawyer in the IT and e-commerce field, also features this year.

Further recognition goes to Andreas Mayr, who is considered a “gifted lawyer” in the M&A and capital markets spheres. The “eminent” Paul Doralt is lauded as “one of the best tax practitioners around”; he features in both our corporate tax and private client chapters this year.

The firm’s achieves additional listings in banking, labour and employment, private funds, public procurement and real estate, highlighting its strength across a variety of practice areas and firmly placing it in the Austrian elite.

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