Johannes Barbist

Partner, Dr., MA (Limerick)

Johannes Barbist is a partner in the firm’s Regulatory Group. He has more than 20 years of experience in advising companies on the regulatory framework and a legally compliant management. Furthermore, Johannes Barbist represents the interests of his clients before supervisory authorities and courts.

He focuses on

  • public commercial law
  • administrative law and constitutional law
  • regulatory (mainly energy, transport, life sciences, telecommunications)
  • law on the screening of foreign direct investment (FDI)
  • state aid, public procurement and competition law
  • compliance management

Johannes is listed by Chambers Global 2020 as one of the leading regulatory lawyers and as a "highly regarded lawyer" in the 2020 edition of IFLR1000 Edition.

He started his career as a stagiaire with the European Commission in Brussels and has been with Binder Grösswang since 1998 where he became a partner in 2005. Johannes obtained a postgraduate degree (MA) from the University of Limerick / Ireland in 1997 and a doctorate degree (Dr. iur.) from the University of Innsbruck in 2000.

Johannes has been a lecturer at the Law Faculty of the University of Innsbruck since 2012 and is a regular speaker at conferences. Johannes regularly publishes on current topics in legal journals and books.

 

  • Advising private and public companies in M&A-transactions (state aid and public procurement law, competition law / merger control law, regulatory law)
  • Advising foreign investors and Austrian companies in regard to foreign direct investment (FDI)
  • Advising companies in administrative proceedings (e.g. licenses / concessions, administrative sanctions)
  • Advising regulated industries (mainly in the field of energy, transport, life sciences, telecommunication)
  • Public procurement advice of bidders and contracting authorities
  • Advising in compliance matters (e.g. Compliance Management Systems, internal audits, whistleblower systems)

Johannes Barbist is a partner in the firm’s Regulatory Group. He has more than 20 years of experience in advising companies on the regulatory framework and a legally compliant management. Furthermore, Johannes Barbist represents the interests of his clients before supervisory authorities and courts.

He focuses on

  • public commercial law
  • administrative law and constitutional law
  • regulatory (mainly energy, transport, life sciences, telecommunications)
  • law on the screening of foreign direct investment (FDI)
  • state aid, public procurement and competition law
  • compliance management

Johannes is listed by Chambers Global 2020 as one of the leading regulatory lawyers and as a "highly regarded lawyer" in the 2020 edition of IFLR1000 Edition.

He started his career as a stagiaire with the European Commission in Brussels and has been with Binder Grösswang since 1998 where he became a partner in 2005. Johannes obtained a postgraduate degree (MA) from the University of Limerick / Ireland in 1997 and a doctorate degree (Dr. iur.) from the University of Innsbruck in 2000.

Johannes has been a lecturer at the Law Faculty of the University of Innsbruck since 2012 and is a regular speaker at conferences. Johannes regularly publishes on current topics in legal journals and books.

 

  • Advising private and public companies in M&A-transactions (state aid and public procurement law, competition law / merger control law, regulatory law)
  • Advising foreign investors and Austrian companies in regard to foreign direct investment (FDI)
  • Advising companies in administrative proceedings (e.g. licenses / concessions, administrative sanctions)
  • Advising regulated industries (mainly in the field of energy, transport, life sciences, telecommunication)
  • Public procurement advice of bidders and contracting authorities
  • Advising in compliance matters (e.g. Compliance Management Systems, internal audits, whistleblower systems)
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