Binder Grösswang: Excellent “Chambers Europe” ratings - again
As in previous years, Binder Grösswang has again been given excellent ratings in the latest edition of "Chambers Europe Guide", one of the most renowned international reference guides for lawyers.
Binder Grösswang is recommended in a total of 14 practice areas and has been given top rankings in the following: Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A and Dispute Resolution as well as Capital Markets, Competition/European Law, Restructuring & Insolvency und Tax.
The reference guide designates a total of 21 BINDER GRÖSSWANG lawyers by name and recommends them as leading lawyers.
Upwards and Onwards
Six partners improved their positions in the ranking. Banking law expert Stephan Heckenthaler as well as public commercial law specialist Johannes Barbist earned their first mention in the ranking.
"Again, this excellent result goes to show that our clients acknowledge in-depth know-how, maximum comitment, team spirit and loyalty, and appreciate our full-service advisory range. We are very happy that younger colleagues have again been able to show that they are top performers“, Managing Partner Michael Kutschera said.
Marketship Leader in Corporate/M&A, Banking and Finance as well as Dispute Resolution
Excellent Results in Corporate/M&A
The three top areas of expertise - Corporate/M&A, Banking & Finance as well as Dispute Resolution – again achieved top results. Michael Kutschera, Thomas Schirmer and Florian Khol are listed as leading corporate law experts. They are solution-oriented team players who handle things with unbelievable speed and hands-on mentality, Chambers sources comment on the work of the Binder Grösswang practitioners.
Market Leader: The Banking and Finance Team
The well connected top of the market Banking and Finance Team is an advisor to prestigious Austrian and international financial institutions and corporate groups. Clients appreciate the professional and structured way in which the team communicates and works. Sources underscore the friendly attitude, quick grasp of the situation and enormous commitment and responsiveness of the team.
Partner Stefan Tiefenthaler is described as a distinguished financing expert well known for his outstanding experience in corporate and project financing. A client dubbed him “an excellent lawyer with profound knowledge”.
Michael Binder is known as a distinguished regulatory specialist with enormous experience in the restructuring of financial institutions and banks. Tibor Fabian is presented as a reputable practitioner advising on a broad scope of financing transactions. Clients value him for his high-level of experience in advising on large-scale transactions. Stephan Heckenthaler is well respected for his banking regulatory expertise; Emanuel Welten is a notable Banking & Finance lawyer described as extremely solution-oriented by a client.
Dispute Resolution – Top of the Class
The Dispute Resolution team was likewise well positioned to defend their top position. According to the latest edition of Chambers they ensure excellent advisory services in litigation and they are specialists in complex international artbitration.
Christian Klausegger continues to live up to his reputation as a distinguished counsel in litigation and renowned arbitrator. Several Chambers sources admire his unique negotiation skills and strategy.
Michael Kutschera is happy to find his name under the heading "Most in Demand Arbitrator" yet again.
Clients feel very well taken care of by up-and-coming Partner Stefan Albiez.
14 Binder Grösswang Practice Areas in the Rankings:
Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Competition/European Law, Corporate M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment, IP, Public Law General, Public Procurement, Real Estate, Restructuring/Insolvency, Tax, TMT-Information Technology, TMT- Telecommunications.
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Rankings for Austria in the Chambers Europe Guide 2018 can found found at