RK Partners
Attorneys at Law
ABout Us

Loyalty to our clients and long-term partnerships with them is our top priority.

rk partners offers a lot more than just legal expertise:

ONE STOP SHOP

Rather than focusing exclusively on your legal issues, we pursue a holistic approach to consulting and act as a ONE STOP SHOP for all your legal, financial, tax, regulatory and business concerns.

360° APPROACH

Our 360° approach will enable our clients to save time and resources because they will be receiving all services from a single source. We ensure that all aspects of a transaction are covered and that the team of experts will collaborate efficiently.

LOYALTY

As your trusted partner, we strive to provide a comprehensive and customised service that meets your unique needs and objectives.

Advisory

Thanks to our unique concept of interdisciplinary advice, we are able to offer comprehensive support in all situations. All members of our team have many years of in-house experience and, as management consultants, are also able offer advice on the economic aspects of your transactions.

    • PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE:
      Our team of experts has in-depth knowledge of various industries and combines this with an international perspective. Where necessary, we bring in collaborating partners to ensure that our clients benefit from the best resources and professionals.
    • TRANSACTION MANAGEMENT:
      Our goal is to offer our clients optimal advice and solutions. We are happy to take on the overall management of your project and to coordinate all relevant aspects, to ensure that all legal, financial, tax and regulatory issues are taken into account.

Transaction Consulting

As your ONE STOP SHOP with a ‘360° transaction’ consulting approach, we cover the entire range of consulting services, starting with the search for the right investors all the way to the implementation and completion of the transaction.

We support our clients in structuring their transactions, performing due diligence, drafting contracts, assessing risks and opportunities, negotiating contracts and agreements, meeting compliance requirements and implementing their deals.

We like to work closely with our clients to ensure they are kept informed of the progress of the transaction and are actively involved in the decision-making process. We ensure that all required permits, legal documents and agreements are properly prepared and adhered to.

This comprehensive 360° approach enables our clients to organise the transaction process efficiently and smoothly. We bring our many years of experience, expertise and industry knowledge to bear to ensure the successful completion of the transaction and the achievement of our clients’ objectives. We offer our clients a clear overview of all aspects of the transaction, help them in making informed decisions and, as a reliable partner, will always hold ourselves available,  throughout the process, to assist in overcoming any challenges that may arise in the course of the transaction.

This detail-oriented, step-by-step approach of rk partners will ensure the best possible outcome for all your legal and business transactions.

Range of Services

As a law firm offering full scope legal representation, rk partners will provide you with support regarding all your legal issues. To us, serving our clients encompasses not only a focus on individual aspects of the relevant fields of the law, but also developing comprehensive solutions for the detailed, multi-layered and often complex legal framework within which projects and activities are carried out. We will set up a powerful team of experts for your specific project and, if necessary, bring in our cooperation partners to help in achieving the best possible result for you.

  • Employment contracts
  • Labour litigation
  • Employment law due diligence
  • Employment of foreign workers
  • Works agreements
  • Creation or termination of employment contracts
  • Employee participation
  • HR compliance
  • Negotiations with works councils and trade unions
  • Regulatory advice and representation of banks and financial service providers
  • Acquisition, project, asset and private equity, venture capital and mezzanine financing
  • Cash pooling and alternative investments
  • Crowdinvesting – Alternative Financing Act (AltGF)
  • Loan Transactions
  • Energy and infrastructure projects
  • Aircraft financing
  • Leasing
  • Liechtenstein expertise
  • Real estate financing
  • Mutual funds and pension funds
  • Restructuring, outsourcing and privatisation
  • Securitisation and other structured financings
  • Drafting of contracts for banks and financial service providers
  • Labour and employment law
  • Bank accounts
  • Forensics and debt collection
  • Corporate law, M&A, capital markets
  • Real estate
  • International cross-border projects
  • Migration law
  • Market entry for investors
  • Private clients – asset management and asset protection
  • Tax planning
  • Reorganisation and redevelopment
  • Creation of compliance manuals for individual legal fields
  • Advice in connection with house searches
  • Consulting services and representation before supervisory and investigative authorities
  • Creation of individual compliance management systems
  • Creation and implementation of document retention policies
  • Internal investigations
  • Internal investigations, including, without limitation, in the areas of criminal and antitrust law
  • Legal-forensic investigations and consultancy
  • Review and further development of existing compliance programs
  • Training for company management and employees
  • Civil law proceedings
  • Out-of-court dispute resolution
  • Strategy development
  • Non-contentious proceedings
  • (European) payment order proceedings
  • Execution proceedings
  • Arbitration proceedings (in particular under ICC and VIAC rules)
  • Set-up of family offices at specific locations
  • Asset protection (incl. trusts, foundations, etc)
  • Advice on structuring real estate and other investments
  • Corporate relocation intthe UAE
  • Transaction management
  • Trusted Advisory
  • Litigation related tsanctions (including before international and local courts)
  • Relocation and transaction management
  • Support with legal transactions and financing of companies via private capital tools within the region (including Abu Dhabi, Southeast Asia, Israel, etc.)
  • Support with restructuring business relationships tadjust tchanging economic conditions
  • Proactive protection of companies against the imposition of international sanctions
  • Wealth and asset management including the structuring of personal and business assets
  • Access tbanks and financial intermediaries
  • Set-up of family offices at specific locations
  • Asset protection (incl. trusts, foundations, etc)
  • Advice on structuring real estate and other investments
  • Corporate relocation intTurkey
  • Transaction management
  • Trusted Advisory
  • Litigation related tsanctions (before domestic and international courts)
  • Relocation and transaction management
  • Support with legal transactions and financing of companies via private capital tools within the region (including Abu Dhabi, Southeast Asia, Israel, etc.)
  • Support with restructuring business relationships tadjust tchanging economic conditions
  • Proactive protection of companies against the possible imposition of international sanctions
  • Wealth and asset management including the structuring of personal and business assets
  • Access tbanks and financial intermediaries
  • Renewables
  • Energy contract law
  • Energy regulation
  • Energy and emissions trading
  • Energy Communities
  • Power Purchase Agreements
  • Financing
  • Corporate Law / M&A
  • Infrastructure projects
  • Public Law & Environmental Law / Real Estate

For more information on our energy law-related services, see – www.energie-recht.at

  • Supervision of shareholders‘ meetings and general meetings
  • Advising executive bodies of companies, especially in connection with management, board and supervisory board agendas, including liability issues
  • Corporate Governance
  • Creation, review and revision of articles of association, shareholders‘ agreements, syndicate agreements
  • Joint Ventures
  • Ongoing corporate law consulting services
  • Restructuring and redevelopment
  • Reorganisation
  • Law of associations
  • Labour market access and labour and employment law
  • Right of residence
  • Residence permit for private individuals and investors
  • EU Blue Card
  • Company formation and self-employment
  • Acquisition of Austrian citizenship
  • Immigration Law
  • „Rot-Weiß-Rot“-Card
  • Regulatory issues (especially insider and market manipulation regulations)
  • Bank and corporate bonds
  • IPOs
  • Capital increases
  • Participation capital
  • Debt securities programs (EMTN, MTN)
  • Structuring and issue of investment funds
  • Exchangeable bonds and convertible bonds
  • Takeover bids
  • Regulatory advice on M&A transactions, reorganisation and restructuring in the financial market sector
  • Accompaniment throughout all stages of a transaction, from legal due diligence tdrafting and negotiating contracts tpreparing for signing and closing
  • Bidding process
  • Distressed M&A
  • Cross-border M&A transactions, strategic consultancy and coordination of international transactions
  • Post merger integration
  • Private equity and venture capital
  • Transaction planning and structuring
  • Legal due diligence
  • Company purchase and sale
  • Merger Control
  • Regulatory consulting services on M&A transactions, reorganisation and restructuring in the financial market sector
  • Assistance with business planning
  • Creation of business plans
  • Financial due diligence
  • Holistic M&A consulting services for banks and credit institutions
  • Joint ventures
  • Legal due diligence checks
  • Market sounding and matchmaking
  • Post-closing activities
  • Legal review and monitoring of agreements
  • Transaction and disposal processes
  • Drafting of contracts
  • Waste management and water law, environmental impact assessments
  • Building and regional planning law
  • Forest law
  • European law
  • Commercial law
  • Industrial and industrial plant law
  • infrastructure projects
  • Nature conservation law
  • Constitutional and administrative law
  • Procurement law, PPP and infrastructure
  • Buy-outs, buy-ins
  • Real estate law
  • Advance directives
  • Succession planning
  • Tax law
  • Syndicate agreements
  • Foundation law
  • Investment and asset protection
  • Powers of attorney
  • Combating sanctions
  • Checking of applicability of the sanctions regime
  • Sanctions monitoring for international companies
  • Consultancy services on resuming frozen business account relationships
  • Support with combating “Asset Freezes”

For more information on our embargoes and sanctions law-related services, see – www.sanctions.at

  • Alternative forms of participation (silent partnerships, participation rights, hybrid/mezzanine capital)
  • Assignment agreements and other intellectual property issues
  • Crowdfunding
  • Exit transactions, legal due diligence, structuring (including structuring from a tax law perspective)
  • Incorporation/company formation
  • Funding rounds (including Pre-SEED and SEED)
  • Employee participation programmes (ESOP, VSOP, PSOP, etc.)
  • Private Equity
  • Pre-startup support
  • Restructuring and refinancing
  • Subsidies and grants
  • Venture capital
  • Avoidance of fees, corporate tax and real estate transfer tax
  • Fiscal criminal law
  • Financial products
  • Income, corporation and sales tax issues
  • International tax law, double taxation agreements, avoidance of withholding taxes
  • Private clients
  • Private equity funds and private foundations
  • Tax-optimised national and international reorganizations
  • Tax planning
  • Tax structuring
  • Contentious tax proceedings
  • Reorganisation of companies (mergers, contributions, demergers)
  • Representation in tax proceedings before the Austrian Federal Administrative Court (VwGH), the Austrian Constitutional Court (VfGH) and the ECJ
  • Termination and settlement of contracts.
  • Consulting and service agreements
  • Creation, review and revision of general terms and conditions (both B2B and B2C)
  • E-commerce, especially online trade and sales platforms (e.g. ECG);
  • Manufacturing and license agreements;
  • Freight law and forwarding law (e.g. INCOTERMS);
  • Commercial and distribution agreements, such as sales, supply, agency, distribution or franchise agreements;
  • Individual contracts between companies and suppliers, customers or other business partners.
  • Cooperation agreements and outsourcing contracts;
  • Consumer protection regulations (e.g. Consumer Protection Act (KSchG), Distance Selling Act (FernAbsG);
  • Transport and logistics contracts;
  • Risks and claims related twarranty and product liability;
  • Sales law issues, commercial agents and franchise law and protection of intellectual property and know-how in connection with commercial representation, distribution and franchise;
  • Advertising;
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  • Compliance
  • Fiscal criminal law
  • Internal investigations
  • Corporate criminal law (corporate criminal liability)
  • Representation of victimised companies (private investments)
  • Commercial and corruption criminal law

Managing Partners

Auditing Banking & Finance Capital Market Law Civil law Contracts Corporate Governance Corporate law Corporate Migration Criminal Law Financial Services Immigration Intellectual Property Litigation M&A Office Management Real estate law Securities law Start Ups Taxes Transaction Management Turkish Desk Wealth planning White Collar Crime
Lukas
Röper
Partner
Lukas Roeper is one of Austria’s leading experts in providing 360° legal and business consultancy and transaction services to international and domestic clients.
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Dominik
Kurzmann
Partner
Dominik Kurzmann is one of Austria's leading experts in combined legal, corporate and transaction advisory services for international and national clients.
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Victoria
Fischl
Partner
As a partner, Victoria Fischl focuses on Corporate / M&A, Sanctions, Banking and Finance, Energy Law and Private Wealth.
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Team

Auditing Banking & Finance Capital Market Law Civil law Contracts Corporate Governance Corporate law Corporate Migration Criminal Law Financial Services Immigration Intellectual Property Litigation M&A Office Management Real estate law Securities law Start Ups Taxes Transaction Management Turkish Desk Wealth planning White Collar Crime
Elena
Altay Timoscenko
Of Counsel
Elena Altay Timoscenko has over 15 years of professional experience in investment banking.
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Dmitry
Amelin
Of Counsel
Dmitry Amelin has over 20 years’ experience in corporate finance obtained mainly international 1tier banks.
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Sara
Bayat
Attorney at Law
Sara Bayat is a fifth-year associate who has passed the bar exam. She joined RK Partners in 2023.
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Michael
Binder
Attorney at Law
Michael Binder is an expert in capital market transactions, securities law and banking law and advises both private and listed companies as well as financial institutions.
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Victoria
Fischl
Partner
As a partner, Victoria Fischl focuses on Corporate / M&A, Sanctions, Banking and Finance, Energy Law and Private Wealth.
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Danijela
Gugitscher
Office Management
Danijela Gugitscher provides professional support and first-class service thanks to her know-how in various legal fields.
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Tural
Guliyev
Immigration expert
Tural Guliyev is an Of Counsel for Immigration Law with rk partners since November 2023.
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Verena
Heffermann
Attorney at Law
Verena Heffermann is a renowned lawyer with a focus on corporate, company and general commercial law and many years of professional experience in an international environment.
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Sevhan
Hoebek
Of Counsel
Sevhan Hoebek graduated from law school at the University of Ankara, focusing her academic work on the areas of banking, finance and commercial law.
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Yelyzaveta
Horan
Of Counsel
Yelyzaveta Horan studied law in Kiev and Vienna.
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Martin
Huger
Cooperation Partner
Martin Huger graduated from law school and was a partner in a renowned business law firm before starting his own business in 2019.
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Markus
Kern
Of Counsel
Markus Kern is one of Austria's leading experts with more than 17 years of professional experience in financial services, banking and banking supervisory law, accounting, tax consulting and auditing.
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Fabian
Kiesenebner
Paralegal
Fabian Kiesenebner has been studying business law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business since 2019 and has been a part of our team since October 2023.
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Julia
Kolda
Cooperation Partner
Julia Kolda is an expert in immigration and asylum law, criminal law, international criminal law, sexual offences law, andwhite collar criminal law.
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Roland
Kuras
Of Counsel
Roland Kuras ist einer der führenden österreichischen Experten mit mehr als [30] Jahren Berufserfahrung in den Bereichen Energiebeschaffung, Planung nachhaltiger Energiesysteme und Energieberatung.
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Dominik
Kurzmann
Partner
Dominik Kurzmann is one of Austria's leading experts in combined legal, corporate and transaction advisory services for international and national clients.
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Daniela
Leitner
Cooperation Partner
Daniela Leitner is an experienced lawyer with over 20 years of expertise in litigation, white collar crime and criminal law.
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Siegbert
Nagl
Of Counsel
Siegbert Nagl is a qualified tax advisor. As the head of the Private Clients division at PWC Austria, he has acquired a deep understanding of the issues associated with foundations, family offices, asset structuring and wealth succession.
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Florian
Neuner
Associate
Florian Neuner is a dedicated and qualified trainee lawyer with broad expertise in various fields of law.
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Heinz
Neuner
Of Counsel
Heinz Neuner completed his law studies in Vienna.
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Horst
Pichlmüller
Of Counsel
Horst Pichlmüller is one of Austria's leading experts in building services and facility management with a focus on energy efficiency, green building and air hygiene and regularly advises clients in these areas.
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Evgeny
Rodionov
Of Counsel
Evgeny Rodionov is an expert in complex international financing and M&A transactions.
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Lukas
Röper
Partner
Lukas Roeper is one of Austria’s leading experts in providing 360° legal and business consultancy and transaction services to international and domestic clients.
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Christian
Slosarek
Of Counsel
Christian Slosarek is an experienced IT expert with over 15 years of professional experience.
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Stefan
Wilker
Of Counsel
Stefan Wilker has been head of the Energy&IT Group at the Institute of Computer Engineering at the Vienna University of Technology since 2019.
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Florian
Winter
Paralegal
Florian Winter joined our team as a paralegal in May 2023.
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News

In his contribution, partner Dominik Kurzmann discusses the amendments to the Lower Austrian Electricity Act (Niederösterreichisches Elektrizitätswesengesetz), which provides simplification measures for photovoltaic systems up to 1 MW. Read the article

In an interview published by the daily paper “Kurier”, legal experts Lukas Röper and Irene Alozie answer questions about the proposed reforms regarding the “Rot-Weiß-Rot” Card (RWR Card). The reforms are aimed at rendering Austria more attractive for foreign workers and to ease the process of immigration; among other things, it is proposed that the minimum income for skilled workers from third countries should be lowered. Read the article

Rankings

3/5 Stars in Banking and Finance

With Dr. Dominik Kurzmann, the firm appointed a salary partner to drive its presence in the financing of energy projects. Regulatory issues are mainly covered by Dr. Lukas Röper, who, for example, advised German fintech company Vivid Money on launching its cryptocurrency business in Austria.

Other notable – M&A
Tier 4 – Banking and Finance
Band 3 – Banking and Finance

The Vienna-based law firm PHH Rechtsanwält:innen is particularly noted for its expertise in real estate, project and aviation finance, as well as debt finance and restructuring. The team also has strong experience in advising on market entry. The group possesses further expertise in promissory notes, regulatory law and cash pooling issues. The firm’s clientele includes a range of financial institutions, from commercial banks to international investment managers.

Energy Law

[…] a ‘deep and profound knowledge and experience in the energy sector’, and is headed up by Dominik Kurzmann, who founded the practice in 2020, and is described as having ‘excellent know-how‘ in this field. The group is well placed to handle the gamut of relevant issues, but has a special focus on renewable energy sector clients.

Practice head(s):
Dominik Kurzmann

Testimonials

‘Dominik Kurzmann and his team have excellent know-how and provide hands-on advice. The response time is great.’

‘Deep and profound knowledge and experience in the energy sector. High quality output. Great client service.’

‘Highly professional, profound expertise, and fast communication.’

Banking and Finance

[…] regulatory expert Lukas Röper […] well supported at partner level by Dominik Kurzmann who focuses on renewable energy work.

Lukas Röper is an excellent banking lawyer with a broad practice and client base. He is very cooperative and a great colleague.’

‘The team is made up of highly specialised professionals in the field of banking and finance law. They provide a wide range of assistance, both at local and international level. The team has shown attention to the clients in the tailored management of each case. The team has a business-oriented mindset, high availability, and always uses a lot of empathy.’

 

Careers

A good reputation, built up and maintained by staff, is the most valuable asset of any enterprise. At rk partners, we are proud of our excellent reputation with our clients, we appreciate the fact that we do not focus exclusively on their legal issues, but pursue a holistic approach to consulting and are successful in helping our clients achieve their business objectives. We offer a unique working environment for colleagues who support each other, complement each other and grow develop new, powerful, innovative solutions every day in line with our approach of 360° consulting services for our clients. We believe that rk partners is an exceptional place twork and we are looking for exceptional people who dentify with our values and aims. If this sounds attractive to you, we will be happy to consider your application.
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