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Werner Piplits
Benjamin Hrubes
Florentina Vicas

Fields of Expertise

  • Restructuring, M & A
  • Labor disputes, strike actions and unions
  • Electoral procedures for works councils
  • Shop agreements and relations with works councils
  • Lay-off and redundancy schemes
  • Commencement and conclusion of employment relations/agreements
  • Representation in annulment procedures
  • Questions relating to all issues of employment benefits and rights (e.g. wages/remuneration, maternity/paternity, vacation etc.)
  • Data protection
  • Employment rights for international workforce
  • Conception of Building and Supply Contracts
  • Drafting of Sale Terms and Delivery Conditions
  • (International) Law of Transport
  • CMR and CISG
  • Protection against and enforcement of warranty and liability claims
  • Advising on international jurisdiction
  • Resolving conflict of laws
  • Representation in civil courts and arbitration tribunals
  • Conceiving and drafting Articles of Partnership and of Corporate Charters
  • Establishment of Companies and Company Restructuring
  • Due Diligence
  • Laws of Private Trusts
  • Matters regarding Board of Directors and Supervisory Boards
  • Disputes between shareholders (access to books and accounts, compensation payments, etc.)
  • Commercial rental and leasing agreements
  • Advising on issues regarding to maintenance and repair of chattels, fixtures and real estate
  • Assessment of operating cost
  • Consultation and representation in approval procedures regarding facility sites
  • Execution of eviction and restoring procedures
  • Real estate transfers
  • Legal assessment with regard to contaminated sites
  • Land registry procedures
  • Land use laws
  • Comprehensive representation at Austrian Courts and Administrative Authorities
  • Representation at the Equal Treatment Commission
  • Representation in arbitration procedures
  • Enforcement of claims in provisory procedures
  • Enforcement of titles in execution procedures
  • Mediation and negotiation
  • Representation in administrative approval procedures regarding facility sites
  • Representation in administrative penalty proceedings (e.g. food safety and consumer protection, occupational health and safety, trade regulations, etc.)
  • Representation at the Legal Board of Construction
  • Appeal procedures at the provincial and/or federal administrative tribunals
  • Appeal procedures at the Austrian Supreme Court of Administration
  • Support in case of infringement of business and trade secrets
  • Protection against unlawful headhunting
  • Protection against misleading or aggressive business practices
  • Evaluation of advertising tactics
  • Notification of clearance sales
  • Representation in courts and in provisory procedures

C o n t a c t

Kärntner Straße 25
1010 Wien
Tel: +43 (1) 512 03 87
Fax: +43 (1) 512 03 87 – 20
Email: office@piplits.at

Public transfer

U1 / U3 Stephansplatz
U1 / U2 / U4 Karlsplatz

Nearest parking lots

Kärntner Straße – Tiefgarage: Kärntner Str. 51
Garage Palais Corso: Mahlerstraße 12
WIPARK – Garage „Weihburggasse“: Hegelgasse 1

Entrance is at Himmelpfortgasse 1 (corner building to Kärntner Straße).