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Dr. Bernhard Girsch, LL.M.

Attorney at Law, Partner

girsch@brauneis.law

+43 1 532 12 10

Focus

  • Corporate & Commercial

  • Real Estate

  • Litigation

Languages

German, English, Swedish

Statements

  • Bernhard Girsch, an expert in contract law, is recommended. (Legal 500)

  • Bernhard Girsch is highly responsive, loyal and a team player. (Legal 500)

  • Brauneis Klauser Prändl Rechtsanwälte GmbH’s private client practice focuses on inheritance disputes, and is also closely linked to the firm’s real estate practice. Bernhard Girsch is the main contact. (Legal 500)

Admission

Since 2002 as attorney-at-law

Career

Partner at Brauneis Attorneys at Law (formerly bkp) since 2006
2002-2006 Attorney at bkp
1998-2002 Associate at bkp
1997-1998 Internship at the European Commission in Brussels (DG Competition - Merger Task Force)
1997 Internship at the Austrian Cartel Court
1995 Internship in Great Britain with various judges, barristers and solicitors

Teaching and Lecturing

Lectures for ICC Austria, international organisations, in particular on international distribution agreements, European & Austrian antitrust law, avoidance of pittfalls in contracts, choice of the ideal employment relationship, manager liability

Education

2001 Dr.iur., University of Vienna
1996 LL.M., Postgraduate studies in European Law at the University of Lund (Master of European Law)
1994 Mag. iur., University of Vienna
1994 Exchange Student at the University of Göttingen (Erasmus scholarship)

Memberships

Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht eV,
ICC,
Federal Logistics Association Austria,
International Bar Association (IBA),
Vienna Bar Association

Fusionskontrolle in konzentrierten Märkten Das theoretische Konzept der oligopolistischen Marktbeherrschung und dessen Anwendung in der Praxis, Verlag NWV 2002

Internationale Streitanhängigkeit im grenzüberschreitenden Straßengüterverkehr, in: ecolex 2006, 622
International Transactions and Merger Control under Austrian Jurisdiction, in: International Business Transactions and Standard Forms, Kluwer Law International 2006
Different Regimes for Cartels and Vertical Distribution Agreements further delineated, in: European Update 2004, 5
Mergers in Oligopolistic Markets – Proposal for guidelines for the assessment of effects on competition of transactions on highly concentrated markets, European Update 2002, 15
Oligopolistisches Parallelverhalten von Fähren- und Eurotunnel-Unternehmen, in: ELR 2000, 30
Kartellgesetznovelle 1999 als Regierungsvorlage, in: ecolex 1999, 410 (Mitautor)
Klassische juristische Berufe und Gerichtssystem in Großbritannien, in: AnwBl 1998, 550
 From Notification to Approval, Austrian Competition Law, From Notification to Approval, European Counsel 1997 (Mitautor)

Änderungen beim Unternehmensübergang,

Legal News, May 2007

Exekution der Stiftungsvermögen,

Legal News, November 2006

Unternehmensgesetzbuch NEU,

Legal News, July 2006

Grundzüge des neuen (strengeren) Kartellgesetzes,

Legal News, January 2005

Neuerungen bei Technologielizenzen,

Legal News, May 2004

Kartellrecht als Schranke von Unternehmensstrategien, Änderungen in der Europäischen Fusionskontrolle,

Legal News, March 2004

Schwere Zeiten für Große Unternehmen,

in: ecolex 2000, 367 (Mitautor), January 2000