IT and Telecommunications

Legal 500 - IT and Telecommunications (Tier 2)

CHSH Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati has a core focus on IT matters and regularly advises on e-commerce and data protection. ‘Quick and pragmatic’ practice head Hans Kristoferitsch assisted Samsung with IT and data protection aspects of the launch of new software.

Chambers and Partners - IT and Telecommunications (Band 4)

What the team is known for Well regarded for knowledge of telecoms, in particular when it comes to regulatory issues. Additionally, assists with IT matters, including M&A deals in the sector as well as outsourcing, software and cloud computing. Notable data protection expertise, ranging from data transfer and international regulatory advice to representation before the Austrian data protection authorities.

Work highlights Assisted HP with a variety of IT matters including data privacy, outsourcing and regulatory inquiries.

Advised Samsung on data protection, software and compliance issues.

Significant clients Telekom Austria, ASFiNAG, Microsoft, SPAR, AT&T.

Notable practitioners

Hans Kristoferitsch and Georg Konrad are first points of contact for TMT queries.




  • The Legal 500 2017: Europe, Middle East & Africa 
  • IFLR 1000  2018 - The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms 
  • Chambers & Partners 2017, Chambers Europe - Europe's Leading Lawyers for Business