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07
Январь 2019

CHSH appoints two new partners

The number of partners at CHSH Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati increased from 1 January 2019: Dr. Michaela Siegwart and Mag. Lorenz Pracht are made partners of the firm.

As one of Austria's largest and most renowned corporate law firms with offices in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe, CHSH continues its expansion.

Dr. Michaela Siegwart becomes a partner in the Contentious Business Team

Dr. Michaela Siegwart (43) has been advising and representing national and international clients in complex commercial matters for many years. She specialises in procedural, procurement, insurance and construction contract law. Dr. Siegwart has been with CHSH since 2001 and was awarded her doctorate from the University of Vienna in 2013. She lectures on subjects relating to public procurement.

Mag. Lorenz Pracht becomes a partner in the Corporate Transactions Team

Mag. Lorenz Pracht (39) specialises in mergers and acquisitions, company law, capital markets law and energy law. After studying law at the University of Vienna, he went on to graduate from the "International Tax Law" (LL.M.) master programme at the Vienna University of Economics and Business in 2007. Mag. Lorenz Pracht has many years' experience of advising national and international clients. During his career, he also held the position of in-house counsel at a listed industrial company in Vienna for a period of two years.

"Welcoming two new partners is a clear sign of sustained growth. In so doing, we are also laying the foundations upon which we can continue to expand the range of advisory services we offer our clients in the next few years. We're delighted that two long-standing home grown talents, Michaela Siegwart and Lorenz Pracht, have rightfully been made partners of our firm", stress Managing Partners Dr. Albert Birkner, LL.M. and Dr. Clemens Hasenauer LL.M./MBA.