On 30 January 2020 we visited the head office of one of the leading law firms in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe: Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG.
We were received by Markus Bruckmüller, Partner of Wolf Theiss, Corporate / M&A, as well as Head of the Slovenian office. His introduction was followed by the presentation of Andrea Gritsch, Partner and Member of the Management Board of Wolf Theiss.
Wolf Theiss is one of the leading law firms in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe (CEE/SEE). It has built its reputation on a combination of unrivalled local knowledge and strong international capability. Wolf Theiss opened its first office in Vienna 60 years ago. Currently its team brings together over 340 lawyers from a diverse range of backgrounds, working in offices in 13 countries throughout the CEE/SEE region.
After the presentation of Management Board Member Ms. Andrea Gritsch, Mr. Kurt Retter, Partner of Wolf Theiss, Public Law/Regulatoriy informed us about Foreign Direct Investments in CEE / SEE ? limitations and Trends. Finally Mr. Stefan Riegler, Partner of Wolf Theiss and Head of Dispute Resolution informed us about Investment arbitration in CEE / SEE.
Over 80% of the activities of Wolf Theiss are directed to cross-border representation of international clients. The full range of services of Wolf Theiss covers: Banking & Finance, Business Crime, Capital Markets, Competition & Antitrust, Compliance, Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions, Dispute Resolution, Employment Law, Energy & Renewables; Infrastructure, Intellectual Property & Information Technology, International Arbitration, Investment Funds, Life Science, Real Estate & Construction, Regulatory & Procurement, Retail and Tax.
Wolf Theiss concentrates its energies on a unique part of the world: the complex, fast-developing markets of the CEE/SEE region. Through their international network of offices, they work closely with their clients to help them solve problems and create opportunities.
The presentations were followed by an extensive a Q&A session worth listening to and a generous selection of drinks and finger food.