Dr. Bernhard Girsch, LL.M.

| Tel: +43 1 532 12 10

POSITION: Lawyer, Partner

FOCUS: Dispute Resolution, Real Estate Law, Competition and Antitrust Law; Company and Corporate Law,

LANGUAGES: German, English, Swedish

  

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 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, IBA, ICC, Federal Logistics Association Austria
Vienna Bar Association

Books

Fusionskontrolle in konzentrierten Märkten

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

Articles

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)

Other publications

Schwere Zeiten für Große Unternehmen

in: ecolex 2000, 367 (Mitautor)

January 2000

Änderungen beim Unternehmensübergang

bkp Legal News

May 2007

Exekution der Stiftungsvermögen

bkp Legal News

November 2006

Unternehmensgesetzbuch NEU

bkp Legal News

July 2006

Grundzüge des neuen (strengeren) Kartellgesetzes

bkp Legal News

January 2005

Neuerungen bei Technologielizenzen

bkp Legal News

May 2004

Kartellrecht als Schranke von Unternehmensstrategien, Änderungen in der Europäischen Fusionskontrolle

bkp Legal News

March 2004