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Günther Hanslik


CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Gauermanngasse 2
1010 Vienna
Languages German, English

Günther Hanslik is a partner in the transactions team of CMS Vienna, focusing on finance transactions, restructurings and corporate transactions.

As head of the transactional finance team of CMS Vienna, he supports clients in high-profile projects in Austria and CEE. He continuously acts on behalf of leading European financial institutions as well as large corporations.

Günther Hanslik has repeatedly been recommended as leading lawyer in the field of finance transactions by JUVE, Legal 500 and Chambers Global, among others.

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Clients praise Günther Hanslik for his "excellent legal skills and succinct advice."

Chambers Europe 2016

The practice is headed by “outstanding lawyer” Günther Hanslik, who has “outstanding negotiating skills.”

Legal 500, 2016

Clients say Günther Hanslik “handles negotiations very elegantly – he is very cool and doesn’t get ruffled”. Further sources add, “He has a great deal of integrity and is very reliable and trustworthy.”

Chambers Europe, 2015


  • 1995 - Doctorate studies in Law, University of Vienna
  • 1993 - Université Paris II
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  • Wissenszurechnung beim Unternehmenskauf (Imputation of knowledge when acquiring companies, German publication), ecolex 2016
  • Big Deal: M&A-Verträge richtig verhandeln, (Big Deals: getting M&A negotiations right, German publication) LexisNexis 2014
  • Akquisitionsfinanzierung, in: Althuber/Schopper (Hrsg.), (Financing acquisitions, in: Althuber/Schopper (Hrsg.), Handbook for Acquisitions & Due Diligence, German publication) Handbuch Unternehmenskauf & Due Diligence
  • Market Disruption - Auswirkung der gegenwärtigen Liquiditätskrise auf Kredite mit variablen Zinsklauseln, (Market Disruption - Effects of the current cash crisis on loans with variable interest clauses) (with Wendelin Ettmayer), ecolex 2018, 1085 
  • MAC-Klauseln in Unternehmenskaufverträgen, (MAC clauses in acquisitions agreements, German publication) ecolex 2007, 829
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