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Thomas Böhm

Partner

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

Thomas Böhm is a partner at CMS and a member of the firm’s insurance law team. He advises and represents leading Austrian and international clients in all matters of insurance law. 

He has extensive experience in drafting and reviewing insurance contracts as well as advising foreign insurance companies on entering the Austrian market. This also includes adjusting existing insurance contracts to market conventions and the legal framework in Austria. Another focus of his activities is on solving regulatory insurance issues of all kinds. He also advises clients on matters of insurance distribution law. 

As a member of the litigation & arbitration team, Thomas Böhm can look back on many years of litigation experience. He represents companies, particularly insurance companies, in legal disputes before the Austrian courts.  

Thomas Böhm has been with CMS since 2010. Before that, he worked for renowned Vienna-based law firms. He studied law at the University of Vienna and King’s College London. 

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Education

  • 2011 – Admission to the bar 
  • 2007 – Master of Laws (LL.M.), King’s College London
  • 2005 – Diploma studies at the Faculty of Law, University of Vienna 
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Memberships

  • Vienna Bar Association
  • Österreichische Gesellschaft für Versicherungsfachwissen (Austrian association of insurance experts) 
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Publications

  • Zur Gleichstellung von Hypothekargläubigern und Pfandgläubigern eines Superädifikats nach §§ 100 ff VersVG (On the equal treatment of mortgage creditors and lienors of a Superaedifikat pursuant to §§ 110 et seqq. of the Austrian insurance policy act), ecolex 2017, 971ff.
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Lectures list

  • Lecture on the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) at the Austrian association of academic insurance brokers, 12 September 2017
  • Lectures at insurance companies on the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD)
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Dispute Resolution

Thomas Böhm is a partner at CMS and a member of the firm’s litigation & arbitration team. He specialises in advising Austrian and international clients on all matters pertaining to insurance law as well as civil and corporate law, relying on years of extensive experience in litigation before Austrian courts. He particularly focuses on representing insurance companies as well as listed companies and banks in investor class actions. 

Thomas Böhm has been with CMS since 2010. Before that, he worked for renowned Vienna-based law firms. He studied law at the University of Vienna and King’s College London. 

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Education

  • 2011 – Admission to the bar
  • 2007 – Master of Laws (LL.M.), King’s College London
  • 2005 – Diploma studies at the Faculty of Law, University of Vienna 
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Memberships

  • Vienna Bar Association
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Publications

  • Zur Gleichstellung von Hypothekargläubigern und Pfandgläubigern eines Superädifikats nach §§ 100 ff VersVG (On the equal treatment of mortgage creditors and lienors of a Superaedifikat pursuant to §§ 110 seqq. of the Austrian insurance policy act), ecolex 2017, 971ff.
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