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Christoph Birner


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

Field of activity

Christoph Birner joined CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz in May 2019 as an associate, specialising primarily in banking and finance and corporate law/M&A. He advises international companies and banks on corporate and financing transactions. He previously supported the CMS Transaction Team as a legal assistant.

Previous professional experience / training

In 2018, Christoph Birner completed his law studies at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, where he also studied business administration within the minimum period of study. His legal studies included a semester abroad at the Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan. He gained additional experience abroad by participating in summer programmes at the internationally renowned faculties at the University of Oxford and Harvard Law School.

He has gained a wide range of professional experience in both law and private sector internships. He completed his legal practice at the Vienna Higher Regional Court, including the Vienna Commercial Court.

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  • 2018 – Master’s in Commercial Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • 2016 – Bachelor’s in Commercial Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • 2016 – Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Vienna University of Economics and Business
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