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David Kohl


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

David Kohl joined the corporate transactions team of CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz as an associate in October 2018. He specialises in general corporate law and advising clients on national and international M&A transactions. 

Prior to joining CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz, he worked as a legal intern and associate in the corporate/M&A team of a renowned Austrian business law firm starting in 2016. He also gained professional experience as an associate at one of the Big Four international accounting firms and as a university assistant at the King’s College Business School in London. 

He finished his management studies at King’s College London in 2013 in the top one percent of all students. In 2015, he completed his law degree at the University of Graz and ESADE Law School (Erasmus). He is fluent in German and English and has a good command of Spanish and Italian.

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  • 2015 – Law, University of Graz
  • 2014 – Erasmus, ESADE Law School, Barcelona
  • 2013 – Business Management, King’s College London
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  • Vienna Bar Association
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  • Scheicher/Kohl, Grenzüberschreitende Formwechsel von Privatstiftungen (Cross-border Conversions of Private Foundations), ecolex 2019, 151.
  • Kohl, Grenzüberschreitende Spaltungen: eine aktuelle Bestandsaufnahme (Cross-border Divisions: A Review of the Current Situation), in: RdW 2019,7.
  • Kohl/Scheicher, Die Gründungsprivilegierung in der Insolvenz: Haftungsdurchgriff auf die Gesellschafter? (The foundation privilege during insolvency: piercing the corporate veil?, publication in German), in: Der Gesellschafter – Zeitschrift für Gesellschafts- und Unternehmensrecht 2018, 98
  • Kohl/Schwab, Die nationalen Durchsetzungsinstrumente des Beihilfenrechts in Österreich (National enforcement mechanisms of state-aid-law in Austria, publication in German), in: ecolex 2018, 439
  • Thelen/Kohl, Kontengestaltung bei der GmbH & Co KG (Capital Accounts at a GmbH & Co KG, publication in German), in: RWZ – Zeitschrift für Recht und Rechnungswesen 2017, 80
  • Kohl/Wolf, "Umbrella Claims" im Lichte der EU-Schadenersatzrichtlinie und des KaWeRÄG 2017 (Umbrella claims in the light of the EU Damages Directive and the Austrian Antitrust and Competition Law Amendment Act 2017, publication in German), in: wirtschaftsrechtliche blätter 2017, 675
  • Kohl/Schmidt, Europäisches Wettbewerbsrecht: 25 Jahre Essential Facilities Doctrine (European competition law: 25 years of the essential facilities doctrine, publication in German), in: RdW – Österreichisches Recht der Wirtschaft 2017, 398
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