Specialisation in private clients
Johannes Reich-Rohrwig is attorney-at-law for inheritance law and private clients. He is one of the leading lawyers in Austria in the fields of corporate law, commercial law and inheritance law. He has extensive experience in the field of private and business succession, gifts and wills. His profound knowledge of civil law, commercial law and corporate law enables him to support private clients to plan asset succession (especially in family businesses), in the transfer of company shares and shares, establish and structure of private foundations, trusts and the execute of wills, as well as to establish marriage contracts, inheritance contracts, gifts on death, and succession and maintenance agreements.
Johannes Reich-Rohrwig advises clients on the establishment of private foundations and the revision of foundation deeds. He himself is chairman of several private foundations. For his clients, he draws up testamentary dispositions and succession arrangements among living persons and advises on asset transfers. Johannes Reich-Rohrwig represents clients in inheritance disputes and in legitime (forced share) actions.
Johannes Reich-Rohrwig gave numerous lectures on the planning of asset succession, in particular on companies, companies and the constitution of gifts, gifts with conditions, wills and succession (including the right to a legitime [forced share]).
Publications and articles
Johannes Reich-Rohrwig has published for CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz GmbH the book Erbrecht 2017 - richtig vererben, Fehler vermeiden (Inheritance Law 2017 - Bequeath lawfully, avoiding mistakes) and in 2019 an essay on the topic “Planung der Vermögensnachfolge” (“Planning Asset Succession”) in 2019. He also wrote the civil law and inheritance law part of the book Unternehmensnachfolge (Company Succession) for Bank Austria.
Johannes Reich-Rohrwig received the “Advocatus'13: - Client Award for Corporate Law, which is presented by the daily newspaper Die Presse, for the most client nominations.
Johannes Reich-Rohrwig is a partner of CMS in Vienna, university professor at the Institute for Corporate Law and Business Law at the University of Vienna and examiner for the judge examination. He is also co-editor of the business law journal ecolex, which covers corporate law.