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Johannes Trenkwalder

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Attorney-at-law for corporate law/M&A and energy law | Managing Partner Kyiv, RRH

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Gauermanngasse 2
1010 Vienna
Austria
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
19B Instytutska St.
01021 Kyiv
Ukraine
Languages German, English
Corporate/M&A

Specialisation in corporate law/M&A

Johannes Trenkwalder is an attorney-at-law for corporate law/M&A and a leading expert in the field of energy law. He is a partner of CMS in Vienna and a member of the Transaction Team.

Industries

As an experienced specialist in national and international transactions, Johannes Trenkwalder has been advising companies in Austria and the entire CEE region on their M&A activities since 2000.

Publications and articles

Johannes Trenkwalder is also the author of numerous specialist publications in the fields of corporate law and takeover law.

Ranking

He is repeatedly recommended by Global Chambers for his expertise in corporate law and M&A and clients particularly appreciate his efficiency, commercial approach and strong problem-solving skills.

Roles

Since 2009 Johannes Trenkwalder has been managing the office of CMS-Reich-Rohrwig Hainz in Kyiv and advising numerous foreign companies on their investments in Ukraine.

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Clients enthuse: "He was particularly useful when it came to difficult situations in our contract negotiations; his finely-honed negotiation and communication skills navigated us through turbulent times. We also appreciate his strategic experience and advice. As a client, having him on our side of the table made negotiating with our counterpart a lot more relaxed."

Chambers Europe 2015

A client says: "He always picks up a phone and tries to find a quick solution. He also adds great value in negotiations of contracts."

Chambers Europe, 2016

Johannes Trenkwalder ‘understands the needs of clients’.

Legal 500, 2017

Education

  • 2000 - Master of Laws (LL.M.), European Business Law, University of Manchester
  • 1995 - Master of Laws, Universities of Vienna and Innsbruck
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Publications

  • "Ausgewählte rechtliche Aspekte nach Vertragsunterzeichnung und Grundlagen sowie praktische Bedeutung von MAC in Österreich" in Unternehmenskauf- und verkauf, (Selected legal aspects after a contract has been signed, as well as the basic principles and practical meaning of MACs in Austria” in The sale and acquisition of companies, German publication), Schulthess Verlag, 2016
  • Kommentar zum Übernahmegesetz (Commentary to takeover law, German publication), Manz, 2016
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Energy

Specialisation in energy law

Johannes Trenkwalder is an attorney-at-law for energy law and a leading expert in the field of corporate law/M&A. He is a partner of CMS in Vienna and a member of our Transaction Team.

Industries

Johannes Trenkwalder heads the Energy Sector Group at CMS in Vienna and manages numerous transactions in the energy sector. His focus in this area is on renewable energy projects, energy infrastructure and energy efficiency. As an experienced specialist for national and international transactions, he has been advising companies in Austria and the entire CEE region on their M&A activities since 2000.

Publications

Johannes Trenkwalder is the author of numerous specialist publications in the fields of corporate law and takeover law.

Roles

Johannes Trenkwalder is the CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz partner responsible for the office in Kyiv.

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Clients enthuse: "He was particularly useful when it came to difficult situations in our contract negotiations; his finely-honed negotiation and communication skills navigated us through turbulent times. We also appreciate his strategic experience and advice. As a client, having him on our side of the table made negotiating with our counterpart a lot more relaxed."

Chambers Europe 2015

A client says: "He always picks up a phone and tries to find a quick solution. He also adds great value in negotiations of contracts."

Chambers Europe, 2016

Education

  • 2000 - Master of Laws (LL.M.), European Business Law, University of Manchester
  • 1995 - Master of Laws, Universities of Vienna and Innsbruck
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Publications

  • "Ausgewählte rechtliche Aspekte nach Vertragsunterzeichnung und Grundlagen sowie praktische Bedeutung von MAC in Österreich" in Unternehmenskauf- und verkauf, (Selected legal aspects after a contract has been signed, as well as the basic principles and practical meaning of MACs in Austria” in The sale and acquisition of companies, German publication), Schulthess Verlag, 2016
  • Kommentar zum Übernahmegesetz (Commentary to takeover law, German publication), Manz, 2016
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