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Oliver Werner

Managing Partner at CMS Bratislava

CMS Bratislava
Staromestská 3
811 03 Bratislava
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Gauermanngasse 2
1010 Vienna
Languages German, English, French, Spanish

Oliver Werner has been a partner at CMS in Vienna since 2020 and heads the CMS Slovakia office in Bratislava as Managing Partner. As a lawyer, he works in the areas of corporate law/M&A and compliance. He is admitted to the bar in both Austria and Slovakia.

In addition to his multinational transactions (M&A) specialism, Werner advises companies with business activities in several jurisdictions on corporate law issues, creates tailor-made compliance systems and advises on money laundering prevention. He also has several years of experience in internal investigations and assists crisis-hit companies in corruption cases. 
Werner is co-head of the Compliance Group as well as head of the Corporate Group's legal staff and thus a promoter of CMS’s talent pool.

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Memberships & Roles

  • Austrian Bar Association
  • Slovenská advokátska komora (Slovak Bar Association )
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  • Compliance Outsourcing – Faktische Möglichkeiten und rechtliche Grenzen, Compliance Solutions Guide 2019
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  • 2008 - Dr. iur., Law, University of Vienna 
  • 2003 - Mag. iur., Law, University of Vienna
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