Commercial, company and corporate law

As a business owner, you have to make far-reaching decisions every day that naturally require legal knowledge. Irrespective, if you are a managing director, chairperson, supervisory board, shareholder, contractual partner or investor.

Litigation before the courts and arbitration tribunals

It is not always possible to resolve disputes without involving the court or an arbitration tribunal. If a proceeding cannot be avoided, it is important that you have someone at your side with competence and experience who will confidently support you with your decisions.

Claims for damages and consumer protection claims in civil and criminal proceedings

Claims for damages can arise if you are unlawfully harmed by others. Irrespective, if you are a businessperson, consumer, employer, employee or road user.

White-collar crime and corruption law

You or your company may be directly or indirectly affected by criminal proceedings or corruption case. Or you have received an unwelcome visit from criminal investigators for a search of your premises.

Constitutional law and protection of civil rights

You have been violated in your civil human rights or your constitutionally-guaranteed rights and/or you are a victim of arbitrariness of the authorities.

Public commercial law – administrative law

A large part of the economic exchange of services takes place within the legal framework of public law.  Thus, it is often not carried out before the civil courts but before administrative authorities.

Railway law

The opening and liberalisation of the railway market is a goal that is being promoted by the European Union.

Building, real estate and housing law

The construction of your own home, purchase of a property, establishment of condominium or the conclusion of a rental contract.


As a businessperson, you are facing more and more rules, standards or guidelines in almost every branch of industry each year.

Contract law

Watertight contracts are indispensable in the world of business. In your interest, they should ensure legal certainty and avoid disputes.

Labor and social law

You need: Contracts, works agreements, interpretation of collective agreements, support with the termination of employment relationships or find yourself in a conflicting situation within the company.


Competent, fast and solution-oriented

B&S Böhmdorfer Schender Rechtsanwälte GmbH is one of the leading commercial law firm in Austria. Our clients can expect a well-coordinated team of lawyers. We resolve all problems of commercial law with the highest level of competence and effectiveness.

These goals are ambitious. Not only do we have the necessary legal knowledge, but we also keep an eye on the bigger picture. We will handle your case from different angles and find your solution by including and considering all relevant areas of law.

We think and give our advice in an interdisciplinary manner. As a law firm, this makes us a unique centre of expertise seldom found in Austria.

Many legal problems require to be resolved quickly, in fact, very quickly and we are ready to proceed at pace with you. We never lose sight of the goal of always achieving the best possible results for you. In this way, we combine many years of experience with modern solutions.

Our advice is the result of the interaction of the best legal ideas. It starts with a careful examination of the facts. Sometimes complex issues also require the deployment of additional top experts. A network of high-level specialists is waiting to support you.

We look forward to assisting you with your legal challenges!


Dieter Böhmdorfer (Dr.)

Dieter Böhmdorfer (Dr.) has worked since 1973 as a lawyer in Vienna. In February 2000, he was appointed Federal Minister of Justice of the Republic of Austria. He held this position until June 2004. He was then a member of the Austrian National Council until August 2005. He has never been a member of a political party. Dieter Böhmdorfer (Dr.) has also held and continues to hold supervisory board mandates in both the public and private sector.


Rüdiger Schender (Mag.)

Rüdiger Schender (Mag.) worked for the Federal Ministry of Justice and the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology after studying law. He has worked since 2010 as a lawyer in Vienna and is a founding partner of B&S Böhmdorfer Schender Rechtsanwälte GmbH. Rüdiger Schender (Mag.) is chairman of the Working Group on Criminal Law of the Austrian Bar Association and member of the Committee of the Vienna Bar Association.


Daša Varga (Mag.)

ATTORNEY (on maternity leave)
Daša Varga (Mag.) studied at the University of Vienna and passed her bar examination with excellent results in the district of the Higher Regional Court of Vienna. She has several years of experience in the area of civil law as well as in the fields of constitutional and commercial criminal law. She has been working as an attorney in Vienna since 2018.


Dr. Katharina Völkl-Posch studied law in Vienna, Salzburg and Rome. She specializes primarily in employment law and regularly publishes on practice-relevant topics. After a long university career at the Institute of Labour and Social Law at the University of Vienna, in the course of which she completed her doctorate, she was admitted to the Vienna bar in 2010. Dr. Katharina Völkl-Posch is a member of the committee of the Vienna Bar Association and a member of the ÖRAK working group for economic issues. She is a member of the 2nd Senate of the Austrian Football League.



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