Hornek Hubacek Lichtenstrasser Epler Rechtsanwälte OG

Our aim is clearly defined:
Success for our clients!

Hornek Hubacek Lichtenstrasser Epler Rechtsanwälte OG

Our aim is clearly defined:
Success for our clients!

Attorneys at Law

Practice Areas

Contract and Civil Law, Civil Proceedings and Arbitration

We have profound legal expertise in all areas of civil law. We represent our clients in extra-judicial negotiations and in legal litigation and arbitration proceedings. Furthermore, we draft, review and assess civil law contracts.

Labor and Social Security Law

We advise employers and employees, especially on the terms of employment contracts, before the Labor Court as well as extrajudicially. As competent partner in labor and social law issues we support our business clients in everyday personnel issues as well as in strategic projects. Moreover, we represent in labor and social security legal court litigation.

Marriage, Family and Domestic Relations Law

We offer specialized legal expertise and long-term experience in the field of marriage, family and domestic relations law. We counsel and represent in divorce, separation and alimony proceedings as well as connected proceedings, such as trespass and criminal proceedings, issues in connection with child custody, visitation rights, child alimony, child abduction, adoption and paternity disputes.

We advise our clients on alternative methods of dispute settlement, such as mediation, and support them in the daily life implementation of the results. Furthermore, we draft and review divorce and separation agreements, settlements or marriage contracts. Our highest objective is to reach a long-term solution with best possible protection of the interests of all involved parties, especially of the children.

Consumer Protection Law

Consumer protection law is relevant to our business clients as well as to our private clients. We draft and review contracts with a focus on consumer protection law and represent in consumer protection legal disputes.

Real Estate and Construction Law, Landlord Tenant Law

With great pleasure, we take on the efficient and secure implementation of your home- or property acquisition, from preparing a draft of the contract up to the incorporation of your property into the land register. In addition to the planning, the drafting of the contract, the land register-related and fiduciary aspects of property acquisition, we also advise our clients in questions related to the property-and construction law, as well as the both, extrajudicial and judicial legal issues concerning tenant-and property law.

Tort and Warranty Law

We advise our clients on their tort and warranty claims and hereby pay special attention to extrajudicial dispute settlement; however, we also regularly represent our clients in legal litigation.

Enforcement Law and Collection

We support our clients in the enforcement of outstanding accounts, from the reminder up to the judicial assertion as well the enforcement of legally binding judgements.

Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions

We advise our business clients on the choice of the right corporate structure as well as on corporate law issues in everyday business. We counsel in complex corporate transactions, especially international acquisition and alienation of undertakings as well as joint ventures. In particular, this comprises the conduction of the legal due diligence, advising on the optimal structure of transactions, drafting of contracts and other documents, and supporting our clients in negotiations and obtaining all necessary approvals.

General Commercial Law, Commercial Agent and Sales Law

We advise our clients on all matters of general Commercial Law, Commercial Agent Law and Sales Law especially in the drafting of contracts. We represent our clients in legal litigation in complex economic litigation as well as in arbitration proceedings. The representation of our clients also encompasses a complex economic activity before the Civil Courts and the Courts of arbitration, as well as support in the assertion of verdicts and arbitral awards.

Trade Law and Plant Permit Law

We advise our clients in all matters of trade and plant permit law, apply for plant permits and represent before the competent authorities in trade and plant permit proceedings.

Intellectual Property Law and Competition Law

We advise our clients on all issues of intellectual property law, e.g. the enforcement of patents, designs and trademarks, the fight against product piracy as well as on copyright law issues. We offer national and international trademark research and registration as well as legal opinions on copyright law issued to our clients and draft IPR contracts.

Criminal Law

We take on your defense before the Criminal Court. This also includes the preparation for the trial as well as the utilization of legal remedies against the verdicts of Criminal Courts. We advocate for your acquittal and in cases of conviction, employ all available legal measures to ensure that the imposed sentence comes out as minimal as possible.

Telecommunication, IT and Data Protection Law

We advise suppliers in the telecommunication sector. Our advisory activities especially comprise drafting of contracts, representation in regulatory and competition authorities, representation before the Austrian supreme courts as well as assessment of general legal issues with respect to telecommunication law. Furthermore, we advise our clients on all matters regarding software licensing agreements and offer legal assistance with respect to the implementation of IT-projects.

We are specialized in the assessment of questions on data protection law. We inform our clients on the preconditions for the lawful use of personal data und provide assistance with respect to regulatory notification and permission duties when using personal data

Law firm

Our firm is situated in a central location with a view to the Stephansplatz on the corner Brandstätte 6/Wildpretmarkte 2-4 in the world-famous “Zacherlhaus”.

The Zacherlhaus was designed by the Slovenian architect and Otto-Wagner disciple Josef Plecnik. It is regarded one of the architectural jewels of the First district in Vienna and was constructed in the years 1903 until 1905. Due to the building’s cultural and historical significance, it was placed under the State’s Preservation Order and is considered one of the most important works of the Otto-Wagner-School, which is exhibited in several architectural books. The over 100-year-old history of the building is preserved with love and care to the architectural details by the descendant of the former developer Johann Zacherl.

Our firm is conveniently located within immediate walking distance (one-minute walking time) to the subway line U1 and U3 located at Stephansplatz and easily accessible by car with the parking garage located at the Hof and Hohen Markt.

Hornek Hubacek Lichtenstrasser Epler
Rechtsanwälte OG

Wildpretmarkt 2-4 | Mezzanin
A-1010 Wien

T: +43 1 587 01 37 0
F: +43 1 587 01 37 20
E-Mail: office@hhle.at

Parking Garages

  • Garage am Hof
    Am Hof 1, 1010 Wien
  • P1 Parkgaragenbetriebs GmbH
    Kleeblattgasse 11, 1010 Wien
  • Garage Freyung
    Freyung 4, 1010 Wien

Subway connections

  • U1 / U3 Stephansplatz
  • U1 / U4 Schwedenplatz