Banking and Financing

We provide advice to Austrian and foreign banks and to companies, who have questions relevant to the banking law. We assist preparing the documentation when applying for a loan and defining appropriate securities therefore. With our long standing experince we also cover the financing of restructuring and syndicated financing. Naturally debt recovery and realization of collateral belong to our fields of knowledge as well as requests for legal opinions.

Leasing Law

We supervise many leasing companies. Our assistance starts with constructing model contracts and accompanying problem cases up to judicial prosecutions and realizations.

Business and Company Law

Our service spectrum comprises continous supervision of national and international enterprises and enterpreneurs under company law from Start-Ups, small and medium sizes companies to large corporations. We implement company foundations, offer continous support for companies, managing directors and their associates and advise during restructuring. We endeavour the close cooperation with accountants and auditors to reach the most efficient solution for our clients.

Mergers & Acquisitions

One of our main competences for many years has been the attendance of purchase and sale of companies. Our assistance starts with the structuring of the transaction over the due-diligence procedures to the construction of all neccesssary contracts and their negotiation. With our experience we also cover all other legal issues involved in such transactions.


AHP Lawyers have numerous employees and lawyers who are fluent in Italian. We represent Italian clients in Austria and also many Austrian companies located in Northern Italy.

Real Estate and Construction Law

Private and company clients rely on us concerning all questions about real estate law, in particular the purchase, developing and realization as well as financing of property. We realise due-diligence procedures real estate related M & A transactions and also contract drafting according to real estate law. Our consulting service is rounded up by all areas of the Landlord and Tenancy Law and Right of Abode.

Furthermore we construct and negotiate land and building contracts for our clients and represent them in tenency and construction law - court proceedings.

With numerous clients we develop detailed strategies regarding the enforcement and the defense of claims of contract work laws.

Distribution Law

The division distribution law requires the appointment of a legal representative or advisor who is constantly occupied in this field as the legal problems can be highly complex. We advise and represent sales representatives, authorized dealers, franchisees, brokers, agents and other entrepreneurs involved in distribution with our long standing expertise and daily routine with this very specialist law.

We calculate compensation entitlements for our clients, enforce these commission claims or other demands out of court or if neccessary judicially.

We construct agency agreements, franchise and any distribution contract and advise our clients with everything concernig distribution law.

One of our outstanding competences is the legel representation of petrol station lease holders. We successfully advise and represent petrol station lease holders in all legal concerns.

Competition Law, Industrial Property Protection

We have long standing experience in all matters of industrial property protection, as in patent law, trademark law, design rights, copyrights and competition law.

Our service profile includes the evaluation of advertising campaigns, the conduct of competition claims concerning registration and assignment of national and international trademarks as well as the construction of contracts focused on intellectual property rights.

Insolvency and Restructuring Law

AHP has long standing experience in all areas of Insolvency Law. We take over insolvancy administration as well as focus our work on representing creditors, in particular advising banks in connection with non performing credit management. Additionally we advise companies at risk of insolvency about their restructuring possibilities and their risk of liabilities.


Conducting of Cases and Mediation

 Should a dispute not be feasible by mutual agreement, our longstanding experience with controversial issues enables us to efficiently implement our clients´claims before a state court or authority as well as before a national or international arbitral court.

We provide our clients with a transparent and thorough analysis of risks and chances before and during controversial issues, in order to keep an eye on the economical point of view of a court case.

 Our experienced and registered mediator works out the most effective solution strategy for our clients.

General Civil Law

We advise private clients and companies in all concerns regarding civil law. We represent our clients in all questions of compensation and guarantee law. We run civil law demands for our clients. Due to the longstanding representation of insurance companies and roadconstructors, sustainers and operators as well as private clients we have acquired extensive know-how in transport law, which is constantly brought up to date. We have a substantial expertise in works contract law and we are at our clients disposal for putting up contracts in all civil law matters.

Succession Law and Probate Proceedings, in particular Corporate Successions

We advise and represent private clients in succession and probate proceedings as well as out of court inheritance procedures. We prepare contracts of succession for our clients and construct testaments and legacies. We develop modern corporate handovers and accompany businesses and entrepeneurs during the change of generations.

Criminal Law

We work as defense lawyers in front of criminal courts and defend all criminal cases. With our expertise in commercial  law we defend all economic business matters.

Public Law

 We have professional knowledge in the fields of administrative and constitutional law as well as in administrative penalty proceedings.

We supervise public corporations and have full experience with civil service law and municipal law.

We represent our clients during constructions procedures and matters of spatial planning.

Labour Law

We advise numerous companies in all questions regarding collective rights and individual employment laws. We have comprehensive experience with the construction and negotiation of employment and management contracts. We regularly represent employers in legal disputes in court and at arbitration boards.