Excellence

Distinctions.

3 partners of Herbst Kinsky among the 50 best finance lawyers in Austria

“Der Börsianer – Österreichs Finanzmagazin” 2018
Christoph Herbst
Philipp Kinsky
Christoph Wildmoser ranked among the 50 best lawyers

JUVE ranking 2018/2019
Corporate Law/M&A
Herbst Kinsky among the leading law firms in Austria

JUVE Ranking Corporate Law/M&A 2018/2019

“often recommended: Dr. Phillip Dubsky, Dr. Philipp Kinsky (very advisable, competitor)”; 

“very reputed Philipp Kinsky”; “reaps the reward for its longstanding commitment with large and noticeable transactions”; “Herbst Kinsky's team frequently works with international law firms”; 

Phillip Dubsky among the 22 leading lawyers regarding Corporate Law/M&A

JUVE Ranking 2018
Employment Law –
Professor Franz Marhold again among the 11 Leading Personalities regarding Employment Law in Austria

 JUVE Ranking Employment Law 2018

“excellent reputation”; “renowned, very well connected partner”; “highly  valued”; “outstanding in court”; “acknowledged expert”

Trend Ranking 2018 –
Herbst Kinsky 4 times ranked among the top lawyers

Christoph Herbst 7th place “besten Berater im Bankenrecht” (Banking)
Christoph Herbst 4th place “der Spezialisten im öffentlichen Wirtschaftsrecht” (Public Commercial Law)
Philipp Kinsky 10th place “heißesten Aktien im Kapitalmarktrecht” (Capital Markets)
Franz Marhold 5th place “Mandanten setzen im Arbeitsrecht auf diese Experten” (Employment)

Legal 500 EMEA 2018 – Herbst Kinsky once again ranked in 6 practice groups among the best law firms in Austria

Herbst Kinsky ranked in  “Legal 500″ 2018

Banking & Finance 

Capital Markets  

Commercial, Corporate and M&A 

Employment  

Intellectual Property 

Public Law    


knowledgeable and responsive’ team

very smart Christoph Wildmoser  

a ‘good’ team advising on private placements and convertible bonds alongside compliance and regulatory issues

very experienced Philipp Kinsky and recommended associate Johannes Frank

knowledgeable, responsive and solution-oriented’ practice at Herbst Kinsky

pragmaticWolfgang Schwackhöfer   

very knowledgeable and flexible’ team head Franz Marhold has ‘great court presence

a focus on the start-up and biotech sectors

IP-team head Sonja Hebenstreit is recommended 

knowledgeable and experienced public practice

Good negotiatorChristoph Herbst

Juve Ranking 2018, Banking/Finance and Capital Markets

“In Banking and Finance law valued and in Capital Markets law recommended law firm”

Chambers and Partners 2018
Herbst Kinsky ranked in 7 categories

Herbst Kinsky recommended in “Chambers and Partners, Europe″ , 2018 regarding

Capital Markets (lawyer)

Corporate/M&A (firm & lawyer)

Employment (lawyer)

IT (firm)

Public General (firm & lawyer) 

"Christoph Herbst focuses his practice on constitutional and administrative matters. He regularly advises governments and other public entities, as well as companies from the life sciences, energy and financial services sectors. Of late, he has assisted VAMED and its subsidiaries with healthcare projects in Kuala Lumpur and Abu Dhabi, advising on issues including licensing rights, state aid and procurement law. According to one appreciative client, he is "the best solution for tricky, distinctive tasks"

"One client praises Franz Marhold of Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwälte GmbH for being "very grounded" and describes him as a "good litigator" who is "very flexible, always reachable and an uncomplicated communicator." Marhold is well regarded for his work on employee terminations, collective agreements and transfer of business mandates."

"The team is praised for its pleasant "very unpretenious" style, including its ability to communicate well with clients and peers. Clients highlight the firm's "very relaxed exchange with other firms" and add that the "co-ordination functions well"." (Corporate/M&A)

JUVE Awards 2017 – Herbst Kinsky again nominated as “Law Firm of the Year – Austria”

Herbst Kinsky once more ranked among the top Corporate/M&A law firms in Austria – JUVE 2016/17

"Recommended law firm, especially high competence in the technology sector extraordinary strenght in the start-up field most renowned law firm regarding start-up advice extremely responsive, uncomplicated" Phillip Dubsky among the 23 leading lawyers regarding corporate/M&A

Herbst Kinsky Linz among the best law firms in Linz

“Vertrauen in Qualität, gute Beratung, rasche Reaktionszeit” – client

Legal 500 EMEA 2017 – Herbst Kinsky once again ranked in 7 practice groups among the best law firms in Austria

Herbst Kinsky ranked in

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets 

Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Employment 

Intellectual Property

Public Law

Real Estate

‘good’ team primarily advises on transactional and regulatory matters; Philipp Kinsky is ‘pragmatic and flexible’;

‘motivated‘ team at Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwalte GmbH, which has a strong profile advising banking and insurance sector players and technology-driven companies;

‘very pragmatic and helpful’ Franz Marhold heads the ‘quick’ team at Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwalte GmbH;

The ‘precise and solution-oriented’ Sonja Hebenstreit heads the practice;

Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwalte GmbH is ‘experienced in complex cases’ and dedicated to advising on state aid and procurement matters, while also representing its clients in a range of administrative law proceedings.

Christoph Herbst – during three consecutive years – "Leading Individual" in Administrative and Public Law – Legal 500 EMEA, 2017

Herbst Kinsky’s practice groups and lawyers are recommended in Chambers and Partners, Europe 2017 in 5 categories

Herbst Kinsky ranked in the latest edition of “Chambers and Partners Europe" in

Capital Markets
Corporate/M&A
Dispute Resolution
Employment
IT

 "one face to the customer’ policy";
"you always get senior partner attention";
"They have very quick reaction times, and always give very practical and solution-oriented answers.”;
“They are very available and very flexible.";
"They also bring a very high level of technical competence.”;
Philipp Kinsky of Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwälte GmbH is a respected practitioner in public M&A and capital markets transactions, providing advice to investors and corporations.";
“He [Philipp Kinsky] is well versed in capital markets and knows his way around.”;
"Franz Marhold is widely recognised for his strong work in collective bargaining agreements and cross-border employment queries.":
"Clients value the “extremely fast and straightforward contact” and his “huge amount of technical knowledge.”.

Juve Ranking 2017, Banking/Finance and Capital Markets

“Eine im Bank- und Finanzrecht geschätzte und im Kapitalmarktrecht empfohlene Kanzlei” “(…) zählt zu den aufstrebenden Adressen in Debt-Finance” “(…) genießt auch einen starken Dealflow im Akquisitionsbereich” “Vielseitiges Team” “Die grenzüberschreitende finanzrechtliche Arbeit erhielt durch den Zugang von Philipp Baubin (…) einen weiteren Schub”.

3 partners of Herbst Kinsky among the 50 best finance lawyers in Austria

“Der Börsianer – Österreichs Finanzmagazin” 2016
Christoph Herbst
Philipp Kinsky
Christoph Wildmoser ranked among the 50 best lawyers

Prof. Franz Marhold among the 11 Leading Personalities regarding Employment Law in Austria – Juve, 2016

JUVE Ranking Employment Law 2016 – Franz Marhold

“excellent reputation”; “renowned , very well connected partner”; “undisputed competence, uncomplicated and very pleasant cooperation”; “outstanding employment lawyer”.

“One lawyer dominates the scene” – JUVE, 2016

"One lawyer dominates the scene . The doyen of start-up and venture capital lawyers in Vienna is undoubtedly Dr. Philipp Kinsky with his seven-member team . The name Herbst Kinsky falls invariably first when the discussion turns to lawyers for founders . “We want to be a quality label ” states the 44 year old Philipp Kinsky”, JUVE, magazine for commercial lawyers in Austria, July / August 2016.

Legal 500 EMEA 2016 – Herbst Kinsky once again ranked in 7 categories among the best law firms in Austria

Herbst Kinsky ranked in

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Employment

Intellectual Property and Media

Public Law and

Real Estate .

"Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwalte GmbH’s is ‘good-quality’, very ‘reliable and professional’ , recognised for its ‘good industry knowledge’".

Christoph Herbst – is repeatedly ranked as "Leading Individual" in Administrative and Public Law – Legal 500 EMEA, 2016

TREND – Lawyers Ranking 2016

Christoph Herbst 4th place “Top Ten im Bankenrecht” (Banking)
Christoph Herbst 4th place “der Sieger im Öffentlichen Wirtschaftsrecht” (Public Commercial Law)
Philipp Kinsky 5th place in the category “Kapitalmarktrecht ist ihre Stärke” (Capital Markets)
Franz Marhold 5th place “Top Ten im Arbeitsrecht” (Employment)

Christoph Herbst among the most voted attorneys “Abräumer des Jahres”

Herbst Kinsky’s practice groups and lawyers are recommended in Chambers and Partners, Europe 2016 in 5 categories

Recommended in

Capital Markets
Corporate/M&A
Dispute Resolution
Employment
IT

"Philipp Kinsky of Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwälte GmbH receives praise for his business-minded approach. "When I talk to him, I am not only talking to a lawyer, but a fellow entrepreneur, a colleague," a client says. He focuses on regulatory capital markets issues."

"Franz Marhold of Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwälte GmbH is lauded by clients for his "outstanding combination of academic expertise and solution-oriented advice." He acts on a broad range of employment matters in the media, metals, pharmaceuticals and chemicals sectors. He advised ORF on restructuring, pensions and working time mandates."


Juve Award 2015 – Herbst Kinsky nominated as “Law Firm of the year in Austria”

Herbst Kinsky among the leading law firms in Austria – JUVE Handbuch 2014/15

Herbst Kinsky ranked in

Banking/Finance
Corporate/M&A
 
Dispute

"empfohlene Kanzlei für Gesellschaftsrecht/M&A"; "Branchen – Know-how im Energiebereich"; "umfassende Gründerberatung"; "Phillip Dubsky sehr visibel – so ein Wettbewerber"; "Die Tätigkeit in Prozessen und Schiedssachen erlebt in der lange v.a. als Transaktionsboutique geltende Kanzlei seit einigen Jahren einen steilen Aufstieg.".

Format Ranking 2015 – Herbst Kinsky attorneys four times among the third placed

Phillip Dubsky 3rd place “Anwaltsspitze für M&A und Transaktionen” (Corporate/M&A)
Christoph Herbst 3rd place  “heimische Experten im Bankenrecht” (Banking Law)
Christoph Herbst  ranked among “Kompetenzsieger im öffentlichen Wirtschaftsrecht” (Public Commercial Law)
Christoph Herbst ranked among the top 10 of the “FORMAT” ranking (TOP 10 ranking in total)
Philipp Kinsky 2nd place “echte Auskenner bei Kapitalmarktrecht” (Capital Markets)
Franz Marhold 3rd place “Topjuristen im Arbeitsrecht” in Austria (Employment).

Legal 500 EMEA 2015 – Herbst Kinsky ranked in 7 categories among the best law firms in Austria

Herbst Kinsky ranked in

Administrative and Public Law

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Corporate and M&A

Employment

Intellectual Property and Media

Real Estate.

"Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwalte GmbH’s ‘high-quality’ services; Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwalte GmbH’s ‘excellent’ team, which has ‘an entrepreneurial approach’; The ‘experienced’ Philipp Kinsky is recommended; Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwalte GmbH adopts ‘an entrepreneurial approach’ and provides ‘excellent services’; The ‘very professional’ team Kinsky Rechtsanwalte GmbH is the ‘perfect choice for biotech deals’; Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwalte GmbH has ‘a very entrepreneurial style’ under Wolfgang Schwackhöfer in Vienna and Mario Steinkellner in Linz"."

Christoph Herbst – Leading Individual in Administrative and Public Law – Legal 500 EMEA, 2015

Herbst Kinsky ranked in “the best lawyers” in Format Magazine

Christoph Herbst ranked under the best Banking lawyers.
Christoph Herbst  ranked under the best lawyers for Public law.
Philipp Kinsky ranked under the best Capital Market lawyers.
Franz Marhold ranked under the best Employment lawyers.

Herbst Kinsky ranked in 6 categories in Legal 500 EMEA, 2014

Herbst Kinsky ranked in

Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Corporate and M&A
Employment
Intellectual Property and Media
Real Estate.

 “Clients are impressed by Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwälte GmbH’s extremely reactive Team”; “Noted for its entrepreneurial attitude“; “Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwälte GmbH is broad enough, but also small enough to ensure personal service by top specialists“; “Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwälte GmbH was strengthened by the arrival of Franz Marhold and gives very professional advice. Marhold outstandingly combines academic expertise and solution-oriented advice“;  “Isabel Funk-Leisch has excellent analytical skills“; “Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwälte GmbH’s real estate team is praised for its ability to work against tight timeframes with no loss of quality“; “Mario Steinkellner is recommended for his passion to solve every single issue as well as possible“.

Christoph Wildmoser – Aviation Expert
WHO'S WHO LEGAL 2014

Christoph Wildmoser  among the "world's leading practitioners" in WHO'S WHO LEGAL Aviation Finance

Chambers Europe 2014
Lawyers Ranking

Philipp Kinsky and Franz Marhold again ranked in Chambers and Partners.

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien in Austria 2013/14

Herbst Kinsky Vienna and Linz ranked among the best law firms in Austria