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Dr. Robert Briem

Areas of Practice:

  • Austrian private foundations law
  • Inheritance and succession law
  • Corporate law and corporate restructuring
  • Mergers and acquisitions


  • 1989 PhD (Dr. iur.) University of Salzburg
    Dissertation: “Unilateral measures for the avoidance of double taxation”
  • 1987–1989 Assistant to the Professor, Department of Finance, Institute of Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of Vienna (Prof. Dr. Gerold Stoll)
  • 1983–1986 Study of Law, University of Salzburg (Mag. iur.)


  • registered mediator since 2019
  • admitted as a lawyer since 1992
  • 1989–1992 associate with law firms in Vienna, main area of practice: corporate law and corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions,
  • 1986–1987 court internship in Vienna (Gerichtsjahr)

Other functions:

  • Member of the tax law group (Fachsenat für Steuerrecht) of the Austrian chamber of chartered accountants and tax consultants (1994–2007)
  • Examiner, Austrian bar exams (1996–2002)
  • Specialist writer (see separate list of publications)
  • Lecturer at professional seminars, especially on Austrian private foundations