|Tier 1- Austria|
|Tier 2- Austria|
|BPV Hügel Rechtsanwälte|
|Dorda Brugger Jordis|
|Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer|
|Tier 3- Austria|
|DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach|
|Tier 4- Austria|
|Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati|
|CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz|
|Schönherr Attorneys at Law|
Hanns Hügel and Gerald Schachner are the joint heads of the tax practice at bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte. Hügel specialises in M&A transactions, capital markets, corporate law and arbitration; whereas Schachner focuses on international tax law. The team offers a full range of tax services, often advising clients on contentious tax issues.
Another prominent team member is Kornelia Wittmann, who is particularly focused on tax litigation. The firm is well known for its high-end national and international corporate work, and its expertise extends to high-net-worth individuals. The practice represents clients in high-stakes disputes. The clientele operates in a variety of sectors in the Austrian economy, particularly finance, energy, retail and professional services.
"BPV Hügel is the best for international tax affairs and organisational restructuring," said one client. "The team of Gerald Schachner and Kornelia Wittmann has in-depth knowledge, they give clear answers and have an international network – that is time saving for managers."