specialization

He provides advice in the following practice areas:

curriculum vitae

Oliver-Christoph Günther is an attorney at LeitnerLaw Rechtsanwälte. He has been with the firm since 2021. As an expert for tax, company, and commercial law, he works closely with the tax advisors at LeitnerLeitner Wirtschaftsprüfer Steuerberater at the interface between commercial and company law / tax law. In this way, he can offer his clients one-stop solutions that are coordinated between lawyers and tax advisors.

Before joining LeitnerLaw Rechtsanwälte, he worked at the Vienna office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB, most recently as a principal associate. He studied at Vienna University of Economics and Business and earned degrees in Business Law, Economics, and Business Administration. In 2016 he was the first person in Austria having studied exclusively at Vienna University of Economics and Business to be sworn in as an attorney.

In addition, Oliver Christoph Günther has been an external lecturer at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law of Vienna University of Economics and Business since 2011. He also publishes and speaks regularly on topics relating to his specialist areas.

education

2016

Attorney (first person in Austria having studied exclusively at Vienna University of Economics and Business to be sworn in as an attorney)

2013

Faculty member of the International Tax Law postgraduate LL.M. program at Vienna University of Economics and Business

2011

Master’s degree in Business Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business

2011

Master’s degree in Business Administration, Vienna University of Economics and Business

2008

Bachelor’s degree in Business Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business

2008

Master’s degree in Economics, Business & Law Program, Vienna University of Economics and Business

professional experience

2021

Director at LeitnerLaw Rechtsanwälte

2018

Principal Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB, Vienna

2011

Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB, Vienna

Since 2011

External lecturer at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business

2011 – 2016

External coordinator for the Austrian-Chinese Tax Research Network, Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business

2014

Judicial practice, Higher Regional Court Vienna

2008 – 2011

Research associate, Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business