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Legal Services | Austria

tel: +43-1-533 47 95-0 | fax: +43-1-533 47 97
Universitaetsring 10 | Vienna | 1010 | Austria

Main Contacts

Axel Anderl

Axel AnderlManaging Partner

Martin Brodey

Martin BrodeyManaging Partner

Francine Brogyanyi

Francine BrogyanyiManaging Partner


Vienna, Austria

DORDA's Overview

DORDA is a leading business law firm in Austria with a team of about 90 lawyers. We see ourselves as a full-service law firm and advise clients in all related areas of law. This holistic approach goes far beyond legal advice alone. We offer tailor-made solutions, regardless of the complexity of the problem – and concise, clear risk assessments and proposals for action.

This innovative approach has earned us numerous prestigious awards and top rankings in international legal directories. Additionally, we work closely with renowned law firms all around the world, particularly in CEE. Our "Best Friends"-network gives access to experienced lawyers who are well established locally.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1976
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 86

Languages: Bosnian, English, Farsi, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Ukrainian


Areas of Practice
  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Competition Law
  • Corporate
  • Data Protection
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Distribution
  • Employment
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Insurance
  • IT / IP
  • Life Sciences
  • Merges & Acquisitions
  • Private Clients & Immigration
  • Public Law
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Tax
  • Trade Agreements

Opinion of advocate general Hogan on copyright levies for cloud services: National legislator's Leeway confirmed
DORDA, September 2021

In principle, the author of a work protected by copyright has an exclusive right to reproduce or copy it. In Austria, however, anyone has the right to make copies of such works for private use. Originally, the legislator had scenarios in mind where people recorded music from the radio with their stereo system and a blank tape cassette, or recorded films via a video recorder. Collecting societies collect a levy as compensation for this private copying right...

The First-Ever Legal Framework on AI: EU Commission Proposes a New Regulation
DORDA, April 2021

Artificial intelligence (AI) will shape our digital future. Self-driving cars, smart cities, digital factories, and more precise medical diagnoses - the opportunities of AI are endless. However, its use also triggers significant risks. Algorithms or deep learning tools which are not accurate might severely affect people. In specific cases, it might even raise complex ethical questions, for example when it comes to decisions about life or death. The EU legislator realized the chances, but also the risks of AI at a very early stage. It thus aims to implement a legal framework for trustworthy and safe AI, while strengthening AI uptakes, investments, and innovations across the EU...

All articles submitted by DORDA


Two Awards for DORDA at the Women in Business Law Europe Awards
DORDA, June 2021

After last year's great success with three awards, DORDA was able to continue its successful course in 2021 and won in two categories at the Women in Business Law Awards Europe. DORDA was awarded "Austria - Firm of the Year" for its diverse programmes to support female lawyers and the relationship between female and male lawyers. The support of young female lawyers at all stages of their career, from joining the firm to the mentoring programme and the promotion of leadership skills, was honoured with the "Talent Management - National Firm". During a virtual awards ceremony last Thursday, Legal Media Group announced the winners of this year's Women in Business Law Awards Europe...

DORDA advises the shareholders of AGILOX on the successful sale of shares to CARLYLE
DORDA, June 2021

The shareholders of AGILOX Systems GmbH rely on the comprehensive legal expertise of DORDA in the transaction with The Carlyle Group. AGILOX, based in Neukirchen bei Lambach (Upper Austria), with its AI-based and self-driving logistics robots, is the subject of an investment by The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private equity firms based in Washington, D.C. The shareholders of AGILOX were supported in this transaction, that was signed on 18 June 2021, by DORDA experts led by Corporate/M&A Partners Martin Brodey and Bernhard Rieder...

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