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Andreas Zahradnik

Andreas Zahradnik



  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

WSG Practice Industries



WSG Leadership

WSG Main Group
Banking & Finance Group
IBA Group
Restructuring & Insolvency Group
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
Andreas Zahradnik joined DORDA after his practical court experience. Since 1996 he is a partner of DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH.

He is an expert in banking and capital markets law, M&A and restructuring (in particular relating to financial institutions) as well as corporate law and compliance. He mainly advises domestic and international banks, investment firms, private equity, venture capital, investment and hedge funds.


University of Vienna, Dr iur (1993)
Areas of Practice

Banking & Finance | Capital Markets | Corporate Law | Mergers & Acquisitions | Restructuring and Insolvency

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

- We advised BAWAG P.S.K in proceedings against the City of Linz re SWAP transactions. Matter value EUR 450 millon. (2018)
- We advised Erste Group on successful negotiations with Microsoft regarding a pilot project to build a cloud solution. (2018)
- We advised the previously purely offline bank on entering B2C online banking with green field outsourcing project. (2018)
- We advised HNA Group on its acquisition of a majority stake in the listed Austrian C-Quadrat Investment. (2018)

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
  • Union Internationale des Avocats

Andreas Zahradnik is a member of the IBA and AVCO's Tax and Legal Committee


He lectured on banking and capital markets law at the University of Vienna and holds seminars on his specialized areas of practice

Professional Activities and Experience

Assistant lecturer at the Institute of Public and Administrative Law at the University of Vienna

COVID-19: Supervisory Law for Banks and Other Financial Service Providers
DORDA, March 2020

On 13 March 2020, the Austrian Government announced a comprehensive package of measures to combat COVID19 ("Corona virus"), which is to come into force on 16 March 2020...

Additional Articles

Andreas Zahradnik is the author of books on financial services and EC-law and numerous articles on banking, capital markets and EC-law

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