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Raits Bleiziffer

Attorneys at Law

Based in Salzburg, we represent both nationally and internationally based enterprises in matters of commercial law. This includes representation in the area of mergers and acquisition, transactions, restructuring, venturing into new fields of business as well as representation in both arbitration procedures and litigation before the Supreme Courts. We assist our clients and gladly take charge in their projects. We also assist private clients in the transaction of their business and in legal arrangements regarding their asset planning.

We provide a wide network of international, cooperating law firms, which our clients frequently rely on. This network provides specialized expertise for international affairs in the particular countries.

Raits Bleiziffer Attorneys at Law is one of Austria´s leading law firms. With a history of over 100 years of practice, we are amongst the most traditional and well known law firms in Salzburg.


Banking law and finance law, insurance law

Raits Bleiziffer Attorneys at Law assist and represent credit and financing institutions, financial service providers and insurance companies in all their fields of business. This includes debt collection and aversion of proceedings, the drafting and conclusion of contracts, forms of agreement and general terms & conditions, and legal advice in corporate law and other matters related to company organization. We assist in the correct design and display of both advertising material and financial products. In all our fields of assistance, we closely observe all branch specific legal and regulatory provisions.

Commercial law, M&A (mergers and acquisitions)

Starting with the foundation of your business until addressing the question of succession – Raits Bleiziffer Attorneys at Law will advise you in all different stages of business development. This includes the drafting and conclusion of contracts, articles of association and syndicate contracts, corporate governance, mergers and acquisition, reorganization & restructuring, and preparation and monitoring of shareholder meetings. We also offer legal advice to both shareholders and the body of the company (managing board, CEO etc).

Legal relations /Contracting between clients and their business partners

We assist our clients in their privity of contract with their partners by drafting general terms and conditions and forms of agreement under observation of all legal provisions regarding consumer law, regulatory- and competition regulations. Raits Bleiziffer also assists in any defense proceedings our clients and/or business partners might be exposed to.

Intellectual property and information technology

Protect your knowledge and your data – Raits Bleiziffer will assist you with a special focus on trademark and copyright law, on license, administration and utilization contracts, on legal questions of domain law and data protection as well as on Agreements on Confidentiality, including the extra-judicial and judicial enforcements of your rights.

Civil law and civil procedure

We assist you in all manners of civil law and the legal enforcement of your rights.

Cartel and competition law, tort law

Raits Bleiziffer assist you in protecting your rights on the market with a focal point on various aspects of mergers & acquisitions, the revision of contracts under aspects of cartel law (under both national and European law) and protection against unlawful competition.

Real estate and construction law

We offer assistance in all fields of real estate, including purchase, leasing and renting contracts. Our services include drafting and implementation of construction contracts and claim management as well as advice regarding leasing and renting contracts.

Insolvency law

We act as liquidators and assist companies in their restructuring process.

Labour law and Social law

Our specially trained lawyers advise you in the preparation of employment contracts, service contracts and management contracts, in questions of termination and discharge, in personal leasing, equal treatment, personnel reduction, layoffs, working permits, the employment of foreign citizens and transfer of operational entities.

Sales law

Raits Bleiziffer assist in the founding and general operation of sales and distribution structures, in the preparation of sales, leasing, retail and service contracts, in venturing into the field of licensing and franchise systems, as well as in the assessment of distribution systems and distribution contracts. We pay particular attention to the legal conformity of such undertakings, especially under cartel law aspects.

Administration and constitutional law

Raits Bleiziffer assists in various matters of administration law and constitutional law. This includes the registration of trade licenses, the authorization of industrial installations and complex questions of human rights. Raits Bleiziffer offers extensive advice on all related aspects of decision-making. If needed, we represent our clients before the Supreme Courts and assist in advocating human rights and basic liberties.

International commercial law

We operate internationally in a well-tried, worldwide cooperation of law firms in multiple countries. We assist in the preparation of contracts in cross border transactions under particular observation of European and International economic law, International private law and the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). We also represent our clients in cross-border arbitration procedures.

Private clients

Private clients running companies, and other private clients trust us with the legal management of their life- and asset-planning. Our focal point lies on matters of succession in business, realization of assets, as well as drafting documents in questions of inheritance and health care proxies.

Private foundations

We assist in the formation, running and restructuring of Austrian private foundations. Based on our profound expertise in this area, our firm and our partners have acted and continue to act as trustees and entrusted advisors for some of Europe’s most recognized families, senior executives and private cooperations. Our expertise includes assessment value, both in Austria and internationally, relying on our well-tried and trusted network of cooperating law firms.

Our law firm has existed for generations and is one of the most traditional lawyer partnerships based in Salzburg.

Career at
Raits Bleiziffer

Attorneys at Law

As an office rich in tradition and with a special expertise in numerous fields of economic law, we always look forward to welcoming new colleagues. We invite you to add to our team with your knowledge and your personality. We are always open to new ideas and approaches.

We offer cooperation in various interesting fields of law and generally look forward to a long time collaboration. The city of Salzburg and the surrounding county provide an attractive setup within an extremely high quality of life and free time activities.

Your unsolicited application is the first step to initiating such a collaboration – we look forward to receiving it.

Please send your applications exclusively by e-mail to:

Ignaz-Rieder Kai 11c
5020 Salzburg, Österreich
t: +43 662 622 301
f: +43 662 623 000


Raits Bleiziffer Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Ignaz-Rieder-Kai 11c
5020 Salzburg, Austria
t: +43 662 622301
f: +43 662 623000

Commercial Register
FN 217006b

Place of Jurisdiction
Regional Court Salzburg


ATU 53153705

Raits Bleiziffer Attorneys at Law is a cooperation of lawyers underlying Austrian Law and the respective rules of the bar (RAO, RL-BA). The respective regulations can be referred to under As an association of lawyers, we also underly the supervision of the local Salzburg bar association (

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