Mathias Preuschl is partner at PHH Attorneys at law. Mathias practices in the fields of criminal law as well as litigation with a special focus on commercial criminal law. He further practices in the areas of civil law and compliance. In addition to his legal practice, he makes use of his expertise within various political bodies or non-profit organizations at national and international levels. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Vienna Bar Association, Deputy of the Austrian Bar Association, member of the working group of enforcement law and safety advisory board at the Federal Ministry of Justice, member of the IT Law Committee of CCBE (Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe), vice-chairman of the working group "Surveillance of Lawyers" of CCBE, as well as a member of the Criminal Law and the Business Crime Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA), and he regularly publishes articles on civil and criminal issues. Mathias speaks German and English.
Recent transactions (limited selection)
"Libro" criminal proceedings | "HYPO Alpe Adria - issue of preference shares 2004" criminal proceedings | "HYPO Alpe Adria - issue of preference shares 2004" civil proceedings | "AKH procurement procedures cleaning services" criminal proceedings | "Fernwärme Wien procurement procedures pipelines" criminal proceedings | "DDr. Rakhat Aliyev" criminal proceedings
What others say about Mathias
Chambers Partners Europe 2017:
Mathias Preuschl enters the rankings this year as a result of positive market feedback. "His main strengths are his determination to see things through and his rhetorical skills in negotiations," a client says. He is active in criminal corporate disputes and also advises on compliance.
Chambers Partners Europe 2017: White Collar Crime - Austria:
Dedicated team with experience in criminal and commercial litigation. Increasingly active in defence work for large-scale corporations as well as representing individuals. Covers a comprehensive range of financial crime topics, including money laundering, embezzlement and fraud. Also advises on internal investigations and forensic analyses. Has particular experience in the implementation of key witness law. Clients note the team's thorough preparation, saying: "They gather all the relevant documents in advance so that I can go into negotiations with all the information I need."
Chambers Partners Europe 2016:
White-Collar Crime - Austria: Solid white-collar crime outfit with experience in criminal and commercial litigation and arbitration. Provides support on fraud investigations and the management of media during court cases. Particular experience in the implementation of the key witness law. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): "The advisers of PHH are very prompt, I feel comfortable discussing my issues and they are fast to understand the situation."
LEGAL 500 2016: Dispute Resolution:
PHH Prochaska Havranek Rechtsanwälte GmbH regularly represents individuals, leasing companies and corporations in cases covering employment law, commercial disputes between business partners and misconduct matters (such as fraud, misuse of power, or bribery). "Highly professional" practice head Mathias Preuschl has been representing UniCredit Leasing and UniCredit Zega Leasing, among others.