bpv Hügel is one of the leading Austrian law firms, advising national and international corporate clients in all fields of commercial law. The firm operates from offices in Austria and Brussels and the focus of its work extends to Austria and the CEE region. bpv Hügel operates as full service firm and is in particular known for its high-level corporate/M&A, capital market, competition and tax advice.
The firm is one of the first addresses for listed companies on transactions, national and cross border mergers, reorganisations and spin-offs. The practice is also renowned for advice on high profile take over transactions also involving hostile takeover defence. bpv Hügel does not strive to be, the largest law firm by number of offices or lawyers. The aim of is to be the firm of choice for clients with respect to their challenging legal issues, significant business transactions and critical disputes. Many of Austria’s largest listed companies and blue chip companies rely on the firm’s advice. In the past five years more than 40% of the issuers in the ATX of the Vienna Stock Exchange relied upon bpv Hügel’s corporate law advice.