Clemens Philipp Schindler is a Founding Partner of Schindler Attorneys. Before establishing the firm, Clemens spent six years as Partner at WOLF THEISS, where he led some of the firm’s most prestigious transactions and headed its Brazil operations. Prior to that, he practised with Haarmann Hemmelrath in Munich and Vienna, as well as with Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz in New York.
In his work, Clemens focuses on corporate and tax advice in relation to public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate reorganisations (such as mergers, spin-offs and migrations), most of which have a cross-border element. Furthermore, he specialises in international holding structures, including charter financing and leasing operations as well as private client work.
In addition to law degrees from the University of Vienna and the New York University School of Law (NYU Law) (LL.M.), Clemens also holds a degree in business administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. He is admitted in Austria both as attorney-at-law and as a certified public tax advisor.
Mr. Schindler is ranked by international legal directories such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal. The German legal directory JUVE lists him as one of Austria’s top 20 corporate and M&A lawyers, whereas the Austrian business magazine TREND named him among Austria’s top 10 corporate lawyers. Besides their Austrian listings, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe acknowledge his Brazilian expertise in a special ranking on outstanding expertise in foreign jurisdictions.