• The Legal 500 lawyers recommendation 2018

    Roland Gerlach
    has successfully established himself as a leading individual in the austrian field of labour law just as in the previous years.
    Our law office has positioned itself once more amongst the top law firms.

    Legal 500 has stated the following about us:

    "Gerlach Rechtsanwälte ‘runs like a clockwork’ and ‘provides quick and accurate advice’ to employees and employers on employment contracts and pension schemes, while also assisting clients with works council negotiations and litigation. The highly regarded Roland Gerlach assisted an international chemicals company with compensation plans pertaining to its restructuring, among other matters. Other key individuals include associate and ‘rising star’ Markus Löscher."

  • Trend Ranking 2018

    Roland Gerlach with GERLACH Rechtanwälte remains one of the leading attorneys of Austria and is established firmly once more among the top 5 lawyers in the field of labour law.

  • Chambers & Partners guide 2018


    The current Chambers and Partners guide of 2018 states:
    What the team is known for
    Specialised boutique employment firm assisting international companies with establishing business in Austria, as well as Austrian companies branching out into international markets. Advises clients on a range of employment issues, such as drafting contracts and restructurings. Offers strength in employment litigation and the employment aspects of social security regulations and company law. Also known for its expertise in pension-related issues.

    The team is praised for its "great support, expertise in negotiating documents and deep knowledge," which helps to ensure good results for its clients.

    Notable practitioners
    Praised by clients as an "outstanding lawyer", Roland Gerlach is also renowned in the wider market for being an "impressive negotiator." He is particularly well reputed for acting for employees and trade unions, with sources reporting that he is "always very good when it comes to big and complicated cases against major companies." A client singles Gerlach out as a "specialist in pension schemes." He also advises on management contracts.

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