About us

Originally established in 1987 by Dr. Nikolaus Pirhofer, Attorney at Law, at Dr. Pirhofer & Partner today are its founding member and senior partner Dr. Pirhofer, Dr. Jochen Pichler, Attorney at Law and two other associates.

Our assignments are allocated in internal discussions, depending on which area of expertise in civil and commercial law the particular activities entails. The broad spectrum of competencies coupled with specialist knowledge enables our law firm to provide comprehensive, efficient advice and representation to private and corporate customers alike.

Our collaboration with a law firm in Munich and our memberships of international attorney networks provide the basis for the bilateral handling of cross-border cases in German/Austrian/Italian legal relations.

Appointments can be arranged with the office by telephone or online. Our office hours are from Monday to Thursday from 08.30 to 12.30 hrs and 15.00 to 18.00 hrs and Fridays from 08.30 to 12.30 hrs. Meetings can also be arranged outside of these times by appointment.

Pirhofer & Partner's areas of expertise

Familiy law

Family law Divorce and separation and the maintenance claims, visitation rights and asset splitting these situations entail require a due assessment of all the circumstances involved. Many issues, including fathers' rights, are calling for new approaches and fair decisions.   Attorneys Dr.


Inheritance law

Wills and endowments during a person's lifetime are supposed to set out the line of succession in due time and allow straightforward division of the estate, avoid double-taxation for cross-border inheritance and limit lengthy probates to the those cases that simply cannot be avoided.   Family l


Tenancy and leasehold law

The firm's regular tenancy law clients include parties to both corporate and residential tenancy agreements. Our work involves drawing up contracts in the run-up to conclusion, solving problems during on-going tenancy agreements and terminating such agreements.   If a tenancy agreement is t


Traffic law

Two key aspects of traffic law and damage law are loss assessment and the assignment of blame. Potential causes are a road traffic accident or even medical intervention with consequential damage.   The expert legal assistance of the law firm Dr. Pirhofer & Partner serves to fairly measure


International law

<!-- @page { margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm } --> International conventions and EU law resort directly to national law, which is why the firm's knowledge of the clientele it represents often creates leverage in negotiations and actions.   International integration, esp


Real estate law

Real estate law overlaps with a number of other legal fields. It covers all issues regarding dwellings and estate, easements and boundary definition, as well as trespassing and its prevention.   Dr. Pirhofer & Partner often provides legal assistance on international transactions and contr


Employment law

Dr. Jochen Pichler, Attorney at Law, also focuses on employment law cases: standards and procedures specific to employment law play a key role here.   Dr. Pirhofer & Partner has a fundamental understanding of the position on both sides. The firm's clients, however, are primarily employers