"SUPERSTAR M&A LAWYER PETER WINKLER RECEIVES EXCELLENT FEEDBACK FROM MARKET COMMENTATORS AND CLIENTS ALIKE, WHO REGARD HIM AS ONE OF THE MOST ACTIVE AND VISIBLE FIGURES IN THE MARKET."

Chambers 2015

Dr. Peter E.J. Winkler, LL.M. (Harvard) is co-head of the practice groups Corporate + M&A, Restructuring + Insolvency, and Banking + Finance, and is head of the practice group Capital Markets. Peter Winkler is a notable expert in all these fields and handles the most important mergers and acquisitions on the Austrian market. He also specializes in contentious proceedings on corporate law issues and provides comprehensive advice in crisis situations and compliance incidents.

He started his professional career at the international management consultancy McKinsey & Co. Inc. in Frankfurt. As a lawyer, he worked for many years for other international law firms in Vienna and London.

Peter Winkler graduated summa cum laude from the Faculty of Law of the University of Innsbruck with a master’s degree and a doctorate in law. He also studied at the Université de Paris XII and at Harvard Law School, where he received his Master of Law (LL.M.) in 1998.

He is admitted to the bar in Austria and New York.

  • Winkler/Benes, Wichtige Neuerungen bei Finanzierungen, Verlagsbeilage, Wirtschaftsblatt, 15. März 2011
  • Egermann/Winkler, Zur Herabsetzung von Mehrheitserfordernissen für HV-Beschlüsse in de Satzung, ecolex 2003, 597
  • Egermann/Winkler, Die errichtende Umwandlung – eine Haftungsfalle? RdW 2002/338
  • Egermann/Winkler, Gewährleistung neu beim Unternehmenskauf, RdW 2002/191
  • Egermann/Winkler, „Immobilisierung“ des Kommanditanteils? Zur Vormännerhaftung bei Kommanditanteilsabtretung, wbl 2002, 541
  • Winkler, Kaufman, quo vadis?: zur geplanten Reform des Kaufmannbegriffs. Bd 13, Studien zum Unternehmens- und Wirtschaftsrecht, Wien 1999