Team

We provide advice to our clients on the basis of legal and corporate expertise, combined with individuality, creativity and accuracy..

Where necessary we consult our national and international cooperation partners, including those from other specialist areas. Our activities are focused on the interests of our clients.

bucher | partner RECHTSANWÄLTE

Providing legal services to the highest standard

Our lawyers, associates and staff are exceptionally well trained.

Our activities are focused on the interests of our clients. Loyalty and confidentiality, as well as the commitment to fundamental ethical values, represent the foundations for our work.

Dr. Joachim Bucher, LL.M.

Joachim Bucher

Partner

 

Areas of activity: Company law / M&A, contract law, cartel law, competition law, conduct of legal and arbitration proceedings, intellectual property law, foundation and inheritance law, distribution law, new energies, banking law / financing, insolvency law and restructuring.

 

Specialisation:Company law / M&A, banking law / financing, insolvency law and restructuring measures, new energies, foundation and inheritance law.

 

 

Education:

  • BG/BRG Perau (Villach)
  • Doctor juris (1992, Karl Franzens University Graz)
  • Master of Laws, Transnational Business Practice (LL.M.) (1994, McGeorge School of Law, USA)

Professional practice:

  • Kirlin Campbel & Keating, New York
  • Associate with Dr. Michael Michor, Villach
  • Practising independently as a lawyer since 1997

Memberships:

  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Section on Business Law
  • Member of the European Lawyers Association

Functions:

  • Member of governing boards of private foundations
  • Advisory board member
  • Representative of the McGeorge School of Law in Austria
  • Member of the management board of Sportunion Kärnten
  • Member of the disciplinary board of the Kärnten bar association
  • Examining board commissioner with the Kärnten bar association

Foreign language:

  • English

 

Contact details:
Telephone +43 4242 29992
joachim.bucher@bucher-partner.com

Mag. Martin Schiestl

Martin Schiestl

Partner

 

Areas of activity: employment law, property law, insolvency law and restructuring, contract law, conduct of legal and arbitration proceedings, insurance law, administrative law, collection of debts

 

Specialisation: employment law, civil law, property law

 

 

 

 

 

Education:

  • Europagymnasium Klagenfurt
  • Magister Juris (2008, Karl Franzens University Graz)

Professional practice:

  • Associate with Dr. Alexandra Slama, lawyer in Klagenfurt (2009 to 2012)
  • Associate with Aichinger . Bucher lawyers (Villach, 2012 to 2014)
  • Since 03/2014, independent lawyer and partner with bucher | partner RECHTSANWÄLTE

Foreign language:

  • English

Contact details:
Telephone +43 4242 29992
martin.schiestl@bucher-partner.com

Elke Pignet

Elke Pignet

Elke Pignet runs the firm with great care and sensitivity.

Elke handles all organisational matters, all payment transactions and the bookkeeping as well as dealing with all the problems, large and small, brought to her by the staff.

In addition, where necessary she also acts as assistant to Martin Schiestl and Joachim Bucher.

Areas of responsibility: office management, organisation, accounting and bookkeeping, assistant to Joachim Bucher and Martin Schiestl

 

 

Contact details:

Telephone +43 4242 29992
elke.pignet@bucher-partner.com

Brigitte Scharf-Steurer

Brigitte
Scharf-Steurer

Brigitte Scharf-Steurer is highly specialised and is personally responsible for all land register and commercial register matters.

Brigitte attends to all procedures in connection with land register and commercial register matters, from beginning to end.

In addition, where necessary she also acts as assistant to Martin Schiestl and Joachim Bucher and is also responsible within the firm for dunning procedures (debt collections) on behalf of clients.

 

Areas of responsibility: contractual matters with land register and/or commercial register relevance, dunning procedures, assistant to Joachim Bucher and Martin Schiestl

Contact details:
Telephone +43 4242 29992
brigitte.scharf-steurer@bucher-partner.com

Manuela Gfrerer

Manuela Gfrerer

Manuela Gfrerer primarily works as personal assistant to Joachim Bucher.

Manuela is responsible for all filing work, coordination of appointments, monitoring of deadlines and communication with clients.

As an insolvency specialist with many years of experience she is also responsible, in connection with restructuring measures and insolvencies, for the extensive coordination and settlement with creditors and insolvency court, in consultation with Joachim Bucher.

Area of responsibility: assistant to Joachim Bucher, coordination and handling of insolvencies

Contact details:
Telephone  +43 4242 29992
manuela.gfrerer@bucher-partner.com

 

Sandra Blüm

Sandra Blüm

Sandra Blüm is in charge for royalties and EDP.

Sandra is responsible for calculating the bill and for administrating the invoices.

Areas of responsibility: remuneration issues, EDP

Contact details:
Telephone +43 4242 29992
sandra.bluem@bucher-partner.com

Manuela Strasser

Manuela Strasser

Manuela Strasser works as personal assistant to Martin Schiestl.

Manuela is responsible for all filing work, coordination of appointments, monitoring of deadlines and communication with clients.

Areas of responsibility: assistant to Martin Schiestl

Contact details:
Telephone +43 4242 29992
manuela.strasser@bucher-partner.com

Madelaine Wriessnegger

Madelaine Wriessnegger

Madelaine Wriessnegger works as personal assistant to Joachim Bucher.

As the youngest member of bucher | partner RECHTSANWÄLTE Madelaine Wriessnegger will - as for now – support our team in different areas, and will later on specialize her work.

Areas of responsibility: assistant to Joachim Bucher

Contact details:
Telephone +43 4242 29992
madelaine.wriessnegger@bucher-partner.com