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Dr. Friedrich Jergitsch


An exceptional lawyer and a hard-working partner with huge know-how

Chambers Europe 2020

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About Dr. Friedrich Jergitsch

Friedrich leads our Vienna finance practice.

He specialises in banking and finance, spanning a broad array of topics from raising new capital to restructuring and advising on regulatory issues.

Friedrich carries out structured finance and derivative work, and advises banks on legislative changes, as well as advising creditors on insolvency matters.

His mix of skills – banking, structured finance, regulatory law and insolvency law – is unusual and enables Friedrich to resolve cases where questions in these areas come together.

He is part of an international covered bond working group and is a regular speaker at conferences.

He speaks German, English, French and Russian.

Recent work

  • Advising a number of Austrian and international creditors in the HETA case.
  • Advising on the recapitalisation, restructuring and hiving-off of parts of the core business into a new entity for Kommunalkredit.
  • Advising the Austrian banking industry on covered-bond legislation.
  • Advising a large Austrian specialised bank on its securitisation programme.


Professional qualifications

  • Rechtsanwalt, Austria