Questions & Answers
In which areas of law is the law office specialized?
LIKAR Law Office was founded by Arno F. Likar in 2005 and sees itself as a dynamic, modern, internationally-active Business Law Firm. More about the areas of practice of the lawyers you´ll find available here “AREAS OF PRACTICE“.
Which clients are served mainly?
We primarily advise small and medium sized companies, international active undertakings, incorporated foundations, financial service providers at a supreme level, agriculturists, professional persons, sportsmen and artists, landlords and tenants, incorporated societies as well as (wealthy) individuals on every specific legal issue at full length.
Is support also possibble for projects abroad?
Our activities reach well beyond Austrian borders: We advise and support our Austrian clients in their engagements abroad, especially in Slovenia, Croatia, Germany, Russia and USA as well as being embedded in an international network (AEA) in every major city in the world. In larger cross border transactions we cooperate with well-known business law firms as well as with local counsels. However, the sole contract responsibility remains with “LIKAR Law Offices”.
Do you offer advice on GDPR?
Yes, two of our managing partners are specialized since many years in:
- Review of the existing situation (audit), especially with regard to the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (enforced since 25 th of May 2018)
- Policy proposal or establishment of a Data Protection Management System
- Education and training of Data Protection Officers
- Assumption of the function of an External Data Protection Officer
When was the Law Office founded?
LIKAR Law Office was founded by Arno F. Likar (structuring of real estate and business participation transactions, M & A, due diligence, private clients) in 2005 and sees itself as a dynamic, modern, internationally-active Business Law Firm. 2008 the law office was transformed into a private limited Company, 2010 Peter Griehser became Managing Partner, Austria-wide renowned in the field of digitalisation and IT-law; since 2014 Markus Tutsch complements the team of Managing Partners. 2015 Walter Korschelt, spezialist in Data Protection and Labour Law, became another Managing Partner of the law firm.
Could you support me with brand registrations?
We would be glad to check your company symbols about their adequacy of protection and that they do not conflict with older rights of third parties. To descide for which goods and services you want to register your brand you can use the Nice Classification. We would be happy to advise you individually and personally and present you clearly the fees associated with brand registration.
I need help with starting a business!
At the beginnging of a company start-up is usually an idea and the effective implementation of it. Due to this first af all a corresponding business plan should be created and also the clarifing of the finance volume should be done. Already in this stage of process you should involve and consult a (legal) advisor of your trust.
Do you also offer GTA / website reviews?
At a flat rate of EUR 480,00 plus VAT we check if your website and your corresponding General Terms and Conditions meet the requirements of the E-Commerce Law and in particular the Media Law. Extensive reviews are required for especially large websites and online-store-solutions, so in these cases we ask for your understanding of different flat rates.
Our Service is based on our General Terms and Conditions, exclusively!