Mag. Arno F. Likar, LL.M. (LSE)

Managing Partner

  • company-/business law
  • mergers & acquisitions (M&A), due diligence
  • corporate law, new business development, start-up investor
  • project development and financing (private equity & venture capital)
  • trusts, private client
  • renewable energie sources (EAG), especially photovoltaics and windpower
  • international contract law
  • bank and capital market law, protection of investors
  • real estate law / transactions
  • litigation and arbitration / mediation
  • interdisciplinary consulting, legal coaching
  • compliance & investigations



  • born in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee
  • Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (Mag. iur. 1999)
  • Research at the European University Institute in Florence (2000)
  • Post-graduate studies at the renowned London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M. 2001)
  • Bar exam with distinction (March 2004)
  • Internship at the Austrian Trade Commission in Los Angeles (1997)
  • Internship at “Kreditsondergestion” of the RLB Carinthia (1998)
  • Court of Justice (1999)
  • Associate with well-known law firms in Graz and Vienna (2001 to 2005)
  • since 2004 Certified Mediator for familiy-, environmental- and business matters
  • since 2005 Attorney at Law
  • since 2005 Arbitrator at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) und since 2015 at the VIAC
  • since 2008 Managing Partner with LIKAR Law Offices (LIKAR Rechtsanwälte GmbH)
  • since 2009 (Start-up) Investor and Business Angel
  • since March 2014 Lector at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz at the Institute for Entrepreneurship and at the TU Graz (by terms)

Languages: German (mother tongue), English


  • HAI Smart Equity GmbH, managing partner (CEO)
  • GLT Immobilien GmbH, managing partner (CEO)
  • LIKAR Group GmbH, managing partner (CEO)
  • Auditor of the ruder club graz
  • Chairman of the board of AFL Privatstiftung
  • Member of the board of GP Privatstiftung


  • “Treuhandrevision” of the Styrian Chamber of Lawyers
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • LSE-Alumni-Association
  • Chamber of Commerce Switzerland-Austria-Liechtenstein (HK SÖL)

Arno F. Likar regularly lectures on specific legal topics.