Former Wolf Theiss Partner Holger Bielesz has joined Cerha Hempel's Dispute Resolution practice.
Bielesz specializes in litigation and the resolution of commercial disputes, including in the fields of white collar crime and compliance. According to Cerha Hempel, "his practice areas include, in particular, providing representation to banks and financial institutions and supporting businesses in strategically relevant liability proceedings under civil and corporate law. In this regard, he recently represented a renowned international bank before the European Court of Justice and institutional investors in bail-in proceedings in Austria."
He joined Wolf Theiss in 2001, then moved to Gleiss Lutz in 2002, before returning to Wolf Theiss two years later, where he stayed. He obtained his Master's in law and LL.M. at the Universities of Vienna and Freiburg in 1998, the obtained a second LL.M. from the College of Europe in Brussels in 2001.
"We're delighted that Holger Bielesz, another recognized litigation expert, has decided to join our team," said Welser, who heads Cerha Hempel's Contentious Business department. "Consequently, we're continuing to work towards achieving our strategic goal of being a leading Austrian law firm in every area of corporate law."
"I regard it as an exceptional challenge," Bielesz said, "to strengthen the fantastic dispute resolution team at Cerha Hempel headed by Professor Doctor Irene Welser by contributing my many years of litigation experience."