Schoenherr has announced that Bernd Rajal, a Partner in the firm’s regulatory practice, will be added to the firm's Equity on February 1, 2017.
Rajal is an accomplished energy and environmental legal expert who is specialized in public law. Rajal advises national and international energy companies in the planning and approval of power plants and infrastructure projects, as well as regarding various aspects of energy law. He recently advised the Belgian grid operator Fluxys in the planned acquisition of a 49% stake in OMV subsidiary Gas Connect Austria.
"In an ever more complex energy market, we are thrilled that Bernd Rajal, one of the leading legal experts in this field, is a part of Schoenherr," said Schoenherr Managing Partner Christoph Lindinger. "He distinguishes himself through his technical know-how, experience and commitment. As equity partner he will play an important role in the success of our law firm."
Bernd Rajal completed his legal studies at the University of Vienna. He joined Schoenherr in 2006 and was admitted to the Austrian bar in 2008.