Universitätsring 10
1010, Vienna

+43 1 533 47 95-0

+43 1 533 47 97

Quick facts:

Number of partners: 22
Number of lawyers: 90
Languages: Bosnian, Croatian, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Mandarin, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovakian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian

Three generations of lawyers who bring an international reputation and a fresh edge to the table with the aim of providing clarity in all areas of business law.

This is DORDA.

Our credo:

  • Clear guidance
  • Proactive advice
  • Short reaction times

We pursue a holistic advisory approach and support Austrian companies, international groups, and start-ups in their entrepreneurial development and in challenging situations. Our award-winning experts provide support in all matters of business law.
Strong companies put their trust in us. For more than 45 years.

Dedicated Industry Groups
DORDA’s interdisciplinary industry groups (link) are our answer to increasingly complex markets: concentrated knowledge and strong industry affinity. Interdisciplinary legal advice from a single point of contact.

Practice Areas
DORDA’s practice areas give clients access to team specialization in 25 fields of law. A proven track record is the result of decades of work with renowned clients in an international environment.

Successful pioneering work: mentoring for women in business law.
Equality between women and men has been a stated goal at DORDA for many years. The initiative women@DORDA has won numerous international awards since it was founded in 2016 and promotes women within the firm through targeted mentoring measures.

DORDA's success story has been led by the partner trio Francine Brogyanyi, Axel Anderl and Martin Brodey for three years now.

DORDA stands for clarity.
Our promise is to provide clarity. By thinking ahead and responsibly examining a wide range of options, we provide clarity in an increasingly complex economic world.
We see ourselves as guides. In good times and difficult times. With an interdisciplinary, proactive approach that enables us to see the big picture our goal is to provide our clients with maximum room to maneuver. By providing strategic advice that goes beyond pure technical expertise, clients receive customized solutions for their business strategy or in crisis situations.

  • Asset finance

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Competition
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Start-ups
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance
  • Venture capital

Banking and Finance:
Andreas Zahradnik
Tibor Varga

Capital Markets:
Andreas W. Mayr
Christoph Brogyányi

Central and Eastern Europe:
Martin Brodey
Stefan Artner

Competition and Antitrust:
Heinrich Kühnert

Corporate and Commercial:
Christoph Brogyányi
Bernhard Rieder

M&A and Privatisation:
Martin Brodey
Andreas W. Mayr
Jürgen Kittel
Christian Ritschka

Private Equity:
Andreas Zahradnik
Andreas W. Mayr
Christian Ritschka

Project Finance:
Tibor Varga
Andreas Zahradnik

Public Law:
Bernhard Müller

Restructuring and Insolvency:
Felix Hörlsberger
Andreas Zahradnik
Tibor Varga
Christian Ritschka

Telecoms, Energy and Liberalised Markets:
Bernhard Müller
Heinrich Kühnert

Recent transactional highlights:

  • TTTech Auto AG regarding a capital increase including an investment by Aptiv as new shareholder and an investment by Audi as current shareholder. The total investment volume in this transaction was a significant amount of EUR 250 million.
  • Sazka Group and Allwyn Entertainment Finance (UK) plc on the issue of total EUR 600 million of senior secured notes and floating rate notes
  • DigitalBridge Group, Inc. in one of the largest digital infrastructure deals in which DigitalBridge together with Brookfield Infrastructure have reached an agreement to acquire a 51% ownership stake in GD Towers for EUR 17.5 billion.

  • Agriculture

  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Data/Outsourcing
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Gaming
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Media
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Utilities