Johannes Barbist

Binder Grösswang - Austria


Vienna / Innsbruck

+43 512 57 99 73-520

Highly regarded

Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Project development

Industry sectors:

Government and public policy

  • Partner, Binder Grösswang since 2005
  • Associate/Attorney at Law, Binder Grösswang, 1998-2004
  • Foreign Intern, European Commission, Brussels, 1997-1998
  • Foreign Intern, Patrick J. Durcan & Co. Solicitors, Ireland, 1995
  • Numerous publications in regard to Austrian and European Business Law

  • State aid law advice to a large renewable energy supplier in connection with the planned Green Energy Act Amendment 2017;
  • Gas regulatory and competition law advice to SNAM on the acquisition of 49% (in a consortium) of Gas Connect Austria;
  • Counsel to Rail Cargo Austria AG in connection with various transactions and projects in the field of regulatory and competition law;
  • Frequent advice of national and international companies in regulatory matters (industry focus: energy, transport) and environmental law;
  • Representation in administrative proceedings up to the Austrian Constitutional Court;
  • Competition law advice (especially distribution law / pricing, merger control);
  • Compliance work and conduct of internal audits.

  • Regulatory
  • Energy Law
  • Competition
  • Compliance Work

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht
  • Gesellschaft für Umweltrecht (GfU)

  • University of Innsbruck (Dr. iur. 2000, Mag. iur. 1995)
  • University of Limerick, Ireland (M.A. 1997)
  • European Forum Alpbach (Alpbach Summer School on European Integration 1996)