Wulf Gordian Hauser

Hauser Rechtsanwälte - Austria

Senior Partner


+43 1 512 29 00 14

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

District of Columbia
New York



Practice areas:


Senior Partner at Hauser Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna.

Admitted in Austria, New York, Washington D.C. and Liechtenstein.

Specializes in international commercial arbitration, cross-border M&A and corporate finance.

Acted as counsel, chairman, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in over 100 arbitrations.

  • Representing DIE ERSTE österreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung in various proceedings before the Austrian Takeover Commission.
  • Acting as counsel for Mr. Geoffrey Hoguet, heir of the Austrian Rothschild family, in proceedings against the City of Vienna concerning a foundation which was arianized by the Nazis and transferred to the City of Vienna.
  • Hauser Partners have been retained by a large group of minority shareholders in connection with a squeeze-out procedure of minority shareholders of one of the largest companies which had been listed on the Vienna stock exchange. The procedure is about the fair price to be payable by the majority shareholder to the squeezed-out minority. It resulted in the highest payout ever achieved in squeeze-out proceedings in Austria.
  • Hauser Partners has acted as sole counsel in the acquisition of 100% in FMW Förderanlagen GmbH, a major player being active in the engineering business for pulp and paper mills.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • M&A

  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Financial services
  • Industrials
  • Utilities

  • 1983 as Attorney at Law in New York State
  • 1984 as Attorney at Law in Washington, DC
  • 1986 as Attorney at Law in Austria (Bar exam 1982)
  • 1987 as Court-Appointed Interpreter for the English Language at the Court of Appeals Vienna
  • 1999 as Attorney at Law in the Principality of Liechtenstein
  • 2004 as European Attorney in Slovakia

  • Senior Partner, HAUSER PARTNERS Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna, Austria
  • Associate and Partner, Cerha Hempel, Vienna
  • Associate, Cole & Corette, Washington, DC, USA
  • Associate, Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer & Quinn, Washington, DC, USA
  • Associate, SOT Arthur Young, Wien

  • Georgetown University Law Center, August 1982 – Mai 1983
  • Graduated as Master of Laws (LL.M.) for International and Commercial Law
  • Law Faculty of the University of Vienna, September 1970 – December 1974
  • Graduated as: Mag. jur. (Master of laws), June 1974; Dr. jur. (Ph. D.), December 1974
  • Business University Vienna.