Dr. Peter Klein


Dr. Peter Klein

Peter advises national and international clients on a wide range of cross-border matters with a focus on M&A, commercial contracts, corporate law, corporate succession, real estate law, as well as arbitration and civil and administrative proceedings. His many years of cross-disciplinary international experience and expertise as well as his ability to quickly familiarize himself with new areas of law and the client’s perspective enable him to provide creative and tailor-made solutions.

Clients value Peter for his quick thinking and strategic skills as well as his ability to turn the tide in seemingly hopeless situations where others may have already given up. As a result, even former opponents in litigation later became enthusiastic clients. His colleagues appreciate his willingness to help and the people working for him his friendly demeanor, which creates a cheerful working environment.

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Key data & areas of practice

Key data

Born in Vienna.
Lawyer since 1993, registered with the Vienna Bar Association.

Preferred areas of practice

Mergers & acquisitions, international transactions and commercial contracts, corporate law and corporate succession, company law, real estate law, tenancy and lease law, arbitration.


German, Italian, English

Education and career

University of Vienna – Law School Dr. iur., 1985
Several years of further training in Italy



Peter has an active lifestyle and loves exercise. He likes to start his day with yoga / Five Tibetan Rites and relaxes with a long-distance run three times a week. He appreciates the playful character and competitiveness in racket sports, windsurfing, and skiing. Peter is passionate about music of all genres, good books, astrology, and related subjects as well as, last but not least, good food, with Italian cuisine taking pride of place in his palate and heart. He always drinks his espresso “ristretto” and with great pleasure.

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Memberships & publications

Memberships and functions
  • AIA – Italian Association for Arbitration
  • AIGLI – International Association of Italian-speaking Lawyers
  • ArbAut – Austrian Association for Arbitration
  • IBA – International Bar Association
  • UIA – Union internationale des avocats
  • Vienna Bar Association
  • Co-editor of the “Austrian Arbitration Yearbook”, published annually since 2007
  • “Affari & Commercio con: l’Austria”, Commercio Internazionale 1995, n. 3 and 4
  • “The International Protection of Foreign Investment”, Center for International Legal Studies 1997
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