Attorneys

VINCENT SCHNEIDER (Partner)

Mag. Vincent Schneider is with Schneider & Schneider as of 2007 and became Partner in 2008.

Positions:

  • Board Member of a private Austrian trust.
  • Honorary Legal Advisor to foreign Ambassadors.
  • Formerly lecturer for Civil Law at the Vienna University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule Wien).
  • Formerly member of the supervisory board in the automotive supply industry.

Education:

  • 2008: Admittance to the bar.


  • 2007: Vienna bar exam.
  • 2003-2007: Active in three renowned Viennese corporate law firms.
  • 2002: Masters Degree in Law (Mag iur) from the University of Vienna.

Languages:

  • German
  • English
WENDELIN MORITZ (Partner)

Dr. Wendelin Moritz is with Schneider & Schneider as of 2011, Partner since 2019.

Publications:

Education:

  • 2015: Admitted to the bar.
  • 2015: Vienna Bar Exam (with distinction).
  • 2013: Doctor of laws, University of Vienna. Author of the doctoral thesis "Der Produktrückruf im österreichischen Zivilrecht" (The Product Recall under Austrian Civil Law).
  • 2010: Graduation in law, University of Vienna (with distinction, best student of his year).
  • 2010: Graduation in economics, University of Vienna (with distinction).

Languages:

  • German
  • English
  • French
Maximilian Harnoncourt (Associate)

Dr. Maximilian Harnoncourt is with Schneider & Schneider since 2022.​

Publications:

  • Explanatory comment to Austrian Supreme Court OGH 10.3.2021, 17 Ob 12/20v, ÖBA 2021, 571-572 (§ 149 Insolvency Code – together with Stephan Riel);
  • Explanatory comment to Austrian Supreme Court OGH 11.9.2019, 3 Ob 49/19f, ÖBA 2020, 344-345 (Proceeds from realisation);
  • Die Ersatzaussonderung (2019);
  • Haftungsrechtliche Aspekte des autonomen Fahrens, ZVR 2016, 546-553;
  • Kostenersatz, Insolvenz und Rechtsschutzversicherung, JBl 2015, 693-701;
  • Der Parteiantrag auf Normenkontrolle – die Gesetzesbeschwerde, ZfV 2015, 263-273;
  • Eigentumsvorbehalt, Vermengung und Individualisierbarkeit, ÖJZ 2014, 488-494 (together with Martin Spitzer);
  • Explanatory comment to Austrian Supreme Court OGH 5.3.2013, 14 Os10/13x, iFamZ 2013, 246-247 (Right to refuse to testify).

Education:

  • 2021: Vienna Bar Exam
  • 2019-2021: active in a renowned Viennese law firm
  • 2018: Doctor of laws, Vienna University of Economics. Author of the doctoral thesis „Die Ersatzaussonderung"
  • 2013-2018: Teaching and Research Associate, Institute for Civil Law and Civil Procedure, Vienna University of Economics
  • 2013:  Graduation in law, University of Vienna.

Languages:

  • German
  • English
GRAHAM SCHNEIDER (Attorney at Law - retired)

Dr. Graham Schneider OBE, born in London in 1944 graduated as Doctor iuris from Vienna University. In recognition of his services to British interests and to the British community in Austria he was honoured with an OBE by the Queen in 2014. Graham Schneider was active as an attorney from 1973 to 2013 and was one of the founding partners of Schneider & Schneider. He still provides his experience and advice whenever needed. Graham Schneider stands for decades of uncompromised quality of advice and a deep understanding for the economical needs of our clients. Our firm still bears his hallmark.