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University of Vienna, mag. iur. (2004)
University of Vienna, dr. iur. (2008)
King’s College London, LL.M. in International and Alternative Dispute Resolution (2007)


LEGAL CHAMBERS Kainz (since 2015)
Kerres Rechtsanwalts GmbH (2011 – 2015)
Lecturer in bank law at the advanced technical college of the BFI Wien (since 2014)


Vienna Bar Association (2011)
Vienna Bar Association, Member of the Berlin Bar Association (2016)

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Dr. Thomas Kainz, LL.M. (London) is founder and partner of the law firm LEGAL CHAMBERS Kainz. He advises his clients with focus on business law, bank- and investors law, contract law and tort, medical malpractice law, trademark law and intellectual property right, inheritance as well as corporate law and is particularly specialised on complex litigation and arbitration in these areas.


  • Litigation and Legal Proceedings
  • Arbitration
  • Bank- and Investors Law
  • Civil Law
  • Contract Law
  • Tort
  • Medical Malpractice Law
  • Inheritance Law
  • Tenancy Law
  • Trademark Law and Intellectual Property Right
  • Labour- and Social Law
  • Corporate Law


Lecturer in bank law, advanced technical college of the bfi Wien GmbH (since 2014)


German, English, French


Vienna Bar Association
Berlin Bar Association
Albertus Magnus Alumni
King’s College Alumni
Arbitration & Litigation Lawyers

Experience as Attorney at Law

Dr. Thomas Kainz, LL.M. (London) started his career in the arbitration department of Austrias major law firm Wolf Theiss, followed up by an almost five year practice as partner and head of the civil law and litigation department of Vienna’s business law firm Kerres | Partners. There he has helped various injured investors as well as companies and foundations to be successful in investors claims in the Commercial Court Vienna (HG Wien), the Higher Regional Court Vienna (OLG Wien) and the Supreme Court (OGH).

Dr. Thomas Kainz, LL.M. (London) has also litigated several significant tort and contract disputes mentioned in the media as well as inter alia inheritance and corporate disputes in Vienna’s district, commercial and regional courts. In addition, Dr. Thomas Kainz, LL.M. (London) has represented in a number of arbitral proceedings in English as well as German language.

International Expertise

Dr. Thomas Kainz, LL.M. (London) received his additional expertise through studies at the University of Vienna (PhD 2008, International Law) and King’s College London of the University of London (LL.M. 2007, Comparative and International Dispute Resolution). Since August 4, 2016, Dr. Thomas Kainz, LL.M. (London) is also a Member of the Berlin Bar Association and as such entitled to excercice legal services in Germany according to §§ 1 to 3 Federal Lawyers’ Act (“Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung”, “BRAO”) as attorney of the Vienna Bar Association, Member of the Berlin Bar Association.

Consultation in German and English language

Due to his international education, his stays abroad in London, Cambridge and the United States of America as well as arbitration proceedings held in English, Dr. Thomas Kainz, LL.M. (London) litigates equally in English and German language.

Personal Motto

Dr. Thomas Kainz, LL.M. (London) intends to offer competent and at the same time cost fair and transparent services. His clients shall feel comfortable and informed and hand over their legal sorrows with a positive feeling.



Kainz/Kerres, Wertpapierdienstleistungen nach dem WAG 2007, 2012, Verlag Manz


Kainz, Die Plage mit der hypothetischen Alternativanlage, ecolex 2014/682
Kainz/Raffling, Ein Skiausflug mit der Firma – was gilt es zu beachten?, ZVR 2013/1
Kainz, Es muss nicht immer der Schaden des Anlegers sein – oder doch?, ecolex 2012/462, Verlag Manz
Kainz, Die Zulässigkeit von staatsanwaltschaftlichen Vernehmungsprotokollen im Zivilprozess, ecolex 2012/216, Verlag Manz
Kainz, Die Ablehnung von (Schieds-) Richtern, ecolex 2011/693, Verlag Manz
Kainz, Die strafrechtlichen Gefahren der Anlageberatung – Betrug und Untreue? RdW 2011, 486, 462, Verlag Lexis Nexis
Kainz, GmbH-Gründung: Stammkapital wird von € 35.000 auf € 10.000 herabgesetzt, 25.3.2013, wirtschaftsanwä
Kainz, Vom Vermögensverwalter zum Anlageberater, 21.4.2012, Wirtschaftsblatt
Kainz/Stocker, Wie streng ist die Beraterpflicht der Banken?, 31.3.2011, wirtschaftsanwä




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