Christian Pindeus

Mag.rer.soc.oec., Dr.iur.

Contact details

T +43 7242 65290-359
F +43 7242 65290-333

Main areas
  • Corporate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Contracts and Standard Terms
  • Banking and Finance
  • Insolvency and Restructuring


Christian Pindeus advises domestic and foreign companies in corporate law, in particular in corporate restructuring and group law.

He has extensive experience in advising on national and cross-border M&A transactions and restructuring.

In addition, he advises on contract drafting issues such as (cooperation) contracts in connection with the development, production and/or sale of tangible or intangible products.

Christian Pindeus regularly publishes on business law topics.



  • Advising a listed company on the sale of subsidiaries to a Belgian company (IT)
  • Advising an industrial holding group on the sale of its German subsidiaries to a company of the Japanese Mitsubishi Group (Automotive)
  • Advising a leading global industrial company on the sale of a partial operation to an Israeli competitor (industry)
  • Advising a US-American group on the acquisition of the wireless business unit of a German listed company (IT)
  • Advising a listed German company on the sale of CEE subsidiaries (steel industry)
  • Advising a listed company on the acquisition of a British asset management company (financial services)
  • Advising a private equity investor on the acquisition of an Austrian software development company (IT)
  • Advising private equity investors on the acquisition of an internationally active sales group of care products (consumer goods)
  • Advising a British real estate fund on the sale of part of the Austrian hotel portfolio (real estate)
  • Advising a listed company on the acquisition of all-inclusive hotels (tourism)
  • Advising a Swiss company on the acquisition of railway station bookshops (trade)
  • Advising a leading Upper Austrian industrial holding company on the acquisition of a stake in a plant engineering company (plant construction)
  • Advising an American investor on the acquisition of assets from the insolvency of an international group (photographic and print industry)

Corporate and capital market law & contract law:

  • Advising start-ups and established clients on the establishment of companies, on current corporate and commercial law issues, right through to liquidation
  • Advice in connection with the establishment of joint ventures in the fields of IT, building services and industrial production
  • Advice on drafting contracts and asserting claims in connection with production and supply contracts, distribution agreements (in particular with regard to the Commercial Agents Act) and licensing agreements
  • Advising several companies on the simplification and/or restructuring of the Group structure through several reorganisations
  • Advice on the implementation of a squeeze-out at an Austrian stock corporation
  • Advising a listed stock corporation on capital market disclosure obligations in the course of restructuring



Christian Pindeus has joined the SCWP Schindhelm office in Wels in 2013.

2004 – 2009 master studies of laws with focus on commercial laws at the University of Vienna.

2004 – 2009 master studies of business administration with focus on managerial and strategic accounting as well as corporate finance at the Vienna University of Business Administration and Economics.

2009 – 2011 doctorial studies of laws at the University of Vienna.