Ernst Chalupsky

Dr.iur., M.B.L.-HSG

Contact details

T +43 7242 65290-303
F +43 7242 65290-333

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


Ernst Chalupsky advises on company law and on M&A transactions, for example, on the acquisition of companies as a result of a crisis or insolvency. He has many years of experience as an advisor in crisis situations, and as an advisor to creditors, in particular to banks, in a debt crisis. Furthermore, he has previously acted as an insolvency administrator.

In addition to regular publications, Ernst Chalupsky is also a speaker on insolvency and restructuring law on an ongoing basis. After many years working as a university lecturer on corporate restructuring, he has been a lecturer for the Master’s degree course in crisis and restructuring management at Kufstein University of Applied Sciences since 2006.

For many years, Ernst Chalupsky has been a member of the supervisory board of various companies, some of which are listed on the stock exchange, and has served on the management board of some family foundations.


After completing his degree at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz and his traineeship as a lawyer at a renowned Upper Austrian law firm, Ernst Chalupsky has worked as a lawyer in Wels since 1982. Until the merger with Saxinger & Baumann to form SCWP in 2000, he established the law firm Chalupsky & Gumpoldsberger together with Dr. Maximilian Gumpoldsberger. In 1996/1997, he completed his Master’s degree in European and International Commercial Law at the University of St. Gallen.