Philipp Lukas Leitner

Mag.iur., LL.B.

Contact details

T +43 732 603030-539
F +43 732 603030-500

Main areas
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • IP / IT
  • Corporate
  • Banking and Finance
  • Compliance


Philipp Leitner advises in the fields of data protection law, IT-security law as well as software and domain law. European antitrust and state aid law are additional fields of expertise.

Furthermore, he is member of the LIT Digital Transformation and Law Lab of the Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU Linz) and researches on current topics relating to Digitization, especially in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI).


From 2013, Philipp Leitner has been working for SCWP Schindhelm, since 2014 as attorney candidate. In June 2017 he passed the Austrian Bar Exam with distinction.

2007 – 2012 law diploma at Johannes Kepler University Linz (1st section), University of Vienna (2nd, 3rd section), with the main focus on corporate law, IT law and medical law.

2009 – 2014 bachelor in economic law at Johannes Kepler University Linz. Exchange year at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Bergen. Main focus: corporate law, marketing and innovation, finance.

Since 2013: law doctorate at the Johannes Kepler University Linz.