Dr.iur., LLB.oec, LLM.oec
Bernhard Gonaus has been working for SCWP Schindhelm in Wels since 2016 and successfully passed the bar exam in 2019. In 2020, he was fully admitted to the bar.
Before joining SCWP Schindhelm, Bernhard Gonaus had been working as a consultant in the tax department of a "Big Four"-company.
He completed his diploma and doctoral studies in law as well as his bachelor and master studies in law and economics at the University of Salzburg. He spent one semester at the University of Malta.
Bernhard Gonaus mainly advises domestic and foreign companies in the areas of corporate law and mergers & acquisitions. He has particularly extensive expertise in the entire spectrum of shareholder disputes (e.g. representing clients in shareholder meetings or in court in the course of challenging shareholder resolutions).
In his areas of expertise, Bernhard Gonaus regularly publishes articles in legal journals.
Advising a European market leader in a shareholder dispute regarding its majority shareholding in an Austrian corporation.
Advising the majority shareholder of a listed global market leader in corporate law matters in connection with an inheritance law matter.
Advising an Austrian holding company (with subsidiaries in Hungary, Croatia, Slovakia and Romania) in a shareholder dispute.