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50 Years BLS Attorneys at Law

In 2024, we at BLS have a remarkable success story to look back on as we celebrate our 50th anniversary. The law firm was founded in 1974 by Dr Hellmuth Boller and Dr Günter Langhammer. Dr Wolfgang Schubert became a partner in 1994. The name BLS goes back to these three partners.

Over the years, the law firm in the heart of Vienna's city center flourished. Satisfied clients ensured a consistently high level of utilization. The company grew steadily and more partners came on board. The proven office location in Kärntner Straße in Vienna was continuously expanded.

By joining an international network of lawyers in 1999, we took a major step towards internationalisation. We have been a member of Pangea Net since 2023 and now have an even broader range of partner law firms abroad. We have thus further increased our international clout.

Today, BLS is one of the leading medium-sized commercial law firms in Austria. We have been a reliable partner to our clients since the first day. Numerous well-known companies rely on the expertise of our law firm. We intend to maintain this course over the next half century. Our driving force is the passion for success.

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A team of smart minds

Around 30 lawyers offer legal advice in a wide range of specialist areas. More than 30 other colleagues work for us in various areas of the company. The entire team now consists of over 60 bright minds and is our most important asset.

Many years of experience, versatile specialization and productive teamwork allow us to handle complex cases efficiently. We have a network of national and international experts, particularly in the fields of technology, business and medicine, which we can access at any time if required.

Thanks to our diverse team, we speak English, French, Polish, Slovenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Romanian and Turkish.

Legal advice for companies

We advise companies of all sizes, from start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises to international corporations. Renowned Austrian companies as well as major global players are relying on our expertise for many years. We are specialized in all areas of commercial law and litigation.

Legal advice for private clients

We advise private clients in all economically relevant legal matters.

Our key areas are tort law, especially in the case of accidents and medical liability issues, construction matters as well as employment and labour law, real estate and rent law.

International activity

BLS is the exclusive Austrian member of Pangea Net. The international network of independent law firms connects us with 1,300 lawyers from 24 countries on four continents. This enables us to efficiently and effectively handle our clients' cross-border tasks and transnational business interests.


Our work is regularly awarded by renowned international legal directories such as JUVE, The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. Our TÜV Austria certification also shows that quality is our top priority. We were the first law firm in Austria to undergo an audit of our quality management system in accordance with the EN ISO 9001 standard and have been successfully recertified for many years.



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