Mag. Roland Herbst, LL.M. (Duke)

Roland Herbst’s main areas of practice are litigation and arbitration, corporate law/M&A, civil law, start-ups, and company formations. Roland Herbst represents his clients in all matters of civil and commercial law (among others corporate law, real estate law, medical law, and inheritance law) in court and in front of arbitrational tribunals. He counsels private individuals as well as corporations about the best way of enforcing their claims. Additionally, he handles the strategic planning, coordination, and the judicial representation in major law suits and complex proceedings.
In corporate law, Roland Herbst’s expertise includes transactions of companies, transformations, and structuring, in addition to counselling companies and owners on a regular basis. Roland Herbst is our specialist for company formations, where a group of experts accompanies founders from creating a start-up to having an operating company. The focus in inheritance law is the planning and structuring of assets and company successions as well as the representation of heirs in probate proceedings.


Mag. iur., University of Vienna
Master of Laws, Duke University (Durham, USA)

Professional Experience

Since 2009 Attorney (until 2011 law firm partner with Dr. Christian Kuhn, Vienna)
2006 – 2009 Associate (Kuhn & Vanis Rechtsanwälte, Vienna)
2004 – 2006 Associate (CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte, Vienna)
2003 – 2004 Postgraduate-studies and research assistant (Duke University, Durham, USA)
2002 – 2003 Associate (Hule & Heinke Rechtsanwälte, Vienna)


German, English