Chambers and Partners

‘We have excellent cooperation with Kinner Korenjak on an equal footing. We have all the necessary answers and support available in a timely manner.’

’No matter the question or concern we have, we are always well advised and, if necessary, supported with alternative suggestions.’

’Kinner Korenjak has strong expertise in labour law. It provides a very personal service and quick responses.’

’The team delivers perfect response times and is very hands-on and thorough.’

’The work was complex but Kinner Korenjak handled it exceptionally well.’

Notable practitioners

...Kinner Korenjak LAW’s team advises a growing roster of clients in sectors such banking and finance, healthcare, hotel, and food on a diverse range of employment and labour issues.

‘Always available, incomparable in strategy and negotiation skills.’

‘We have worked with several law firms in the past, but rarely have we experienced such a tremendous level of professionalism.’

Employment law boutique Kinner Korenjak LAW specialises in HR law and labour matters with a criminal nexus, and also has strong capabilities in employment litigation. Practice heads Wolfgang Kinner and Ingrid Korenjak draw upon years of practice, and have recently been particularly active in advising clients from industries impacted by the prolonged Covid-19 measures, including the transportation, construction and hotel sectors.

‘It is a law firm that listens to its clients and understands their challenges and presents solution-oriented approaches in balance with profitability. They are people and not machines.’

‘Solution-oriented, always available, comprehensive specialist knowledge, easy to understand despite legal language, “human” connections.’

… One client recommends the law firm as the point of contact for entangled labour law matters

’Thanks to their many years of experience and good international networking, the two name partners have managed to establish themselves as an integral part of the Austrian employment law scene within a very short time.’

Spring-Rankings 2022

The expertise of Kinner Korenjak LAW is again recognized this year in international lawyer rankings. As in previous years since its foundation, the boutique for employment law, which is fully established on the market, has been represented in 'The Legal 500'. Both partners Dr Wolfgang Kinner and Dr Ingrid Korenjak are again recommended in the latest ranking by Best Lawyers (in cooperation with Handelsblatt). In addition, the law firm was included in the "Leaders League" in the category of labor law (Austria) in 2022. Dr Wolfgang Kinner once again represents the law firm in the renowned Chambers Europe ranking. We would like to thank our team, all our clients and our competitors who make these awards possible:

…Kinner Korenjak LAW's 'team is very service oriented and understands the client’s need’. The employment law boutique was established in early 2020 and has since made a name for itself by providing comprehensive advice to a range of clients. Most recently, the team has expanded its activities in the areas of litigation and restructuring and has also been involved in Covid-19 related matters. Wolfgang Kinner and Ingrid Korenjak jointly lead the team.

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…Testimonials say:

‘Good boutique firm for employment law in Austria‘

‘strong cooperation overall and detailed view‘

Ranking Hat-Trick achieved: Kinner Korenjak LAW included in JUVE-Ranking

By leaping into the JUVE ranking, Kinner Korenjak LAW scored the hat-trick within half a year of founding the firm: the proven boutique for employment law and its two partners Dr Wolfgang Kinner and Dr Ingrid Korenjak are now represented in three of the most distinguished international law firm rankings. The inclusion in the renowned ranking of “The Legal 500”  in the category “Employment – Austria” in April 2020 was followed by the listing of both partners in Best Lawyers (in cooperation with Handelsblatt) in May. The ranking by JUVE, the leading publishing house for commercial law firms in the German-speaking world, in the category “Employment – Austria” completes the series of awards and confirms the high reputation the boutique for employment law, founded at the beginning of the year, enjoys among clients and competitors. In the evaluation, special reference is made to the professional employment law advice provided on a permanent basis to Austrian companies of international enterprises: “Both partners have an excellent network due to their experience in large law firms.” Competitors describe the new employment law boutique, among other things, as an “interesting union of two top employment lawyers.” “The placement in all major international legal rankings is a high distinction that confirms our common course,” Dr Wolfgang Kinner and Dr Ingrid Korenjak are pleased to say: “We thank our great employees and our wonderful clients, without whom this success would not be possible.”

Dr Wolfgang Kinner and Dr Ingrid Korenjak recommended by “Best Lawyers”

“Best Lawyers” is the oldest international peer review evaluation in the legal field. Both Dr Wolfgang Kinner and Dr Ingrid Korenjak were included in the prestigious ranking in May 2020, just a few months after establishing their new boutique law firm for employment law. In the “Labor and Employment Law” department, both partners are explicitly recommended as outstanding lawyers in Austria. “Best Lawyers” uses quality-assured methodology and a peer review process on its own initiative to determine meaningful assessments of the legal services provided by commercial law firms and lawyers. “This is a great recognition of the market and of our colleagues, and we are sincerely grateful,” Dr Wolfgang Kinner and Dr Ingrid Korenjak are pleased to say.

Kinner Korenjak LAW among “The Legal 500”

The practice-oriented international ranking “The Legal 500” has listed top law firms around the world for 33 years. In April 2020, Kinner Korenjak LAW was instantly accepted into this renowned circle in the category “Employment Austria”. The ranking focuses on legal practice and is based on feedback from over 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading lawyers. “Kinner Korenjak LAW deals exclusively with employment law and advises companies from diverse branches of industries from transport to medicine. (…) The firm represents executives and supervisory boards in contract negotiations and court disputes.” “Being included in ‘The Legal 500’ just four months after our merger as an employment law boutique is not only a great recognition of our hard work, but also a confirmation of our joint positioning and the potential it offers,” say  Dr Wolfgang Kinner and Dr Ingrid Korenjak. “We are incredibly grateful for our clients’ praise and see it as a great incentive and motivation for the future,” the two partners agree.