New Member – Ewald Oberhammer joins as the Corporate Immigration Law Expert in Austria

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome Ewald Oberhammer as our exclusively recommended & endorsed Corporate Immigration Law expert in Austria.

Ewald Oberhammer is admitted to the Austrian Bar Associations and specialises in corporate immigration matters.  Ewald Oberhammer and his team have been dealing with corporate immigration matters since 1999, and assist international and local Austrian companies in obtaining work permits, residence permits and working visas.  In addition, Ewald Oberhammer and his team assist clients in monitoring and maintaining their compliance with immigration laws and regulations. In the course of the compliance assistance, Ewald Oberhammer is leading the firm’s immigration litigation team which focuses on the defense of corporations and their directors against incompliance allegations raised by the Austrian authorities.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Corporate Migration
  • Corporate Law
  • Capital Markets and Takeover Law
  • Contract and Labour Law
  • Italian Law


  • Law Degree, University of Innsbruck & Padua (Mag.iur., dott. 1998)
  • LL.M., University of Nottingham (LL.M., 2001)
  • Legal Clerkship, Innsbruck (1999)
  • Associate at a reputable law firm, South Tyrol (2000 – 2002)
  • Italian Bar exam (2003)
  • Austrian Bar exam (2004)
  • Associate at highly reputable Austrian law firms (2002 – 2006)
  • Attorney-at-Law and Partner at highly reputable Austrian law firms (2007 – 2014)
  • Founding Partner at Oberhammer Rechtsanwaelte GmbH (2014)


  • German
  • English
  • Italian

Oberhammer Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Ewald Oberhammer founded the law firm in 2014 and has since been able to continuously expand his team of proven experts in the areas of corporate migration with a special focus on posting regulations, labour law, corporate law and capital markets law.

In the summer of 2019, the law firm opened a new office in Wels, expanding Oberhammer’s expertise in the areas of M&A, financing, restructuring, venture capital and real estate law.

Our experts work with passion and professional excellence on innovative solutions fit for our national and international clients’ needs. Our methods are efficient, we speak a clear language.