Thomas Angermair


Universitätsring 10
1010 Vienna

Tel: +43-1-533 4795-24
Fax: +43-1-533 4795-5024


Thomas Angermair has been a partner at DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS since 1992 and heads the firm’s Employment Law Team. His practice also focuses on life sciences, litigation and arbitration. His client base covers a wide range of industry sectors, including cultural in-dustries, banking and international organisations.

Thomas Angermair’s practice in the area of labour and employment extends to all aspects of Austrian and EU employment law. His particular areas of expertise are employment contracts, dismissals, termination agreements and employment issues arising from M&A as well as from corporate restructuring and reorganisation (including outsourcing). He also focuses on incentive schemes, company pension and stock-option plans.

In addition to his law practice, Thomas Angermair gives lectures and runs specialized sem-inars on employment law. He has published numerous articles in Austrian and international professional journals. Thomas Angermair is a member of the IBA, the UIA and Austrian Arbitration Association. He is also a member of several boards of trustees at Austrian pri-vate trusts.

DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS offers professional advice on every aspect of labour law, representing the interests of either employer or employee. Employers and senior executives often seek our advice. We assist our clients in all legal matters associated with human resources management.

Our services

  • Employment contracts, including contracts for senior executives and members of the managing board
  • Termination of employment, plant closures and mass lay-offs
  • Advice on the sale of businesses, restructuring, outsourcing and privatisations
  • Labour law related due diligence reviews
  • Stock option plans and incentive schemes
  • Pension schemes, individual pension agreements
  • Employee protection, working time issues
  • Factory agreements, social plans and collective bargaining agreements
  • Litigation, representation in labour court proceedings
  • Arbitration concerning labour law disputes, mediation
Dorda Brugger Jordis is a leading Austrian business law firm that specialises in commercial law and international business transactions. The firm is renowned for quick, thorough and reliable legal services, both domestically and internationally.

Clients of the firm include major and mid-size domestic and multinational companies in all business sectors, banks, insurance companies, service providers and governmental entities.

For projects in Central and Eastern Europe, Dorda Brugger Jordis’ employs a successful ‘Best Friends’ strategy where it works in close co-operation with the top law firms in each country in the region. All of the law firms that participate in the Dorda Brugger Jordis ‘Best Friends’ network share the same high standards and provide in-depth regional expertise. The network consists of more than 300 lawyers active in Austria and CEE countries such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey.

Through this system, the firm’s clients can rely on their trusted advisors in Austria, while benefiting from the in-depth, regional know-how of Dorda Brugger Jordis’‘Best Friends’.

He enjoys a strong practice assisting clients from the cultural sector, including concert halls, theatres and film festivals. Sources say: “He is always available to help us and provide us with the information we need.”
Chambers Europe, 2015