Dr. Joachim Bucher, LL.M.


Areas of activity:

Company law / M&A, contract law, cartel law, competition law, conduct of legal and arbitration proceedings, intellectual property law, foundation and inheritance law, distribution law, new energies, banking law / financing, insolvency law and restructuring.


Company law / M&A, banking law / financing, insolvency law and restructuring measures, new energies, foundation and inheritance law.


  • BG/BRG Perau (Villach)
  • Doctor juris (1992, Karl Franzens University Graz)
  • Master of Laws, Transnational Business Practice (LL.M.) (1994, Mc George School of Law, USA)

Professional practice:

  • Kirlin Campbel & Keating, New York
  • Associate with Dr. Michael Michor, Villach
  • Practising independently as a lawyer since 1997


  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Section on Business Law
  • Member of the European Lawyers Association


  • Member of governing boards of private foundations
  • Advisory board member
  • Representative of the McGeorge School of Law in Austria
  • Member of the management board of Sportunion Carinthia
  • Member of the disciplinary board of the Carinthia bar association
  • Examining board commissioner with the Carinthia bar association

Foreign language:

  • English