bpv Hügel advises in all areas of labour law, both non-contentious and contentious. The firm represents its clients in court proceedings, advises in the drafting and negotiation of employment related contracts (with a focus on the employment contracts of members of the management, model agreements, shop agreements and contracts in relation to expatriate issues). The bpv Hügel labour law team, in close cooperation with the specialists of the related areas, also provides advice on labour law aspects of international M&A and capital market transactions. Other areas of expertise are pension plans, fringe benefits programs and the implementation of employee stock option plans. bpv Hügel was granted the award “Employment Law Firm of the Year (Austria)” by CorporateINTL Magazine.