Attorney-at-law in Austria and US, New York

Johannes Mitterecker is specialized in corporate law, M&A transactions and restructurings. An industry focus is on private equity, venture capital and start-ups. He also represents clients in litigation.

An interdisciplinary focus is sports law. As a former competitive athlete, Johannes Mitterecker advises in particular on athlete transfers, marketing and advertising contracts, sports association and disciplinary issues, as well as club disputes.

Selected representations *)

  • Wietersdorfer in relation to a joint venture with Amiantit group
  • Melecs on the purchase of the mechatronics division from Lenzing
  • Comprehensive restructuring of a family-owned global textile retail chain
  • Advising national blue chips as borrowers in connection with syndicated loan agreements

*) including mandates before joining bpv Huegel

Publications und lectures

Johannes Mitterecker is the author of numerous publications on corporate and business law as well as sports law. These include amongst others the manuals “Grenzüberschreitende Verschmelzungen” (“Cross-border mergers”) and “Grenzüberschreitende Sitzverlegungen“ (“Cross-border seat transfers”). He is co-editor of the forthcoming handbook “Gesellschafterstreit” (“Shareholder Disputes”). Johannes Mitterecker lectures regularly on his areas of specialization at universities and professional congresses.


Johannes Mitterecker holds a doctorate from both the University of Vienna and the Vienna University of Economics and Business, as well as an LL.M. from the Ivy League University Columbia in New York. He is with bpv Huegel since 2021. Prior to that, he worked for several years at renowned law firms in Austria and abroad. Johannes Mitterecker is admitted to the bar in both Austria and New York.


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