Johannes Aehrenthal

Main Focus

Franchise law advice, mainly for franchise systems entering the market and transactional advice; full service with all aspects to franchise and distribution law such as review and amendment of franchise agreements, master franchise agreements and advice with egard to cogent law provisions
Furthermore M&A and corporate transaction advice (national and international) with a focus on CEE


German, English


University of Vienna , Mag. iur. 1995, Dr. iur. 1998
University of Nottingham, LL.M. 1997
Attorney at law Austria, 2001

Professional Experience

Partner and Head of Department Corporate & Commercial at CERHA HEMPEL
Co – Head of the CEE network of CERHA HEMPEL


Österreichischer Franchise-Verband (Legal Board)
Member of the EuroFranchise Lawyers (EFL)
Vienna Bar Association
International Bar Association


MID sells assets, ACQ 2008 – the year of the crunch, Dr. Johannes Aehrenthal, LL.M
Aehrenthal, Stromlieferungsverträge in Hausmaninger/Petsche/Vartian (Eds.), Wiener Vertragshandbuch, Bd 1 Wirtschaftsrecht, 3. Auflage 2019