I specialise in the field of complex, cross-border corporate issues and M&A transactions, leading international teams from various jurisdictions and legal areas. I do inbound and outbound international work and am able to refer to our teams abroad. My sectoral knowledge comprises industrials as well as the pharmaceutical/direct sales sector. I have an extensive network in the CEE/SEE region.
I work intensively for clients in the private equity and financial services sector – a sector on which I focus in my published works and as a speaker at international conferences.
I am also admitted as solicitor in England and Wales and work as part-time visiting professor at the University of Vienna, the University of Klagenfurt, University of Santa Clara/Summer Programme and the University of Liechtenstein (LLM programme) professorship for private and business law.
Further, I am author and publisher of numerous publications in corporate and commercial law journals and of various market-known law books regarding corporate and financial markets law, which are the main areas of my legal interests.
I am the publisher of “Der Konzern im Gesellschafts- und Steuerrecht” (Linde Verlag), one of the standard law books in Austria in the field of corporate and tax law and used broadly by practitioners and in-house legal teams in the banking and financial services sector.
What others say…
Thomas Ruhm is a diligent and experienced transaction and corporate lawyer. He understands the needs of business and is highly specialized to deal with complex situations. He knows the CEE market and works hand-on.