Training & Development
Every lawyer at Wolf Theiss receives an individual training plan as part of our School of Excellence, which ensures the development of a comprehensive skill-set in legal and business know-how. This covers not just technical training, but also communication and leadership skills - all the things that give you that extra edge. Offering internal legal training to our lawyers is essential to being able to deliver high quality legal services to our clients.
We at Wolf Theiss want to offer outstanding services. As a result, we invest substantial amounts of time and money to further the improvement of our in-house legal training program. We have developed a system that will help you to become a region-wide specialist in your field.
The focus of our School of Excellence is not only on legal expertise, but also on the teaching of industry-specific knowledge and entrepreneurship principles. In other words, we aim to develop business-minded lawyers with an entrepreneurial attitude, who understand their clients' business needs. We are proud of this very special asset which sets Wolf Theiss further apart from its competitors, while also being recognized throughout the business community.
Our Business School enables you to understand the most important issues surrounding law firm management, business development and our target industry groups, as well as allows you to master relevant personal skills.
Additionally, the Bar Exam par Excellence training serves to assist lawyers in Vienna in preparing for the bar exam. Regular workshops (e.g. on civil procedure, drafting procedural documents, criminal proceedings, law of costs) support the learning process. On a voluntary basis, Associates are also invited to assist in legal aid cases that are handled in-house.
Our Legal Schools are formalized training paths that all young lawyers in certain practice areas are required to pursue, enabling them to understand the most important legal issues, transaction structures and products in a specific legal field. Our Legal Schools are held for the practice groups Corporate / M&A, Dispute Resolution, Finance and Real Estate. Additionally, there are special workshops for the areas Tax, Projects, Competition and Employment.
Constant feedback and performance appraisals are integral aspects of a career at Wolf Theiss. All lawyers, including Partners, are evaluated on an annual basis. The process for evaluating one’s achievement in the previous year, as well as for setting individual targets for the upcoming year, is scheduled on a firm-wide basis.