Kurt Retter is well-versed in constitutional and administrative law, as well as regulatory matters. One client characterises him as "very reliable and a real expert." He advises clients from a range of sectors including telecommunications, public transport and defence.
Kurt Retter heads the firm-wide Regulatory team. He has practiced in various fields of regulatory law including: Constitutional, international and EU law, fundamental rights, planning and environmental law, regulated industries (energy, telecommunications and rail), life sciences, insurance, banking and finance, gambling law, compliance, data protection, infrastructure projects, aviation, as well as private clients. Prior to joining Wolf Theiss, he worked in the insurance industry, gathering valuable business experience as an assistant to the board of the Austrian subsidiaries of one of the world's largest insurance groups. Kurt started his professional career teaching constitutional and administrative law at the University of Vienna for five years and working for a large Austrian law firm as an associate.
Admitted to the BarAdmitted to the bar in Austria, 2001
EducationUniversity of Vienna (Dr. iur. with distinction), 1996
The Yale Law School (LL.M. with distinction), 1995
University of Vienna (Mag. iur.), 1991