“‘Kurt Retter is one of the best lawyers in Austria. He has a great team and always knows the best strategy to come to reach the goals!’”– The Legal 500
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.
ExpertiseRegulatory & Administrative Law Energy & Natural Resources Data Protection & Cybersecurity Environmental Law & Permits Healthcare & Life Sciences Infrastructure Insurance Private Clients Telecommunications, Media & Technology
University of Vienna (Dr. iur. with distinction), 1996
The Yale Law School (LL.M. with distinction), 1995
University of Vienna (Mag. iur.), 1991