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Avv. & RA (Austria) Dr Ulrike Christine Walter - Partner

Avv. & RA Dr. Ulrike Christine WalterAreas of professional activity

Civil law, particularly succession law, as well as in the field of arrangement procedure, property law, private international law, family law, debt recovery, compensation for damages, commercial law.

Place and date of birth

Vienna, on 6 September 1958.

  • 1977 Secondary school diploma obtained at “Akademisches Gymnasium Wien”.
  • 1983 Short training period at the Jacques Mauro law firm in Paris.
  • 1984 Degree in law awarded by the University of Vienna.
  • 1977 – 1984 Language studies in France (Tours, Grenoble), Great Britain (Oxford, Edinburgh), Italy (Florence).
  • 1984 – 1985 Trainee at the courts of Vienna (District Court of Hernals, Regional Criminal Court, Juvenile Criminal Court, Companies’ Court).
  • 1987 Practising lawyer at the Dr. Mondel law firm in Vienna, active within the Italian market in particular.
  • 1988 working in her own  Law firm in Vienna
  • From 2002 Registration as an established European lawyer domiciled at the Bar Association of Gorizia.
  • From 2004 Partner in Italian law firm based in Gorizia and in Udine.
  • 2006 Swearing-in as a lawyer in Italy.
  • 2008 Election of domicile in Italy, maintaining professional address in Vienna
  • 2017 opens a law firm in South Austria/ Carinthia
Professional qualifications
  • From 1987 to 2016 Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer admitted in Austria) registered in the Rechtsanwaltskammer (Bar Association) of Vienna.
  • From 2002 to 2006 Established European lawyer, registered in the Bar Association of Gorizia.
  • From 2006 Avvocato (Lawyer admitted in Italy)  of the Bar Association of Gorizia.
  • From 2008 Avvocato (Lawyer admitted in Italy) of the Bar Association of Udine.
  • From 2017 Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer admitted in Austria) registered in the Rechtsanwaltskammer (Bar Association) of Carinthia
Positions held
  • Independent lawyer of the Austrian Consulate for Friuli and Veneto
  • Registered in the list of independent lawyers, in  German language, of the German Consulate of Milan.
  • Registered in the list of independent lawyers, in German language, of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce of Padova (Advantage Austria)
  • DAC – German Attorneys’ Cooperation.
  • DACH – European Lawyers’ Association.
  • DAV – German Bar Association in Italy.
  • Austrian Lawyers’ Association.
  • German Chamber of Commerce in Milan.
  • German Forum for Inheritance Law.
  • German Forum for Law of Succession.
  • Erben international (International Inheritance Law Association).
  • Lawyer authorised to collect receivables by Zyklop Inkasso/Italy.
  • Up to September 2013 editor of the books “Wohnungseigentum und Nebengesetze”, “Ausserstreitgesetz und Nebengesetze” and “commenta Erbrecht”, published by the WEKA Austrian publishing company.
  • Continuous publication of articles concerning the peculiarities of the Italian legal system in various (specialist) German and Austrian journals, including the journal “Nova & Varia” of the Austrian Lawyers’ Union, as well as the Austrian Lawyers’ Journal.
  • Author of online articles for the “Kestler-Hausler-Stiftung” foundation on the subject of Italian inheritance law in comparison with German inheritance law.
  • Comment on §§ 16-20, 29-30 and 30 of Austrian private international law (IPRG) on the website
  • Rapporteur, assisted by co-rapporteurs, during conferences of the Lawyers’ Union: “Property Law”, “Italian Law: What you need to know” and “International Inheritance Law”.
  • Rapporteur at the Carinthian Lawyers’ Union: “Italian Law: What you need to know” and before the Lawyers’ Union of Salzburg.
  • Author of the book "Internationales Familienrecht" (International Family Law), Verlag Österreich


German (mother tongue), Italian, English and French.