Gunter Nitsche

Univ.-Prof. | Dr.iur. (University of Graz) | Of Counsel
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Gunter Nitsche practices his consultancy work in the areas of corporate law, company and foundation law, intellectual property law and copyright law. He has in-depth and decades-long expertise in corporate law in relation to insolvency resolution. He is a lecturer at the Graz University of Technology and at the University of Applied Sciences. He holds several supervisory board and foundation board mandates.

Gunter completed his studies at Washington State University as a Fulbright Scholar and later taught at Rutgers Law School in Camden, New Jersey.

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  • 1962: Graduated from Pestalozzigymnasium in Graz (including a year of study as an AFS-Student in Chicago)
  • 1962: Began study of law at Karl-Franzens-University Graz
  • Studied as a Fulbright scholar at Washington State University and obtained a B.A. in political science
  • Karl-Franzens-University Graz worked as a teaching assistant
  • 1981: Completed post doctorial studies (“Habilitation”)
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  • 2009 to present: of Counsel at GRAF ISOLA Rechtsanwälte GmbH
  • 1988 to the present: Visiting professor at Rutger’s Law School Philadelphia, Technical University of Graz and Franz-Stronach-Institut Graz
  • 1987: Named a professor at Karl-Franzens-University Graz
  • Permanent advisor to the city of Graz
  • Lecturer at the Austrian Bar Association, Austrian Chamber of Notaries and Austrian Chamber of Chartered Public Accountants and Tax Consultants
  • Served as a board member for various private foundations


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  • Supervisory board of Knapp AG
  • Supervisory board of Isovoltaic AG
  • Member of seven Foundation boards
Gunter Nitsche
Univ.-Prof. | Dr.iur. (University of Graz) | Of Counsel
T:+43 316 833 777 - 0