Foreign trade law, economic sanctions and investment control law (f/m/x)

We are looking for committed and highly qualified associates (f/m/x) with a special interest in foreign trade, economic sanctions and investment controls to support our team in Vienna.

Your Tasks

We advise national and international companies from a wide range of sectors on foreign trade law, in particular EU economic sanctions laws, EU export controls and investment controls. Our “Global Sanctions and Trade Group (GST)” works very closely with colleagues from other areas of law and offices, in particular our US offices in New York and Washington D.C.

Within the scope of your future work, you will be in charge of the following main areas:

  • EU and UN economic sanctions law
  • Interface with US economic sanctions law
  • Export control issues
  • Investment control laws, such as approvals of company acquisitions under the Austrian Foreign Investment Law (InvKG)

Your Profile

You will have completed your legal studies with above-average results, have excellent English and basic German skills, are an entrepreneurial thinker and dedicated lawyer. Experience/education abroad and previous knowledge in this area, such as by way of an LL.M., a dissertation, internships, University assistant or work experience in a law firm are an asset but not a must.

What we offer

Become part of our strong and motivated team in an international environment and benefit from our outstanding learning & development opportunities.

Did we get you interested? Then get in touch with us – we are looking forward to receiving your application!

Note: according to §9 GlBG: There is no collective agreement or legal minimum salary. The intended minimum basis for the salary arrangement (with the possibility of additional payment) is an annual salary (gross, all-in, 14 instalments) in the amount of 54,000 EUR.


Please send your application with a cover letter, your CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Gisela Popp
HR Manager

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Seilergasse 16
1010 Vienna

T: +43 1 51515 – 350

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