Current opportunities

Have we aroused your curiosity? Talk to us. We very much look forward to meeting you.

Associates (f/m/x)

To strengthen our team in Vienna we are always looking for highly qualified and engaged, aspiring recent graduates (Rechtsanwaltsanwärter) for our varying practice groups.

Your key responsibilites

Your responsibilities would include working with our clients across our varying practice groups, such as:

  • Antitrust, Competition & Trade
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property and Information Technology
  • People & Reward
  • Public Law
  • Real Estate
  • Tax

What we offer

Become a part of our strong and motivated team in an attractive work environment and benefit from our outstanding national and international learning & development programs.

Key requirements

If you’re interested in business, creative, enjoy new and complex challenges, would like to work in a multinational team and are comfortable working in English, then you’ll fit right in with us.

You should have a positive attitude, be truly curious about what we do and have completed your law degree as well as have a high level of English. Having worked or studied abroad is also a definite advantage but not a requirement.

Did we spark your interest? 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. As a minimum basis for the salary arrangement (with the possibility of an overpayment) an annual salary (gross, all-in, 14 instalments) in the amount of 45,000 EUR is intended.


Please send your application with a motivation letter (including your preferred practice groups), CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Gisela Popp
HR Manager

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Seilergasse 16
1010 Wien

T: +43 1 51515 – 350
E: recruiting.vienna@freshfields.com

Business Development Manager (f/m/x)

To start as soon as possible, our Vienna office is looking for a part-time (50%) Business Development Manager – (f/m/x)

In this exciting role you will manage the Business Development (BD) activities of the Austrian practice and the Vienna office, reporting into the Marketing & Business Development Partner in Vienna and the Team Lead, Continental Europe Local BD who is located in Brussels. You will collaborate very closely with the Vienna-based Marketing & Business Development Executive, who leads on operative marketing activities such as events, seminars and publications.

Your key responsibilities

  • Identify business opportunities with key and new clients in the Austrian market; provide intelligence on opportunities; design and implement BD initiatives to realize opportunities
  • First point of contact for the Vienna partners and associates in relation to strategic BD initiatives
  • Network with our global MBD team and adapt the firm’s business development initiatives and materials so that they meet the needs of our clients and are fully leveraged for the Austrian market
  • Help drive client relationship management for selected Austria-based clients
  • Undertake research and analysis on clients, targets, markets and competitors
  • Liaise with our central PR team and external PR provider to help drive our PR and communications activities in the Austrian markets
  • Provide guidance and feedback to one MBD team member (MBD Executive) in the Vienna office

Key requirements

  • A degree preferably with a focus on economics, law or marketing
  • 5+ years in a similar role within a professional services environment and an understanding of the legal landscape
  • Eager to work as part of a global team
  • Excellent English and German skills at least on business fluent level are essential
  • Strongly positive, pro-active and pragmatic mentality and the ability to deliver high-quality results in a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to generate strategic and commercial insights on market trends and client needs and convert these into actions
  • High level of social competence and service orientation
  • Project management experience

Our offer

We provide a wealth of opportunities in a diverse and ambitious environment. You will be an important member of a strong, motivated and truly international team in a leading global law firm. We encourage international collaboration and will support your career with ongoing learning and development throughout our cross-border network. Let yourself be inspired by our team spirit. Depending on the specific qualifications and professional experience, a gross annual salary of approximately € 40,000 (for 50% part-time basis) is envisaged for this role. The final salary will be agreed upon at offer stage.


Then let’s talk. Please send us your application incl. a letter of motivation and your CV in English via email, indicating your earliest possible start date and your salary expectations.


Claudia Guthörl
HR Consultant

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Bockenheimer Anlage 44
60322 Frankfurt am Main

T +49 69 27 30 8-407
E Bewerbungen@freshfields.com


Internship – Freshfields Unplugged (f/m/x)

To strengthen our team in Vienna we are looking for focused and engaged law interns (f/m/x) for 2021 to work among our varying practice groups for the duration of one-month respectively.

Your Tasks

Get to know us “unplugged” and discover exciting insights into our daily work and team while gaining experience in an international law firm. You will support us to deliver excellent work for our top clients among the various practice groups, for example:

  • Support our associates and partners with everyday work
  • Sit in on negotiations and court hearings
  • Help us draft briefs and consultations as well as learn how to construct memos and revise contracts
  • Literature research
  • Support with the production of publications and certificates

What we offer

Become a part of our team which offers a highly dynamic and inspiring atmosphere, and you’ll be surprised by the diverse and challenging tasks you’ll find. As an intern you are not assigned to a particular practice group, rather you support all colleagues with individual client work. This provides you with the unique opportunity to guide your focus independently during your monthly internship as you get to know all the areas of Business Law.

Key requirements

You will need to have successfully completed the second portion of the law program or a successfully completed bachelor’s program in business law (WU Vienna) by the beginning of the internship period. You must also be interested in business, curious, creative and like new challenges time and time again. If you are in fact an out-of-the-box thinker and are comfortable working in English, then you have come to the right place!

Application deadlines

If you want to complete your internship between February – June 2021, send us your application by October 15th, 2020. If you want to complete your internship between July – November 2021, send us your application by January 15th, 2021.

Did we spark your interest? If yes, contact us – we are looking forward to hearing from you!

The agreed minimum salary (with the possibility of an over payment) is based upon an annual gross salary (of 14 installments) in the amount of 21,000 EUR.


Please send your application with a motivation letter (including your preferred months), CV and relevant transcripts and certificates via e-mail to:

Gisela Popp
HR Manager

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Seilergasse 16
1010 Wien

T: +43 1 51515 – 350
E: recruiting.vienna@freshfields.com

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