DDr. Peter Winkler, LL.M., Rechtsanwalt


LL.M., Lawyer

Born in 1966, he studied Italian law and German law (LL.M. programme), political sciences, economics and philosophy at the Universities of Innsbruck - Padua, Vienna and Heidelberg;
Legal internship in lawyers’ offices in Verona, Heidelberg and Bolzano, certified as a lawyer since 1994, voluntary regional judge in Brixen 1995-1997, independent lawyer in Brixen since 1998, additionally certified for the Supreme Courts in Italy since 2006;
Member of various company administrative boards in the areas of finance and energy; from 2003 - 2013 Chairman of the Board for Brixen City Works AG as advisor (including activity in the German Academy of Judges and for the Bozen Foundation of Lawyers).

Specialising in General Civil Law, particularly:

  • Construction and Property Law
  • Inheritance and Family Law
  • Trade and Business Law
  • Energy Law
  • Press Law
  • Civil Proceedings Law and Conduct of Proceedings
  • Arbitration (also active as arbitrator) and mediation

Publications (Selected)

  • Compensation for immaterial personal damages in a legal comparison of Italy and Germany, in: Grenzen im Anwaltsberuf [Borders for Lawyers], commemorative publication for Hansjörg Pobitzer (Felix Press);
  • The Draft Reform for Italian Collision Law, in: Jahrbuch für italienisches Recht [Yearbook of Italian law] – Vol. 4 (Published by: C.F. Müller – Heidelberg);
  • GmbH and GmbH & Co. KG in Italian law, in: GmbH Rundschau 8/90 (Published by: Dr Otto Schmidt KG – Cologne);
  • Italy, EC Law and the Direct Effect of the Guidelines, in: EuZW 14/92 (Published by: C.H. Beck – Munich and Frankfurt);
  • The Reform of Italian Civil Proceedings Law, in: Jahrbuch für italienisches Recht [Yearbook of Italian Law – Vol. 6 (Published by: C.F. Müller – Heidelberg)
  • GmbH in Italy, in: Die GmbH-Rechte in den EG-Staaten [GmbH Laws in the EC States] (Published by: Dr Otto Schmidt KG – Cologne);
  • Compensation for personal damages in a legal comparison of Italy and Germany, in: Jahrbuch für italienisches Recht [Yearbook of Italian law] – Vol. 9 (Published by: C.F. Müller – Heidelberg).

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