Franz J. Heidinger, LL.M. (Virginia)

Main areas of practice

  • Cross-border transactions (especially in the context of the Anglo-American and Central-European legal systems)
  • Domestic and international contract law
  • Intellectual property law
  • Employment and labour law
  • IT and e-commerce law

Education and professional experience

  • Admitted to the bar in Austria in 1995
  • Founding partner of Alix Frank Rechtsanwälte GmbH
  • Law and philosophy degrees from the Karl-Franzens University Graz, Austria
  • Postgraduate LL.M. degree from the University of Virginia, USA


  • Lecturer at the University of Vienna and at Danube University Krems
  • Responsible for field “Anglo-American legal system and Anglo-American legal language”
  • Court-appointed and certified interpreter for English
  • Arbitrator and counsel in arbitration proceedings


  • German
  • English
  • French


Phone: +43 1 523 2727
Email: austrolaw(at)