Professor Dr. Stefan Köck


Professor Dr. Stefan Köck

Stefan Koeck is a partner at Greindl & Köck since 2017

Activities and career:

  • Lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (since 2012) and at the University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (1982-1989 and since 2015); Professor since 2018; examiner for employment law and social law in the law school diploma curriculum
  • Co-editor of Zeitschrift für Arbeitsrecht und Sozialrecht (Austrian journal of labor and social law (since 2016)
  • With Greindl & Köck since 2017
  • Member of the European Employment Lawyers Association and the Austrian Society for Labor Law and Social Law
  • Partner in an international business law firm (1995-2017)
  • Licensed as Austrian lawyer since 1993
  • Associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Brussels (1992).
  • Research and teaching assistant at the Institute for Labor Law and Social Law of the University of Vienna (1982-1989)
  • Master’s degree at Northwestern University School of Law (LL.M., 1986)
  • Legal studies at the University of Vienna (Mag iur., 1985, Dr. Iur., 1989)

Practice Areas:

  • Employment law
  • Corporate Law, M & A

Recent mandates:

  • Representation of the employer side in front of the Austrian Supreme Court in a collective procedure (pursuant to § 54 (2) ASGG) concerning interpretation issues of pay increases in collective agreements
  • Negotiation of a Social Plan following the almost-complete closure of a company in Austria, including the representation before the Reconciliation Board.
  • Company-side advice on the avoidance of risks of unintended leasing of employee in national and international contexts, including the creation of contract modules and checklists
  • Negotiation of the separation agreement between the CEO and a listed company

Languages: German (mother tongue), English