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About Martin Zankl

Martin is a member of the Global Transactions group in Austria.

He advises domestic and international clients on all aspects of general corporate law and focuses his practice on complex cross-border M&A transactions. Prior to joining Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Martin practiced M&A and corporate law as an associate at another leading international law firm in Austria. Martin passed the Austrian bar exam in April 2021.

He is fluent in German and English and has a basic knowledge of Dutch.



  • University of Salzburg, Austria (law, Mag. iur.)
  • University of Salzburg, Austria (law and economics, LL.B. oec.)
  • University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands (international business law, LL.M.)
  • University of Malta, Malta (exchange semester)
  • University of Copenhagen, Denmark (educational visit)

Professional qualifications

  • Attorney-at-law, Vienna Bar Association (Austria)

Work experience

  • International Law Firm, Associate, Vienna, Austria
  • Regional and District Court, Judicial Clerk, Salzburg, Austria