DR. EDWIN MÄCHLER

Attorney since 1992
Partner

PRACTICE AREAS

–  commercial and business law, business litigation
–  tort, professional liability (medical malpractice, railroad accidents)
–  consultancy and representation of regional authorities
–  asset consultancy, financial service and insurance broker law

LANGUAGES

German
English

CONTACT

+43 316 830304-12
e.maechler@griss.at

EDUCATION

–  Karl-Franzens-University Graz Law School (Mag. iur. 1985, Dr. iur. 1990)
–  company commander (militia officer) of the Austrian armed forces until 1993
–  certified Export Trader (1987)
–  associate at Griss & Partners (1987-1992)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Edwin Mächler is member of the Professional Ethics Committee of the Styrian Bar Association, board member of an Austrian private foundation and a major non-profit organization and regularly lectures on issues pertaining to medical malpractice liability and corporate and commercial law.

PUBLICATIONS

–  Legal Aspects of Autonomous Driving from the Example of Railway – text of a speech held at the Safety Day in April 2017
–  Experience analysis regarding the Austrian “Statute on Liability of Organizations” with railroads, 2013 (case study)
–  Special Protection Areas (Natura 2000) – No Claim for Compensation, Recht der Umwelt 2010/25
–  Risk Management from a Legal Point of View in IVF Institutes, Journal für Fertilität und Reproduktion 2007, 24
–  Liability Aspects in the Robotic Surgery, Acta Chirurgica Austriaca 2001
–  Checklist for Cooperations of Doctors, Recht der Medizin 2000, 83

LECTURES

–  Medical reproduction law – presentation and liability, Medical University Graz, 15.04.2016
–  Aspects of safety and certification in the rail industry, University of Applied Sciences Vienna, 10.12.2014