DR. ULRIKE HAFNER

Attorney since 2010

PRACTICE AREAS

–  real estate law (purchase, gift, transfer, lease etc.)
–  civil law, in particular tort, contract and warranty law
–  preparation and review of contracts
–  administrative and administrative criminal proceedings (at any level up to the highest administrative and constitutional court)
–  any matters applying to local government
–  public liability

LANGUAGES

German
English
French

CONTACT

+43 316 830304-12
u.hafner@griss.at

EDUCATION

–  Karl-Franzens-University Graz Law School (Mag. iur. 2005, Dr. iur. 2007)
–  University of Paris X Nanterre Law School (2004/05)
–  intern at Raiffeisen-Landesbank Steiermark AG (1999)
–  intern at KNAPP Logistik Automation GmbH (2001 and 2002)
–  intern at Dr. Karlheinz Grabenwarter’s notary public office (2003)
–  law clerk at Griss & Partners (2004)
–  stagiaire at the EU-Office of the Austrian Fed. Econ. Chamber in Brussels (2005)
–  associate at Griss & Partners (2006-2010)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Ulrike Hafner supports and advises individuals, communities and businesses with regard to almost all their legal needs, and represents them in court and administrative authorities.

She has great experience in drafting all kinds of contracts involving real estate and dealing with complex land register issues.

Besides, she advises her clients in civil law (tort, warranties, neighborhood matters, traffic accidents, etc.) and administrative law matters (building and zoning laws, traffic laws, etc.).

PUBLICATIONS

–  Current Jurisdiction – interesting judgements for local authorities. Examples of civil and public law jurisdiction (ÖHW Jg. 58, 2017, 68ff)
–  Current Jurisdiction – interesting stuff for local authorities. Jurisdiction of the Constitutional Court regarding the restructuring of Styrian municipalities (ÖHW Jg. 56, 2015, 65ff)
–  Current Jurisdiction – interesting judgements for local authorities. Examples of civil law jurisdiction (ÖHW Jg. 55, 2014, 126ff)
–  Current Jurisdiction – interesting judgements for local authorities. Examples of civil and public law jurisdiction (ÖHW Jg. 54, 2013, 137ff)
–  Contractual liability traps for local authorities – a look at the jurisdiction (ÖHW Jg. 53, 2012, 108 ff)
–  Current jurisdiction – interesting judgements for local authorities. Examples of civil and public law jurisdiction (ÖHW Jg. 53, 2012, 103ff)
–  Local authority – maid of all work? Cititzen’s service versus functional incompetence (Steirische Gemeindenachrichten 3/2011)
–  Creative and economical ways to deal with liabilities – a directory for regional and local authorities (ÖHW 52, 2011, 24ff)
–  § 20 of the Subdivision of Property Act – Consent or Expropriation. Municipalities’ Risks of Liability for Damages (Steirische Gemeindenachrichten 1/2011)
–  Abandoned property – controversial legal questions concerning a juristic rarity. An approach to the problem, 2007
–  Demonstrations from the perspective of constitution and administration. The right of assembly in Austria and France, 2005