Christian Ritschka


Christian Ritschka
Christian Ritschka

Christian Ritschka joined DORDA as a student in 2005. Admitted to the Austrian Bar in 2013, he became a partner at DORDA in 2017. His core area of expertise is M&A, where he is an expert for national and cross-border M&A transactions with a focus on distressed M&A, private equity, and venture capital investments as well as joint ventures. Christian advises both national and international clients, from start-ups to multinational companies. 

From 2013 to 2014, Christian expanded his international network by joining Kirkland & Ellis in New York.



University of Vienna, Dr iur 
Jacksonville University, USA (2 exchange semester)

#Cybercrime - Handbuch für die Praxis
Mängel und Haftung in M&A-Verträgen
Weitnauer: International Venture Capital Terms

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Chambers Europe, Corporate/M&A, Band 4 - 2024
Chambers Europe, Corporate/M&A, Up and Coming - 2023
Chambers Europe, Corporate/M&A, Up and Coming - 2022
Chambers Global, Corporate/M&A, Band 4 - 2024
Chambers Global, Corporate/M&A, Up & Coming - 2023
Euromoney’s LMG Rising Stars Expert Guide, Corporate/M&A/Private Equity, Rising Star - 2022
IFLR1000, M&A, Highly Regarded - 2022
JUVE, Gesellschaftsrecht/M&A, Oft Empfohlen - 2022
Legal 500, Insolvency and Corporate Recovery, Recommended - 2023
Legal 500, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Recommended - 2023

  • Lecturer at Sigmund Freud University

  • Co-Chair Academic Programme Committee AIJA

  • Member of the Austrian Bar and the international young lawyers association AIJA

    CANCOM SE on the acquisition of K-Businesscom

  • on the acquisition of Usersnap GmbH, a provider of SaaS customer feedback software

  • Netrisk Group
    Netrisk Group on the acquisition of the price comparison platform durchblicker

  • Metro 
    Metro on the acquisition of ADEG wholesale markets from ADEG Österreich (REWE Group)

  • PSPDFKit
    Shareholders of PSPDFKit on EUR 100 million strategic investment from Insight Partners

German (mother tongue)
English (fluent)

Christian communicates clearly, is always on top of things and is fully committed.