Florian Nikolai

Principal Associate

Florian Nikolai
Florian Nikolai


Florian Nikolai joined DORDA's Corporate/M&A team in 2016 and regularly advises on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. Florian acquired his doctoral degree in 2022. His doctoral thesis was published by a renowned publishing house. He is also author of several expert publications.

Florian Nikolai is also co-head of DORDA's Automotive and Mobility Industry Group, a role that he assumed in 2021 due to his expertise in the automotive industry and related M&A transactions. Furthermore, Florian specialises in corporate litigation matters.



University of Vienna, Dr iur

  • Alcmene Holding GmbH
    DORDA successfully advised Alcmene Group on strategic energy infrastructre deal

  • Volkswagen
    Volkswagen on the successful defence against shareholder claims of investors based on alleged ad-hoc violations by Volkswagen in connection with the Diesel matter by obtaining six favourable Austrian Supreme Court decisions

  • Vector Capital
    Leading global private equity firm Vector Capital on an international transaction regarding the sale of shares in Emarsys SAP SE 

  • ZKW Group
    ZKW on the sale to LG for $ 1.1 billion 

German (mother tongue)