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Rudolf Pendl

Position: Attorney at Law, Partner
T: +43 1 512 94 48
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E: pendl@pm-law.at

Annagasse 10/2/09
A-1010 Vienna, Austria

Rudolf Pendl

Attorney at Law

Dr. iur., LL.M.

Admitted to the bar in 1999

Rudolf is the founding partner of PENDL MAIR Rechtsanwälte OG and specialized in aviation law since 2004. He graduated from Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz, with a PhD and also graduated from New York University in 1995 (LL.M.).

Rudolf mainly represents aircraft manufacturers, airlines, insurers and reinsurers. He advised in numerous aircraft transactions and all related contractual matters as well as all regulatory matters, including the establishment of airlines.

He is regularly mentioned in the Who’s Who Legal – International Who’s Who of Aviation Lawyers asbeing among the world’s leading Aviation Lawyers.




Aviation law (Finance, Contentious and Regulatory)

Commercial, competition and corporate law

Intellectual property law

Unfair Competition

Contract Law



German, English



Austrian Bar Examination (1997)

New York University (LL.M. 1995 in Trade Regulations; Fulbright Scholarship)

Karl-Franzens-University, Graz (Dr. iur., 1993)

Golden Gate University, San Francisco (1991-1992; studies and research for doctoral thesis: The Banking Secrecy and Criminal Law – a Comparative Study of the Legal Situation in Austria and the United States of America)

Studies of Sports Science, Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz (1985-1990)



Attorney at Law: Zeiner & Zeiner (1999-2014)

Associate: Heller Löber Bahn (now: Freshfields) (1993-1996), Dorda Brugger Jordis (1996-1997), Höhne, In der Maur (1998-1999)



Vienna Bar

International Bar Association (IBA)

L2B Aviation





Co-Author of “Mergers and Acquisitions” by Eleanor M. Fox (“Austrian Competition Law and Antitrust Regulations”)



Who’s Who Legal – International Who’s Who of Aviation Lawyers 2014 to 2018 selected Rudolf as being among the world’s leading Aviation Lawyers.

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