Bernhard Motal

Bernhard Motal

Bernhard Motal is a Counsel of GASSER PARTNER Attorneys at law. He is admitted to the Liechtenstein bar and also took the bar exam in Austria. Bernhard advises international clients and specialises in the areas of foundation and trust law, asset protection, estate planning and international private law. He regularly represents clients in domestic and international trust and foundation disputes (arbitration and litigation) and inheritance and divorce proceedings. He is author of numerous books and articles in renowned legal journals. In 2017, he won the prestigious Kathrein Privatbank Foundation Award in Austria with his doctoral thesis “Fundamental Questions of Liechtenstein Persons- and Corporate Law”. Before joining Gasser Partner Attorneys at law in 2019, Bernhard worked in the corporate law department of a renowned Austrian law firm, as research and teaching assistant at the Department of Civil law at University of Vienna and as research Assistant at the Austrian Supreme Court, where he has acquired outstanding expertise in his fields of work.

Publications

Family Asset Protection: Divorce, Finance and the Media | 9mos

Chapter: Liechtenstein

This first edition, written by leading family law and contentious trusts specialists from around the world, provides a highly practical and up-to-date jurisdictional comparison focusing on family asset protection issues in a divorce context on the topics of trusts, pre- and postnuptial agreements, f...

Chapter: Austria

This first edition, written by leading family law and contentious trusts specialists from around the world, provides a highly practical and up-to-date jurisdictional comparison focusing on family asset protection issues in a divorce context on the topics of trusts, pre- and postnuptial agreements, f...

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