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Dr.

Martin Legath

Associate
Expertise
Banking
Languages
German, English

about Martin Legath

Martin Legath is an associate at DSC. His focus lies on banking law, consumer protection, general terms and conditions as well as litigation. Martin Legath advises Austrian and international credit institutions in all matters of contract and supervisory law as well as in the defense of individual and association claims.

In addition to his work at DSC, Martin Legath is a lecturer at the Institute for Civil and Civil Procedure Law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. He is, furthermore, author of multiple civil law publications. His dissertation on the unilateral contract modification in mass transactions with consumers was awarded with the Prize of the Austrian Bankers’ Association.

Experience

since 2022
Associate at DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich

2022
Awarded the main prize of the Austrian Banking Association for the dissertation on the unilateral change of contracts in retail banking

2016-2022
University Assistant at the Institute for Civil Law and Civil Procedure at the Vienna University of Economics and Business

2021
PhD in law (Dr. iur | Vienna University of Economic and Business – with distinction)

2021
Scholarship for research at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg

2021
Scholarship of the Heinrich Graf Hardegg'schen Stiftung for the dissertation project

2018-2019
Research assistant in the Records Office of the Austrian Supreme Court Evidence

2016
Master’s degree in law (Mag. iur. | University of Vienna)

2013-2016
Student assistant at the Institute of Roman Law and Ancient Legal History at the University of Vienna

Publications

2022
Anmerkung zu OGH 4 Ob 131/21z (Klauselersetzung), ÖBA 2022, 128
2021
Vergleichsanfechtung wegen Rechenfehlers – Eine Besprechung der Entscheidung OGH 7 Ob 48/19p, JBl 2021, 407
2020
Abfindungsvergleich über unvorhersehbare Ansprüche, ZVR 2020, 360
2019
Anmerkung zu OGH 2 Ob 170/18s (Ordre public), ÖJZ 2019, 506
2019
Fall 17: Tischlerei, in Perner/Spitzer/Kodek, Österreich-Casebook Bürgerliches Recht, 2. Auflage (2019), Manz (gemeinsam mit Raimund Bollenberger)
2019
Anmerkung zu OGH 4 Ob 113/18y (§ 25 TKG 2003), ÖJZ2019, 31
2017
Anmerkung zu OGH 3 Ob 131/16k (Maklerprovision), ÖJZ 2017, 501