Mag. Dr. Michael KRAUS, LL.B.

Expert for Insurance Law, Tort Law, Medical Law and Commercial Law

Mr Michael Kraus is a lawyer at Prof. Haslinger & Partner.

Mag. Dr. Michael Kraus, LL.B., born 1987, studied law at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz from 2008 to 2013 as well as commercial law from 2009 to 2013. From 2013 to 2016, he completed his law studies with doctorate degree.

With his disseration on insurance law, Dr. Kraus received various awards, also from Germany.

From 2012 to 2016, he worked as a student employee and, further on, as an assistant at the Institute of Multimedia Law Studies of Linz, in the Departement of Multimedia Civil Law at the Johannes Kepler University.

Already during his studies, Dr. Kraus has been gaining valuable practical experience at a tax consultant office and also in the field of legal work.

In 2016, he started his career as a trainee lawyer at Prof. Haslinger & Partner. After passing his bar exam “with distinction” in 2019, Dr. Kraus began his activities as lawyer in 2020.

Dr. Kraus is co-author of Austrian’s only major commentary on the Insurance Contract Law (VersVG), which is published by the publishers Fenyves/Perner/Riedler. The team of publishers of this commentary consists of numerous people from the fields of science, the judiciary and practice. The expertise of Dr. Kraus in the field of insurance law ist underlined by his co-authorship in this commentary.

Published Works

Fenyves/Perner/Riedler – VersVG
(§§ 74-80 commented by Mag. Dr. Michael Kraus, LL.B.)

Die Versicherung für fremde Rechnung
(Mag. Dr. Michael Kraus, LL.B., LexisNexis 2017)

Helmpflicht für Rad(renn)fahrer? – Überlegungen aus Anlass von OGH 2 Ob 99/14v
(Mag. Dr. Kraus, LL.B., Zeitschrift für Verkehrsrecht, Heft 6/2015)

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