Ursula Roberts

Ursula Roberts

Partner, PwC Legal*

Ursula Roberts is a Partner and leads the Employment practice group at PwC Legal Austria. She has over 30 years of professional experience and specialises in employment and social law. Before joining PwC Legal, she was an expert at one of Austria’s largest law firms, where she was a member of the employment law practice in Austria. At PwC Legal, Ursula Roberts and her team advise national and international clients on all aspects of employment law. She represents clients before the courts in employment proceedings and social insurance litigation, in particular in disputes before the employment court in litigation relating to severance and dismissal, and before public authorities during audits of wage-based taxes (‘GPLA’). She helps Austrian and international investors establish businesses in Austria, and supports clients with transfers of undertakings, the coordination of cross-border mergers, and due diligence. She also advises on questions of employment law in the context of restructurings, large-scale redundancies and the development of collective redundancy procedures (‘social plans’).

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  • Dr.iur. | Law | University of Vienna
  • Mag.iur. | Law | University of Vienna