Anton Fischer LL.M.

Anton Fischer

Birmingham Law School

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University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Anton has joined Birmingham Law School as Lecturer in 2019. Besides teaching, Anton has practiced UK law as well as Austrian law as a dual qualified lawyer, focussing on Corporate/Commercial Law, International Trade Law and BREXIT. At Birmingham Law School Anton lectures on International Commercial Law and acts as a module lead of several International Commercial Law LL.M. modules offered by the school at their Campus Dubai programme.


  • Magister juris - University of Vienna
  • LL.M. (adv.) Public International Law - Leiden University
  • Solicitor (England & Wales)
  • Attorney at law (Austria)


Anton Fischer is an international experienced law practitioner and lecturer, admitted to practice UK law as a Solicitor in England & Wales as well as Austrian law as an Austrian Attorney-at-law. Anton specialises in Corporate/M&A as well as International Commercial Law and has gained valuable international experience while working at law firms in Austria, the UK and Singapore.

Educated at the University of Vienna, Austria, as well as holding a postgraduate degree from Leiden University, Netherlands, Anton conducts lectures on international commercial law related topics at Edgbaston Campus as well as the UoB campus in Dubai where Anton currently acts as the module lead for the LL.M. modules of International Trade Law as well as Carriage of Goods by Sea offered at the school’s Campus Dubai programme.

During his time at Leiden University Anton worked as Research Assistant at the law school’s International Law department and acted as Assistant Editor of the Leiden Journal of International Law (LJIL).


  • Module Lead International Trade Law and Policy (LL.M.)
  • Module Lead Carriage of Goods by Sea (LL.M.)
  • Commercial Law (LL.B.)
  • International Human Rights (LL.B.)

Postgraduate supervision

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Anton has dedicated a major part of his time to BREXIT and its legal implications developments. He is the author of several journal publications and is regularly featured in Austrian newspapers on BREXIT- and international commercial law related topics. Recent publications include a practitioner’s handbook on BREXIT-related cross-border reorganization as well as an article on cross-border reorganization-related creditor protection under Austrian law.  



Journal articles

  • Gläubigerschutz bei grenzüberschreitenden Umgründungen (Cross-border corporate reorganization and protection of creditors - Austria), GesRZ June 2020

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