Mag. iur. Jennifer Kaufmann

Rechtsanwalt / Attorney at Law

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Expertise and work focus

Jennifer Kaufmann is an attorney at law (Rechtsanwalt, Vienna, Austria). She is known for her outstanding expertise in real estate and advises numerous companies and private individuals in real estate projects in Austria. She has extensive experience in contract negotiations, so she knows how to help her clients achieving their goals. She looks back on several years of practice before the civil courts and administrative authorities relating to tenancy law, real estate law and private law. Jennifer represents clients in all proceedings before national civil and administrative courts and authorities. Her area of specialization includes construction law, real estate law, tenancy law, tort and warranty law, private law as well as litigation.


After studying law at the University of Vienna, Jennifer Kaufmann completed her legal practice in the district of the Higher Regional Court of Vienna. She passed the bar exam with distinction. Before joining Sabadello Legal Jennifer was an attorney in a renowned boutique law firm specializing in Real Estate and later gained international experience as in-house legal counsel for Unibail Rodamco Westfield.

Other professional activities

  • Holds lectures with a focus on real estate and construction law issues.


  • Vienna Bar Association
  • FIABCI Austria
  • ÖGEBAU - Austrian Society of Construction Law and Construction Business Management

Selected Publications

  • Immolex 2023/138, Eigenmächtigkeiten eines Miteigentümers, OGH 25.5.2023, 3 Ob 91/23p

  • Immolex 2023/112, Zur Verkehrsüblichkeit von Änderungen am Mietgegenstand, OGH 27.9.2022, 5 Ob 149/22f (on the question of the customary nature of alterations by the tenant to the rented property)

  • Immolex 2022/151, Zur Bindungswirkung eines Mietvertragsofferts, OGH 28.4.2022, 7 Ob 4/22x (on the binding force of an offer to conclude a lease contract)

  • Immolex 2022/114: Wirksame Vereinbarung einer Befristung des Mietvertrags, OGH 3 Ob 227/21k (on the validity of fixed term rental contracts)

  • immo aktuell 2022, 90, "Die Annahme von Bestandzinszahlungen bei drohender Insolvenz" (on the risks associated with accepting rent payments in cases of the tenant's impending insolvency)

  • Immolex 2022/82, "Wichtiger Grund zur Auflösung des Pachtvertrags" - Commentary on the Supreme Court Decision 5 Ob 60/21s regarding material reasons to terminate a commercial lease

  • Immolex 2022/61, „Gemischte Neuschaffung” Teil- oder Vollanwendung? - Commentary on the Supreme Court Decision 5 Ob 184/21a regarding the applicability of rent protection regulations on loft extensions

  • since 2022: co-author of "Das neue Unternehmensstrafrecht" (the new corporate criminal law), Forum Verlag