Mag. Irena Gogl-Hassanin, LL.M.

Mag. Irena Gogl-Hassanin, LL.M.


Mag. Irena Gogl-Hassanin’s main focus lies on aviation law, financing M&A and corporate law.

Before joining Benn-Ibler, Mag. Gogl-Hassanin worked for several years as an attorney at a law firm specialising in aviation law. At her previous employment, Mag. Gogl-Hassanin could strengthen and consolidate her knowledge in the field of aviation law to perfection.She has authored various publications and lectures since 2008 at the Johanneum University of Applied Sciences (Graz) at the Master’s Programme Aviation, initially on legal principles and since 2015 on financing, Her clients include airlines, which she supports continuously in the defence against claims by passengers. Mag. Gogl also advises financiers of aircraft, for whom she structures and documents loan or leasing financings.

She advises clients from various industries on the purchase and sale of shareholdings and companies. For example, she supported a start-up in the telecommunications sector in attracting an investor, assisted an Austrian private bank in its takeover by a European financial institution and advised an Austrian hotel developer and operator in various hotel acquisitions.

In the area of financing, she primarily consults banks and financial service providers and also represents her clients in court. In corporate law, she assists in the formation of companies and partnerships and oversees all legal agendas that arise in day-to-day operational business.

In addition to German and English, Mag. Gogl speaks French and Polish and has gained international experience in law firms in Poland and the UK.


M&A deals


Corporate law

Attorney at Benn-Ibler Rechtsanwälte (since July 2018)

Attorney at an internationally active commercial law firm in Vienna (2015-2018)

Attorney/partner at a law firm specialized in i.a. aviation, in Vienna (2011-2015)

Attorney at Benn-Ibler Rechtsanwälte (2010-2011)

Attorney at a global law firm (2009-2010)

Jurist at a British law firm (2008-2009)

Associate at a law firm in Vienna, Secondments to an Austrian municipal financier and a Polish law firm (2003-2008)

Parliamentary Assistant to a Member of Parliament (2003)

Registered as a attorney in Vienna since 2009

Law studies in Vienna

Exchange semester at the Université de Bourgogne (Dijon/France)

Post-Graduate at University College London in International Banking and Finance

since 2008 Lecturer at the Johanneum University of Applied Sciences, Graz, in the Master’s Programme Aviation (until 2015 on Legal Principles, since then on Finance)

Various lectures at international and national conferences, in particular in the field of financing

Languages: German, English, French and Polish

Member of the AIJA (Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats)

Co-author of the Austrian chapter on Aviation Liability published by Getting the Deal Through, since 2021

Austrian chapter on Aviation Law in the ICLG Guide, since 2020

The new PNR-Act (Passenger Name Record Act) or data protection(less) in air traffic, in regulatory law – yearbook 2018, together with Dr. Martin R. Geiger, NWV Verlag, 2018

Various publications on M&A as co-author, most recent publication in Global Legal Insights, 5th edition, Austrian Chapter, 2016

Air Passenger Rights, 10 years on, Series EU Law in the Member States, Chapter Austria and Germany, (Michal Bobek/Jeremias Prassl (Ed.), Hard Publishing Ltd., 2016)

Handbook embezzlement, chapter embezzlement in connection with risk transactions (Hubert Hinterhofer (Ed.), Linde Verlag, 2015)

Cologne Compendium Aviation Law, Commentary Volume II (Hobe, by Ruckteschell (Ed.), Verlag Heymanns Köln, 2009); co-author

Handbook on Traffic Law (Lukas Bauer (Ed.), facultas.wuv, 2009); chapter Aviation law