Thomas Ruhm

Dr.iur., LL.M. (LSE)
also admitted in England and Wales


Dr. Thomas Ruhm is a lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm in Vienna. Prior to that, Dr. Ruhm worked for renowned international commercial law firms in Germany and abroad, specializing in the areas of international M&A/corporate law, corporate finance, private equity and capital market law.

Dr. Thomas Ruhm is admitted as an English lawyer (Solicitor in England and Wales) and worked as a university assistant at the University of Vienna, department of private and business law. Since 2003, Dr. Thomas Ruhm has been a university lecturer at the Institute for Economic Law at the University of Vienna and, since 2016, a lecturer at the University of Liechtenstein. Before Dr. Ruhm was admitted to the bar, he completed his Master of Laws at the London School of Economics (LSE). Dr. Ruhm is also a lecturer at the University of Santa Clara, USA. Dr. Thomas Ruhm is the author of numerous publications in corporate and commercial law journals and co-author of numerous publications. Dr. Thomas Ruhm is also editor of the "Zeitschrift für Finanzmarkrecht" (ZFR, LexisNexis).

Thomas Ruhm has been a visiting professor in corporate law at the University of Klagenfurt since 2021.