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DORDA

Public Law

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What the team is known for

Well-established firm with in-depth expertise in public law. Regularly advises prestigious clients on a variety of matters including FDI and sanctions regimes, regulatory aspects of medical devices and holiday rental restrictions. Offers particular strength in tobacco, product, labelling and food law as well as free movement of goods issues. Further acts for clients in contentious proceedings in front of the Federal Administrative Court concerning bans of chemicals, rent restrictions and unfair competition disputes. Also supports clients in public procurement proceedings including potential exclusions from tendering procedures. Strong client roster with Austrian and international market leaders from the pharmaceutical, energy and technology sectors reflects the firm's strong market presence.

Strengths

Praising the firm's broad coverage of different legal areas, one client says: "DORDA is one of the biggest and best firms in Austria."

Reflecting on their longstanding cooperation, one client explains: "The advice is very insightful and straight to the point. The team is very hands-on and all of our departments really enjoy working with them."

Work highlights

Represented Al Fakher Tobacco in front of administrative courts regarding allegations of incorrect packaging warnings on its tobacco products.

Notable practitioners

Well-known practitioner Bernhard Müller regularly advises prestigious Austrian and international clients on the full breadth of public law including FDI restrictions and food and packaging law as well as medical device regulation. He also acts for clients on contentious proceedings and offers expertise in procurement matters. Praising his academic involvement and expertise, one interviewee comments: "He is an authority on administrative, regulatory and constitutional law."

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Overview

DORDA provides advice on all public law matters. We act as representatives in proceedings before the administrative authorities, before the Austrian Constitutional and Administrative Courts, and before the European Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights. In the field of public procurement law we have extensive experience of advising both tenderer and contracting authorities.

Our services include:

  • Providing legal advice in all fields of public law
  • Establishing and maintaining contact with authorities
  • Proceedings before the public-law courts
  • Proceedings for review of the constitutionality of federal laws
  • Proceedings before the regulatory authorities
  • Expert opinions for government institutions, businesses and individuals
  • Expert opinions on draft laws and directives
  • Trade licences and commercial plant authorisations
  • Assisting contracting entities and tenderers during the procurement proceedings
  • Structuring and implementing of PPP models within the infrastructure sector
  • Preparing procurement or tender documents
  • Waste management law and proceedings regarding contaminated sites
  • Environmental proceedings, in particular environmental impact assessment

Public Law

DORDA

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Location

Universitätsring 10

Vienna

Vienna

Austria

A-1010

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Austria

Public Law: General


Bernhard Müller
Band 2

Public Law: Public Procurement/PPP


Bernhard Müller
Band 3