Public Law: Planning and Environment - Austria
What the team is known for
Haslinger / Nagele is a renowned Austrian law firm covering the full spectrum of public law. The team is market-leading in the field of planning and environmental law due to its strength in complex EIAs and permit procedures, often covering the manufacturing and infrastructure sectors. In addition, the firm offers excellent support in the handling of regulatory mandates in relation to waste management and pollution, including administrative proceedings. Furthermore, Haslinger / Nagele convinces with its expertise in public procurement mandates, acting for both bidders and contracting authorities on tender procedures and procurement proceedings. A particular area of focus is the procurement of IT services, new public transport vehicles and medical devices during the COVID-19 pandemic. Equally, clients benefit from the team's strength in general public law mandates including administrative and constitutional proceedings. Besides prestigious corporates from various industries, the firm is also sought after by public entities.
Wilhelm Bergthaler is a household name in the Austrian public law world due to his strength in contentious and non-contentious mandates. He regularly handles administrative proceedings in relation to hazardous waste management and also assists with EIAs and planning approval procedures for power grids. "He is a famous environmental impact assessment lawyer."
Wolfgang Berger remains a trusted adviser due to his strength in complex administrative and constitutional mandates. He often handles large planning approval procedures and EIAs while also representing clients in administrative proceedings in relation to hazardous waste.
Martin Oder is mandated by contracting authorities and bidders alike for his excellent capabilities in procurement mandates, especially those in relation to the healthcare, IT and transport sectors. "He is the public procurement guru in Austria." "Martin Oder is doing very valuable procedures. He is a lawyer who is solving problems."
Martin Stempkowski assists with procurement proceedings, especially in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic and waste management services.