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KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Active in both domestic and international cases. Supports clients in loan repayment and liability lawsuits, as well as in enforcement proceedings. Further expertise handling conflicts in construction and infrastructure projects. Clients include those from the media, energy and banking sectors. Also handles challenges of arbitral awards.

Strengths

Sources observe that they are "particularly strong for construction arbitration and litigation."

Work highlights

Represented Implenia-Group in arbitration proceedings pertaining to warranty claims and penalties amounting to EUR2.5 million.

Notable practitioners

Highly active in real estate disputes, Georg Karasek is noted for being "very strong on the construction side."

Thomas Frad is highlighted for his expertise in construction matters. He also handles liability and loan-related litigation as well as insurance claims. According to clients he is "competent, reliable and practice-oriented."

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Overview

The Practice
  • Strong focus on construction disputes.
  • KWR is unique in the representation in construction litigation proceedings, insurance, damages and compensation and warranty. (See also references).

The Team

  • Highly specialised and qualified lawyers in construction litigation. Georg Karasek, being one of the most renowned construction lawyers in Austria and Thomas Frad, with a strong focus on construction litigation law.
  • All our lawyers represent clients in their specific practice areas in litigation proceedings and are well-known for their knowledge and experience.
  • Good working cross-linking in the office between the departments of construction, real estate, IP and litigation

The Clients

  • A wide range of clients from different industry sectors with a special focus on the construction and real estate area
  • Longstanding clients, who trust over many years in the expertise of the team

Members

Frad, Thomas (Head of Department)

Fischer, Elisabeth

Gruber, Stefan

Karasek, Georg

Industries

Aircraft

Building

Construction

Consulting

Energy

Engineering

Private Clients

Dispute Resolution

KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH

firm
Location

Fleischmarkt 1

Vienna

Vienna

Austria

A-1010

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Austria

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Georg Karasek
Band 4
Thomas Frad
Band 3