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Schramm Öhler

Public Law

4 ranked lawyersBand 1AustriaEurope 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Schramm Öhler

Public Law

4 ranked lawyersBand 1AustriaEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Outstanding boutique with an exceptional coverage of procurement law, predominantly acting for contracting authorities. Particular expertise in tender procedures regarding large construction, IT and transport projects at state and federal level, often involving a European component. Further noted for its work on green mobility, smart cities and general framework agreements. Also assists with award and open procedures pertaining to broadcasting networks, educational services and facility management. Client roster includes federal ministries, public funds, municipal entities and the Austrian parliament.

Strengths

One client explains: "Schramm Öhler is a highly professional full-service law firm, offering huge operational experience and a face-to-face advisory service. Schramm Öhler offers profound knowledge of international legal affairs and is involved in numerous international jurisdictions. This helps us a lot in finding practicable solutions to meet demands," before concluding: "In my view, the services of Schramm Öhler are absolutely perfect."

Fully satisfied with the firm's performance, one client states: "My overall impression of Schramm Öhler is very good. The team gave all of our deadlines its full commitment and offered a very innovative approach to solving problems. Additionally, the team is always available by telephone and short-notice appointments are possible at all times," concluding: "The firm stands out compared to others and I have to say I am very pleased. Dealing with Schramm Öhler really made my work life easier."

Work highlights

Advised Pensionsversicherungsanstalt on the procurement of a large new IT infrastructure.

Notable practitioners

Georg Zellhofer is recognised for his work for municipal and federal contracting authorities on procurement matters including large IT, telecommunications and transport projects. He also advises on total contractor services for construction projects. One interviewee applauds: "He is very active in the procurement field and a solid lawyer."

Strong practitioner Gregor Stickler regularly advises clients from the public sector on a range of procurement issues including tender procedures for broadcasting networks, management services and building renovation.

Excellent lawyer Johannes Schramm regularly advises contracting authorities and bidders on large infrastructure and transport projects. He offers further expertise in tender procedures regarding management services and revitalisation plans. Remarking upon his excellent advice to authorities, one interviewee comments: "Johannes Schramm is very knowledgeable about procurement law. He is very good."

Matthias Öhler is an exceptional practitioner who advises mostly contracting authorities on the full range of procurement proceedings including tender and award procedures. One client enthuses: "He is not only a legal luminary but he is an enrichment to any difficult procurement proceedings due to his calm approach."

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Austria

Public Law: Public Procurement/PPP


Georg Zellhofer
Band 3
Gregor Stickler
Band 2
Johannes Schramm
Band 1
Matthias Öhler
Band 1