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SHMP Schwartz Huber-Medek Pallitsch Rechtsanwälte OG

Public Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 3AustriaEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Strong public law boutique with a longstanding reputation for environmental and planning law as well as procurement matters. Particularly well equipped to handle a plethora of environmental mandates ranging from waste and emissions law to climate change legislation and mining law. Also offers comprehensive advice on planning projects including construction, land contamination and water protection law. Assists with contentious damages claims proceedings and conducts environmental due diligence assessments. Further expertise in procurement matters including tendering procedures and review proceedings, acting for both contracting authorities and bidders.

Strengths

One interviewee comments: "The firm is strong in environmental law."

Notable practitioners

Katharina Huber-Medek is well respected in the market for her advisory work on all environmental and planning law issues especially pertaining to waste, water, nature preservation and mining law. She also acts for clients in administrative and constitutional proceedings in front of the highest courts. One client enthuses: "She is an excellent environmental lawyer. Katharina is unpretentious and always pragmatic."

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Austria

Public Law: Planning and Environment


Katharina Huber-Medek
Band 3