Pitkowitz & Partners
Number of partners: 3
Partners: Nikolaus Pitkowitz, Martin Foerster, Roxanne de Jesus,
Number of Lawyers: 12
Languages: English, German, French
Pitkowitz & Partners, based in Vienna, is a leading commercial law firm with a strong international focus, providing legal advise at the highest level. The focus of the firm is on international arbitration and complex litigation as well as on real estate and construction law. Pitkowitz & Partners consists of a total staff of 25, including 12 lawyers and 6 legal trainees. The team of the firm can rely on more than 120 years of professional experience. The client base of Pitkowitz & Partners is as diverse as the industries in which their clients operate. Whether market leader or market niche – Pitkowitz & Partners writes success stories in the most complex and largest cases on a national and international level.
Main Areas of Practice
Dispute Resolution: Pitkowitz & Partners forms one of the largest dispute resolution teams nationwide. The team has for years been recognised as one of the leading disputes practices in Austria. With its involvement in cases spanning across the globe and through a myriad of industries, including amongst others construction, energy, real estate, technology, and media, the firm has acclaimed a stellar international reputation and is ranked among the top 100 arbitration practices worldwide by GAR 100. The Dispute Resolution practice group, led by two partners, looks back on decades of experience in the areas of arbitration, litigation and mediation. Their lawyers regularly conduct arbitration proceedings in Europe, the USA and Asia under all leading institutional rules. The team was advising as counsel, among others, in the largest arbitration ever pending in Austria, as well as in the largest class action lawsuit ever pending in Austria. The clientele includes leading companies in the fields of production, technology, TMT, energy, and plant engineering.
Partners: Nikolaus Pitkowitz, Roxanne de Jesus
Real Estate: The real estate and construction law practice group headed by Martin Foerster is one of the leading groups in this field. The dedicated team advises national as well as international clients comprehensively in all areas of Real Estate and Construction Law. The special focus of the real estate team includes drawing up and negotiating commercial real estate transactions (from individual properties to real estate portfolios), rental and lease agreements in the areas of office, retail and hospitality, development contracts, public permits as well as representation in public and commercial disputes. Austrian and international funds, investors and property developers are part of the long-standing client base at Pitkowitz & Partners.
Partner: Martin Foerster