Nikolaus Vavrovsky is a founding-partner of Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte in Vienna. He specializes in international dispute resolution, with a particular focus on real estate as well as corporate and finance matters. Nikolaus is a highly experienced counsel in international arbitration proceedings in accordance with the rules of leading arbitral institutions (ICC, VIAC, DIS and others). In addition, he is an accomplished advisor in proceedings conducted under the ICSID and UNCITRAL Rules. Nikolaus is frequently appointed as (sole) arbitrator or tribunal chair in high-stakes international arbitration proceedings. He serves as chairman of the board of the Swiss Arbitration Academy Alumni Association and regularly publishes and lectures in his fields of expertise.
In addition to his specialization in dispute resolution and international arbitration, Nikolaus is highly experienced in real estate and construction law with a particular focus on corporate and finance issues as well as contract and claim management.
Partner since 2002
Arb|Aut; DIS; LIS; ASA; Swiss Arbitration Academy Alumni Association (Chairman of the Board); Vienna Bar Association
Various publications on dispute resolution topics, recently including: Arbitrating Climate Change-Related Disputes, Corporate Disputes Jan-Mar 2019, 150 et seq;
Chambers Global Practice Guide: International Arbitration 2019 - Law and Practice in Austria; Fair behandelt trotz ungleicher Fristen im Schiedsverfahren (OGH 7.9.2017, 18 ONc 1/17t), ecolex 1/2018, 40 et seq; Der erfolgreiche Geschäftsführer - Rechte und Pflichten, Haftung und Insolvenz (2nd edition, 2017), Manz
University Lucerne and the University of Neuchâtel in cooperation with the Swiss Arbitration Academy (SAA) (Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in International Arbitration, award classification “excellent”, 2017); University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (M.B.L.-HSG, 1998); University of Salzburg, Austria (Dr. iur., 1998);