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Nikolaus Vavrovsky is a founding-partner of Vavrovsky Heine Marth in Vienna. He specialises in international dispute resolution, with a particular focus on construction and infrastructure as well as corporate and finance matters. Nikolaus is a highly experienced counsel in international arbitration proceedings in accordance with the rules of leading international arbitral institutions. Furthermore, 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.

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.

Nikolaus serves as chairman of the board of the Swiss Arbitration Academy Alumni Association and is member of the domestic advisory board of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre. He regularly publishes and lectures in his fields of expertise.

Career

Partner since 2002

Professional Memberships

(Arb|Aut), (LCIA), (DIS), (LIS), (ASA), (FICM), Chairman of the Board of the Swiss Arbitration Academy Alumni Association, (VIAC), Vienna Bar Association

Publications

Nikolaus regularly lectures and publishes in his fields of expertise:

https://www.vhm-law.at/en/team/nikolaus-vavrovsky.html

Personal

University of Lucerne and University of Neuchâtel in cooperation with the Swiss Arbitration Academy (SAA),

Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in International Arbitration (award classification "excellent") (2017)

Austrian Bar Exam (with distinction) (2000)

University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (M.B.L.-HSG) (1998)

University of Salzburg, Austria (Dr. iur.) (1998)

Awards

Ranked Lawyer - Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators, Arbitration, Chambers Europe, 2022

Recommended Lawyer - Dispute Resolution/Arbitration and Mediation, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, Construction, Insolvency and Corporate Recovery, The Legal 500 EMEA, 2022

Global Leaders - Partner, WWL Arbitration, 2023

Recommended Lawyer - Real Estate Law, Best Lawyers, 2023

Recommended Lawyer - Real Estate Law, Handelsblatt, 2022

Recommended Lawyer - Litigation/Arbitration, trend (Austrian business magazine), 2021

Languages Spoken

English, French, German

Chambers Review

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Europe

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration - Austria
3
Band 3

Nikolaus Vavrovsky boasts wide-ranging expertise, representing clients as arbitration counsel and arbitrator. He acts on investor-state as well as commercial arbitrations. Clients praise his expertise, saying: "Nikolaus Vavrovsky keeps a clear head, works hard and thinks with a vision without losing sight of the details. He always finds effective answers to complex problems and is a gifted communicator."


Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators - Austria
3
Band 3

Nikolaus Vavrovsky boasts wide-ranging expertise, representing clients as arbitration counsel and arbitrator. He acts on investor-state as well as commercial arbitrations. Clients praise his expertise, saying: "Nikolaus Vavrovsky keeps a clear head, works hard and thinks with a vision without losing sight of the details. He always finds effective answers to complex problems and is a gifted communicator."

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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

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3
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3
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Dispute Resolution: Litigation

4
Dieter Heine
4
Band 4
Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators

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3
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3
Band 3
Real Estate

1
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1
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Restructuring/Insolvency: Administration

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Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky
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