Europe Austria Real Estate
Rankings overview for Departments
- Felix Neuwirther Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer8 Years Ranked
- Gerhard Bock Bock Fuchs Nonhoff Rechtsanwälte OG13 Years Ranked
- Julia Fritz PHH Rechtsanwält:innen GmbH7 Years Ranked
- Karl Binder Wolf Theiss5 Years Ranked
- Markus Uitz BINDER GRÖSSWANG Rechtsanwälte GmbH2 Years Ranked
- Martin Foerster Pitkowitz & Partners6 Years Ranked
- Oskar Winkler DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach17 Years Ranked
- Alexander Patsch
- Alexandra Huber
- Birgit Harasser
- Herbert Rainer
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1SchoenherrReal Estate2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years RankedWith its expansive bench strength, the law firm Schoenherr is in a prime position to take on large-scale real estate mandates. The team is highly active on the sale and acquisition of commercial and residential properties including hotels and office complexes as well as entire real estate portfolios across Austria. The acquisition of building plots, property redevelopments and urban development projects also falls within the firm's outstanding offering. Furthermore, clients benefit from the team's experience in real estate project financings. Thanks to its strong office network across the CEE region, Schoenherr is formidably placed to handle cross-border real estate deals. The firm is frequently mandated by real estate investors and property owners as well as prominent Austrian corporates. 1Wolf TheissReal Estate2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years RankedWolf Theiss boasts an enviable bench, capable of handling some of Austria's most prominent real estate and construction mandates. Well-known international corporates and investors seek the law firm's advice on large-scale acquisitions and sales of real estate assets and portfolios. The team is also active in infrastructure-related real estate transactions. Furthermore, Wolf Theiss has excellent strength in handling the full life-cycle of construction projects, especially those relating to the energy, infrastructure and transport sectors. The team is particularly active on strategically important mandates for the Republic of Austria. With its expertise in disputes the firm complements its services. Thanks to its office networks across CEE, Wolf Theiss is a prime candidate for cross-border transactions.
2DORDAReal Estate2023 | Band 2 | 17 Years RankedAustrian law firm DORDA is well reputed for its strength in real estate mandates, often advising domestic and international investors, developers and energy companies as well as retailers. The team is appreciated for its strength in acquisitions and sales of residential and commercial real estate assets, often involving share and asset deals and forward purchasing agreements. Tenancy agreements also fall within the firm's excellent real estate offering. Furthermore, clients benefit from the firm's expertise in urban development projects including the set-up of joint ventures for development purposes. DORDA also convinces with its strong cross-border capabilities especially in the DACH region. 2DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich RechtsanwälteReal Estate2023 | Band 2 | 17 Years RankedDSC Doralt Seist Csoklich Rechtsanwälte is widely appreciated for its strong real estate expertise across Austria. The team regularly assists with the acquisition and sale of real estate portfolios and assets including residential and commercial properties as well as building land and development projects, often via asset and share deals as well as forward purchases. Lease agreements are also handled by the firm. Property companies and investment funds are among DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich's strong client roster. 2Vavrovsky Heine Marth RechtsanwälteReal Estate2023 | Band 2 | 10 Years RankedBetween its offices in Vienna and Salzburg, the law firm Vavrovsky Heine Marth advises on the full breadth of real estate law. The team is particularly sought after by investors as well as real estate developers for its expertise in the sale and acquisition of properties including residential and commercial buildings across Austria, including those via asset deals. Lease and management agreements especially in connection to the hospitality sector are also managed by the firm. It also evidences strength in the restructuring of real estate portfolios and advises on the utilisation of cultural heritage properties as well as urban development projects.
3CERHA HEMPELReal Estate2023 | Band 3 | 17 Years RankedCERHA HEMPEL houses a respected real estate practice, often advising domestic and international investors, retailers and technology companies as well as startups. The team offers particular expertise in the sale and acquisition of real estate properties throughout Austria including residential complexes, manufacturing facilities, hotels and logistics centres. Forward purchase transactions and lease agreements as well as management contracts in relation to hotel operations are also handled by the firm. CERHA HEMPEL also has expertise in development projects and M&A transactions involving expansive real estate portfolios. Due to its reach across the CEE region, the firm is particularly well placed to handle cross-border mandates. 3E+H Rechtsanwälte GmbHReal Estate2023 | Band 3 | 13 Years RankedThe real estate department at the Austrian law firm E+H Rechtsanwälte is well placed to handle a variety of mandates. The team is particularly active in the acquisition and sale of real estate properties ranging from residential complexes and logistics centres to mixed-use sites and development projects. Forward purchase transactions and urban development projects equally fall within the law firm's expertise. In addition, clients benefit from its experience in handling investments into infrastructure and hotel companies, especially those owning expansive real estate portfolios. Developers, international investors and automotive companies as well as family offices regularly seek advice from E+H Rechtsanwälte, aided by its robust cross-border capabilities. 3Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners (SCWP Schindhelm)Real Estate2023 | Band 3 | 16 Years RankedSaxinger, Chalupsky & Partners is appreciated in the market for its expertise in a wide range of real estate mandates throughout Austria. The team is particularly active on acquisitions and sales of real estate portfolios and assets, including logistics centres, office and residential buildings and building land. Clients also benefit from the department's experience in handling joint venture set-ups for urban development purposes. The firm also has strength in lease agreements, refurbishments and redevelopments.
4BINDER GRÖSSWANG Rechtsanwälte GmbHReal Estate2023 | Band 4 | 16 Years RankedBINDER GRÖSSWANG houses a notable deal-focused team that assists with various real estate mandates. The law firm regularly advises on the acquisition and sale of real estate portfolios and assets throughout Austria, with additional expertise in the negotiation of cooperation agreements. A particular focus lies on advising international companies on increasing their property interests in Austria. Lease agreements and related disputes are also handled by BINDER GRÖSSWANG. Real estate investors and retailers belong to the firm's client roster. 4Bock Fuchs Nonhoff Rechtsanwälte OGReal Estate2023 | Band 4 | 13 Years RankedBock Fuchs Nonhoff is a boutique law firm with expertise across a variety of real estate issues. The team handles transactions, often acting for investment funds and asset management companies as sellers on cross-border mandates. Urban development projects, financings, leases and land transfer law also fall within the firm's expertise. With its strength in related disputes Bock Fuchs Nonhoff complements its offering. 4Freshfields Bruckhaus DeringerReal Estate2023 | Band 4 | 17 Years RankedThe real estate department at the law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Vienna is skilled at overseeing multi-jurisdictional property-related transactions, including advice on forward purchase agreements as well as carve-out procedures involving real estate assets. Additionally, the team assists with creating joint venture structures in relation to real estate investments and deals. Freshfields also handles disputes regarding property transactions, with further expertise in lease matters. The firm's clientele includes banks and international investment management firms, industrial and manufacturing companies as well as retail and hotel chains.
- Arnold Rechtsanwälte GmbHReal Estate2023 | Band 4