Number of partners: 4
Partners: Nikolaus Pitkowitz, Martin Foerster, Roxanne de Jesus, Anna Katharina Radschek.
Number of Lawyers: 11
Languages: English, German, French
Pitkowitz & Partners, based in Vienna, is a leading commercial law firm with a strong international focus and concentration on the areas of dispute resolution and real estate. The law firm was founded in 2021 by Nikolaus Pitkowitz, Martin Foerster, Roxanne de Jesus and Anna Katharina Radschek. Together with the four founding partners, Pitkowitz & Partners consists of a total staff of 25, including 11 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
Partners: Nikolaus Pitkowitz, Anna Katharina Radschek, Roxanne de Jesus
Pitkowitz & Partners forms one of the largest dispute resolution teams nationwide. The team has for years been recognized 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 has, among others, been ranked in 2021 among the top 100 arbitration practices worldwide.
The Dispute Resolution practice group, led by three 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.
Partner: Martin Foerster
The Real Estate and Construction Law practice group headed by Dr. 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.