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Tel: +43 1 512 03 53
Fax: +43 1 512 03 53 40

Managing Partners: Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky, Nikolaus Vavrovsky, Dieter Heine, Christian Marth, Philipp Strasser
Number of partners: 6
Number of lawyers: 28
Languages: English, French, German

Firm Overview:
Headquartered in Vienna, Vavrovsky Heine Marth delivers values to national and international clients in all aspects of commercial life.

The firm is dedicated to dispute resolution. A team of internationally trained professionals, specifically educated at leading academic institutions, brings a broad perspective to each case. They offer tailor made-solutions to clients from all sectors and industries in all controversial matters – including conflict prevention and management, dispute resolution, as well as the assertion and protection of rights.

In real estate and construction, Vavrovsky Heine Marth serves as one-stop service provider offering end-to-end legal support over the whole lifecycle of real estate property. The firm’s internationally recommended experts navigate clients through complex transactions, provide counsel in real estate development projects and represent them in real estate and construction related disputes.

In insurance law, Vavrovsky Heine Marth is Austria’s first address for national and international insurers. Based on its extensive market know-how, the team is known for its foresight and cutting-edge counselling. In addition to insurance litigation, the firm’s highly demanded insurance practice covers the full range of related services including supervisory law, underwriting and product development.

As the exclusive Austrian member of the Alliance of International Business Lawyers ALLIURIS, Vavrovsky Heine Marth provides global access to over 450 experts.

Main Areas of Expertise:

Dispute Resolution:
Whether in complex endeavours or challenging disputes, Vavrovsky Heine Marth stands strong with a team of multispecialists. Mastering all fields of dispute resolution — especially commercial litigation, international arbitration, and mediation — the firm’s experts use an agile approach to establish clear procedures to prevent, manage and resolve disputes at any stage and in any forum. Through specialised education at renowned academic institutions the partners act as internationally skilled litigators, counsels and arbitrators and serve as conflict managers and mediators.

Real Estate & Construction:
Vavrovsky Heine Marth offers 360-degree advice in real estate and construction related matters. As skilled deal architects with a long-standing experience, they focus on complex national and cross-border transactions, especially forward purchase/forward funding projects. Among the clients are national and international investors, developers and real estate funds. The firm furthermore supports clients in project development and utilization including tenancy and property law, zoning law, total and general contractor agreements and easements. Services also cover corporate law and finance, real estate and construction law related dispute resolution.

Vavrovsky Heine Marth has one of the premier insurance industry offerings in Austria. Covering the full range of insurance related services including product development, insurance contract law, risk transfer, supervisory law and compliance, one major focus lies on insurance law related dispute resolution. Leading (re-)insurers as well as industrial and institutional entities rely on Vavrovsky Heine Marth inter alia regarding Financial Lines/Specialty Lines (D&O, E&O, PI, POSI, W&I/TRI, etc), product and public liability, vehicle liability as well as property insurance. The firm furthermore offers guidance as monitoring counsel in connection with handling major losses and regularly supports clients in complex recovery actions.

Competition Law:
Vavrovsky Heine Marth’s experts support clients from all sectors and industries to gain, expand or defend their market position. The firm counsels companies particularly in connection with the distortion of competition as well as competition law implications of transactions and advises clients in antitrust issues. Foremost, the firm’s experts are strategically refined and technically armed to offer effective complex unfair competition law related dispute prevention, management and resolution and to expertly protect legal claims through injunctions. The team works together with national and EU legislators, thereby (re-)shaping the legal landscape.

Corporate & M&A:
In Corporate and M&A, Vavrovsky Heine Marth’s services cover strategic development, the setting up and execution of agreements, the dissolution of corporate structures and business successions. In addition, the firm advises clients in all aspects related to management issues. Strong focus also lies on transactions, financing, corporate and commercial litigation. The partners furthermore act as (supervisory) board members as well as in other corporate bodies.

Corporate Recovery, Restructuring & Insolvency:
With years of experience in corporate (re-)structuring and wide economic know how covering all major sectors and industries, the internationally recommended experts of Vavrovsky Heine Marth support clients in avoiding corporate crisis. The team attains sustainable workout solutions and assists clients in restructurings as well as optimisation processes. Other services regarddistressed M&A, outsourcing, cost-cutting as well as financing and refinancing. The firm furthermore advises companies and individuals in all (pre-)insolvency issues and takes over debtor and creditor representation.

Employment Law:
Vavrovsky Heine Marth offers a wide range of employment law advice to national and international clients. The firm’s experts are well experienced in all aspects of individual and collective labour law issues including day to day employment law guidance as well as contract- and remuneration plan-design. Further competences are advising on cross border posting of employees, transfer of undertakings and restructuring matters.

IP, IT & Media:
Vavrovsky Heine Marth holds long-lasting expertise in securing and defending (non-)registered intellectual property rights. The firm has profound experience in media law and provides consulting services to media companies as well as private individuals and legal entities in disputes with the media. Vavrovsky Heine Marth also supports clients with respect to matters of transparency and the duties of due diligence. The clients’ causes are supported with ancillary Litigation-PR.

Practice Areas:
Dispute Resolution
Real Estate & Construction
Competition Law
Corporate & M&A
Corporate Recovery, Restructuring & Insolvency
Employment Law
IP, IT & Media



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