Aktuelle Awards and Opinions

Juni 2020

Best Lawyers 2021: Auszeichnungen für Vavrovsky Heine Marth Partner

Mehrfache Auszeichnungen für Vavrovsky Heine Marth Partner gibt es abermals im renommierten Best Lawyers Ranking, die bekannteste Peer Review Publikation am internationalen Rechtsmarkt: 

Mai 2020

Strongest Brand Austria - Lawyers

Zum zweiten Mal in Folge wird Vavrovsky Heine Marth als Nummer 1 der österreichischen Immobilienanwälte ausgezeichnet und erhält den Real Estate Brand Award 2020 als 'Strongest Brand Austria - Lawyers'. 

April 2020

Vavrovsky Heine Marth Partner unter Österreichs besten Anwälten

Voller Erfolg für Vavrovsky Heine Marth im trend Anwaltsranking 2020. Alle Namenspartner sind gerankt: 

April 2020

The Legal 500 EMEA 2020: Persönliche Empfehlungen für alle Kanzleipartner

Neuerlich empfiehlt The Legal 500 EMEA sämtliche Partner von Vavrovsky Heine Marth Partner als fürhende Experten: 

  • Christian Marth: Real Estate (Leading Individual)
  • Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky: Insolvency and Corporate Recovery (Leading Individual)
  • Nikolaus Vavrovsky: Dispute Resolution – Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution – Arbitration and Mediation, Real Estate, Construction sowie Insolvency and Corporate Recovery (jeweils Recommended Lawyer)
  • Dieter Heine: Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation,  Insolvency and Corporate Recovery (jeweils Recommended Lawyer) 
  • Philipp Strasser: Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation (Recommended Lawyer)
  • Anne-Karin Grill: Dispute Resolution – Arbitration and Mediation (Next Generation Partner)
  • Daniela Pitzek: Real Estate und Construction (jeweils Recommended Lawyer)
April 2020

Sensationelle Rankings in The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

Wie schon in den verganenen Jahren wird Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte neuerlich in allen Kernkompetenzen als eine der führenden österreichischen Kanzleien ausgezeichnet:

März 2020

Top Ranked in Chambers Europe 2020

Neuerliche Top Rankings für Vavrovsky Heine Marth und die Kanzleipartner im soeben erschienenen Chambers Europe 2020:


Februar 2020

Chambers Global 2020: Top-Ranking für Vavrovsky Heine Marth

Das soeben erschienene Anwaltsranking Chambers Global 2020 bringt beste Ergebnisse für Vavrovsky Heine Marth. Chambers Global 2020 zeichnet Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte im Bereich „Dispute Resolution“ in Band 4 aus und wird erstmals in das Ranking aufgenommen. Die Kanzleipartner Nikolaus Vavrovsky, Dieter Heine, Philipp Strasser und Anne-Karin Grill werden ebenfalls in ihren jeweiligen Fachbereichen geranked.

November 2019

JUVE RANKING & Analysen: Top-Platzierung für Vavrovsky Heine Marth im Bereich Konfliktlösung

Im aktuellen Konfliktlösungs Ranking zeichnet JUVE - Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen in Österreich Vavrovsky Heine Marth und das Team um Nikolaus Vavrovsky, Dieter Heine, Philipp Strasser und Anne-Karin Grill sowohl im Bereich Konfliktlösung-Prozesse als auch im Bereich Schiedsverfahren und Mediation als führende Experten aus.

  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

    Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte fields 'a talented, driven and proactive' team, which is 'brilliant in preventing and managing high-value, complex disputes' and has 'a high level of legal competence and professionalism'. Particular areas of strength for the practice include insolvency administration and restructuring work. 'Very experienced, thoughtful and good-quality adviserKarl Ludwig Vavrovsky is acting as an insolvency administrator for multiple clients in high-value matters. ... Also recommended are 'gifted strategic thinkerDieter Heine and Nikolaus Vavrovsky, who 'has the talent to solve complex issues with absolute calm and professionalism'.

    The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

    Philipp Strasser, who leads Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte's 'highly sophisticated' commercial litigation team together with name partners Nikolaus Vavrovsky and Dieter Heine is a favourite among national and international blue chip insurers in domestic and cross-border cases. The group boasts a broad range of expertise with clients from the real, estate, construction and infrastructure sectors instructing the team, but also those operating in banking and finance, infrastructure, energy as well as investment. Attorney-at-law Nina Sterzl is also noted.

    The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

  • Chambers Europe 2020

    Salzburg-based Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky is a popular choice for administration appointments, but also acts for distressed corporations and entities on advisory matters. One client says: "I would describe his working method as detailed and efficient. Due to his many years of experience and authority he gets the different participants on board and develops economically sensible solutions."

    Chambers Europe 2020

  • JUVE Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen

    Streitige Auseinandersetzungen sind ein strategischer Nukleus der Kanzlei. Auf diesem Feld bringen die Anwälte den gesamten Werkzeugkasten der Konfliktlösung zum Einsatz. […] Die alternative Streitbeilegung umfasst bei der Kanzlei auch Mediationsverfahren, in denen vor allem … Partnerin Anne-Karin Grill zu sehen ist.

    Stärken: Umfangreiche Beratung zur Konfliktlösung, Schiedsrecht.

    Oft empfohlen: Dr. Nikolaus Vavrovsky (Schiedsrecht; 'als Schiedsrichter echt gut', 'sehr engagiert', Wettbewerber), Philipp Strasser (Prozesse; 'in D&O-Fragen erste Anlaufstelle', Mandant), Dieter Heine (Prozesse; 'hat jederzeit die Zügel fest in der Hand', Mandant).

    Juve Ranking Konfliktlösung 2019

  • Client Opinion

    In insurance litigation, Philipp Strasser (Vavrovsky Heine Marth) is among the leading players on the market, setting himself apart in knowledge and efficiency. Philipp Strasser who is one of Austria’s few insurance litigation experts continues to exceed our expectations with respect to his level of expertise and service. In his work, he is a meticulous analyst who achieves accurate results. He is an assertive and detail-oriented lawyer as well as a proactive and anticipatory advisor with impressive understanding for business environment and strategy. I especially appreciate Philipp Strasser’s personal dedication, solution orientation and communication skills as well as his sensibility for economic context.

    Team Lead Complex Claims | Leading International Insurer

  • Chambers Europe 2020

    Christian Marth advises on high-profile real estate transactions, frequently representing open real estate funds in portfolio transactions. He assists with deals involving office buildings, residential developments and healthcare institutions. He is viewed by clients as "a brilliant lawyer with impeccable legal know-how and market understanding. His finesse and calm in negotiations are among his biggest strengths as well as his eye for detail and thoroughness."

    Chambers Europe 2020

  • JUVE Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen

    Das Geschäft der Kanzlei ist im Immobilien- und Baurecht auf Transaktionen, Projektentwicklungen und Prozessbegleitung ausgerichtet. Besonders auffällig agiert das Kern-Immobilienteam, das zuletzt an vielen Transaktionen beteiligt war. […] Parallel dazu partizipierte die Kanzlei spürbar an der marktbedingt wachsenden Zahl von Projektentwicklungen. Denn hier ist VHM dank ihres Rundumansatzes nicht nur für den Ankauf von Grundstücken in Forward-Strukturen gerüstet, sondern kann vielmehr den gesamten Zyklus eines Projekts abdecken.

    Stärken: Transaktionen für Immobilienfonds.

    Oft empfohlen: Dr. Christian Marth ('genießt einen guten Ruf', 'sehr aktiv und engagiert', 'hat sich eine tolle Praxis aufgebaut', Wettbewerber).

    JUVE Ranking Immobilienwirtschaft 2019

  • Client Opinion

    Philipp Strasser of Vavrovsky Heine Marth is an exceptional litigation lawyer with a distinct insurance and corporate focus, which is unique on the Austrian market with regard to level and depth of expertise as well as industry understanding and commercial awareness. He is an assertive counsel and gifted strategist who proceeds very analytically. Most of all, Philipp Strasser is proactive, structured and goal oriented, his assessments are realistic and his advice on point. In addition to providing well thought-out, anticipatory advice at the highest quality, he and his team are completely dedicated to their clients. Further strengths of the stellar practice are their absolute flexibility and reliability. 

    Claims Manager | Global specialist insurance company

  • Who's Who Legal Arbitration 2020

    Nikolaus Vavrovsky "is a real powerhouse in Austria" who is "very well respected by in-house counsel and management".

    Who's Who Legal - Future Leader Arbitration 2020

  • Client Opinion

    Vavrovsky Heine Marth stands out in expertise and client service, the firm is well respected for legal know how and economic savvy. Head of the firm’s Salzburg office Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky is a renowned authority in the market, handling matters rationally, efficiently and meticulously. He approaches challenges head on, is absolutely solution oriented and reliable. With his strong presence, great communication skills and utmost personal commitment, Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky gets through for his clients and achieves sustainable results.

    President | Austrian Cultural Institution

  • Chambers Europe 2020

    [T]he team is known for [an] excellent track record representing investment funds, construction companies and developers, with a number of clients from across the DACH region. Assists with the sale and acquisition of property and portfolios, as well as with leases and forward purchase transactions. Represents public authorities in real estate transactions. Handles commercial and retail as well as residential developments including student accommodation projects. Also advises on real estate disputes.

    One impressed interviewee states: "They are very innovative, flexible and really good specialists in real estate matters."

    Chambers Europe 2020

  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

    Acting as sole and co-arbitrators and counsel in national and international proceedings, the team at Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte focuses on the full range of commercial arbitration matters, particularly proceedings arising from M&A transactions, financial transactions and infrastructure projects. Investor-state dispute settlements remain another key area of expertise, with the team also being instructed in commercial mediation and conciliation cases. 'Gifted communicator and brilliant negotiator' Nikolaus Vavrovsky and 'go-to mediation specialistAnne-Karin Grill jointly lead the practice.

    The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

  • Chambers Europe 2020

    [Vavrovsky Heine Marth] enters the rankings with strong market support. Expertise covers a range of issues, such as unfair competition, insolvency and construction litigation, with a particular focus on insurance mandates. Further strength in arbitration cases, including investor-state disputes. Clientele covers those active in the financial services, real estate and technology fields.

    One client highlights the team's ability to "find solutions to very complex issues in a very short period of time," adding: "We know that we are in safe hands and have full confidence in the firm."

    Another source lauds: "The client service is first class. The team excels in service orientation and is highly responsive and approachable. The lawyers are absolutely focused on their clients’ objectives, and their efficiency, commitment and responsiveness are remarkable."

    Chambers Europe 2020

  • Chambers Global 2020

    Philipp Strasser is praised for his capability to provide "both analytical, in-depth advice as well as solution-oriented, hands-on proposals for action." He offers expertise in both domestic and cross-border insurance litigation, with a particular strength in liability issues.

    Chambers Global 2020

  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

    Headed by 'brilliant lawyerChristian Marth, the 'service-oriented' team at Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte is 'a one-stop, strong and reliable partner in real estate and construction law'. It advises on various aspects of real estate law including commercial and retail acquisitions and project developments. The group assisted leading construction company Bodner Bau with the bidding process for the redevelopment of the 11,000 metre-squared Linz Tobacco Factory, as well as in the course of the project development. Nikolaus Vavrovsky and Daniela Pitzek are other key names to note.

    The Legal 500 EMEA 2020


  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

    The construction team at Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte handles a broad rage of contentious and non-contentious matters, including construction law disputes, contractor agreements, building contracts and supervisions. The team is led by the 'excellentDaniela Pitzek, with Nikolaus Vavrovsky also praised for maintaining the 'complete confidence and trust' of his clients.

    The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

  • European Real Estate Brand Book 2019

    Vavrovsky Heine Marth is the number one Real Estate Lawyer in Austria and secures outstanding ratings for "power of innovation" and quality in litigation". The brand also scores highly for its "personal experience".

  • Client Opinion

    Vavrovsky Heine Marth is the Austrian go-to firm in dispute resolution. They are known to find solutions, no matter how complex the issue or how tight the time frame. Uniting unrivalled legal expertise with utmost commercial understanding, Nikolaus Vavrovsky is an excellent adviser and exceptionally gifted strategist who always keeps his calm and never fails to come up with outstandingly goal-oriented proposals and solutions. His professional judgment has our complete confidence and trust.

    Management | Operating entity for the city of Vienna

  • Chambers Global 2020

    Dieter Heine represents clients in licensing, employment and product liability litigation. One client praises him as a "strong litigator with excellent negotiation and mediation skills," adding: "He is economically savvy and understands our business like the back of his hand."

    Chambers Global 2020

  • Client Opinion

    Vavrovsky Heine Marth is the leading firm in real estate and construction law, providing top-notch legal services over the entire life cycle of a project – from transactions to construction and development to utilization. Team head Christian Marth stands rock solid for his clients with impressive tactical and sublime negotiation skills. He combines utmost legal expertise with great commercial instincts and in-depth market understanding. His goal orientation and absolute devotion to his clients make him a true rain maker.

    Head of Expansion | Austrian subsidiary of a major global local supplier chain 

  • Client Opinion

    Vavrovsky Heine Marth’s team consists of truly accomplished, efficient and attentive professionals who are personally committed. The level of expertise and service quality is remarkable. Our main contact is Dieter Heine who is a supreme dispute resolution specialist. His expertise in IP, media and competition law is unmatched on the market. Dieter Heine uniquely combines utmost legal competence with extensive economic and industry knowledge. Based on his foresight, he is not only a highly respected counsel but also an invaluable strategic advisor. In addition to being a brilliant lawyer, he is a straightforward communicator who cuts through the legalease.

    Head of the Management Board | Leading Austrian publishing house

  • JUVE Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen in Österreich

    "Bundesweit bekannt ist Dr. Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky als Insolvenzrechtler, ein Wettbewerber beschreibt ihn als 'genial gut als Masseverwalter'. ... [B]edeutend ist vor Ort auch das Private-Client-Geschäft, in dem Vavrovsky seine jahrzehntelange Erfahrung und tiefe Verwurzelung bei Stiftungen, Unternehmen und Institutionen in der Mozartstadt zugute kommt."

    "Stärken: Insolvenz und Restrukturierung"

    "Häufig empfohlen: Dr. Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky ('Urgestein im Insolvenzrecht', Wettbewerber)"

    Juve Ranking Bundesländer - Salzburg

  • JUVE Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen

    In Salzburg zählt der erfahrene Dr. Karl Vavrovsky weiterhin zu den renommierten Insolvenzverwaltern. In zahlreichen Großverfahren in der Region bewährt, genießt er mit seiner exzellenten Vernetzung das Vertrauen der Gerichte. … [Der Wiener Standort ist] in der Restrukturierungs- und Sanierungsberatung geschätzt. Kerngeschäft des dortigen Teams ist die Konfliktlösung in Restrukturierungsfällen. Das Hauptstadtbüro kommt deshalb oft bei insolvenznahen Streitigkeiten zum Zug. Das zeigen verschiedene große Abwicklungsmandate mit Streitbeilegung.

    Stärken: Langjährige Verwaltungserfahrung.

    Häufig empfohlen: Dr. Karl Vavrovsky ('sehr bedeutsame Position in Salzburg‘, Wettbewerber).

      Juve Ranking Insolvenz und Restrukturierung 2020
  • Chambers Global 2020

    Nikolaus Vavrovsky is lauded as an "exceptionally gifted strategist" by one client, while another source underlines him as "proactive, personally available and completely reliable." He is active in both litigation and arbitration proceedings, with a focus on real estate and construction matters. He offers additional strength in unfair competition proceedings and banking-related disputes.

    Chambers Global 2020

  • Client Opinion

    Vavrovsky Heine Marth is a leading entity for real estate and construction law, a prime address for project development. The team consists of distinguished professionals who efficiently achieve accurate and reliable results. Daniela Pitzek has an excellent understanding of the legal side of matters, the market and her clients’ needs. She is utterly systematic with great strategic know-how and unwavering solution orientation. Her level of expertise and commitment are impressive even under the highest time pressure.

    Managing Director | Major Vienna-based real estate developer 

Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Fleischmarkt 1, 1010 Wien, Österreich, T +43 1 512 03 53, F +43 1 512 03 53 40,[at]
Mozartplatz 4, 5020 Salzburg, Österreich, T +43 662 84 95 16, F +43 662 84 95 16 25, office.salzburg[at]