Legal 500, 2015


Construction

Tier 1, Leading Individuals: Georg Karasek -  Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH has experience of representing all parties in construction projects and works closely with the public procurement practice. Georg Karasek heads the team, which has witnessed an increase in contentious mandates. Ongoing matters including an arbitration pertaining to a major construction project in Italy. The team also advises numerous major Austrian construction companies on an ongoing basis.


Corporate and M&A

Tier 7 - Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH often operates as a local counsel on inbound transactions and has been advising a German company on the sale of its Austrian subsidiary. Gerold Wietrzyk and Jörg Zehetner head the team. 


Dispute resolution

Tier 2 - Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH’s practice head Thomas Frad mainly acts in damages claims, notably in the construction industry, whereas Jörg Zehetner focuses on corporate litigation. New head of white-collar crime, Konstantin Köck, replaced Wolfgang Brandstetter, who became Austria’s Minister of Justice.


EU and Competition

Tier 4 - Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH advises its clients on competition law, including cartel litigation, merger controls and unfair competition. Head of practice Jörg Zehetner is defending an Austrian brewery in a price-fixing cartel case. 


IT and Telecoms

Tier 5 - Recent work for Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH includes advising on various data protection matters. Arno Cichocki heads the Team.


Intellectual property and media

Tier 5 - Recent work for Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH includes advising on various data protection matters. Arno Cichocki heads the Team.


Public procurement

Tier 2 - Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH supports bidders and tenderers in public procurement matters, especially in the construction, energy, healthcare and education sectors. Katharina Trettnak-Hahnl has been drafting contracts and supervising procurement in relation to the construction of a rehabilitation centre.

 

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