Legal 500 2017


Tier 1 - Leading Individuals: Georg Karasek

KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH covers the gamut of construction law, from project development to contentious work. Team head Georg Karasek represented a developer in disputes pertaining to the revitalisation of historic buildings. Thomas Frad is ‘a good negotiator


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Tier 7 - KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH is frequently involved in transactions and routinely handles general corporate advisory work. Clients include MAHLE and system7. Gerold Wietrzyk and Jörg Zehetner are the key contacts.


Dispute resolution

Tier 4- Arbitration and mediation

KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH has a strong focus on construction-driven disputes but also handles corporate arbitrations. Team head Thomas Frad represented a construction company in a proceeding against the investor.

Tier 3 - Commercial litigation

KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH’s core focus is on construction-based disputes, including damage and compensation claims. Practice head Thomas Frad is ‘a good negotiator’.

EU and Competition

Tier 4 -KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH handles a diverse mix of matters, including unfair competition issues, cartel litigation and private enforcements. Jörg Zehetner’s team assisted a German online bookseller with unfair competition proceedings pertaining to book pricing.


Intellectual Property

Tier 6 - Barbara Kuchar’s team at KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH is experienced in contentious and non-contentious work across trade marks, patents and copyrights. Clients include Reckitt Benckiser.


Public Procurement

Tier 3 - Katharina Trettnak-Hahnl’s team at KWR Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH focuses on assisting bidders in the construction, insurance, energy and healthcare sectors with procurement matters, including verification procedures.