Legal 500, 2016

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Tier 7 - Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH’s team, which is jointly led by Gerold Wietrzyk and Jörg Zehetner, acted for Weidinger & Partner during the sale of the Weiding Group to Algebra Beteiligungen. Other clients include Lead Equities, Nokia and Valida Vorsorge Management.



Tier 1 - Leading Individuals: Georg Karasek

Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH is renowned for its full-service construction practice, including litigation. Georg Karasek’s team has deep expertise in planning, project development and architectural law. Karasek acted for planning, construction and electrical installation companies connected to the Skylink airport project, in a dispute with Vienna International Airport.


Dispute resolution

Tier 3 - Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH has a strong focus on the construction industry but also handles shareholder and D&O litigation. Practice head Thomas Frad primarily represents clients in damages and compensation claims cases.


EU and Competition

Tier 4 - Jörg Zehetner heads the team at Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH, which handles contentious and non-contentious work, including abuse of dominance, merger control and unfair competition matters.


Intellectual Property

Tier 5 - Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH has a strong focus on trade mark matters such as trade mark registration and portfolio administration but is also experienced in contentious work, including trade mark infringement and unfair competition cases.


Public Procurement

Tier 1 - Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH is best known for contentious and non-contentious work in the energy, construction, healthcare, infrastructure and transport sectors. In addition to procurement, areas of expertise include contract drafting, project monitoring and verification procedures. Katharina Trettnak-Hahnl heads the practice.