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Nikolaus Vavrovsky

Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte - Vienna

Nikolaus Vavrovsky - Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte
  • Fleischmarkt 1
  • Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  • A-1010

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Practice Areas

Nikolaus Vavrovsky is partner at Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte. Within the firm's Controversy Practice he heads the International Arbitration Department. As a member of the Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut), the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS), the Association Suisse de l’Arbitrage (ASA) and the Liechtenstein Arbitration Association (LIS), he successfully represents clients not only before national courts but also in national and international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Here his focus lies on complex disputes arising from M&A transactions, industrial and infrastructure projects, banking and finance as well as international sales and distribution agreements. Nikolaus Vavrovsky also regularly sits as a party-appointed or sole arbitrator in international arbitrations. While many of these proceedings are conducted under the ICC or Vienna Rules, his experience also extends to the rules of other institutions and ad-hoc arbitrations. In addition to his dispute resolution expertise, Nikolaus Vavrovsky is furthermore specilized on real estate and construction law where he regularly counsels clients in connection with complex national and international transactions and real estate development. Moreover, he often counsels clients in real estate and construction law related disputes.

Professional Memberships

Vienna Bar Association; Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut); German Institution of Arbitration (DIS); Association Suisse de l’Arbitrage (ASA); Liechtenstein Arbitration Association (LIS)


Partner at Vavrovsky Heine Marth (since 2014); Partner at Prochaska Heine Havranek Vavrovsky Rechtsanwälte (2012 – 2014); Partner at Herbst Vavrovsky Kinsky Rechtsanwälte (2005– 2012); Partner at Vavrovsky Rechtsanwälte (2002 – 2005); Associate at Hausmaninger Herbst Rechtsanwälte (2000 – 2002); Associate at Dorda Brugger Jordis Rechtsanwälte (1999 – 2000)


Der erfolgreiche Geschäftsführer - Rechte und Pflichten, Haftung und Insolvenz (2nd edition, 2017), Manz; "Trends and Developments" in Chambers Global Practice Guide - International Arbitration 2017; Handbuch Konzernhaftung (2008), Linde (Editor); Stimmbindungsverträge im Gesellschaftsrecht (2000), Manz; Die Haftung des Bankprüfers (Österreichisches Bankarchiv ÖBA); Regular publications on matters of contract law, corporate law, banking and private foundations; Former co-editor of "Zeitschrift für Gesellschafts- und Steuerrecht“ (a magazine on corporate and tax law) published by Verlag Österreich (until June 2010); Regular lectures and publications on arbitration, contract and corporate law, banking and private foundations


University of Salzburg, Austria (Dr. iur., 1998); University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (M.B.L.-HSG, 1998); Austrian Bar Exam, Vienna, Austria (2000), with distinction; Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in International Arbitration, University Lucerne and the University of Neuchâtel in cooperation with the Swiss Arbitration Academy (SAA) with an award classification of “excellent” (2017)