Nikolaus Vavrovsky


Fleischmarkt 1
1010 Vienna, Austria
T  +43 1 512 03 53
F  +43 1 512 03 53 - 40

Nikolaus Vavrovsky

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Nikolaus Vavrovsky is partner at Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte. Several recognized legal directories recommend him as one of the leading Austrian experts in litigation and real estate. Nikolaus started working as a lawyer in 2000. As a litigation and alternative dispute resolution expert he specializes in particular in shareholder litigation and disputes regarding banking & finance, construction as well as corporate recovery and restructuring. 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 public courts but also in alternative dispute resolution proceedings, especially before national and international tribunals such as VIAC, ICC and ad-hoc tribunals and often acts as arbitrator. Furthermore, he focuses on real estate and project development, corporate recovery and restructuring as well as M&A transactions.

After receiving his PhD in law from the University of Salzburg in 1998, Nikolaus graduated in European and International Business Law (M.B.L.-HSG) at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland in the same year. In 2017, he completed the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Arbitration, jointly offered by the University Lucerne and the University of Neuchâtel in cooperation with the Swiss Arbitration Academy (SAA), with an award classification of “excellent”.

Before establishing the practice of Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte, he was partner at Herbst Vavrovsky Kinsky Rechtsanwälte and PHHV Prochaska Heine Havranek Vavrovsky Rechtsanwälte.

Nikolaus regularly holds lectures on contract and corporate law was well as legal issues connected with banking and private foundations.

German, English


Memberships & Activities

  • Member of the Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut)
  • Member of the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)
  • Member of the Association Suisse de l’Arbitrage (ASA)
  • Member of the Liechtenstein Arbitration Association (LIS)

Der erfolgreiche Geschäftsführer - Rechte und Pflichten, Haftung und Insolvenz (2. Auflage, 2017), Manz
"Trends and Developments" in Chambers Global Practice Guide - International Arbitration 2017
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)
Various legal publications by the publishers Manz, Linde, ÖBA etc.


 The Legal 500 EMEA ranks Nikolaus Vavrovsky as Recommended LawyerNikolaus Vavrovsky is ranked Band 4 in Real Estate and Dispute Resolution by Chambers Europe 2017Personal ranking for Nikolaus Vavrovsky in Chambers Global 20172015 Chambers Europe2014 Leagl 500 Recommended Lawyer2014 Chambers Europoe Leading Individual

Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Fleischmarkt 1, 1010 Wien, Österreich, T +43 1 512 03 53, F +43 1 512 03 53 40,[at]
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