Nikolaus Vavrovsky is a founding-partner of Vavrovsky Heine Marth in Vienna. He specializes in international dispute resolution, with a particular focus on construction and infrastructure as well as corporate and finance matters. Nikolaus is a highly experienced counsel in international arbitration proceedings in accordance with the rules of leading arbitral institutions (ICC, VIAC, DIS and others). In addition, he is an accomplished advisor in proceedings conducted under the ICSID and UNCITRAL Rules. Nikolaus is frequently appointed as (sole) arbitrator or tribunal chair in high-stakes international arbitration proceedings. He serves as chairman of the board of the Swiss Arbitration Academy Alumni Association and regularly publishes and lectures in his fields of expertise.
Who’s Who Legal (2019) ranks him as Future Leader in Arbitration and praises him as “an emerging leader in Austria’s arbitration field”. Sources note that “he never fails to impress as counsel and as arbitrator”. Chambers Europe (2019) recognizes Nikolaus as well-respected litigation and arbitration practitioner who is particularly active in real estate and construction disputes. Clients describe him as “experienced, diplomatic, result-oriented and eloquent”. Furthermore, he was hailed as “brilliant arbitrator” and “fine strategist” by The Legal 500 EMEA (2018) and for his “precise commercial judgement” and “extraordinary foresight” by The Legal 500 EMEA (2019).
In addition to his specialization in dispute resolution and international arbitration, Nikolaus is highly experienced in real estate and construction law with a particular focus on corporate and finance issues as well as contract and claim management.