Real Estate & Construction

The Graf & Pitkowitz Real Estate Team advises McArthurGlen Designer Outlets

The Graf & Pitkowitz Real Estate Team headed by Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz and Dr. Martin Foerster has won McArthurGlen Group as a client. McArthurGlen is Europe’s leading designer outlet operator with 24 centers in nine countries. In Austria, McArthurGlen operates the two well-known and successful designer outlets in Parndorf and Salzburg with a total of over 250 shops.

In the process of re-tendering for legal services for Austria, the team of Graf & Pitkowitz was able to convince and win McArthurGlen as a new key account. Graf & Pitkowitz has extensive expertise in the real estate sector and stands out by providing efficient and holistic advice on all real estate issues. Among other things, Graf & Pitkowitz advises property owners, investors, real estate developers, construction companies, housing associations, international trade groups, industrial companies as well as foundations and family offices. Advisory services are provided in all asset classes, such as office buildings and towers, residential construction projects and apartment buildings, in the retail sector (high streets, shopping centers, retail parks), hotel projects (acquisition, leasing, operator and management contracts), industrial properties, logistics halls or even building plots. .. more

Insolvency & Restructuring

Graf & Pitkowitz advises Charles Vögele in restructuring procedure

Charles Vögele trusts the Graf & Pitkowitz partners Alexander Isola and Stefan Weileder with restructuring. .. more

Insolvency & Restructuring

Alexander Isola and Stefan Weileder as liquidator for MC Kunststofftechnik GmbH

Partner Alexander Isola and attorney Stefan Weileder were appointed liquidators for MC Kunststofftechnik GmbH, an injection molding company in Graz, whose main business is in the automotive sector. In July the company filed for insolvency at the Regional Court for Civil Matters in Graz – a restructuring procedure without self-administration has been initiated. .. more

Dispute Resolution / Litigation & Arbitration

Book Launch Reception in New York for the “Handbook on Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration”

On 27 June 2018, a book launch event is scheduled in New York to celebrate the the U.S. release of the “Handbook on Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration” edited by Nikolaus Pitkowitz. Speakers at the presentation, will be Anna Joubin-Bret, Secretary of UNCITRAL and Director of the International Trade Law Division, Office of Legal Affairs, United Nations. Kenneth B. Reisenfeld, BakerHostetler and Former Chair, ABA Section of International Law and Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz, founding partner and head of dispute resolution at Graf & Pitkowitz. .. more

Dispute Resolution / Litigation & Arbitration

New attorney-at-law at Graf & Pitkowitz

On 22 May 2018 Anna Katharina Radschek was sworn in as attorney-at-law and will further support the Graf & Pitkowitz team. .. more

Real Estate & Construction

Retail 2030 Breakfast

On 15. Mai 2018, CBRE and Graf & Pitkowitz organised the RETAIL 2030 BREAKFAST above the roofs of Vienna. In the Rooftop bar of the 25 Hours Hotel, Walter Wölfler (CBRE) and Dr. Martin Foerster (GPP) talked about the development of the retail business and the relevant current legal topics. .. more

Data Protection

Dataprotection NEW comes into force

The new General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) has come into force in all European Union member states. Non-compliance can trigger substantial fines for businesses. .. more


New Chambers Rankings published:

Chambers 2018 ranked 9 individuals from Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH as leading experts in their practice area. Partner Martin Foerster and Stefan Weileder listed for the first time as ‘up-and-coming’ lawyers. .. more

Corporate / M & A

Seminar on warranty and product liability

On Friday, 13th April 2018, Ferdinand Graf and Claudia Csáky held a seminar on warranty and product liability at VELUX Österreich GmbH. Around 30 participants took part in the event at the company headquarters in Wolkersdorf. The keen interest and many questions contributed to the full success of the event. .. more

Dispute Resolution / Litigation & Arbitration

Graf & Pitkowitz Pre-moot event 2018

On the occasion of the 25th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court („Vis Moot Court“) the traditional Graf & Pitkowitz Pre-Moot Event took place in the distinguished hearing rooms of the Austrian Supreme Court at the Vienna Palace of Justice on March 23rd 2018. .. more