Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Birgit Harasser and Gabriele Brand-Ogris
- 3 partners
- 4 other qualified lawyers
What the team is known for Solid team advising on a wide range of matters, from day-to-day business support to large-scale transactions. Lease agreements are an area of focus, along with acquisitions, sales and financing. Active in land plot development projects. Increasingly visible in real estate litigation, assisting with tenancy and warrant disputes.
Strengths Clients note the high speed of response.
Work highlights Acted for ÖBB Immobilien on the sale of two land plots in the Hauptbahnhof development area in Vienna.
Advised Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund on acquiring an office building in Vienna.
Significant clients Credit Suisse Asset Management Immobilien, Danube Property Immobilien, Raiffeisen Immobilien Kapitalanlage, Pilkington Austria.
Birgit Harasser is a well-respected transactional lawyer, advising on share and asset deals, often representing leading real estate funds. Also assists with lease matters and related litigation.