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The ONZ & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH is one of the most renowned Austrian law firms in the field of public commercial law. In addition, it provides domestic and foreign clients with all consulting services required by companies.

    The consulting and representation activities focus on the following industries (in alphabetical order):

  • Waste management - collection and treatment of waste, including remediation and scrap trade.
  • Construction and real estate industry.
  • Mining - extraction, treatment and processing of mineral resources.
  • Energy infrastructure, such as power lines, gas pipelines and other pipelines.
  • Energy industry including energy system transformation projects (wind power, hydropower, biomass or photovoltaics), but also thermal power plants.
  • Forest operations.
  • Commercial industrial plants, in particular in the paper and pulp industry, the mineral oil industry, wood processing companies, metal processing, the food industry, etc.
  • Trade and services, especially shopping and retail parks, theme parks, hotels, large cinemas, commercial real estate, sports facilities.
  • Planning of urban development projects.
  • Transport infrastructure (e.g. railways, roads, cableways).
  • Water supply, sewerage disposal.
  • Residential.

    Furthermore, our expertise includes the following matters:

  • Regional development planning procedures (in particular zoning plans , proceedings before the Constitutional Court) including legal steps against zoning plan changes such as compensation claims.
  • All mandatory procedures (legal orders of the authorities in particular according to waste law, water law, trade law, and construction law).
  • Administrative criminal proceedings and judicial criminal proceedings.
  • Environmental subsidies, focussing on environmental innovation, contaminated sites, and green electricity promotion.
  • Proceedings before the Constitutional Court concerning fundamental rights such as freedom of property, freedom of employment and economic activity, the principle of equality of all citizens, and the rigth to the legal judge.
  • Environmental tax procedures (e.g. contaminated sites taxes).
  • Real estate contracts, land registry procedures, and escrow accounts.
  • Competition and antitrust law.
  • Company law connected with the main areas of activity as listed above.
  • Building contract law.
  • Providing legal opinions and expertises on the above-mentioned areas of commercial law, with special consideration of the EU environmental law.
  • Legal statements on draft laws and regulations, especially in the context of our consulting activities for selected industries.
  • Emissions Trading Law.
  • Environmental due diligences.

With our many years of experience in authority procedures and public law matters, our team also regularly monitors corporate law processes with regard to various public law aspects. With his long experience in governmental affairs, our team also regularly accompanies corporate law processes with regard to various public law aspects.

We take pride in the trust our clients give our work , which is manifested in many long-term client relationships. One of the key characteristics of our firm is the fact that our clients are used to interacting directly with one of our partners to receive legal advice and support.