Nikolaus Weselik


CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Gauermanngasse 2
1010 Vienna

Tel: +43 1 40443 2250
Fax: +43 1 40443 92250


Nikolaus is partner at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz and heads up the Real Estate and Construction team.

He has extensive experience in advising on commercial property, building law, real estate, litigation and arbitration in construction, insolvency and European Community law. He holds numerous seminars in construction and real estate law and he is author of several books on construction law.

Nikolaus had been elected by the well known Journal ‘Immobilien Magazin’ among ‘The Top 100 people’ within the Real Estate branch in Austria several times and has been featured in the legal directory Global Chambers, recommended for not only his legal but also technical knowledge.

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz is one of the leading law firms in Austria and Southeast Europe for the entire real estate sector. We offer our clients comprehensive domestic and international expertise in this area and advise property investors, hotel operators and owners, architects, construction firms operating both domestically and internationally, property developers as well as banks.

In the field of urban planning and construction law, our focus is on:

  • Representation before national and international courts, arbitral tribunals or public authorities
  • Preparation and negotiation of domestic or international construction agreements
  • (in particular construction, architectural services and management agreements),
  • providing various price clause options for the widest variety of construction projects
  • (e.g. hotels, offices, industrial plants or infrastructural projects)
  • Ongoing representation of clients in connection with execution of larger-scale
  • construction projects, particularly with a view to achieving a consensus resolution
  • of conflicts when disputes arise

A further focus of our practice here is on advising hotel operators and owners with respect to the various legal forms available for hotel operations and all associated legal issues, in particular including issues under urban planning and building law, property and transactional law.

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz is one of the leading law firms in Austria and Southeast Europe. Because we are specialists, our lawyers and tax advisors are able to provide you with advice of the highest calibre and sophistication: both, from a legal perspective as well as through our industry specific know-how.

The solutions we develop for you are both, legally sound and practically oriented – taking account of your business goals. We always aim to respond to your particular business needs in the best possible way.

Together with our CMS partners we are able to provide you with the experience and expertise of a leading law firm at 56 locations both within and beyond the borders of Europe: anywhere, anytime!

“Nikolaus Weselik heads the real estate and construction team at the firm. He specialises in commercial property, building law and construction litigation and arbitration. Clients say: “He is knowledgeable, reliable and flexible, with a great overview and sound experience.”
Chambers & Partners, 2016