For several years now, we have been scoring top marks in international rankings, being universally considered one of Austria’s best law firms. Our core areas of practice, such as banking and finance, capital markets, corporate / M&A, labour law as well as insolvency law and restructuring have been pivotal in winning numerous awards. Also in many other fields of legal practice, we are credited, again and again, as playing an outstanding role.

International lawsuits, recently completed major transactions, the addition of renowned lawyers as partners, and distinctive multidisciplinary competence in business matters have been major arguments in fwp’s favour.

trend’s lawyer ranking 2019: fwp on top position

The traditional trend’s lawyer ranking 2019 honours 250 attorneys-at-law from all across Austria. Those top Austrian attorneys-at-law chose the best of the best.

Four of fwp’s partners were ranked within the top 10. Markus Fellner is once again found to be the most skilled banking law expert, and Michael Hecht still belongs to the elite in public commercial law. Gregor Schett’s expertise sets him apart in the field of investor law, and Paul Luiki reaches for the silver medal in the category Eastern Europe.

“Not just for me personally but also for the entire team, these rankings are a symbol of great recognition and honour, in particular with regard to our extraordinary colleagues”, comments fwp partner Markus Fellner.

fwp awarded top scores again by Chambers Europe 2019

Vienna, March 2019. Once again, fwp has been listed among the best in the high-profile ranking of the Chambers Europe guide.

fwp gets top scores in Banking & Finance, Corporate / M&A, Restructuring & Insolvency, Public Law: Planning and Environment, Public Procurement / PPPs and Dispute Resolution.

fwp partners Markus Fellner, Paul Luiki, Michael Hecht and Gregor Schett are identified by name as leading lawyers.

‘We are happy that, once again, fwp’s expertise in the fields of banking and finance, corporate / M&A, restructuring & insolvency, public law and public procurement / PPPs as well as dispute resolution is reflected in the renowned Chambers Europe ranking and that clients appreciate our team spirit and our commitment’, says fwp founding partner Markus Fellner.

GLE Awards 2019: fwp was voted Banking & Finance Law Firm of the year in Austria

The winners of the annual Global Law Experts (GLE) awards have been chosen. Owing to its exceptional expertise and highly specialised solutions, fwp was named Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year in Austria.

Decisive factors for winning the award were, among other things, client interviews, international rankings and the evaluation of individual attorneys and teams.


Chambers Global Guide 2019: fwp erneut unter den Besten geranked

Wien, Februar 2019. fwp wurde zum wiederholten Male im hochkarätigen Chambers Global Guide als eine der führenden Anwaltskanzleien in Österreich gelistet.

Topplatzierungen erreicht fwp in den Kompetenzbereichen Banking & Finance und Corporate/M&A.

fwp-Partner MMag. Dr. Markus Fellner erzielt erneut Spitzenplatzierungen in den Bereichen Banking & Finance und Corporate/M&A sowie „Dispute Resolution: Litigation“. fwp-Partner Dr. Gregor Schett, LL.M. wird ebenfalls im Bereich „Dispute Resolution: Litigation“ unter den Besten gelistet.

„Wir sind stolz, erneut im hochkarätigen Chambers Global Guide als eine eine der führenden Wirtschaftskanzlei in Österreich geranked zu sein. Die Platzierungen in den Rechtsgebieten Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A sowie „Dispute Resolution: Litigation“ sind eine große Anerkennung unserer harten Arbeit“, betont MMag. Dr. Markus Fellner.