Dispute Resolution | Contract Law


Dispute Resolution | Contract Law

We represent and advise companies and individuals in both domestic and cross-border litigation (out-of-court, litigation, and arbitration). In doing so, we cover the most diverse areas of Business Law.

Through Deloitte Legal’s international network, we also support our clients abroad (e.g., in the cross-border enforcement of austrian judgments).

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Bojana Vareskic

Partner | Attorney at law


Our expertise in Dispute Resolution | Contract Law

Representation of companies in proceedings before state courts and arbitration tribunals relating, for example, to the following areas of law:

  • Tort and Warranty Law (e.g., warranty claims arising from corporate acquisitions [post-merger disputes]; claims of producers against suppliers of defective components);
  • Corporate Law (e.g. liability of managing directors; contestation of resolutions under Corporate Law);
  • Banking Contract Law (e.g., assertion of credit claims);
  • Insurance Contract Law (Coverage processes);
  • Distribution Law (e.g. compensation claims under the Commercial Agents Act).

Structured extrajudicial and judicial collection of (payment) claims.

Representing businesses in consumer class action (representative action) proceedings.

Enforcement – also of foreign judgments and arbitral awards before state courts in Austria.

Drafting and reviewing of complex contracts under commercial law (e.g. cash pooling contracts, debt purchase agreements, energy supply contracts, general terms and conditions).


Our projects

Representation of Spiegel and Süddeutsche Zeitung in civil proceedings against the publisher of one of Austria's largest tabloid newspapers (enforcement of a claim for injunctive relief)

Ongoing representation of well-known banks in the legal enforcement of due credit claims

Representation of a renowned Austrian bank in numerous - parallel - civil proceedings against securities investors (defense of claims based on alleged misadvice)

Representation of a leading prefabricated house manufacturer in the enforcement of warranty and damage claims in connection with a company acquisition

Representation of a well-known energy provider in the defense of claims due to alleged breach of a contractual obligation to expand a fiber optic network

Preparation of contract documentation for a citizen participation model (virtual participation in the financing of photovoltaic plants) for Innsbrucker Kommunalbetriebe Aktiengesellschaft (IKB)

Advising an Austrian federal state (local authority) on the implementation of a cash pool between its (state) companies

Our Dispute Resolution | Contract Law experts

Dispute Resolution | Contract Law News

Bernhard Köck joins the law firm JWO | Deloitte Legal Austria with immediate effect in the areas of Banking | Finance and Litigation.

Deloitte Legal Austria advises Innsbrucker Kommunalbetriebe AG (IKB) on a new citizen model: vouchers for photovoltaics.