Dr Michaela Siegwart > Cerha Hempel > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Cerha Hempel

Work Department

Contentious Business


Areas of practice:


Admitted 2005, (Attorney at Law), Austria

  • Lecturer in Public Procurement

Michaela has represented and advised national and international clients in commercial litigation for almost 20 years. She specialises in public procurement, insurance, construction and contract law. She is a partner with CERHA HEMPEL since 2019. During her time with the firm, Michaela has managed to establish herself in all matters pertaining to insurance law. Many of her clients have increasingly come to rely on her expertise in matters such as fidelity insurance liability law and professional liability. A record of excellence has come to define her professional career and continues to entice new clients.

In addition to her work as partner with CERHA HEMPEL, Michaela is also a regular speaker on matters of procurement law and is frequently invited to participate in conferences, in particular, by the Lawyer’s Academy (Anwaltsakademie, AWAK) in Vienna.


German, English, French


  • Vienna Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Lex Mundi – The World’s Leading Association of Independent Law Firms


University of Vienna (Mag. iur. 2000, Dr. iur. 2013)

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Public procurement

Clients from the IT, medical and infrastructure industries count on Cerha Hempel to handle public procurement matters, both for bidders and for contracting authorities. Georg Konrad is particularly active in the transportation sector; Stefan Huber has a core focus on work relating to the a higher education space; and Michaela Siegwart is a key name for utility procurement.