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Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte)
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Peter Madl has been a partner at Schoenherr since 1992. He plays a central role in the firm’s property-related mandates in Austria and further afield.


With numerous transactions in Austria and CEE under his belt, he is well-equipped to advise Austrian and international investors and investment funds on their property dealings in the region. Although Peter’s work is to a large extent of a transactional nature (sale and lease back; acquisition) his activities also have a strong focus on the development and construction of shopping centres, condominiums and office buildings, and construction litigation. Furthermore, Peter works on IT contracts both for software companies as well as for big end-user and IT related projects such as outsourcing. Peter Madl, who is a member of the Vienna Bar, graduated from the University of Vienna (Dr. iur. 1983) and the Vienna University of Economics and Business (Mag. rer. soc. oec. 1987). He holds lectures on real estate law at the University of Vienna and on contract law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.


German, English, French


Vienna University of Economics and Business (Mag. rer. soc. oec. 1987)
University of Vienna (Dr. iur. 1983)

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Real estate

Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte) stands out for its broad expertise, leading to regular instructions on real estate transactions, including asset and share deals and associated financing, alongside asset and facility management, litigation and construction-related issues. Advising predominately investors and development companies, the team covers all asset classes, while Arabella Eichinger has a particular focus on office, residential and hotel sector work, including transactions, lease and management agreements and hotel developments. Real estate M&A expert Michael Lagler jointly heads the practice with Peter Madl, who, alongside transactions, also advises on construction developments. Counsel Clemens Rainer is another key contact for corporate real estate.

Austria > Construction

Working in close conjunction with the firm’s real estate and regulatory teams, Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte)’s construction practice is well placed to provide assistance with construction and infrastructure projects including related litigation and arbitration as well as associated transactions. Team head Peter Madl routinely acts in the transactional sphere, advising international investors and investment funds on the acquisition of project developments and redevelopments, while also providing assistance with various construction contracts, construction litigation and matters at the intersection with real estate. Constantin Benes, who focuses on contentious and non-contentious construction matters pertaining to industrial units as well as on the development of housing and office projects, was made partner in 2020.