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Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte)


Johannes Stalzer has been counsel with Schoenherr since 2013 and is an expert in public procurement law.


Being active for more than 15 years in his areas of practice in Austria and CEE, Johannes has extensive expertise in advising both, governmental bodies and private sector clients in all potential issues in relation to complex procurement structures (such as PPP) and cross border procurement procedures. Johannes has longstanding experience in all procurement related aspects, particularly in structuring complex infrastructure proceedings and he provides a wide coverage of services to domestic and international clients across various industries. Johannes has further significant experience in regulatory projects and PPP procedures in Hungary and CEE. Prior to re-entering Schoenherr Johannes worked in an international law firm and was based in Vienna and Budapest for several years.  Most recently he was partner with a national law firm and responsible for all regulatory matters. Johannes obtained his law degree from the University of Vienna and is admitted to the Austrian bar since 2007. He frequently publishes articles and speaks in seminars subjecting various issues in relation to public procurement law.


German, English


University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Mag. iur. 2001)

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Public procurement

Representing bidders as well as contracting authorities, Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte) is able to undertake both the preparation of tender applications and the execution of tender procedures. Counsel Johannes Stalzer shares responsibility for the department with Christian Schmelz, who also heads the firm’s regulatory practice. Schmelz has considerable understanding of EU-wide and cross-border tender procedures, for instance with regard to infrastructure or outsourcing projects.

Austria > Projects and energy

A projects heavyweight, Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte) has significant expertise assisting with motorways, wind farms and hydropower plants. The practice also assists its high-end clients with other energy technology and renewables projects. ‘Fantastic energy lawyer’ Bernd Rajal acts as firm-wide head of the department, with Christian Schmelz in charge of planning and environment, Günther Leissler leading the tech regulation group and counsel Johannes Stalzer responsible for public procurement. Clients include national and international corporations, municipalities, provinces and government authorities.