Dr Michael Hecht > Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners

Work Department

Real estate & construction
Environmental law & planning law
Public law & public procurement
Public sector and public law




After a spell as a university assistant at the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of Vienna and his admission to the Austrian bar in 1999, he worked in two renowned Vienna-based law firms. Since 2000, Michael Hecht has been a partner at Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner (fwp).

Dr. Michael Hecht regularly speaks on aspects of construction, environmental, infrastructure and procurement law; furthermore, he is a lecturer at the University of Vienna and specialist speaker at the Vienna University of Technology, the author of numerous specialist publications with a focus on planning law, and of studies commissioned by ministries as well as other public-sector entities.


German, English, French


IBA, admitted to the Austrian bar in 1999


Having completed his technical education, Dr. Michael Hecht studied law at the University of Vienna earning his degrees in 1990 (Mag.iur.) and 1995 (Dr.iur.). 

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Administrative law and public sector

(Leading individuals)

Michael HechtFellner Wratzfeld & Partners

Austria > Projects and energy

Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners boasts a combination of ‘brilliant lawyers and great expertise,’ with a projects and energy team that advises private and public bodies on regulatory and environmental matters tied to developments in the photovoltaic, wind and transport sectors. The team, led by planning, environmental and procurement law expert Michael Hecht, also assists public authorities with the drafting of legislation. Josef Peer is sought after for administrative and environmental matters.

Austria > Public procurement

(Leading individuals)

Michael Hecht  – Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners

Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners‘ procurement practice assists public bodies seeking contractors in the healthcare, engineering, infrastructure and real estate sectors, advising on the procedures required for PPP projects. Team leader Michael Hecht‘s client base includes public bodies, national and international companies, which he advises on matters at the crossroads of procurement, public and construction law. Bernhard Scherzer maintains a broad practice, covering matters of procurement, public and planning law.

Austria > Real estate

Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners advises both developers and banks on the sale of assets following the completion of projects, and is also sought after for its cross-border transactional practice. Additionally, the team represents clients in disputes concerning construction defects. Leading the team are Michael Hecht, who regularly advises public bodies on real estate matters, transactions specialist Markus Kajaba and Lukas Flener, who handles the sales of residential properties and real estate portfolios.