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 > Real estate

Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners‘ real estate practice covers a wide range of issues arising from project developments alongside extension and refurbishment projects with particular expertise in public law-related matters, such as planning, zoning and environmental law, which is a reflection of team head Michael Hecht‘s specialism. Other work includes real estate M&A and litigation.

Austria > Administrative law and public sector

(Leading individuals)

Michael HechtFellner Wratzfeld & Partners

Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners excels in matters relating to environmental law including environmental due diligence, applying for licenses and planning real estate development projects. The firm is further active in a wide range of public law issues, for instance in administrative and procurement law. Practice head Michael Hecht acts on behalf of domestic and international companies, public authorities and interest groups and is often involved in matters such as approval and permit proceedings and environmental impact assessments. Markus Kajaba is further key contact at the partner level.

Austria > Public procurement

(Leading individuals)

Michael Hecht  – Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners

Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners‘ strength in public procurement lies in structuring joint ventures between public bodies and private entities as well as PPP projects. The firm is also active in the areas of procurement-related compliance and innovative procurement procedures, with a focus on the core areas of healthcare, architecture and civil engineering, real estate developments and infrastructure projects. Practice head Michael Hecht  has extensive experience of advising domestic and international companies and public authorities on public procurement matters.