Mag Manfred Essletzbichler > Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG

Work Department

Regulatory & Procurement, Banking & Finance.


Partner; specialised in Public Procurement Law, Business Law, Competition and Antitrust Law. Manfred regularly advises on major infrastructure projects and on tenders concerning intellectual services, medical devices or IT-systems as well as on alleged infringements of procurement law. He represents parties in review proceedings before Procurement Review Authorities and also specializes in compliance regarding public tenders.


Partner, Wolf Theiss, since 2002; Admitted in Austria, since 2002.


German, English.


Vienna Bar Association, Forum Vergabe e.V.


University of Vienna, (Mag. iur. 1996).

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Public procurement

(Leading individuals)

Manfred Essletzbichler – Wolf Theiss

Wolf Theiss‘s public procurement practice advises on large-scale tenders on both contractor and bidder sides for clients in sectors such as construction, IT, public transport and real estate. The team maintains close relations with other practice groups including regulatory and IP/IT, which allows it offer seamless advice to international and domestic clients. Manfred Essletzbichler leads the practice and is well versed in structuring and conducting tenders and supply contracts. Sebastian Oberzaucher and Silvia Fessl are co-heads with comprehensive experience in public procurement matters.

Austria > Projects and energy

Wolf Theiss‘s energy and projects practice is active in regulatory and environmental law, development and structuring, contracts and agreements as well as project finance and acquisitions. Recent work has seen the firm called on to advise clients in the construction industry on Covid-19 related matters, including force majeure clauses and safeguard measures. Sustainability and renewable energy are other areas of expertise for the team, which is led by Andreas Schmid, Manfred Essletzbichler, Silvia Fessl, Sebastian Oberzaucher and Kurt Retter.