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, with Wolf Theiss since 1999; Admitted in Austria, since 2002.


German, English.


Vienna Bar Association, Forum Vergabe e.V.


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

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Projects and energy

Demonstrating a ‘deep know-how and functional expertise,’ Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG advises clients from sectors as diverse as pharmaceuticals, telecoms and energy on the development, disposal and acquisition of major projects, in addition to representing them in related disputes. Leading the practice are Andreas Schmid, a project finance specialist, procurement practice co-heads Manfred Essletzbichler, Silvia Fessl and Sebastian Oberzaucher, who between them assist with procurement and tendering procedures for a wide range of sectors, and regulated industries expert Kurt Retter.

Austria > Public procurement

(Leading individuals)

Manfred Essletzbichler – Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG

With an ‘unwavering commitment to excellence,’ Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG‘s procurement team is instructed by both state institutions and the private sector, covering matters that touch on healthcare, transport and energy. Furthermore, practice co-head Silvia Fessl has a growing art and culture procurement practice, advising a multitude of famous galleries. Alongside her are Manfred Essletzbichler, who focuses on planning and construction tenders; transport, infrastructure and IT procurement specialist Sebastian Oberzaucher; and Wolfgang Lauchner, who handles tender reviews with a focus on IT and public infrastructure.