Florian Stefan > Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte

Work Department

Dispute Resolution (International Arbitration)


Florian Stefan is a partner at Vavrovsky Heine Marth in Vienna with a strong focus on international arbitration matters across a range of industries. Florian represents clients in proceedings according to the rules of leading arbitral institutions such as ICC, VIAC, HKIAC, LCIA, and ICSID. In addition, he is well-versed in arbitration-related court proceedings, cross-border disputes and complex commercial transactions.​ Florian has an outstanding track record in international arbitration. He is member of numerous arbitration associations, acts as mentor at the Moot Alumni Association Mentorship Program and lectures and publishes in his field of expertise. His broad know-how and enthusiasm make him with Nikolaus Vavrovsky the supporting pillar of Vavrovsky Heine Marth’s arbitration team which stands for competence, solution-oriented thinking and stability.

WWL Arbitration 2023 recognized Florian as Future Leader – Partners and called him an excellent advocate.


Partner at Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte (since 2022)

Attorney at Law at Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte (since 2017)


German, English, French


Regional Representative of the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Regional Representative, Willem C. Vis Moot; Mentor at the Moot Alumni Association Mentorship Program; Vienna Bar Association; Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP); Association Suisse de l’Arbitrage Below 40 (ASAb40); Deutsche Initiative junger Schiedsrechtler (DIS40); ICC Young Arbitrators Forum; LSE Alumni; Moot Alumni Association


Austrian Bar Exam with distinction, Vienna Bar Association, Austria

University of Vienna, Austria, Master’s degree in Law (Mag.iur.)

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK, LL.M. (with merit)

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

At Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte, name partner Nikolaus Vavrovsky specialises in commercial and investor-state arbitration, handling particularly complex and sensitive matters spanning multiple jurisdictions. Florian Stefan was promoted to partner in 2022 with an impressive track record of international arbitration. The team is adept in enforcement proceedings and regularly acts in proceedings under a breadth of arbitration rules including ICC, VIAC and HKIAC, as well as ICSID and UNCITRAL.

Austria > Dispute resolution: commercial litigation

Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte has a strong track record across a broad spectrum of complex technical contentious matters in both the national and international context. The group’s leadership trio comprises name partner Nikolaus Vavrovsky; alternative dispute resolution expert and seasoned litigator Dieter Heine; and Florian Stefan, who made partner in 2022 and specialises in international law. The team has deep know-how and expertise representing clients in construction, real estate, infrastructure and IP disputes across multiple jurisdictions. Nina Sterzl is also noted.