Dieter Heine > Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte

Work Department

Dispute Resolution (Litigation & Alternative and Consensual Dispute Resolution)
Competition Law
IP, IT & Media
White Collar Crime
Public Relations & Litigation PR


Dieter Heine is a founding partner at Vavrovsky Heine Marth and advises clients in all aspects of conflict prevention, management and resolution. He is an internationally recognized expert in commercial litigation, academically trained mediator and academically educated conflict manager. In his work, Dieter strongly focuses on conflict management where he draws from all established methods of dispute resolution and advises clients in hybrid proceedings. Based on his long-lasting experience, he is also a refined litigator, especially in complex commercial disputes with intricate cross-border aspects.

As renowned specialist in competition law as well as IP, IT & Media, Dieter regularly counsels clients on issues relating to innovative technologies as well as to social media or shared economy. He is often involved in politically or socially sensitive matters.

As recognized expert, Dieter regularly lectures on subjects in his area of expertise and is author of a number of publications.


Partner at Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte (since 2014)
Partner at PHH Prochaska Heine Havranek Rechtsanwälte (2004 – 2013)


English, German


Vienna Bar Association
International Bar Association

Austrian Arbitration Association (Arb|Aut)
German Arbitration Institute (DIS)
Association for the Promotion of Science and Practice of Mediation (Berlin, Germany)


European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, LL.M. (with distinction)
European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), Mediator
Austrian Bar Exam, Vienna Bar Association, Austria
University of Vienna and University of Innsbruck, Master’s degree in Law (Mag.iur.)
University of Innsbruck, Social and Economic Studies

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Dispute resolution: commercial litigation

Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte has carved out a strong practice handling competition law, IP, IT and media law disputes, which is an area of particular expertise for Dieter Heine and Nina Sterzl. Heine jointly heads the practice with Nikolaus Vavrovsky, who handles a wide rage of litigation and arbitration, including real estate, construction and finance-related disputes. Philipp Strasser left the firm in December 2021.