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 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.