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CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH
1010 WIEN
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Competition & EU, Compliance, Public Law, Public Procurement


Robert Keisler is a partner at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz and a member of the firm’s public procurement law, competition law and public law team. He advises and represents both procurers and suppliers from different industries in the fields of procurement law and regulatory law on a national and international level. He can draw on years of experience in a great variety of areas of competition law, including merger control and antitrust law. He has authored numerous specialised books and publications.


Associate at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz (2001-2005), senior attorney since 2005, partner since 2010, author of numerous specialised books and articles. 


German, English, Italian.


Austrian Bar Association.


University of Vienna (Mag. iur., 1997, International Business Administration, 2001).

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Public procurement

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH assists public and private entities throughout the full life cycle of public procurement up to related litigation. The group is also particularly adept at handling PPPs in infrastructure and healthcare industries and also handles cross-border projects and tender procedures. Bernt Elsner and his team deploy a procurement portal for clients to carry out tendering processes electronically, an initiative that has come in particularly handy during Covid-19. Elsner often advises contracting authorities and also has experience of compliance issues. Robert Keisler adds competition law expertise to the team and Thomas Hamerl is a key name for energy projects.

Austria > Administrative law and public sector

Trade law, state aid and public construction law are among the focal points of the public law practice at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH. Bernt Elsner is active in both state aid matters and administrative proceedings and Robert Keisler advises on the regulatory aspects of healthcare, logistics and tourism.