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


Robert Keisler is a partner at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz and a member of the Public Procurement Law, Competition Law and Public Law Team.

His areas of expertise include advising and representing contractors and principals from a wide variety of industries, both nationally and internationally, in the areas of public procurement law and regulatory law. He also has many years of experience in various areas of competition law, including merger control and antitrust law.


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

A leading practice in the public procurement sphere, CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH advises clients on the full spectrum of procurement procedures and related litigation, with particular strengths in the healthcare and infrastructure sectors. National and large cross-border PPP projects form part of the team’s portfolio. Construction, TMT, transport, and waste management are other areas where the firm is routinely active. Bernt Elsner is the global head of the CMS public procurement practice group and has longstanding experience in matters including tender proceedings, procurement litigation and compliance. Robert Keisler and Thomas Hamerl are also noted for their expertise in this area.

Austria > Administrative law and public sector

The public law practice group at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH focuses on advising clients on matters pertaining to trade law, EU state law, public and industrial plant construction and commercial law as well as regulatory law. The team, which is headed by Bernt Elsner and Robert Keisler, is also involved in disputes before administrative authorities and courts. Keisler’s expertise in this area spans sectors such as healthcare, construction, logistics and tourism, while his work has also most recently included matters related to Covid-19. State aid and administrative and constitutional court proceedings are among Elsner’s specialisms.