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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 > Administrative law and public sector

Adept at handing the full range of public law matters, CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH offers notable specialisms in trade, environmental, health and construction matters as well as experience in representing clients before courts such as the constitutional court and the administrative court of Austria. The team is jointly steered by ‘exceptional lawyer’ and administrative law specialist Robert Keisler and by Bernt Elsner, whose practice encompasses public procurement, state aid and antitrust law. Praised by clients for her ability to ‘lead through difficult and complex legal issues‘, Marlene Wimmer-Nistelberger is another key contact for court proceedings and often handles matters related to information obligations and environmental questions.

Austria > Public procurement

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH‘s ‘outstanding’ procurement team is noted for its work in relation to infrastructure and healthcare projects, frequently advising bidders on their approach to PPP tenders in these sectors. The practice is also active before the courts, where it supports clients in appeals challenging contract awards. Group head Bernt Elsner‘s practice encompasses both tender- and bidder-side work, assisting contracting authorities with the tendering process and private sector clients on bids and subsequent disputes. Robert Keisler acts for national and international contractors, providing support with bids and offering support on regulatory and competition law matters.