We advise on all issues of public commercial law, with an emphasis on environmental law and energy law. Many of the most important, controversial, and innovative administrative cases of the past decade have been entrusted to Eisenberger & Herzog, such as the first hydropower plant in a “Natura 2000” area in Europe, the first Austrian environmental impact assessment (EIA) for a wind power plant in the Alpine foothills, the first purely geothermally-heated greenhouse complex in Europe, and world heritage site designations in Vienna, Graz, and Salzburg.

Our public law experts often combine forces with our corporate law, finance, and public procurement practice groups, especially when dealing with companies in the energy sector. We specialize in planning law, pharmaceutical law, and data protection law, as well as the areas listed below.

Our fields of expertise include:

  • Constitutional law
  • Large administrative proceedings
  • Business settlement, commercial law
  • Construction law, zoning law, local and regional planning, world heritage sites
  • Water law
  • Mineral rights and mining law
  • Environmental law, environmental impact assessments („ecotests“)
  • Telecommunications law
  • State aids, European law
  • Energy law
  • Privatization
  • Counselling of regional authorities
  • Healthcare
  • Financial market law
  • Infrastructure law (rail / road / power lines)