Construction (DAMAGE) law

With our long-standing and comprehensive expertise in construction law, we develop for you judicial, arbitral and extrajudicial solutions for complex cases in the construction industry, in particular involving insurance companies. We support our clients with the right procedural strategy as well as during judicial and extrajudicial disputes and also offer targeted litigation PR.

  • Drafting, negotiation and review of building contracts

  • Drafting and examination of the legal “general preliminary remarks” for complex construction projects

  • Legal support for both clients and contractors in all phases of a construction project (planning, tendering, execution, warranty)

  • Representation of clients, in particular. in the areas of:

    • Assertion and defence of claims for damages
    • Anti-claim management
    • Advice and representation in major construction projects
  • Representation and consulting of architects and engineering consultants

  • Enforcement of fee claims

  • Defence against liability claims

  • Consulting and representation in building projects

  • Construction insurances

  • Representation and consulting of construction companies, in particular in the areas of:

    • Major claims
    • Claim-Management
    • Judicial enforcement of work wage claims
  • Consulting of insurances in connection with structural damage cases

  • Activity as arbitrator in arbitration proceedings


03, 2021

ScherbaumSeebacher announces Lukas Andrieu as a new partner

ScherbaumSeebacher has added experienced lawyer Mag. Lukas Andrieu,...


02, 2021

Vienna office of ScherbaumSeebacher continues to grow with Simon Tucek

Simon Tucek joins the firm's Vienna office as...


09, 2020

Bau & Immobilien Report: "Rapid test for additional cost demands"

Mag. Lukas Andrieu, attorney-at-law and expert for construction,...


09, 2020

KOMMUNAL Magazin: "Role model or latecomer?

In their article for KOMMUNAL Magazin, Mag. Lukas...


04, 2020

bau aktuell: "En garde! Local construction supervision to the defense!"

Cases of building damage have been enriched by...


04, 2020

bau aktuell: "The new Styrian building law - the building law amendment 2019

Mag. Lukas Andrieu, lawyer at ScherbaumSeebacher, and associate...


01, 2020

Die Presse: "Civil engineers are facing liability trap"

In their op-ed for Austrian newspaper "Die Presse"...


01, 2020


08, 2019 "European Court of Justice undermines liberal professions"

Attorney Lukas Andrieu and associate Theresia Leitinger discuss...


10, 2018

Competent reinforcement for ScherbaumSeebacher from its own ranks

Lukas Andrieu joins as a lawyer. Read the press release...


04, 2018

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