Nikolaus Weselik takes over as Head of the Working Group on Construction Contract Law and Construction Procedural Law of the Austrian Society of Construction Law and Construction Business Management (ÖGEBAU). This group plays a key role in the evaluation and further development of the Austrian construction contract and construction procedural law in cooperation with various representatives of the industry and bodies, such as Austrian Standards. The results of the Working Group can form the basis for further legal developments in this area of law.
In view of his professional career and his more than 20 years of practical experience as a lawyer, CMS Partner Nikolaus Weselik's appointment as Head of the Working Group on Construction Contract Law and Construction Procedural Law constitutes a great recognition: "ÖGEBAU is an important platform in the field of construction law and the construction industry. A great deal of specialist expertise and practical knowledge flows into it. It is the place where fundamental, emerging issues are often discussed and further developed. I am very pleased to now chair this Working Group and perhaps also to be able to take steps towards the further development of this area."
Nikolaus Weselik has been working as a lawyer in construction contract and real estate law for many years. He advises and represents national and international clients in these legal areas. Nikolaus Weselik is a Partner at CMS in Vienna, where he heads the Group for Construction and Real Estate Law, which has one of the strongest teams in Austria.
International directories such as Chambers and Legal 500 count Nikolaus Weselik among the leading names in the field of construction and real estate law – he will now also lend his expertise as Head of the Working Group on Construction Contract Law and Construction Procedural Law.
Founded in 1978 and renamed the Austrian Society of Construction Law and Construction Business Management in 2008, its primary goal is to promote the exchange of opinions on issues of public and private construction law among all professionally, economically and politically relevant and interested parties.