Thomas Hamerl

Contact Details
First Name
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Partner Infrastructure & Construction
Area of Specialisation / Arbitration Experience
Construction / Engineering, Transport / Infrastructure
Gauermanngasse 2
1010 Vienna
+43 140 4432750
English, German
Membership Status
Professional Details
Bar Admission

Vienna Bar, Austria


University of Vienna, Faculty of Law, magister juris 1995

IMD Lausanne, Marketing, 2012


  1. Hamerl, ICLG ‘Construction & Engineering Law 2016’ Guide, Austria Chapter, 2016.

  2. Hamerl, Different Demand and New Legal Framework for Infrastructure PPPs in Austria, CEE Legal Matters, October 2015.

  3. Hamerl, Is every breach of competition law a reason for exclusion?, ECJ C470/13, Generali-Providencia Biztosító Zrt, ZVB 2015/June.

  4. Hamerl, Effects of the Reform of Austrian Civil Law Partnerships on Construction Consortia, 23.02.2015

  5. Hamerl, Public-Private Partnerships, Austria chapter, Getting The Deal Through (2015)

  6. Hamerl, in Weselik/Hamerl (ed) Handbook of the International Construction Contract, Linde (2014)

  7. Hamerl/Elsner, No national minimum wages for services from other Member States, ECJ C-549/13, Bundesdruckerei vs Stadt Dortmund, ZVB 2014/145 (491)

  8. Hamerl, Legal certainty and customers’ interests are no mandatory reasons in the public interest to justify a concession award without prior notice, ZVB 2014/145 (163)

  9. Hamerl, Extension of Time in International Construction Contracts. The Race for Time and How to Dope Yourself, ZVB 2014/10 (35)

  10. Hamerl, Insolvency of a Member in a Bidders' Consortium, CMS Newsletter 2013-04

  11. Hamerl, Access to File in Public Procurement (Review) Procedures,, 13.06.2013

  12. Hamerl, Changes in Technical Industry Standards and Good Industry Practise – Who has to assume the risks of technological progress?, 14.05.2013

  13. Hamerl, Access to File in Public Procurement (Review) Procedures, 06.05.2013

  14. Hamerl, ECJ – In-house procurement in cases of joint control over the awarding entity, ZVB 2013, 122

  15. Hamerl, Scope and Limits of Requests for Clarification by Public Awarding Authorities During the Bid Assessment, CMS-Newsletter 2013-03

  16. Hamerl, Spoilt for Choice – Are Several Main Bids / Alternatives / Variants Possible in Public Procurement?, 19.12.2012

  17. Hamerl, ECJ – Green Criteria and Social Aspects in Technical Specifications, remarks to ECJ C-368/10, ZVB 2012, 338 (342 - 344)

  18. Hamerl, Is it a cause for exclusion or an irrelevant mistake if a bidder „accidently“ refers to its general terms of business?, 17.07.2012

  19. Hamerl, Often Heard but Rarely Tried: FIDIC-Construction Contracts, Immobilienmagazin 05.04.2012

  20. Hamerl, Often Heard but Rarely Tried: FIDIC-Construction Contracts,, 01.04.2012

  21. Hamerl, The New Public Procurement Law – The New Horizontal EU Directive, 15.03.2012

  22. Hamerl, New Procurement Thresholds Since 1.1.2012, 19.12.2011

  23. Hamerl, Legal Navigator: New Concession Law in Serbia, wirtschaftsblatt 19.12.2011

  24. Hamerl, Ban on Consortia of Civil Engineers and Construction Companies. But What Else?, 14.11.2011

  25. Hamerl, True Life, The Hidden Smoke Stack, 30.09.2011

  26. Hamerl, News on the Award of Concessions, 30.09.2011

  27. Hamerl/Famira, Going Private: Privatisation of Infrastructure Companies in Croatia, January 2011

  28. Elsner/Hamerl, Bidder’s Declaration of Eligibility Causes Problems, Der Standard, print edition 19.05.2010

  29. Hamerl, Real Estate Development Under Custody of Procurement Law, ZVB 2010/53

  30. Hamerl, Submitting More Than One Bid in Procurement Procedures, Wirtschaftsblatt, print edition 30.06.2010

  31. Hamerl, Lease of a Business or of Real Estate Space?, Immobilienmagazin 04/2010

  32. Hamerl, Strict Protection of Workers at Austrian Construction Sites, Immobilienmagazin 04/2010

  33. Hamerl, Why Purchasers of Real Estate Should Have a Short Memory, Immobilienmagazin 03/2010

  34. Poloma/Hamerl, Cartels and Leniency, ICLG 2008

  35. Hamerl, Withdrawal in sector procurement, ZVB 2007/43

  36. Poloma/Hamerl, A Real Contender, Investors are setting their sights on Slovakia, IFLR Guide to Real Estate 2007

  37. Hamerl/Siska, Safety with loopholes, DER STANDARD, Print-Ausgabe, 12.9.2007

  38. Hamerl, BVA: Objections against hearing protocols, „removal of dangerous waste at Recycling Point Blumau“, RPA 2006, 39

  39. Hamerl/Taborsky, BVA: compliance of technical tender documents „procurement of company cars 2004“, RPA 2005, 117

  40. Hamerl, BVA: assesssing the particular professional suitability „Stone carving works at scientific laboratory buildings “, RPA 2004/378

  41. Hamerl/Lansky, Limitations to the jurisdiction of the Austrian Procurement Review Authority. Chip-Card II, ecolex 2002/156

  42. Hamerl in Plöchl (Hsrg) Humans as a good of trade, Legal Protection of donators of Blood and Bone Marrow against improper use, Linde 1996

Professional Associations

Vienna Bar (Rechtsanwaltskammer Wien)

Austrian Arbitration Association

Austrian Construction Law Association (ÖGEBAU)

Other Qualifications

Thomas Hamerl is specialised in all legal aspects of construction and infrastructure projects including the representation of clients as party counsel in dispute resolution such as national and international arbitration.