Philipp J Marboe is an attorney-at-law and counsel at Wolf Theiss, and a member of the regulatory and procurement practice group. Before joining Wolf Theiss he was junior partner in a leading Vienna-based Austrian and central European practice. He has extensive professional experience in public commercial law, focusing on procurement law, including public passenger transport services, project development and contract law. In recent years, he has advised on major infrastructure and PPP projects, including railways projects, in Austria and central and eastern Europe. One particular area of focus in his practice is the planning and implementation of tender procedures. Moreover, Mr Marboe advises and represents Austrian and international clients – both bidders and contracting authorities – in review proceedings. He gained international experience in working at the Vienna office of a British multinational law firm and for a law firm in Paris.

Mr Marboe frequently lectures on regulatory and procurement-related topics, and has authored numerous publications in his field. He studied law at the University of Vienna and the Autonomous University of Madrid, and wrote his doctoral thesis in international law at the French Institute of International Relations in Paris. Mr Marboe is fluent in German, English, French and Spanish.

He is recognised as one of Australia’s leading projects lawyers and has extensive experience in all aspects of the tendering for, and the negotiation, documentation and administration of, major construction, civil engineering, resources, defence, power and privately funded infrastructure projects. He is experienced in alliancing and outsourcing of maintenance and other functions, and in dispute resolution techniques for construction and engineering and operation and maintenance disputes.