Dr Christian Bönker

Specialist lawyer for construction and architects’ law

Expertise

  • Legal management for large-scale projects JurProM®
  • Construction contracts
  • Real estate law
  • Public law

Dr Bönker advises on complex construction and real estate projects. His key areas are contract drafting and contract management; he also represents high-profile clients before courts and arbitral tribunals. Dr Bönker also supports purchases and sales of immovable property, a further specialisation being the legal issues concerning building management in the broadest sense.
 

What others say

"Market commentators endorse Christian Bönker as an 'excellent construction lawyer' with strength in construction disputes.– Chambers Europe 2015

 

One of the leading senior partners in private construction law; "competent and objective opponent", competitor – JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2016 and 2017

 

One of the most frequently recommended lawyers for construction law and public law – Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers® "Germany's Best Law Firms and Lawyers 2017"

 

Recommended lawyer for real estate law– Legal 500 Germany 2018

 

Recent work

  • Berlin Brandenburg International Airport BER
  • BVG Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe public law institution (Anstalt des öffentlichen Rechts)
  • TLG Immobilien GmbH in diverse projects, among others hotel and office buildings
  • Central Berlin, residential and shopping quarter 17 Stralsund
  • Berlinovo Immobilien GmbH
  • GSW Immobilien AG

     

    Further qualifications and memberships

      • Deputy professorship at BTU Cottbus, 2010 to 2012
      • Lecturer in real estate law at the Bauakademie und Hochschule Biberach, 2002 to 2009
      • Various seminar events (in-house and with external organisers)
      • Member of the Working Group on Construction Law at the German Lawyer’s Association (ARGE Baurecht beim Deutschen Anwaltverein)

       

      Publications (in German) 

       

      Events (in German)
       

      Curriculum vitae

      • Studied law at Münster University, 1984 to 1990
      • Research activity at Münster University in construction and environmental law (Prof. Dr Werner Hoppe), 1987 to 1991
      • PhD on environmental law, 1990 to 1991
      • Legal clerkship with the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, 1992 to 1994
      • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) since 1994, at Kapellmann since 1995