Prof. Dr Klaus Eschenbruch

Specialist lawyer for tax law
Specialist lawyer for construction and architects’ law
Certified accountant (outside of the partnership)

Expertise

  • Construction contracts
  • Project development and project management law
  • Legal management for large-scale projects JurProM®
  • Real estate law
  • Procurement law

What others say

One of the leading senior partners in private construction law – JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2017

 

Listed as leading lawyer (Senior Statesman) for construction law in Germany; "Klaus Eschenbruch is a very well-known figure in the industry with long-standing experience and certified expertise in all areas relating to construction including contracts, project development, management, procurement and real estate.– Chambers Europe 2017

 

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

 

Recent work

  • Construction law advice with regard to the terminal project T3 at Frankfurt Airport
  • Advice on contract drafting and implementation for project FOUR (former Deutsch Bank’s premises / several high-rise projects for Groß & Partner)
  • Advice to Flughafen München GmbH with regard to a hotel expansion project at Munich Airport
  • Procurement and construction law support of the Satellite Project at Munich airport,  value ca. €500m, as well as support of 3rd runway and landing strip
  • Construction law advice to the general contractor on Project Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, value ca. €700m
  • Advice on restructuring matters concerning the construction of a centre for aviation research in Hamburg
  • Advice to the principal with regard to the implementation of the concept for a construction-leasing contract for an energy supplier in Cologne, value ca. €150m
  • Advice concerning the largest German leasing-contract concepts in 2011 und 2012 (FBB in Berlin and ThyssenKrupp in Essen) for airport-specific buildings and headquarters, 2nd construction stage ThyssenKrupp Quartier
  • BBI Berlin Brandenburg International, new build of the airport for Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld GmbH, contrac drafting and procurement advice for several sub-projects, in particular terminal, value ca. €1bn
  • Legal advice concerning the Project ThyssenKrupp Quartier in Essen, value ca. €250m
  • Terminal new build for Düsseldorf Airport, leader of the legal project management, value ca. €375m
  • Campeon new company headquarters Infineon near Munich: project leader Conception phase JurProM® for the principal, value ca. €400m
  • Advisory services for facade companies, in particular Permasteelisa for the Posttower in Bonn, value ca. €100m
  • Munich airport, Terminal II, legal support of technical packages, e.g. baggage handling system, value €100m
  • Legal project management for skyscraper projects, in particular GAP 15 on the Königsallee in Düsseldorf, value €180m

 

Further qualifications and memberships

  • Honorary professor at RWTH Aachen University, chair for construction operation an project management, focus in teaching on the management of construction contracts
  • Member of the Legislative Committee of the German Lawyers’ Association for Construction and Architects’ Law
  • Member of the German Association of Project Managers (Deutscher Verband der Projektmanager or DVP)
  • Member of the German Association for Project Management (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Projektmanagement or GPM)
  • Member of the AHO Committee of Experts on Project Management (AHO-Fachausschuss Projektsteuerung)
  • Member of the International Construction Project Management Association (ICPMA)

 

Publications (in German) 

 

Events (in German)
 

Curriculum vitae 

  • Studied law at the University of Cologne, 1974 to 1980
  • PhD on constitutional law, 1984
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) since 1984, at Kapellmann since 1990