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RA Prof. Dr. Ralf Leinemann

Leinemann & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB
Friedrichstr. 185-190
10117 Berlin

Fon+49 (0) 30 206419-0
Fax+49 (0) 30 20649092
German, Gütersloh 1962

Present Position
Rechtsanwalt (lawyer, admitted to the Berlin bar), certified specialist for construction and architects‘ law and for public procurement law (Fachanwalt für Bau- und Architektenrecht und für Vergaberecht), Honorary professor at the Berlin school of economics and law.

Training / Professional Experience
1982-84: Studies of Law at University of Würzburg
1984/85: Studies (political science and history) at the State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1985; Fall 1985: Continued studies of Law at University of Köln, Cologne/Germany; 1990: Doctorate thesis on German and American law on liability for environmental damages (Institute for International private Law, Köln. Prof. Dr. A. Lüderitz).
1992 admission to the bar in Düsseldorf, lawyer in Düsseldorf until 1997; 1997 admission to the bar in Berlin, 1999 Partner with PriceWaterhauseCoopers
2000 start of Leinemann & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB, in Berlin, subsequently opening of branch offices in Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Köln and München.

Areas of specialisation
German and international construction law, real estate, turnkey projects, FIDIC-contracts, public procurement law, national and international arbitration

Arbitral experience
23 proceedings as arbitrator; 9 proceedings as sole arbitrator (DIS, ICC, SL Bau, ad hoc); chairman of 3 tribunals; member of 3 Dispute Adjudication Boards (ICC and FIDIC), 65 arbitrations as counsel for claimant or respondent (DIS, ICC, SL Bau, ad hoc et. al). Arbitral proceedings concerned construction of hotels, project development, airports, railways, motorways and tunnels, industrial plants of all kinds, power plants, housing projects, oil, gas and mineral exploration and drilling, water reservoir dams and processing facilities.

Membership in professional associations
ICC Germany, DIS (German Institution of Arbitration), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Baurecht (German society for construction law), Deutscher Baugerichtstag e.V., Deutscher Anwaltverein (German Lawyers association), international bar association (IBA).

Books: Bücher: Leinemann, VOB/B Kommentar mit FIDIC-Conditions, 6th edition, 2016; Leinemann, Die Vergabe öffentlicher Aufträge, 6th ed.,2016; Leinemann/Maibaum, Die VOB 2016, BGB-Bauvertrags- und neues Vergaberecht; 9th ed. 2016; Leinemann/Kues/Franz/Lüders, Bauen mit der Bahn, 2nd ed., 2014; Leinemann/Jacob/Franz, Die Bezahlung der Bauleistung; 5th ed., 2013; Leinemann/Kirch, Vergabeverordnung Verteidigung und Sicherheit (VSVgV) mit VOB/A-VS, Kommentar, 2013; Leinemann/Kirch, ÖPP-Projekte - konzipieren ausschreiben vergeben, 2005.
(Co-)editor of the periodicals „Neue Zeitschrift für Baurecht und Vergaberecht“ (NZBau), „VergabeNews“, „VergabeNavigator“, „Zeitschrift für das gesamte öffentliche und zivile Baurecht“ (BauR) (permanent author), „Zeitschrift für das gesamte Vergaberecht“ (VergabeR) (permanent author).

Language Skills
German, English (fluent)

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