Dr Alexander Kus

Specialist lawyer for public procurement law, Specialist lawyer for construction and architects’ law


  • Procurement law
  • Construction contracts
  • Law of architects and engineers
  • Corporate compliance
  • Legal management for large-scale projects JurProM®

Dr Kus advises principals and contractors on all questions of procurement law, national and international construction law and the law of architects and engineers as well as related contentious disputes before the courts as well as before review tribunals. A further key practice area is the "Compliance Advice" that he provides in the event of threatened order blocks as well as the leadership of negotiation proceedings in major construction projects.  


What others say

recommended for public procurement law; "very helpful", competitor – JUVE Handbook 2016/17 and 2018/19


One of the best lawyers for procurement law – WirtschaftsWoche Top-Kanzleien 2013


Recent work

  • BLB NRW regarding procurement and implementation of construction contracts at the FH Aachen, Jülich Branch (JurProM®)
  • Various competition dialogue proceedings e.g. I-Reihe Ruhr University Bochum,  Melaten Campus Aachen
  • Procurement law compliance – advising on defence of order blocks for DB AG, RegioBahn AG
  • Construction project Klinikum Cologne-Merheim, construction law support for the  Haustechnik working group


Further qualifications and memberships

  • Member of the working group on public procurement law at the German lawyers' association
  • Member of the association of German specialist lawyers for public procurement law
  • Seminars in private, domestic and international construction law and in procurement law
  • Contributor to the journal VergabeR, Werner-Verlag
  • Editor and contributor to the commentary on procurement law and the German Restrictive Practices Act (GWB-Vergaberecht) "Kulartz/Kus/Portz", Werner-Verlag
  • Contributor to the commentary on VOB/A "Kulartz/Marx/Portz/Prieß", Werner-Verlag
  • Contributor to the commentary on VOL/A "Kulartz/Marx/Portz/Prieß", Werner-Verlag
  • Co-author of the introduction to VOB/A "Kus/Verfürth", Werner-Verlag
  • Author of the annex "Procurement law" to sections 631 et seq. German Civil Code (BGB) in the BGB-Grosskommentar published by Nomos Verlag "Dauner-Lieb/Langen"


Publications (in German) 


Events (in German)

Curriculum vitae 

  • Studied law at the Christian-Albrechts University Kiel, 1980 to 1986
  • PhD with scholarship on commercial ethics and their influence on private law, 1986 to 1988
  • Research assistant at the Christian-Albrechts University Kiel in public law (Professor Dr Robert Alexy), 1987 to 1988
  • Legal clerkship at the Schleswig-Holstein Higher Regional Court, 1988 to 1992
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) since 1992, at Kapellmann since 1993
  • Specialist lawyer for public procurement law since 2016