Dr Dennis O. Vorsmann


  • Real estate law
  • Project development and project management law
  • Construction contracts
  • Commercial lease law

Dr Vorsmann advises on all questions of real estate law. The key focus of his practice is the provision of advice to clients in the field of real estate transactions and real estate financing as well as project development. His clients include national and international companies from the real estate sector.  


Recent work

  • Advising an international real estate fund on real estate transactions (asset and share deals) in Germany with a value of several €100m 
  • Comprehensive advice on commercial lease law with regard to the revitalization of shopping centres
  • Supporting numerous purchasers and sellers in due diligence processes
  • Real estate finance advice and management
  • Comprehensive advice on project development and renovation of several shopping centres
  • Complex construction procedures/arbitration proceedings up to €330m


Publications (in German) 


Events (in German)


Curriculum vitae 

  • Studied law at the University of Bielefeld, 1995 to 2000
  • Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Hamm, 2000 to 2003
  • Independent lawyer and research assistant to the Chair for Civil Law, Employment and Social Law, Private Insurance Law at the University of Bielefeld (Prof. Dr. Rolfs), 2003 to 2005
  • PhD in employment law, 2005
  • Worked at a major international law firm in Tokyo/Japan, 2005 to 2006
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) at Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH in Düsseldorf, focusing on real estate law (real estate transactions and financings), 2006 to 2008
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) at Kapellmann since 2008