Dr Martin Jansen

Specialist lawyer for public procurement law


  • Procurement law
  • Public funding and subsidy law
  • Construction contracts
  • Law of architects and engineers

Dr Jansen focuses on the area of procurement law. He supports principals and bidding companies in procurement procedures, procurement review proceedings as well as in the assertion of or defense against claims for damages. Another focus of his practice is advising beneficiaries in the context of publicly sponsored projects as well as representing them vis-à-vis grant authorities, for example in Administrative Courts. Furthermore, Dr Jansen supervises on matters of private construction law and in the law of architects and engineers.


What others say

Recommended lawyer for public procurement law  – Legal 500 Germany 2020

One of the most frequently recommended lawyers for construction law – Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers® "Germany's Best Lawyers 2020"


Recent work

  • Conception/Conducting of several public tenders for public institutions and promotional funds recipients
  • Legal advice in procurement law concerning several real estate transactions of public institutions
  • Legal advice of bidding companies in several public tenders
  • Legal representation at the procurement supervisory committees and before the Higher District Courts
  • Legal advice/representation concerning several building/planning/sale and lease contracts


Further qualifications and memberships

  • Lecturer at various municipal and private educational providers
  • Member of the Technische Akademie Wuppertal e.V.
  • Various lecture activities and publications in the area of procurement law
  • Member of forum Vergabe e.V. and of Deutsches Vergabenetzwerk (DVNW) and of the ARGE Vergaberecht im DAV


Publications (in German) 


Events (in German)


Curriculum Vitae 

  • Studied law at the Universities of Marburg, Bonn and Lausanne, Switzerland, 2000 to 2006
  • Legal clerkship at the Higher District Court of Düsseldorf with stations in Munich and Brussels, 2006 to 2008
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) at several corporate law firms in Düsseldorf, 2008 to 2011
  • PhD in Legal Profession Law at Humboldt-University (Prof. Dr. Reinhard Singer), Berlin, 2008 to 2011
  • Lawyer at law firm specialized on public law in Potsdam, 2011 to 2013
  • Lawyer at Kapellmann since 2013