Prof. Dr Klaus Eschenbruch

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


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

What others say

One of the leading senior partners in private construction law; "BIM expert", competitor – JUVE Handbook 2019/2020


Listed as leading lawyer (Senior Statesman) for construction law in Germany; "great lawyer"; "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 2016 to 2020


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


Leading lawyer for construction law 2020 – WirtschaftsWoche Top-Kanzleien (31 January 2020 edition)


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


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)


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