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®
  • Real estate law
  • Procurement law

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; "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 2017


One of the most frequently recommended lawyers for construction law as well as real estate law – Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers® "Germany's Best Lawyers 2019"


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
  • Advice on restructuring matters concerning the construction of a centre for aviation research in Hamburg
  • Advice to the principal with regard to the implementation of the concept for a construction-leasing contract for an energy supplier in Cologne, value ca. €150m
  • Advice concerning the largest German leasing-contract concepts in 2011 und 2012 (FBB in Berlin and ThyssenKrupp in Essen) for airport-specific buildings and headquarters, 2nd construction stage ThyssenKrupp Quartier
  • BBI Berlin Brandenburg International, new build of the airport for Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld GmbH, contrac drafting and procurement advice for several sub-projects, in particular terminal, value ca. €1bn
  • Legal advice concerning the Project ThyssenKrupp Quartier in Essen, value ca. €250m
  • Terminal new build for Düsseldorf Airport, leader of the legal project management, value ca. €375m
  • Campeon new company headquarters Infineon near Munich: project leader Conception phase JurProM® for the principal, value ca. €400m
  • Advisory services for facade companies, in particular Permasteelisa for the Posttower in Bonn, value ca. €100m
  • Munich airport, Terminal II, legal support of technical packages, e.g. baggage handling system, value €100m
  • Legal project management for skyscraper projects, in particular GAP 15 on the Königsallee in Düsseldorf, value €180m


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)
  • Member of the International Construction Project Management Association (ICPMA)


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