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Prof. Dr Steding advises principals and contractors on questions relating to the structuring of procurement processes, contract drafting and contract management including claim management. This includes, alongside the preparation and management of contracts, the implementation of claim and contract management structures for projects and companies. A further key practice area is the provision of internal and external training courses and workshops on these topics.

What others say

Recommended for private construction law – 'Top competence; always comes to the best result immediately', 'fast, high quality and pragmatic', clients
JUVE Handbook 2022/2023

Recommended for construction law; Prof. Dr Steding is really standing out among his peers.
Legal 500 Germany 2020

One of the most frequently recommended lawyers for construction law
Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers® 'Germany's Best Lawyers 2022'

Listed as a recommended lawyer for real estate and construction law 2022/2023 (law firm directory of the German institute for legal departments & in-house lawyers)

Recent work

  • Stadtwerke Kiel AG: advice on the construction of the new gas-fired thermal power station in Kiel
  • EWE AG/RIFFGAT GmbH & Co. KG: construction of offshore wind park RIFFGAT, 2008 to present
  • DOTI GmbH & Co KG: support of offshore wind park alpha ventus, to present
  • EWE OSS: support in various projects and tender procedures
  • Stadtwerke Düsseldorf AG: contract drafting and negotiation for coal block, 2007 to 2008 and for combined cycle power plant, 2011 to 2012
  • Stadtwerke Duisburg AG: contract negotiation and management for the establishment and maintenance of HKW III/B, 2002 to present

Curriculum vitae

  • Studied law at the University of Bayreuth with study visits to the USA, 1987 to 1992
  • PhD with study visits to the USA, 1992 to 1997
  • Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, 1994 to 1996
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) at Kapellmann since 1997

Further qualifications and memberships

  • Lecturer on complex contracts in plant engineering at the Technische Universität Darmstadt since 2007, honorary professor since 2016
  • Lecturer at seminar events and congresses (Euroforum, IIR, FDBR, Fresenius Institut etc.)
  • Through the office in Hamburg, member of  EEHH - Erneuerbare Energien Hamburg Clusteragentur GmbH
  • Through the office in Düsseldorf, member of WAB e.V. – windenergie agentur Bremerhaven




Steding/Wittemeier, Änderungen des Werkvertragsrechts durch das Forderungssicherungsgesetz, BauPortal 8/2009

Steding/Wittemeier, Änderungen des Werkvertragsrechts durch das Forderungssicherungsgesetz, BauPortal 8/2009

Steding, Vertragsergonomie - Handhabung von Verträgen, BauPortal Ausgabe 1/2008

Steding, Der Vertrag als Präventivmaßnahme zur Konfliktvermeidung im Kontext des Sichtbetons, BauPortal 10/2006

Kus/Markus/Steding, Die neuen FIDIC-Verträge – Auftragnehmerlastige Risikoverteilung?, Jahrbuch Baurecht 2002, 237

Jung/Steding, Mediation am Bau - Konfliktfelder baulicher Streitigkeiten als Chance für alternative Streitbeilegung, Betriebsberater 2001, Beilage "Mediation und Recht", S. 9 ff.

Steding/Meyer, Outsourcing von Bankdienstleistungen: Bank- und datenschutzrechtliche Probleme der Aufgabenverlagerung von Kreditinstituten auf Tochtergesellschaften und sonstige Dritte, BB 2001, 1693, ff.

Steding, Ausschreibungen in der Informationstechnologie, Computerrecht Intern 2000, 181 ff.

<link lawyer:88 _blank>Steding, Ausschreibungen im IT Bereich, Behördenspiegel November 1999, B III ff.

Steding, Das Jahr 2000 Problem, ZAP 1999, 125

Steding, Zinseszinsen und ein Regressproblem für Anwälte, ZAP 1999, 249

Commemorative publications

Steding, Festschrift Technische Universität Darmstadt 2009: Typische Probleme im Kraftwerksbau mit Blick auf die Bautechnik


Steding, Ständiger Mitarbeiter FDBR Info-Brief Recht seit 2008

Steding, Schriftlicher Management-Lehrgang, Lektion 12, IT-Verträge, Vertragsunterlagen und EVB-IT, Euroforum Verlag, Düsseldorf, 2004 - 2009

Steding/Meyer, Rechtsfragen der Sicherheits- und Gesundheitsschutzkoordination, in: Helmus/Rüggeberg, Praxis der SiGe-Koordination, 2003

Kus/Markus/Steding, FIDIC´s new "Silver-Book" under the German Standard Form Contracts Act, The International Construction Law Review 1999, 533, 237

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