Stefan Voß

Dr. Stefan Voß


CMS Hasche Sigle
Schoettlestraße 8
70597 Stuttgart
Languages English, German

Stefan Voß specialises in real estate law with a focus on property transactions. He advises portfolio holders on an ongoing basis on all aspects of real estate, landlord and tenant law. His clients also include national and international investors that are buying and selling (operator) properties in the health and care industries, often via sale and leaseback transactions. Furthermore, Stefan handles the property law aspects of renewable energy projects such as wind and solar farms.

He joined CMS in 2001, spent six months on secondment with the property fund manager Cordea Savills in London and in 2009, became a partner of our firm. Alongside his legal practice, Stefan also lectures at Württembergische Verwaltungs- und Wirtschafts-Akademie, an institute for further professional education, and has published numerous articles on real estate law.

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  • PhD on commercial law topic

  • 2001: Admitted as a lawyer

  • Trainee lawyer in Stuttgart

  • Law studies in Tübingen

  • Trained as a banker and financial advisor with Commerzbank in Stuttgart

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  • Alumni network of IMD Business School, Lausanne

  • Universitätsbund Tübingen e.V.

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  • "Lease Agreements – Pitfalls for Investors" in Care Invest 19/2012, page 6 f.

  • To be or not to be - Are wind turbines integral parts of the real property?, ZfIR 2012, 337-346

  • Real property purchase: When and how does Seller have to disclose that the fenced in space is bigger than the sold property?, InfoM, Baustein Verlag 2012, page 131

  • Change of landlord and rent guarantee, InfoM, Baustein Verlag 2011, p. 430

  • Pay attention when drafting nursing home lease agreements, StZ Wirtschaft Kompakt, Stuttgarter Zeitung 2011, p. 77

  • Modernisation: Is landlord obliged to pay damages to tenant only because he initiated the modernisation works?, InfoM, Baustein Verlag 2011, p. 67

  • Change of landlord - is a general term of the lease valid stipulating a right of the landlord to transfer the lease to another landlord?, InfoM, Baustein Verlag 2010, p. 387

  • Conversion of private law partnership as tenant, InfoM, Baustein Verlag 2010, p. 279

  • Exclusion of rent reduction and setoff: Does the clause have to refer to the possibility to reclaim?, InfoM, Baustein Verlag 2010, p. 69

  • Termination of contract and assigned rental claims: Does the assignee have to accept the termination agreement?, InfoM, Baustein Verlag 2010, p. 17

  • Written from: Can an amendment which does not comply with the written form infect the entire lease?, Info M, Baustein Verlag 2009, p. 383

  • Handbook of Shopping Centres, Law of building contracts, ISBN 978-3-00-027250-9, German Council of Shopping Centers 2009, p. 408-422

  • Private Assets - Planning Designing Advising, Real Estate, ISBN 978-3-08-351000-0, Stollfußverlag 2008, p. 1 ff, Hrsg. Demuth

  • Ladenschluss im Einkaufszentrum ? Einflussmöglichkeiten des Vermieters, ZfIR 2007, p. 832 ff

  • Aktuelles zur Vermietung vom Reißbrett, ZfIR 2006, p. 44 ff

  • Verkäufer-Due-Diligence bei Immobilientransaktionen, ZflR 2004, p. 313 ff

  • Der Verkauf von Teilflächen nach dem Wegfall der Teilungsgenehmigung, ZfIR 2004, p. 797 ff

  • Mieterdienstbarkeit als dingliche Absicherung gewerblicher Mietverträge, NZM 2003, p. 873 ff

  • Warranties in Unternehmenskaufverträgen - Struktur und Wirkungsweise anglo-amerikanischer Gewährleistungskataloge in Unternehmenskaufverträgen, die deutschem Recht unterliegen, . 2002

  • Ausgewählte Aspekte im Zusammenhang mit dem Pflichtangebot nach dem neuen Übernahmegesetz, Der Syndikus 2002, p. 27 ff

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Lectures list

  • "Heritable building rights in due diligence reviews", CMS Real Estate & Public Academy, CMS Stuttgart, 26.03.2019

  • "Das Erbbaurecht in der Due Diligence Prüfung", CMS Academy Geschäftsbereich Real Estate & Public, CMS Stuttgart am 26.03.2019

  • "Legal Challenges in Transactions in the Health and Nursing Care Sector " - Nursing Care 2018: The Wave of Reforms and Other Challenges, CMS and TERRANUS on 17.07.2018

  • "Rechtliche Herausforderungen bei Transaktionen im Pflege- und Gesundheitsbereich" - Pflege 2018: Gesetzliche Reformwelle und weitere Herausforderungen, Wirtschaftsfrühstück am 17.07.2018

  • "Betriebsimmobilie 2018 – Legal points of interest for your commercially used real property", Business Breakfast 06.06.2018

  • "41st Real Estate Dialogue Rhine Neckar Nursing Home Lease - Avoiding Pitfalls! Selected Contractual Provisions from the Investor's Perspective", Heidelberg, 10.05.2017

  • "Prior soil contamination in real estate purchase agreements and leases",

    CMS Business Breakfast on 1 June 2016

  • "The lease: fundamental issues and snags", Palma de Mallorca, 14.04.2016

  • "Rental income at risk - how to recognise and avoid these risks": Lecture for members of ImmoEBS and RICS, Stuttgart, 11.04.2016

  • "Real property purchase agreement", Palma de Mallorca, 16.04.2015

  • Development of former industrial and commercial areas – drafting related contracts", seminar for ImmoEBS Stuttgart regional group, Stuttgart, 10 November 2014

  • 5th Real Estate Symposium at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Lecture: "Current legal developments in the real estate sector", Stuttgart, 14.10.2014

  • "Rental agreements: material content and perils", Palma de Mallorca, 03.04.2014

  • "Ties That Stand the Test of Time – Air-Tight Contracts Allow Business to Run Smoothly" at Heuer Dialogue Event on 13 February 2014

  • "Legal Forms in the Real Estate Industry – Which Legal Forms Play an Important Role under National Law and the Law of the European Union" at Württembergische Verwaltungs- und Wirtschafts-Akademie e.V. on 23 January 2014

  • Business breakfast "Make the Most of the 2nd rent - Update on Operating Costs Allocation"

  • "What do investors really need in the lease agreements?" at AVIVRE Consult Betreibertag in Frankfurt/Main on 8 November 2012

  • "Forewarned is forearmed – how to draft lease agreements for nursing home real properties in order to safeguarding your investment" at the 3rd Annual Congress of Demographic Challenge in Cologne on 28 and 19 October 2012

  • Land owner and tenant - how to avoid liability risks?, Stuttgart, 27 June 2012

  • Health Care 2012 - Bitter pills or healthy expectations? Discussion chair, Deutsche GRI, Global Real Estate Institute, Frankfurt, 03 May 2012

  • Legal forms in the real estate industry, lecture for the study course Immobilienfachwirt (IHK) of VWA Academy for Administration and Economy of Württemberg, Stuttgart, 24 November 2011

  • Health Care 2011 - Does supply match demand? Discussion chair, Deutsche GRI, Global Real Estate Institute, Frankfurt, 03 May 2011

  • Lease agreement and Public Law - How to avoid surprises by diligent form of contract, seminar for ImmoEBS Stuttgart regional group, Stuttgart, 14 April 2011

  • Nursing Homes as special real estate - Basic structure and legal characteristics, Stuttgart, 19 November 2010

  • Legal forms in the real estate industry, lecture for the study course Immobilienfachwirt (IHK) of VWA Academy for Administration and Economy of Württemberg, Stuttgart, 11 November 2010

  • Successful investments in Nursing Homes, seminar with Terranus, Stuttgart, 20 May 2010

  • Health care real estate - rising market,rising interest?, discussion chair, Deutsche GRI, Global Real Estate Institute, Frankfurt, 27 April 2010

  • Legal forms in the real estate industry, seminar for ImmoEBS Stuttgart regional group, Stuttgart, 17 March 2010

  • Legal forms in the real estate industry, lecture for the study course Immobilienfachwirt (IHK) of VWA Academy for Administration and Economy of Württemberg,Stuttgart, 7 January 2010

  • Restructuring Architect Law through the Fee Scale for Architects and Engineers (HOAI 2009) Seminar, Frankfurt, 29 September 2009

  • Asset Management in Times of Crisis: How to Secure Your Revenue and Deal with Insolvency Risks, RICS-Regional Event, Frankfurt, 3 March 2009

  • Asset Management in Times of Crisis, Leipzig, 15/16 May 2009

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