Dr. Stephan Kraatz
Dr. Stephan Kraatz
Stephan Kraatz specialises in private construction law, including contracts with architects and engineers, and commercial leases. He regularly advises on large construction projects and has in this context also worked on numerous public-private partnership projects. Stephan’s clients include private companies and public bodies as well as contractors and operators.
Stephan started his legal career in 1992, joined CMS in 1995 and became a partner in 1999.
Advising the investor on the redevelopment, new construction and running of Red Bull Arena Leipzig (football stadium); volume: EUR 100 million
Advising the general contractor on enforcing supplemental claims, based on construction time issues, for the hospital construction project Operative Kliniken Leipzig
Defending the local authority against additional remuneration claims, based on construction time issues, in relation to Leipzig’s Museum of Fine Arts
Legal project management for two construction projects of Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe (LVB) GmbH (operator of tramway and bus transport services in Leipzig)
1990 - 1992: PhD in Tübingen; topic: genetic engineering law
1987 - 1990: Trainee lawyer
1981 - 1987: Law studies in Freiburg
Institut für Baurecht Fr. i. Br. e.V.
German Association for Construction Law
Deutscher Baugerichtstag e.V.
Deutsche Anwalt Akademie
Kommentierung Privates Baurecht (Comment on the German Private Construction Law), Baubetrieb Praxis kompakt, Al Ghanem, Rossbach, Beuth Verlag 2015
Kommentierung Generalübernehmervertrag (Commentary on the General Contractor Agreement), Vertragsbuch Privates Baurecht (Contracts Under German Private Construction Law), 2005, editors: Roquette/Otto
Die Zweckambivalenz des Gentechnikgesetzes: Der Schutz- und Förderzweck in § 1 GenTG (The Ambivalent Purpose of the German Act on Genetic Engineering: The Protection and Support Purposes in Section 1 of the Act), publisher: Nomos, 1993