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Dr. Stefan Höß


CMS Hasche Sigle
Nymphenburger Straße 12
80335 Munich
Languages German, English

Stefan Höß is a frequently recommended real estate expert and advises real estate companies and investors on their transactions. He also provides ongoing advice to ensure a successful asset management, in particular in the context of leases and lease amendments. Stefan furthermore works with clients on project developments during the construction phase and represents them in court.

He also works for public sector clients on structuring tenders from beginning to end, and bidders seek his advice for complex tender processes. Stefan represents his clients before the review authorities and is often commissioned to provide expert opinions and invited as a speaker. A major German business publication has named him as one of Germany’s leading procurement lawyers.

Stefan started working as a lawyer in Munich in 1996. In 2000, he became a CMS partner. Alongside his legal practice, he teaches at the Akademie für Immobilienwirtschaft ADI (Academy for Real Estate).

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Memberships & Roles

  • forum vergabe e.V.
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  • Vergaberecht - Gesamtkommentar zum Recht der öffentlichen Auftragsvergabe, 17.12.2012, Verlag W. Kohlhammer, Mitautor, (Hg. Dr. Klaus Heuvels, Dr. Stefan Höß, Dr. Matthias Kuß, Dr. Volkmar Wagner)
  • Vertragsbuch Privates Baurecht, 2011, C.H. Beck Verlag, Mitautor (Hg. Roquette/Otto)
  • Die Ausschreibung nach der VOF, VergabR 2003, p. 261 ff
  • Die Informationspflicht des Auftraggebers nach § 13 VgV, Vergaberecht (VergR) 2002, p. 443 ff
  • Das 20%-Kontingent des Auftraggebers, Vergaberecht 2002, p. 19 ff
  • Der Anwendungsbereich des UN-Kaufrechts (CISG) 1995
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Lectures list

  • Various lectures on procurement law topics, latterly on legal protection under the new procurement law regulation and tenders for engineering services
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  • PhD; topic: scope of the CISG (United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods)
  • Law Studies at the University of Augsburg
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