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Sven Brockhoff

Dr. Sven Brockhoff

Rechtsanwalt | Fachanwalt für Vergaberecht (Certified lawyer for procurement law)

CMS Hasche Sigle
Schoettlestraße 8
70597 Stuttgart
Languages German, English

Sven Brockhoff advises companies and the public sector on public procurement and public commercial law. Acting for contracting authorities, his public procurement law practice covers the strategic planning, preparation and implementation of complex procurement procedures as well as the ensuing contracting. He also advises companies on applications for participation and tenders as well as on the appropriate handling of bidder questions and reprimands. Sven represents his clients in review procedures and before court.

He furthermore advises on all aspects of public commercial law, with a focus on subsidy law as well as any matters related to public procurement. He has special energy, medical device, health, defence and IT sector expertise.

Sven joined CMS in 2013 and qualified as a certified lawyer for public procurement law in 2016. He was made counsel in 2018.

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Relevant experience

  • Bayerngas and bayernets | On public procurement law matters such as the procurement law procedure for the construction of a high-pressure gas line (contract value: approx. EUR 150 million)
  • Major German chemical company | On invitations to tender in the healthcare sector (contract values in double digit million range)
  • State capital Stuttgart | On public procurement procedures, with a focus on IT, technology and services
  • Aurelius | Procurement law advice in the context of the sale of brightONE’s healthcare division
  • Thales | Advice and representation in public procurement and review procedure
  • German subsidiary of internationally operating IT group | Advice and representation in public procurement and review procedure
  • German subsidiary of internationally operating medical device manufacturer | On all aspects of commercial public law
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  • 2013: Second state examination in law
  • 2011 - 2013: Trainee lawyer in Trier and Frankfurt with a focus on public law
  • 2008 - 2011: PhD as a member of “Integrated environmental protection through legal and scientific Cooperation”, an interdisciplinary Research Training Group funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft at the University of Trier
  • 2008: First state examination in law
  • 2003 - 2008: Law studies at the University of Trier with a focus on public law
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  • Forum Vergabe e.V. (public procurement law association)
  • Deutsches Vergabenetzwerk (German public procurement law network)
  • German Bar Association’s public procurement law working group
  • German Bar Association’s administrative law working group
  • Verein zur Förderung der Anwaltsorientierten Juristenausbildung der Universität Heidelberg e.V. (association supporting a lawyer-focused academic legal training at the University of Heidelberg)
  • University of Trier law alumni
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  • Frequent reports on current jurisdiction in the newsletter on public procurement law published by FORUM Institut Management GmbH
  • Neue vergaberechtrechtliche Regelungen im Messstellenbetriebsgesetz, RdE 2016, p. 54 – 59 (gemeinsam mit Dr. Volkmar Wagner)
  • Öffentlich-öffentliche Zusammenarbeit nach den neuen Vergaberichtlinien, VergabeR 2014, p. 625-633
  • Der Abfallbewirtschaftungsplan nach § 22a ABBergV, UPR 2013, p. 254-258
  • Rezension: Armin Steinbach (Hrsg.), NABEG/EnLAG/EnWG, Kommentar zum Recht des Energieleitungsbaus, Energierecht 2013, p. 128
  • Bericht: Bergrechtsreform und Fracking, UPR 2013, p. 144-145
  • "Naturschutzrechtliche Eingriffsregelung in bergrechtlichen Zulassungsverfahren", in: Tagungsband "35. Umweltrechtliche Fachtagung" der Gesellschaft für Umweltrecht e. V., Erich Schmidt Verlag, Berlin, 2012, p. 209-226
  • "Naturschutzrechtliche Eingriffsregelung in bergrechtlichen Zulassungsverfahren", Band 113 der Schriftenreihe des Instituts für Umwelt- und Technikrecht (IUTR), Erich Schmidt Verlag, Berlin, 2012
  • "Rechts- und naturwissenschaftliches Graduiertenkolleg am Trierer Institut für Umwelt- und Technikrecht", NuR 2011, p. 704-705
  • Bericht: Workshop-Bericht Nachhaltigkeit in der Landwirtschaft (together with Dr Kerstin Bidinger), NuR 2011, p. 197-198
  • "Die Eingriffsregelung des neuen Bundesnaturschutzgesetzes" (together with Prof. Dr Reinhard Hendler), NVwZ 2010, p. 733-738
  • Bericht: Umweltschutz durch rechts- und naturwissenschaftliche Kooperation (together with Dr Kerstin Bidinger), LKRZ 2010, p. 156-160
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Lectures list

  • 15th November 2018: e-procurement – legal framework and application in practice, 17th symposium for public procurement law, IHK Region Stuttgart
  • 6th/20th June 2018: Update Vergaberecht, Stuttgart
  • 28th May and 30th June 2017: Current developments in the public procurement practice, Update Vergaberecht, Stuttgart
  • 23rd March 2017, Workshop: Correct content of tender documents and performance specification, PURCON Vergaberechtskonferenz 2017, University of Regensburg
  • 22nd March 2017, Public Procurement Law: Current perspectives and developments from the universities' point of view, PURCON Vergaberechtskonferenz 2017, University of Regensburg
  • 23rd November 2016: Wirtschaftsfrühstück Vergaberecht (together with Dr. Volkmar Wagner)
  • 1st June 2016 and 28th June 2016: The new public procurement law – What will change in practice?, Update Vergaberecht, Stuttgart
  • Changes on public procurement law from the tenderer's point of view, working group discount agreements, Bundesverband der Pharmazeutischen Industrie e.V., Berlin
  • 1st October 2015: Changes on public procurement law 2016 from the tenderers' point of view, Solutions and Knowledge about the Management of Discount Agreements, Second Joint Meeting of Pharma Solutions Europe (PSE) and 1st Line e.K.
  • 20th May and 10th June 2015: Recent jurisdiction on public procurement law, Update Vergaberecht, Stuttgart
  • 20 November 2014: news on in-house procurement and inter-municipal cooperation, 13th symposium on public procurement law, IHK Region Stuttgart
  • 17 November 2011: Conservation law impact regulation in mining law permit proceedings, Gesellschaft für Umweltrecht e. V., Berlin
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