Public commercial law

Like the private sector, the public sector faces a wide variety of challenges in its economic activities. Regulation, restructuring, privatisation, and ever more complex administrative procedures are just some of the issues that the authorities must resolve in increasingly shorter timeframes.

Our experts are long-standing partners of the public sector. We understand the specific challenges of public commercial law and are distinguished by many years of experience and broad expertise in the public sector. Our lawyers also work with our tax consultancy and audit specialists, pooling competencies and offering you, the client, the best possible solutions.

In the field of public commercial law, we offer you the following consulting services, among others:

Commercial administrative law

  • Comprehensive consulting and representation for the public sector and its companies; consulting for foundations, non-profit organisations, corporations, and associations


  • Assistance with restructuring measures as well as privatisations and remunicipalisations

Public procurement law

  • Structuring and monitoring of national and EU-wide procurement procedures
  • Consulting on the structuring of non-competitive tender models as well as on competitive bidding procedures not subject to public procurement law

Waste & water, concessions

  • Consulting for public service providers and waste disposal companies as well as the commissioned company

Laws regarding subsidies and grants, state aid

  • Support in the planning of tradeshows
  • Project-related financing in compliance with the relevant funding regulations
  • Defence against repayment claims made by the sponsor


  • Assistance in large-scale construction projects and infrastructure projects
  • Neighbourhood development and construction planning law
  • Litigation, arbitration

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