Dr. Berthold Kohl

Dr. Berthold Kohl

Lawyer, specialist lawyer for building and architects law, Specialist lawyer in procurement law, specialist lawyer for tax law, construction mediator, construction conciliator (SOBau) [Arbitration and Conciliation Rules for Disputes in the Construction Industry], construction arbitrator (SOBau), Right of audience in any local, regional and higher regional court of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Admitted to the bar at the Barreau de Luxembourg.

The law firm’s managing director and founding Partner.

Studied law, economics and languages at the universities of Bonn, Geneva and Trier, at the London School of Economics and at the Inter-University-Centre of Dubrovnik. First state examination in law in 1986, the second in 1989. Has worked in the construction industry since then. Received his doctorate (Dr. jur.) in 1990 with a thesis on “interlocutory relief in international commercial arbitration”. Admitted to the bar in 1993. 1996 specialist lawyer for tax law. 2000 training as a construction mediator, construction conciliator and construction arbitrator at the Deutsche Anwaltakademie [German lawyers’ academy]. Inclusion in the list of construction conciliators and construction arbitrators of the Deutsche Anwaltverein. Bar examination and admission to the bar in Luxembourg in 2003; Member of the Barreau de Luxembourg. 2006 specialist lawyer for building and architects law. Many years in leading position in the national and international building industry. Managing director and board member of several companies in the field of international construction services.

Member of the working groups for private construction law, mediation and tax law in the Deutsche Anwaltverein. Lectures and publications on construction law, international private law, international arbitration, construction mediations and international monetary law. Scientific advisory council of construction professional journals.

Extensive lecturing for universities, national and international chambers and associations of architects and engineers as well as for national and international expert organizations, for companies and associations in the construction industry as well as for banks. Long-term advisor for German and international civil law at the Institut de Formation Bancaire Luxembourg.

Working focus areas:

Legal project management in the construction, public procurement and economic sector, building contract law, especially claim management, public procurement and tendering law, corporate law; distribution law, especially commercial agents and franchise law; construction and business mediations and arbitrations, each both nationally and internationally.

Working languages:

German, English, French, Luxembourgian, Dutch