Michael Lenke

Lawyer, mediator, specialist attorney for construction and architectural law


Construction and property law
Architect’s and engineer’s law
Corporate law
Litigation supervision
Conflict management and mediation

Lawyer Michael Lenke is a specialist attorney for construction and architect’s law, a mediator and an expert in all legal aspects of the planning, construction and real estate sectors. He has provided consulting services in this area for more than 20 years as a lawyer, in particular also for project development and infrastructural projects. As a mediator, Michael Lenke has concentrated on finding solutions for corporate disputes and conflicts in the construction industry before they go to court. As a lawyer with many years of intensive litigation experience, he is very familiar with civil procedures. At the beginning of his career, he worked as a lawyer for Linklaters Oppenhoff & Räder in construction and architect’s law as well as civil procedure law. At GSK Gassner, Stockmann & Kollegen, he was employed as a lawyer for corporate law and commercial property law. In addition to this, he has lectured on property law and real estate financing at IBS International Business School Berlin, University of Applied Sciences (state-accredited).


  • Michael Lenke, Die HOAI bei der Planung Technischer Ausrüstung von Schienenwegen - zugleich ein Überblick über die Prinzipien der "Objektbildung", Baurecht 2015, S. 754 [Fee Scale for Architects and Engineers in the Planning of Technical Railway Equipment – Overview of Principles for the Definition of Fee Calculation Units]
  • Michael Lenke, Rechtsschutz von Anrainern gegen die Bauauswirkungen von Verkehrsvorhaben, GE, Das Grundeigentum, 2014, Heft 1) [Legal Protection for Abutting Residents from Construction Effects of Transportation Projects]
  • Michael Lenke/Georges Brox, Die Gesellschaft bürgerlichen Rechts (Kultur & Recht, Raabe Verlag, 2013) [Partnership Under German Civil Code]
  • Michael Lenke, Die GmbH - Unter Berücksichtigung des MOMIG, der Unternehmenssteuerreform 2008 und der Rechtsprechung seit 2003 (Kultur & Recht, Raabe Verlag, 2009) [The GmbH – In Consideration of MoMiG, Corporate Tax Reform 2008 and Judgements Since 2003]
  • Michael Lenke, Urteilsanmerkung zu BGH Urt. v. 20.07.2007 - V ZR 85/06 (ZOV, Zeitschrift für offene Vermögensfragen, 2007, p. 133) [Annotations to Federal Court of Justice verdict from 20 July 2007]
  • Michael Lenke/Dorle Liebrecht, Unzulässige vertragliche Abwälzung von Aufwendungen des Verfügungsberechtigten auf Käufer bei Verkäufen nach InVorG und bereicherungsrechtliche Rückforderung geleisteter Zahlungen (ZOV, Zeitschrift für offene Vermögensfragen, 2006, S. 9) [Illegal Contractual Shifting of Expenses from Persons Entitled to Act to Buyers for Sales in Accordance with Investment Priority Act and Legal Enrichment Stipulations Pertaining to Payments Made]
  • Michael Lenke, Keine AGB-mäßige Abwälzung von Aufwendungen des Verfügungsberechtigten auf den Käufer beim investiven Verkauf nach InVorG (GE, Grundeigentum, 2006, Heft 8) [General Terms and Conditions Do Not Imply Shifting of Expenses from Persons Entitled to Act to Buyer for Investment Sales in Accordance with German Investment Priority Act]
  • Michael Lenke/Georges Brox, Trennung und Auseinandersetzung von Gesellschaftern unter Berücksichtigung kulturspezifischer Fragen (in Kultur & Recht, Raabe Verlag, 2005) [Separation and Disputes Between Corporate Associates with Respect to Specific Cultural Issues]