Michael Ch. Bschorr

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Michael ch. bschorr

Lawyer and notary


Studied at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich. During this time he already gained his first professional experience, among others at Mercedes-Benz of North America and KNM Treuhand GmbH. Since 1990, he has been working as a lawyer specializing in private construction law, architectural and engineering law, construction management strategy consulting and as a mediator and arbitrator according to the SO Bau of ARGE Baurecht des Deutschen Anwaltvereins e.V. (Construction Law Working Group of the German Bar Association). Since 2007, Mr. Bschorr has been a notary public (Berlin). Since 2013, he has been a member of the Legal Working Group (Construction Contract Law Team) of the BMVI's Reform Commission for the Construction of Major Projects. Prior to joining MO45LEGAL, he was a partner in a renowned Berlin law firm specializing in real estate law as well as notarial services from January 1, 1996 until December 31, 2019.

  • Private building law
  • Architectural and engineering law
  • Law of joint ventures (construction and design joint ventures)
  • Real estate law
  • Nationwide advice and representation of clients and contractors in the drafting of contracts and the execution of construction and planning services of complex infrastructure measures
  • Creation of construction management materials and tools, such as.
    • Preparation of a manual for the purchase of construction services and industrial equipment of a food manufacturer
    • Development of a HOAI- and AHO-based benchmarking method for engineering/planning and project management services in the field of TC/IT (public transport)
    • Analysis and optimization of service catalogs for planning services of a leading ICT service provider in the public transport sector (planning and project management services)
    • Drafting of a project manual for construction as a working guideline for the purchase of construction services (public transport companies)
    • Three-stage consulting and quality assurance in the contract management of a commercial vehicle manufacturer
    • Optimization of processes in the construction department of a leading public transport company (comprehensive process analyses and optimization concepts, development of appropriate construction law tools, implementation of training measures, development of a construction management manual as applicable work guideline, training measures for construction managers)
    • Representation in construction and architectural litigation to
      • Remuneration
      • disturbed construction process
      • Liability of the architect/engineer
      • Contractual issues (contract for work)
    • Conciliator and arbitrator according to the SO Bau of the ARGE Baurecht des Deutschen Anwaltvereins e.V. (Working Group on Construction Law of the German Bar Association)
  • Practical seminars VOB/B and HOAI


  • Franke/Kemper/Zanner/Grünhagen, VOB-Kommentar Bauvergaberecht Bauvertragsrecht Bauprozessrecht, Werner Verlag Düsseldorf, 7th ed. 2020, author §§ 3, 4 and 7 VOB/B
  • Bschorr/Bräuer, Architectural and Engineering Law by Claims, Springer Vieweg Verlag Wiesbaden, 2nd ed. 2019.
  • Bschorr/Zanner, Die Vertragsstrafe im Bauwesen, CH. Beck 2003
  • Bschorr/Mittenzwey, Berlin: Investor Trap Milieuschutz?!, May 2018
  • Zmuda/BschorrPrinciples of interpretation in the case of unclear construction and remuneration targets in a construction contract within the meaning of Section 7 (9) VOB/A, BauR 2014, 10
  • Rodemann/Bschorr, Construction workman's compensation and supplements, BauR 2013, 845
  • Bschorr, Proof of the Existence of a GbR in Consideration of the Requirements of Section 29 GBO (IMR 2012, 1151 - online only).
  • Bschorr, On the Question of the Issuance of Surety Documents (IBR 2009, 1077)
  • Bschorr/Putterer, On the question of the applicability of § 648a BGB after acceptance or termination, BauR 10/2001


  • Legal Working Group (Construction Contract Law Team) of the Reform Commission for the Construction of Major Projects of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs (BMVI)
  • ARGE Building Law of the German Lawyers' Association (DAV)
  • German Society for Construction Law e.V.
  • Center for German and International Subsoil and Civil Engineering Law e.V.


  • German
  • English


Michael Ch. Bschorr
Bschorr| Warneke | Sukowski GbR
Attorneys at Law and Notaries Public

Mommsenstrasse 45
10629 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 767 58 45 - 0
Fax: +49 30 767 58 45 - 10


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