Caroline Ackermann provides contracting authorities and companies across Germany with tailor-made, solution-oriented advice with regard to procurement procedures at national and EU level (in particular, procedures according to the German Public Procurement Ordinance) and also represents her clients in procurement review procedures.
Having previously been head of a procurement office of the City of Munich for several years, Caroline Ackermann has a particular understanding of contracting authorities’ needs, and of their internal structures and processes.
Caroline Ackermann’s advisory services in the field of public procurement law are defined by her specialisation in the following key areas:
Caroline Ackermann is based in Luther’s Munich office, from where she advises clients across Germany. Advising in German and English, she is also well prepared to deal with matters with an international dimension.
Caroline Ackermann trains contracting authorities and companies in seminars and practice-oriented workshops tailored specifically to these clients’ issues and requirements, attaching great importance to catering to the participants’ individual needs. The goal is to not only explain public procurement law in a comprehensible manner but to vividly illustrate it by talking about her own experiences and telling anecdotes, thereby ensuring that all participants enjoy learning.
Caroline Ackermann worked as a lawyer at two international commercial law firms in Munich (Germany) from 2014 to 2016. She then joined the Group Legal Department of Münchener Rückversicherungsgesellschaft, where she worked as an in-house lawyer dealing with corporate and capital markets law issues from 2016 to 2019. From 2019, Caroline Ackermann worked for the public sector, heading a procurement office of the City of Munich.
Caroline Ackermann joined Luther as a public procurement lawyer in September 2022 and has since been contributing with her extensive experience and comprehensive, in-depth knowledge to providing tailor-made legal advice to contracting authorities and companies.
In the JUVE Guide 2023/2024, Luther is recognised as "Law Firm of the Year for Public Procurement Law". Caroline Ackermann is mentioned by name as a key figure of our Public Procurement team: "At the same time, the next generation is creating its own profile in the market: clients describe Caroline Ackermann, Counsel, as 'passionate' and 'brilliant in demanding procurement procedures'".
Caroline Ackermann regularly works for ministries, police forces, governments, districts and municipalities, university clinics and hospitals, universities, student welfare organisations, and businesses, in particular in the areas of IT, mobility, catering, policing and safety and security, business consultancy (for example, project management), and in the planning and construction sector.