Daniel Naumann

Daniel Naumann

Daniel Naumann


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Industries Energy

Areas of practice

Daniel Naumann focuses his practice on providing legal assistance to contracting authorities when carrying out Europe-wide procedures for the award of contracts, public invitations to tender, and complex procurement projects. A particular emphasis in this context is on assisting with the public procurement and contract law aspects of plant construction projects in the field of (deep) geothermal energy. In addition, Daniel Naumann helps contracting authorities draft tender documents, conduct bidder interviews, evaluate bids, and handle queries and complaints from bidders. He further advises on how to organise and document procedures with a view to ensuring the legally compliant implementation of e-tendering. In this context, he has assisted with the implementation of more than 100 procurement procedures via a well-known e-tendering platform.

Daniel Naumann is also the author of numerous specialist contributions and articles in legal commentaries and magazines, including in the area of public procurement law.


Daniel Naumann studied law at the University of Leipzig (Germany) with an emphasis on “Companies – Employment – Tax”. He then carried out his legal training at the Higher Regional Court of Dresden (Germany), which included work periods at Luther and at VNG – Verbundnetz Gas Aktiengesellschaft. Daniel Naumann joined Luther as a lawyer in 2015.

Honors and distinctions
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2021: "Public Law - Public Procurement Law" ("good expertise, flexibility, accessibility, solution-oriented")

  • Provided comprehensive advice to three energy suppliers when building new (deep) thermal energy plants regarding, amongst other things, the structuring of the projects, the drafting of the tender documents, the implementation of the tender, and the negotiation of the contracts and supplements (total investments > €55m)
  • Advised six energy suppliers on the construction and modernisation of a total of seven gas turbine and gas engine cogeneration plants along with pressure thermal energy storage facilities