Dr Henning Holz, LL.M.

Dr Henning Holz, LL.M.

Dr Henning Holz, LL.M.

Hanover

T +49 511 5458 15021

Lawyer
Certified Specialist in Public procurement Law
Counsel

Areas of Practice

Dr Henning Holz specialises in providing legal advice to contracting authorities or bidders during public tenders, complex procurement projects or structured tendering procedures. He advises public procurement authorities on matters including drafting tenders, evaluating bids and dealing with enquiries and objections made by bidders. Furthermore, Dr Holz advises and represents contracting authorities or bidders in public procurement review procedures. He also advises contracting authorities and private beneficiaries of subsidies on how to comply with procurement rules in connection with subsidies and deal with EU subsidies. Another focus of his work is providing expert opinions on issues relating to procurement and environmental law. Dr Holz also carries out due diligences from an environmental law perspective in corporate transactions.

Practices
Vita

Dr Henning Holz studied law in Hannover, Germany. and completed his LL.M. in interdisciplinary environmental law at the University of Lüneburg, Germany. He then worked for two years as a research assistant at the faculty for civil and business law at the University of Erfurt, Germany. After completing his doctorate in European environmental law and his traineeship, he joined Luther in 2005.

Honors and Distinctions
  • The Legal 500 Germany (2020): Mention in Public Law - Public Procurement Law
Clients

  • Advising a state-owned tourism marketing company on the preparation and implementation of national invitations to tender and EU public procurement procedures, in particular for the award of marketing contracts
  • Advising a manufacturer of office furniture on how to carry out a review procedure before the Federal Public Procurement Chamber regarding the award of a large framework agreement by the German Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit)
  • Advising a municipal maximum care hospital on the preparation and implementation of an EU public procurement procedure in the form of a competitive dialogue for the development and implementation of a multimedia archiving system
  • Advising Verband Deutscher Privatschulen Niedersachsen-Bremen e.V. (VDP) in connection with procurement transactions by VDP members out of funds made available as part of the German school digitalisation programme DigitalPakt Schule
  • Advising various municipal hospitals on the preparation and implementation of an EU contract award procedure regarding joining a purchasing group specialising in health care products
  • Advising a municipal maximum care hospital on the preparation and implementation of a public procurement procedure in the form of a competitive dialogue for the selection of a technology partner for the procurement and management of machinery in the fields of radiology (2017) and ultrasound (2018)
  • Advising several university hospitals on the preparation and implementation of an EU contract award procedure regarding selling the shares in the joint purchasing company, combined with the award of consultancy and other services in the area of purchase and tender management
  • Advising authorities responsible for regional railway systems and transport companies on the procurement of trains
  • Advising Zoo Hannover GmbH on public procurement and subsidy law issues in connection with the construction of the Alaskan landscape “Yukon Bay”
  • Examining public procurement procedures on behalf of the German state of Berlin as part of large building projects subsidised by the state of Berlin and the EU
  • Examining public procurement procedures on the part of contracting authorities in the context of compliance checks
  • Advising a manufacturer of medical machines in connection with various public procurement review procedures
  • Advising a municipal hospital on an invitation to tender for the construction of a modular building
  • Providing ongoing advice to a state-owned local transport company on the invitation to tender for engineering and traffic planning contracts
  • Assisting with various review procedures on behalf of contracting authorities and tenderers

Publications

Lectures
  • Grundlagen des Vergaberechts, Niedersächsische Kommunalakademie / Nds. Städte- und Gemeindebund
  • Grundlagen des Vergaberechts, Niedersächsische Kommunalakademie / Nds. Städte- und Gemeindebund
  • Kompaktseminar Vergaberech, IHK Hannover
  • Einstieg in das Vergaberecht,
  • Einstieg in das Vergaberecht und die VOL, IHK Hannover
  • Kompaktseminar Vergaberecht, IHK Hannover
  • Überprüfung von Vergaben durch Fördermittelbehörden - Prüfungsschwerpunkte und Praxishinweise, Vierter Niedersächsischer Vergaberechtstag
  • Ausschreibung von Entsorgungsleistungen: Fallstricke und aktuelle Rechtsprechung, 17. Wertstoffseminar der TIMConsult GmbH (in Zusammenarbeit mit LUTHER)
  • Einstieg in das Vergaberecht, IHK Hannover
  • Kommunale Wertstofftonne und Vergaberecht, Berliner Recycling- und Rohstoffkonferenz
  • Mit Bietergemeinschaften zum Erfolg bei öffentlichen Aufträgen – vergaberechtliche Rahmenbedingungen und Tipps für Konsortialvereinbarungen, IHK Hannover - Aktuelles Vergaberecht und Bietergemeinschaften
  • Typische Fallstricke für Bieter bei Vergabeverfahren nach der neuen VOB und VOL, IHK Hannover - Aktuelles Vergaberecht und Bietergemeinschaften
  • Verfahrensführung und Zuschlag: Effiziente Verfahrensgestaltung und Vermeidung von Bieterfragen und -rügen unter den Voraussetzungen der neuen Fassung der VOL/A, 16. Wertstoff-Seminar
  • Die neue VOL – Fallstricke bei der Angebotsabgabe und Präqualifikation, Aktuelles Vergaberecht und die neuen Verdingungsordnungen
  • Änderungen im Vergaberecht, IHK Hannover
  • Vortrag zum Thema: "Grundlagen des Vergaberechts und Fallstricke im Vergabeverfahren", Veranstaltung: "Öffentliche Vergaben: Neues Recht in der Praxis" bei der IHK Hannover
  • Grundzüge des Vergaberechts / PPP in der Praxis, Masterstudiengang Entrepreneurship - Lehrmodul Vergaberecht
  • Vergaberechtliche Rahmenbedingungen für interkommunale Zusammenarbeit, Fachtagung des BGW zum Thema "Interkommunale Zusammenarbeit in der Ver- und Entsorgungswirtschaft"
  • Grundzüge des Vergaberechts - Anwendungsbereich, Verfahrensarten und -grundsätze, Vergabemarkt 2008 Aktuell
  • Vergaberecht - Welchen Spielraum gibt es noch für kommunale Unternehmen?, Fachtagung des VKS im VKU
  • Vergaberechtskonforme Gestaltung von Leistungsbeschreibungen, TÜV Nord Vergabeforum