Dr Thomas Gohrke

Dr Thomas Gohrke

Dr Thomas Gohrke

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Certified Specialist in Administrative Law
Industries Health Care & Life Science , Real Estate & Infrastructure

Areas of Practice

Dr Thomas Gohrke specialises in real estate and public business law and coordinates the Real Estate & Infrastructure sector at Luther. In the field of real estate law, he advises on complex transactions and building projects. In the field of public business law, he mainly advises on issues pertaining to European, constitutional and administrative law. His clients include institutional investors and contracting authorities, as well as private businesses that operate in regulated industries (e.g. universities, hospitals and gambling businesses) or in the construction industry. Dr Thomas Gohrke is also the author of numerous textbooks and various professional publications.


Dr Thomas Gohrke studied law at the University of Leipzig, Germany, where he was also awarded his doctorate in 2000. He was admitted to the German Bar in 1998, joined Luther’s predecessor  firm in 1999 and, in 2003, additionally qualified as a specialist lawyer for administrative law. Dr Thomas Gohrke is based in Luther's Leipzig and Hanover offices, but provides advisory services throughout Germany.

Honors and Distinctions
  • Best Lawyers (2021): Award in "Real Estate Law"
  • The Legal 500 Germany (2020): Mentioned in Real Estate and Construction Law - Real Estate Law ("Understanding of the subject matter and the will to solve problems as soon as possible by consensus of the parties involved.")
  • JUVE Guide (2019/2020): Mentioned under frequently recommended in "Real Estate and Commercial Law: Real Estate Law"

  • Advice to professional pension funds on the acquisition of the „Springer-Quartier“ project, Hamburg
  • Advice on the sale of the “MUC 10” portfolio, Munich
  • Advice to the Medical Association of Lower Saxony on the construction of new administrative headquarters, Hanover
  • Advice to the University Medical Center Göttingen and the Medical University of Hanover on how to reorganise the construction of university hospitals in Lower Saxony
  • Advice to the University of Leipzig and the University Hospital of Leipzig on their cooperation with the Leipzig Heart Centre
  • Advice to the German states of Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia and Rhineland/Palatinate on casino-related issues

  • Rechtliche Gestaltungsprozesse im Bereich der Beschaffung von Infrastrukturen und von PPP, 4. Sächsischer Gesundheitstag