Henner-Matthias Puppel

Henner-Matthias Puppel

Henner-Matthias Puppel


T +49 201 9220 24037

Certified Specialist in Public Procurement Law
Industries Real Estate & Infrastructure

Areas of practice

Henner-M. Puppel mainly advises businesses and the public sector on the overall structuring and implementation of project developments and complex construction projects. This includes realising PPPs as well as public acquisition plans (including third-party advance financing for construction projects and the sale of property with building concessions) and any queries relating to public procurement and contractual law that may arise in this regard. He also provides advice during the construction process, for example, controlling the execution of the construction project, drafting contracts, and dealing with negotiations relating to the construction of the plant (power plants, renewable energy as well as industrial plants).


Henner-M. Puppel studied law and philology at the Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany as well as at the Universidad de Salamanca, Spain. Before being admitted to the German Bar, he worked for Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. He was a trainee at the German University for Administrative Sciences, Speyer, Germany and he specialised in matters concerning public business, public procurement and real estate business law. Henner-M. Puppel is the head of Luther’s PPP practice. He joined Luther in 2004.

Honors and distinctions
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2024: Mention in the category "Public Law - Public Procurement Law" (first mention in 2018,"Henner-Matthias Puppel: Has very good negotiating skills, brings together different positions and always pursues the best goal for his clients. The trusting collaboration takes place on an equal footing. He has an extremely broad knowledge of procurement law and many years of experience that he can draw on.")
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2020: Mention in the category "Real estate and construction law (including dispute resolution)" (first mention in 2017, "has proven to be a reliable and excellent advisor over many years")
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2019: Mention in the category "Public Law - PPP" (first mention in 2015, "can also offer practical solutions to complex issues")
  • Chambers Europe 2018: Ranking in "Projects", Band 4 (first ranking in 2012)
  • Project Finance European Government 2011: Award "PPP - Deal of the Year"
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