Martin Steuber, LL.M.

Martin Steuber, LL.M.

Martin Steuber, LL.M.


T +49 211 5660 24797

Certified Specialist in Public Procurement Law

Areas of practice

Since he began working as a lawyer, Martin Steuber has specialised in European (antitrust) public procurement law and in providing legal advice during comprehensive tendering procedures. He mainly advises contracting authorities on matters including the drafting of tenders, the evaluation of tenders, dealing with queries from bidders and objections under public procurement law. Martin Steuber further provides advice during revision proceedings before the public procurement divisions and higher regional courts. In this context, he also acts on behalf of private bidders. He also focusses on providing legal advice to construction projects as well as drafting and negotiating contracts.


Martin Steuber studied law in Bonn, Germany. He subsequently obtained his Masters from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. After completing his traineeship at the Higher Regional Court of Koblenz, Germany, he was admitted to the German Bar in 2006. He joined Luther in 2008. In March 2017, he acquired the title of specialist lawyer for public procurement law.

Honors and distinctions
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2021: Listed in "Public Law - Public Procurement Law" (first listed in 2020)

  • Providing comprehensive structuring and advisory services in the field of public procurement law regarding an invitation to tender for general contractor services based on functional specifications for the construction of a new medical research centre using a partnering model (“nationwide pilot project”)
  • Providing public procurement law advice on the implementation of the North Rhine-Westphalian Medical Modernisation Programme and general advice in connection with the subsidy programme for construction work at university hospitals
  • Providing public procurement law advice on the architectural design competition and procurement strategy for the construction of a new children’s clinic and nuclear medicine unit including chemoradiotherapy
  • Providing public procurement law advice to a medical department regarding implementing its general development plan by awarding the relevant contract to a general contractor based on functional specifications using a partnering model
  • Providing comprehensive legal advice to a university hospital on all relevant legal issues (including public procurement, architectural and building law), as well as legal project management services, in particular, structuring diverse procurement procedures
  • Providing public procurement law advice to a university hospital in connection with the restructuring and extension of the annex of an ENT/eye clinic
  • Providing comprehensive advice during construction and arbitration proceedings in connection with the construction of a large new production facility
  • Providing advice during the construction of new facilities to house the neurology, psychiatry and palliative medicine units of a university hospital
  • Providing public procurement law advice to a non-profit aid organisation in connection with the award of a contract to provide emergency services and the implementation of the exemption of this area from certain contract award requirements under the German Competition Act