Dr. Frederic Tewes

Dr. Frederic Tewes

Dr. Frederic Tewes


T +49 211 5660 24868

Fachanwalt für Bau- und Architektenrecht
Senior Associate
Settori economici Real Estate & Infrastructure , Energy

Areas of practice

Frederic Tewes is a member of Luther’s real estate team. He advises on all matters pertaining to real estate, building and architectural law and on real estate transactions, with a particular emphasis on concrete project advice and on the drafting of contracts, as well as on matters relating to the management of existing properties.


Frederic Tewes studied law at the University of Bonn (Germany) and then worked as a research assistant at a leading law firm for building law matters in Mönchengladbach (Germany). In 2016, he received his doctorate from the University of Halle (Germany) for a thesis on a business law topic written under the supervision of Professor Kluth. From 2014 to 2016, Frederic Tewes carried out his legal training at the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf (Germany), which included working for the German Federal Foreign Office (German Embassy in Pristina (Kosovo)) and for Luther in Shanghai (China), amongst others. He then worked for several months at an international business law firm in Singapore before joining Luther’s Düsseldorf office as a lawyer in 2017. Since 2019, Frederic Tewes has been a lecturer in business law at the FOM Hochschule für Oekonomie Management gemeinnützige Gesellschaft mbH in Cologne.


  • Advising a university hospital on a new building project for a heart centre
  • Advising a university hospital on a new building project for neurology, psychiatry, psychosomatics (also regarding the general planner agreement)
  • Advising and undertaking the legal project control in connection with the construction of a new children’s clinic in a university hospital
  • Comprehensive legal advice during the construction phase to public and private clients
  • Providing legal advice relating to architectural law during the construction phase to an internationally active consulting and planning company with several hundred employees
  • Providing comprehensive judicial and extra-judicial advice to a planning company for technical building services, whose sphere of activity, in addition to classical planning and construction supervision, also includes project control, project management and technical coordination for technical building services.  This advice and the drafting of the agreements mainly relates to all specialist issues with regard to engineering law.
  •  Advising on property and real estate law during the development of onshore wind farm projects and in the context of financing transactions for photovoltaic projects
  • Providing building and real estate law advice to a leading international group of renewable energy companies on various projects
  • Providing landlord and tenant and property law advice to several large European and international groups of companies