Michael Kunkel, LL.M.

Michael Kunkel, LL.M.

Michael Kunkel, LL.M.


T +49 221 9937 25030

Settori economici Real Estate & Infrastructure

Areas of practice

Michael Kunkel provides advice on how to draft contracts, in particular, in connection with real estate transactions, including due diligence reviews from a real estate law perspective, project development, commercial leases and construction projects.


Michael Kunkel was born in 1975. He studied law in Passau and Kiel (Germany) as well as in Dublin (Ireland) and carried out his legal training in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). He was admitted to the German Bar in 2006, following which he worked for eight years in the legal department of an international construction group in Essen (Germany), where he advised the project development department on numerous construction projects in Germany and abroad, in particular, on the acquisition of properties, the conclusion of leases, the awarding of construction and planning contracts, the formation of project companies and joint ventures, and the sale of projects by way of an asset or share deal. Whilst working, he pursued postgraduate studies in “Real Estate Law” at the University of Münster (Germany), which he successfully completed with a Master’s degree (LL.M.). Michael Kunkel joined Luther in 2014.

Honors and distinctions
  • The Legal 500 Deutschland (2019): Listed in "Immobilien- und Baurecht - Baurecht (incl. dispute resolution)" and "Immobilien- und Baurecht - Immobilienrecht"