Ulf-Dieter Pape

Ulf-Dieter Pape

Ulf-Dieter Pape


T +49 511 5458 17627

Dipl. Verwaltungswirt
Fachanwalt für Vergaberecht
Settori economici Energy

Areas of practice

Ulf-Dieter Pape mainly advises public authorities and private companies on all aspects of public procurement law. He has extensive experience in accompanying procedures for procurement by tender and in structuring privatisation proceedings on both the side of the contractor and the bidder. Additionally, he is active in review proceedings for both public contractors and bidders.


Ulf-Dieter Pape was born in 1968. After completing his vocational education as a Graduate in Public Management, he studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1998. He joined Luther’s predecessor firm in 1999 and has remained with the firm since.

Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide (2019/2020): Mentioned under frequently recommended in "State aid law"
  • The Legal 500 Deutschland (2019/2020): Listed under the headings "Public Law - PPP, Public Procurement Law and State Aid Law"
  • The Legal 500 (2018): Recommendation in the section "Public Law - PPP" and "Public Law - Public Procurement Law"
  • JUVE Guide(2018/2019): often recommended under the heading "State aid law"
  • WirtschaftsWoche (2018): Distinction as "Top Anwalt 2018" under "Public Procurement Law"
  • kanzleimonitor.de (2017/2018/2019): Listed in "Public law"
  • JUVE Guide (2016/2017): Listed in "Public Sector", as well as "Region Lower Saxony"
  • The Legal 500 (2015): Germany: Listed in "Public law"

  • Legal counsel of the State of Lower Saxony, the Federal Republic of Germany, and the DB Regio AG (German Railways) in the privatisation of the Osthannoversche Eisenbahnen AG
  • Legal counsel of the County of Unna in public procurement law in implementing the redevelopment of the county seat according to a PPP model
  • Counsel in public procurement law in the privatisation of maintenance logistics for the German Armed Forces
  • Legal counsel of the Federal Ministry of the Interior in the planning, establishment, and operation of a nationally standardised voice and data radio transmission system (Digitalfunk BOS)
  • Legal counsel of various local authorities in awarding contracts to service providers for waste management
  • Accompaniment of numerous review proceedings for public contractors and bidders