Contact

Secretariat: Ms. Renate Seidl
Telephone: 089 / 23 11 88-28
Fax: 089 / 260 96 31

Marienplatz 26
D-80331 Munich

Introduction

Dr. Karlgeorg Stork advises on all matters of private construction and architectural law as well as land law.

He also lectures at the Technical University of Munich on private construction and architectural law and is co-editor of a commentary on the Honorarium Regulation for Architects and Engineers (HOAI).

His practice focuses on legal project management, legal support during construction, drafting contracts and securing and enforcing claims.

His clients are building owners and investors, architects and engineers, building contractors, property developers, housing companies and insurance companies, in particular in the field of liability. His clients appreciate Dr. Karlgeorg Stork for his sound technical expertise, which allows for quick and targeted advice, even on more arcane matters, as well as his extensive experience and success as a litigator.

Dr. Karlgeorg Stork is a member of the PRIVATE CONSTRUCTION LAW team and regularly works together with colleagues from the PUBLIC PLANNING AND BUILDING LAW team on overarching issues in different areas of real estate law.

Profile

Dr. Karlgeorg Stork has 20 years of experience in advising on all legal aspects of construction.

He supports his clients throughout the entire creation process of a property, including preparation and completion. His background of growing up in an architect’s household introduced him to the practical side of the business at an early age.

The drafting of contracts, legal project management including ongoing construction support and coordination at short notice in the event of problems during the construction process are just as much a part of his daily work as the subsequent legal work, which includes in particular the prosecution and defence of claims for contractor’s fees and damages, also on behalf of various liability insurers.

Dr. Karlgeorg Stork has many years of litigation experience and is very familiar with the courts’ construction chambers from his own regular experience. He is also highly regarded by insurers as a successful litigator. As a mediator, he develops goal-oriented solutions to avoid or resolve long-running court cases.

Fields of practice

Private construction law

  • Drafting of building contracts
  • Remuneration
  • Legal support during construction incl. the management of amendments to construction contracts
  • Construction defects, matters of joint and several liability
  • Warranty management before and after acceptance
  • Securing rights and obligations during construction
  • Cooperation with and integration of technical advisors

Architectural and engineering law

  • Contract design
  • Fee issues, securing fees
  • Changes to the scope of work, impact on fees
  • Liability issues (errors in construction planning and supervision)
  • Legal support during construction incl. the management of amendments to construction contracts
  • Architectural copyright
  • Settlement with insurers

Property development law

  • Drafting of contracts including building specifications
  • Defects in separate individual and common property

Conflict resolution

  • Extra-judicial dispute resolution
  • Independent evidentiary proceedings
  • Mediation
  • Litigation
  • Compulsory execution

Career

  • Legal studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
  • Admission to the Bar 1999
  • Doctorate at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • Joined Glock Liphart Probst & Partner in 2005
  • Lawyer specializing in building and architectural law since 2006
  • Mediator since 2010

Other activities

Dr. Karlgeorg Stork has a lectureship at the Technical University of Munich in private construction and architectural law.

He has also been a speaker at the Bavarian Chamber of Architects and the WEKA Academy for 15 years and regularly holds in-house training courses for clients.

He is a member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Baurecht (German Society for Construction and Building Law).

Publications

Dr. Karlgeorg Stork is co-editor of the practical commentary on the Honorarium Regulation for Architects and Engineers (HOAI 2013) and editor of the publication “Musterverträge und -briefe für Bau- und Planungsleistungen” (Model Contracts and Letters for Construction and Planning Services) of the WEKA-Verlag.

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