Klaus Sauerbier, LL.M.

Firm founder Klaus Sauerbier was admitted to the Bar in 1998. He gives legal advice to and represents clients in and out of court. The main practice areas are plant design and engineering contracts, construction law, architects´ law, distribution agreements and competition law, R&D agreements, civil and commercial law in general, and real estate law.

Education and Training

  • Legal studies at the Universities of Passau, Santiago de Compostela (Spain), and Gießen, as well as at the Europainstitut of the Saarland University
  • 1st State Examination at Law
  • Trainee Lawyer programme at Limburg, Brussels (Permanent Representation of Germany to the EU), and Gießen
  • 2nd State Examination at Law
  • Postgraduate degree programme in European Integration, Master of Laws
  • specialization course in tax law (Fachanwaltslehrgang für Steuerrecht)
  • specialization course in construction law and architects law (Fachanwaltslehrgang für Bau- und Architektenrecht)
  • Diploma in German and International Arbitration (Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main)
  • Diplôme Universitaire – International Construction Contracts, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas

Professional Experience

  • 1998   Rechtsanwalt with Scheiber & Partner, Frankfurt am Main
  • 1999   Loan Manager with Rheinhyp – Rheinische Hypothekenbank AG, Frankfurt am  Main
  • 2000   Rechtsanwalt with Dr. Braun & Jöckel, Frankfurt am Main
  • 2001   In-house Counsel with Lurgi AG and Lurgi Metallurgie GmbH (now Outotec GmbH & Co. KG), Frankfurt am Main and Oberursel
  • 2007   Senior Attorney with Deere & Company European Office, Mannheim
  • 2008 – now    Director, Legal Affairs, Germany with Outotec GmbH & Co. KG, Oberursel
  • since 2003    Rechtsanwalt running his own law firm


I am business fluent in the following languages

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish