horak. Attorneys-at-law 

your law firm for procurement law

We advise and represent public contracting authorities as well as bidding companies in tender procedures, review procedures and before court. We can assess the interests of both sides and incorporate them into our tactical considerations.

Find us

The head office of horak. Attorneys-at-law is located in the capital of Lower Saxony in Hanover. Here we have central facilities that can also be accessed from our other locations, such as server, digital library, telephone exchange, etc. In addition, we maintain further branches of our law firm in several metropolitan areas.

Contact us

Our profile is shaped by our attorneys. We are service providers. Professional competence, continuous further training and experience form our basis. Early legal advice enables you to take legally secure action. In the event of a dispute, we are also open to alternative solutions, e.g. through mediation.

Trust us

We complement each other and we have one goal: your success. Do you have plans or ideas and want a reliable partner to implement them? Describe your problem to us and we will provide you with your personal contact person. Your legal team is there for you and accompanies all the necessary steps on the way to your success. Your goal is our goal.

We are specialists

meet our procurement legal specialist Karoline Behrend attorney-at-law certified procurement law specialist

"“To reach a port we must set sail. Sail, not tie at anchor. Sail, not drift.”

Let us be your legal anchor - set sail with us

Make sure to fill out our form and to get in touch with us. We are located in Germany but internationality is our strength. 

from Hanover | Lower Saxony | Germany | Europe | World |  no boundaries – no fear – no limits

“Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.”


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First Examination

Our attorneys will make sure to analyse all the documentation and materials of the case before starting making any plan about the legal path you should follow.

Legal Expertise

We use our expertise in order to design successful legal statements and documents. We never stop learning.


A first procurement law consultation may be the first and quickest way to solve your legal doubts. Do not hesitate.

International Mediation and Advice

We are not scared of working over the border. Our attorneys have an international background, we are accompanied and sustained by a strong international team of interpreters and translators. You can trust us.

Strategic Development

Having a winning strategy is sometimes the key to success. No fight has been won without a functioning and well studied strategy. We have the necessary experience.


Enforcements and defence of claims (warnings, interim injunctions, law suits) is what we know best. Sometimes defense is the only way through.

Legal Representation

Some cases are easy to solve out of court. However you sometimes need to be prepared to go fight for your rights before court. Choose the right warriors to go with. We can talk for experience.


Some proceeding may be easy to solve and you can quickly can over the legal problem but you sometimes really need the perfect companion in order to win your games. Choose us.


From our blog

How many forms of procurement proceedings do you know?

In Germany we have many forms of tendering proceedings and we highly recommend you to understand the difference between each of them. Our international law firm is also able to advice you step by step during the tendering proceedings you decide to take part of. Open procedure (public invitation to tender) This procedure is the…

Evidence of suitability – What you should know before submitting a bid

Read the tendering requirements first. Procurement Law Specialists are the best consultation authority you could rely on in these cases. VK Westphalia, Ref.: VK 2-20/21 of 14.07.2021   In the context of a procurement procedure in the EU upper threshold range, the refurbishment of conveyor technology in a central hospital was put out to tender. To prove…

War-Related Procurements: Germans Procurement Reaction

Facilitations under public procurement law for war-related procurements The situation in Ukraine is keeping us with bated breath. Never before have we realised how everything in our modern world is connected like a jigsaw puzzle, and never before have we realised that if one piece of the puzzle is lost, nothing fit anymore. As in…


Have a look at our offices

HANOVER | Headoffice

Our law office in the state capital of Lower Saxony, in Hanover, is located in the Georgstraße near to the Opera. Our head quarter is centrally located, about 5 minutes from the Main Train Station and easily connected to the best restaurants and most popular shops of the city. In addition, we are both for drivers as well as for long-distance travellers very easy to reach. Thus, you can quickly come and visit us also from Göttingen, Hildesheim, Osnabrück, Celle, Brunswick, Wolfsburg and the surrounding area.

Get in touch


Georgstr. 48
30159 Hanover 


Contact Us

Phone : + 49 511.35 73 56-0

Email : info@procurement-law.de

Our Hours

MON-THU 08:00 – 17:30

FR 08:00 – 17:00

Get to know us as a team

Michael Horak, LL.M.

Attorney-at-law | Graduate Engineer | Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist |  Certified Media and Copyright Law Specialist

Julia Ziegeler

Attorney-at-law |  Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist |  Certified Media and Copyright Law Specialist

Anna Umberg, LL.M., M.A.

Attorney-at-law |  Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist

Andree Eckhard

Patent Attorney |  European Trademark Attorney and Design Attorney

Katharina Gitmann-Kopilevich

Attorney-at-law |  Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist

Karoline Behrend

Attorney-at-law | Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist

Johanna K. Müller-Kühne, PhD

Patent Attorney | European Attorney |  European Trademark Attorney and Design Attorney

Andreas Friedlein


John Bühler


Stefan Karfusehr