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Manuela Luft

Partner, certified specialist for building and architecture law

Since 2012 Manuela Luft has been advising private and public-sector clients as well as building companies and planning offices in all matters associated with private building law, architecture and engineering law as well as contract awarding law. She assists clients with advice from the start of a project by, for example, taking on the drafting of contracts, any project-based legal consultation as well as representation in civil-law disputes. Apart from the creation of contract awarding procedures, consultation services accompanying the contract-awarding process and representation in contract awarding review proceedings, Manuela Luft also provides organisational assistance and takes on the publication of tenders for public-sector clients. She also has experience when it comes to the implementation of innovative contract models of integrated project development.

Practice areas
  • Private building law, architecture, and engineering law
  • Consultation to prepare and assist with building projects
  • Assistance with court proceedings involving private building law, architecture and engineering law
  • Contract awarding law including representation in contract awarding review procedures
  • Integrated project development
Vita
  • 2010 - 2012 Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt a.M., Fulda office
  • 2012 Admitted to the German Bar
  • 2012 - 2014 Lawyer at HFK Rechtsanwälte LLP
  • 2014 - 2020 Lawyer at Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein Rechtsanwälte und Steuerberater PartGmbB (formerly Arnecke Sibeth, formerly Sibeth)
  • 2017  Certified Specialist for building and architecture law
  • 2021 Joining RITTERSHAUS as partner
Publications
  • Bauhandwerkersicherheit wird nicht gestellt: Kein Verzug trotz Terminüberschreitung! Anm. zu OLG Dresden, Urteil vom 19.06.2018, 6 U 1233/17 – IBR 2021, 66
  • Vertragsstrafe muss „gedeckelt“ werden! Anm. zu OLG München, Beschluss vom 13.07.2018 – 28 U 429/18 Bau – IBR 2020, 170
  • Bieterfragen sind zu veröffentlichen! Anm. zu VK Thüringen, Beschluss vom 25.04.2019, 250-400211352/2019-N-006-EF – VPR 2019, 172
  • Kann eine Ordensgemeinschaft öffentlicher Auftraggeber sein? Anm. zu VK Nordbayern, Beschluss vom 30.01.2019, RMF-SG21-3194-3-40 – VPR 2019, 127
  • Praxisanmerkung zu OLG Frankfurt a.M., Urteil vom 31.08.2018, 13 U 191/16 (Präklusion zu Einwendungen gegen Gutachten aus selbständigen Beweisverfahren) – NZBau 3/2019, S. 175 f.
  • Schüler sind an Vergabeverfahren für Schulkantinenbewirtschaftung nicht zu beteiligen! Anm. zu VGH Hessen, Beschluss vom 15.06.2018, 7 B 846/18 – VPR 2018, 1061
  • Unzuständiges Gericht angerufen: Nachprüfungsantrag noch zulässig? Anm. zu VK Bund, Beschluss vom 02.03.2018, VK 1-165/17 – VPR 2018, 168
  • Auftraggeber darf sich im Vorabinformationsschreiben kurz fassen! Anm. zu VK Nordbayern, Beschluss vom 23.01.2018, RMF-SG21-3194-2-19 – VPR 2018, 119
  • Höhe der Sicherheitsleistung wird durch VgV nicht begrenzt! Anm. zu VK Bund, Beschluss vom 04.10.2017, VK 1-99/17 – VPR 2018, 74
  • Wann ist eine Teillosvergabe unwirtschaftlich? Anm. zu OLG Koblenz, Beschluss vom 28.06.2017, Verg 1/17 – VPR 2017, 168
  • Praxisanmerkung zu OLG Frankfurt a. M., Urteil vom 24.08.2016, 29 U 147/16 (Wirksamkeit einprozentiger Vertragsstrafe pro Kalenderwoche) – NZBau 4/2017, S. 220 ff.
  • Die Vertragsstrafe im VOB/B-Bauvertrag – NJW 34/2016, S. 2470 ff.
  • Wann darf ein öffentlicher Auftraggeber einen Verfahrensbevollmächtigten hinzuziehen? Anm. zu VK Hessen, Beschluss vom 30.04.2015, 69d-VK-16/2015 – VPR 2016, 1010
  • Verspätet bleibt verspätet! Anm. zu OLG Frankfurt am Main, Beschluss vom 11.10.2016, 11Verg 13/16 – VPR 2016, 271
  • Kalkulationsvorgabe nicht eingehalten: Angebot unvollständig! Anm. zu OLG Frankfurt am Main, Beschluss vom 11.10.2016, 11Verg 13/16 – VPR 2016, 260
  • Anforderungen an Referenzen unklar: Aufhebung der Ausschreibung! Anm. zu VK Bund, Beschluss vom 22.01.2016, VK 2-131/15 – VPR 2016, 118
  • Die Vergabe von Bodenabfertigungsdiensten auf Flughäfen - SektVO oder BADV?, VergabeR 6/2015, S. 758 ff. (zusammen mit Rechtsanwältin Prof. Dr. Antje Boldt)
  • Bieter vorbefasst: Auftraggeber muss technischen Vorsprung nicht ausgleichen! Anm. zu VK Südbayern, Beschluss vom 21.10.2013, Z3-3-3194-1-29-08/13 – VPR 2014, 1047

My motto

“Paths are made by walking.” Franz Kafka

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