Burkard Lotz

1955 in Somborn


Lotz & Partner
Stresemannallee 61,
60596 Frankfurt am Main
telephone: 0049 - (0)69 - 6959720
telefax: 0049- (0)69 - 69597210
E- Mail:

Present Position:

1974 - 1976 Albert-Ludwigs-Universiät Freiburg Br.
1976 - 1979 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
1979 1st state examination
1980- 1982 junior barristor, among others 6 months experience at the Canadian-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Montreal, Canada
1982 2nd state examination
1992 specialist lawyer in tax law
1997 Qualification for Fellowship of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, England

Areas of specialization:
national and international construction law including contracts for industrial plants

Arbitral Experience:
As arbitrator/chairman: 2 cases according to the SGOBau and 2 according ad hoc proceedings, 1 case according to the ICC, one according to the German Committee for Arbitration and 1 according to the DIS rules.
As councel: 17 cases (7 according to the ICC, 3 according to the German Committee for Arbitration), 1 according to the DIS, 3 according to ad hoc, 2 according to the SGOBau and 1 according to the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Rules.
Subject-matter of arbitral proceedings: construction disputes in connection with the construction of 3 university hospitals ( 2 in Greece, 1 in Syria), 2 power stations in Saudi Arabia, return of a castle, shopping centres, commercial buildings, an airport in Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) and a cinemacomplex in Moscow (Russland).

Membership in professional bodies:
Member of the Court of Arbitration for Private Construction Law in Germany
Member of the German Bar Association
Workinggroup Construction Law
German Society for Construction Law
German Institution for Arbitration

Participation of counsels at Partnership Meetings against the will of other Parties, GmbHR 1992,610 ff,
The term "turn.key" in Industrial Plant Contracts, BB 1996, 544 ff,
The Consortium Agreement for Erection of Industrial Plants, ZfBR 1996.233 ff,
The Scaffolding Contract and the Securities given by Law, BauR 2000,1806 ff,
The Impartiality and Independence of the Party Nominated Arbitrator,AnwBI 2002, 202 ff

Language skills:
English, German