Prof. Dr. Marc Oliver Hilgers – Advisory Board
After holding a professorial position whilst completing his doctorate and assisting the central legal department of an international chemical and plant engineering group based in London, Prof. Dr. Marc Oliver Hilgers initially worked as a lawyer in Bochum before moving on to Düsseldorf in 1998. In September 2000, he relocated to Berlin to join the LEINEMANN PARTNER RECHTSANWÄLTE law firm where he has been a partner since 2004.
Together with his team, Prof. Dr. Hilgers provides advice to numerous flagship projects at home and abroad, including, in particular, major infrastructure measures (tunnels, highways, subways and rail projects), structural engineering projects (concert halls, museum buildings), as well as civil and hydraulic engineering measures (offshore wind farms, dams and bridges). Apart from providing ongoing consulting services during construction and plant engineering projects, his work also centers on supporting mandates in the procurement and architecture law fields. Conducting construction lawsuits, managing arbitration and conciliation proceedings and supporting clients during the procurement review process are further main topics of focus.
Prof. Dr. Hilgers is honorary professor for construction and procurement law at the University of Applied Sciences in Bochum as well as a specialist for procurement, construction and architecture law . He also authors contributions for specialized construction and procurement law journals and collaborates on and is the author of a range of book projects.
Prof. Dr. Hilgers serves as an arbitrator in accordance with the DIS German Institution of Arbitration and SGO Bau rules [arbitration rules for the construction industry, including plant construction], is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR and is also a member of the Bar Association in Berlin.