Dr. Mathias Mantler  LUTZ | ABEL

Partner | Lawyer | Certified Specialist Lawyer for Procurement Law | Certified Specialist Lawyer for Construction and Architectural Law

Dr. Mathias Mantler

Dr. Mathias Mantler  LUTZ | ABEL

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Dr. Mathias Mantler has been supporting stakeholders in the public sector since 2000 and is head of the Procurement Law Practice Group at LUTZ | ABEL. He advises public authorities and economic operators on all issues related to public procurement law and government contracts. In particular, he provides project-related support to contracting authorities in the drafting and implementation of public procurement procedures and project contracts. He supports companies from Germany and abroad in successfully bidding for government contracts. In addition, he represents clients and bidders in procurement review proceedings. Dr. Mathias Mantler has more than 20 years of project experience and extensive industry expertise, particularly in the areas of healthcare, infrastructure, research, IT and public security.

  • Procurement law for supplies and services
  • Health Care
  • Science & Research
  • IT and digitalization
  • Infrastructure and Construction
  • State aid law
  • Subsidy law
  • Construction, architectural and engineering law
  • Project-related legal advice
  • JUVE Handbook continuously since 2017 | 2018: Often recommended lawyer
  • Handelsblatt & Best Lawyers: One of the best lawyers for Public Law (2022-2023) and European law (2019 – 2022) in Germany
  • Legal 500 Germany 2020 – 2024: Leading individual in public procurement law
  • Legal 500 Germany (& EMEA) 2017 – 2024: Recommended lawyer
  • WirtschaftsWoche 2019: TOP lawyer procurement law
  • Permanent contributor to the journal "Vergaberecht" (Public Procurement Law)
  • Contributor to the journal Vergabepraxis & -recht
  • Certified specialist lawyer for procurement law
  • Certified specialist lawyer for construction and architectural law
  • Lawyer at LUTZ | ABEL since 2000
  • Admission to the bar, 2000
  • Law studies in Munich, doctorate (Dr. jur.) in Cologne
  • Advising a public maximum-care hospital on various new building projects with a high three-digit million euro investment sum
  • Advising a German university of excellence on the design of a research cooperation with a DAX company with an investment volume of EUR 100 million
  • Advising a state police authority on the state-wide procurement of body cam
  • Advising a consortium on the billion euro project to build a second suburban railway line through the centre of Munich
  • Advising a Horizon 2020-funded institution in the field of health care on the procurement of various services for start-up promotion (crowdfunding, start-up amplifier etc.)

"Mathias Mantler: Together with his team, he has developed into the most important advisor for our daily procurement practice for almost a decade now. The client's objectives and the creative search for legally compliant solutions always take centre stage. The quick textbook solution is just as much a part of the solution space as innovative approaches that push the boundaries. Cost-effectiveness and transparency towards the client are emphasised. Mr Mantler is the most important link to the law firm Lutz Abel for us in all legal matters and, in case of doubt, works day and night to find the best contact person for our urgent concerns."

Legal 500 Germany 2024

“Mathias Mantler: I appreciate the pragmatic approach. The professional expertise is outstanding, you feel very well taken care of here. Due to the work for both public clients and their contractors, there is a very comprehensive view of the legal areas in question, so that the prospects of success, e.g. of lawsuits, are also realistically assessed right from the start.“

Legal 500 Germany 2023

“One of the best lawyers for Puplic law in Germany.“

Handelsblatt & Best Lawyers 2023

“Professionally excellent and client-oriented.“

Client, JUVE Handbook 2021 | 2022

“Leading name in public law.“

Legal 500 Germany 2020

“Mathias Mantler advises us legally at an excellent level, personally committed and always striving to achieve our goals in the best possible way. He represents us strongly in negotiations. The cooperation is very trusting.“

Legal 500 Germany 2020

“The procurement practice led by Dr Mathias Mantler, which competitors praise as 'professionally excellent and very well networked', enjoys an excellent reputation beyond the borders of its Munich headquarters ...“

JUVE Handbook 2017 | 2018

“Professionally excellent and solution-oriented [...] first-class networking.“

Legal 500 Germany 2017

“Very reliable and professionally excellent.“

Competitor, JUVE Handbook 2023 | 2024