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Kristina Baurschmidt

Partner
+49.(0)30.220.029.125
Fax +49.(0)30.220.029.499
Kristina Baurschmidt is a partner in the firm’s Berlin office and a member of the real estate practice group. She advises on real estate law, with a focus on transactions, construction and architect law, and commercial lease law. Her clients include major companies – several listed on the stock exchange – medium-sized businesses and real estate funds as well as national and international family offices/private clients. She advises on drafting and negotiating contracts in the context of transactions (purchase and sale of real estate) and the management of their real estate assets. Kristina Baurschmidt not only represents her clients out of court, but also before German civil courts.

Kristina Baurschmidt has been a Specialist Lawyer for Construction and Architecture Law (Fachanwältin für Bau- und Architektenrecht) since 2007. In JUVE Handbuch, a leading German legal publication, clients have praised her capabilities as “business-oriented and pragmatic” in both 2013/14 and 2016/17.

Professional Background

Kristina Baurschmidt joined K&L Gates in May 2010. Prior to joining the firm’s Berlin office, she worked for another leading international law firm in Frankfurt/ Main, where she was a partner since May 2007.

Speaking Engagements

Kristina Baurschmidt regularly participates in real estate conferences and seminars as speaker.
Construction and Architectural Law
  • Advice on construction law to a producer of prefabricated elements for hotels.
  • Continued advice to and representation of, GMG Immobilien GmbH & Co KG as well as GMG Gewerbeimmobilien GmbH & Co KG on in and out of court matters pertaining to architectural law.
  • Draft and negotiations of an architectual contract for roof expansion work on a large apartment complex.
  • Drafting and negotiations of an architectural contract for the construction of a museum in Aalen, Baden-Wuerttemberg.
  • Advice to and representation of a project controller regarding a dispute concerning deficiencies of a logistics warehouse.
  • Continued advice to and representation of Rockspring PIM LLP regarding various matters related to construction law.
  • Advice on construction law to the Inspiration Group concerning various construction contracts.
  • Advice to and representation of a group of private investors on the construction of an apartment complex in Berlin.
  • Representation of a restoration construction company concerning contractual fees.
  • Negotiations of a general contractor contract for a construction company from the logistics sector.
  • Advice to a group of investors from Lebanon regarding the project development of an apartment house in Berlin.
  • Drafting and negotiations of a project management contract for the construction of a hotel in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Baden-Wuerttemberg.
  • Drafting of sample construction contracts compliant to BGB (German Civil Code) and VOB/B (The Construction and Contract Procedures Part B) for URS Deutschland GmbH.
  • Advice to and representation of Deutsche Real Estate AG on in and out of court matters pertaining to construction and architectural law.
  • Advice to and representation of the Summit Group from Haifa, Israel on in and out of court matters pertaining to construction and architectural law. 
  •  Advice and drafting of a construction contract for a joint venture in China regarding the construction of a manufacturing facility.

Commercial Premises Tenancy Law
  • Regular advice and negotiations on rental contracts for various clients from Germany, Israel, USA, etc.
  • Advice to and representation of Deutsche Real Estate AG on in- and out-of-court matters pertaining to tenancy law.
  • Advice to and representation of the Summit Group from Haifa, Israel, on in- and out-of-court matters pertaining to tenancy law.

Real Estate Transactions
  • Transactional and legal asset management advice to the family office of a southern German entrepreneurial family consisting of GMB Immobilien GmbH and Co. KG and GMG Gewerbeimmobilien GmbH & Co KG concerning apartment and office properties.
  • Transactional advice to aurelis Real Estate GmbH & Co. KG regarding logistics facilities.
  • Transactional and legal asset management advice to Ashtrom Properties Germany GmbH regarding office real estate investments.
  • Transactional and legal asset management advice to family offices of various private investors from Israel with regard to apartment buildings.
  • Transactional and legal asset management advice to the real estate fund Threestones Capital Management SA regarding apartment buildings and nursing home facilities.
  • Transactional and legal asset management advice to Summit Real Estate Holdings Ltd. with regard to office, retail and commercial real estate investments.
  • Transactional and legal asset management advice to Deutsche Real Estate AG with regard to office, retail and commercial real estate investments.
  • Various clients, including the People’s Republic of China, on the purchase of real estate.