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Dr. Kristina Plank

Dr. Kristina Plank

Certified Specialist for Construction Law and Architectural Law
Partner in our Munich office

Widenmayerstraße 6
80538 München

T +49 / 89 / 22 33 11
F +49 / 89 / 21 21 59 59

kplank@boetticher.com

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Practice Areas

  • Real estate law

Expertise

The core of Kristina Plank’s expertise is real estate law. She advises clients, specifically real estate funds and domestic and foreign private investors in all legal matters pertaining to real estate. Kristina Plank regularly advises on real estate transactions, project development, construction & architectural law and commercial leases, among others. With regard to real estate transactions, she handles legal due diligence matters as well as contract drafting and negotiations for real estate and hereditary building right acquisitions. Project developers, including developers of hotel complexes regularly rely on Kristina Plank’s comprehensive legal consulting and representation services in construction & architectural law, both in and out of court, as well as in independent evidence proceedings. Moreover, Kristina Plank renders her legal services to real estate funds and private investors in all legal matters pertaining to their real estate, in particular on matters of commercial leases, where she advises and represents clients in contract negotiations with commercial tenants and/or with respect to facility management or similar services. Kristina Plank has established a network of highly qualified cooperation partners to secure outside expertise, such as tax advice or representation or advice with respect to foreign jurisdictions for her clients.

Qualifications

  • Legal studies at the Free University of Berlin (Freie Universität Berlin), Germany
  • Assistant at the Institute for German and European Business, Competition and Energy Law at the FU Berlin (Prof. Dr. Dr. Franz Jürgen Säcker) 1995 to 1998
  • Admitted to the German bar in 1999
  • Certified Specialist for Construction Law & Architectural Law since 2012

Affiliations

  • Member of the German Society for Construction Law (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Baurecht e.V.)
Publications

Kristina Plank has (co-)authored numerous articles in both national and international law publications, including:

  • Annotation on Heilbronn Regional Court (LG) decision (Si 8 O 128/15) from April 13, 2017 on Securities in a building contract: overcollateralization by cumulation (“Sicherheiten in einem Bauvertrag: Übersicherung durch Kumulation”) in German law publication Juris PraxisReport Privates Baurecht, 04/2017, fn. 2;
  • Annotation on Stuttgart Higher Regional Court (OLG) decision (2 U 56/15) from November 19, 2015 on the adjustment between an architect and a contractor as joint and several debtors (“Gesamtschuldnerausgleich zwischen Architekt und Unternehmer”) in German law publication Juris PraxisReport Privates Baurecht, 9/2016, fn. 5;
  • Annotation on Oldenburg Higher Regional Court (OLG) decision (8 U 140/09) from December 11, 2014 on claims of the customer in case of legitimate refusal of cure by the contractor due to disproportionality (“Ansprüche des Bestellers im Falle einer vom Unternehmer berechtigten Verweigerung der Nacherfüllung wegen Unverhältnismäßigkeit”) in German law publication Juris PraxisReport Privates Baurecht, 1/2016, fn. 6;
Publications Cont´d

  • Annotation on Celle Higher Regional Court (OLG) decision (16 U 57/13) from March 20, 2014 on the requirements of a decision on the merits (sec. 304 Code of Civil Procedure) and the suspension of limitation by a demand of payment in summary proceedings (“Voraussetzungen für einheitliches Grundurteil und Hemmungswirkung eines Mahnbescheids”) in German law publication Juris PraxisReport Privates Baurecht, 10/2014, fn. 5;
  • Annotation on Hamm Higher Regional Court (OLG) decision (I-21 U 64/13) from Sep. 26, 2013 on the admissibility of an action for acknowledgement (“Zulässigkeit einer Feststellungsklage bei noch im Bau befindlichen Großvorhaben”) in German law publication Juris PraxisReport Privates Baurecht, 03/2014, fn. 1;
  • Annotation on Koblenz Higher Regional Court (OLG) decision (10 U 336/11) from Oct. 26, 2012 on contract construction in view of services owed (“Auslegung des Vertrages im Hinblick auf geschuldeten Leistungsumfang”) in German law publication Juris PraxisReport Privates Baurecht, 06/2013, fn. 5;
  • Annotation on Celle Higher Regional Court (OLG) decision (7 U 234/11) from Apr. 25, 2012 on entitlement to collateral security acc. to German Civil Code (BGB) Section 648a after termination of a construction contract (“Anspruch auf Sicherheitsleistung gemäß § 648a BGB nach Kündigung des Bauvertrages”) in German law publication Juris PraxisReport Privates Baurecht, 10/2012, fn. 3;
  • Annotation on Stuttgart Regional Court (LG) partial decision (8 O 284/10) from Dec. 12, 2010 on entitlement to collateral security acc. to German Civil Code (BGB) Section 648a after termination of a construction contract (“Anspruch auf Sicherheitsleistung gemäß § 648a BGB nach Kündigung des Bauvertrages”) in German law publication Juris PraxisReport Privates Baurecht, 02/2011, fn. 3;
  • Annotation on Nuremberg Higher Regional Court (OLG) decision (13 U 201/10) from March 24, 2010 on contractual penalties in construction contracts (“Unwirksame Kumulierung von Vertragsstrafen in Bauverträgen”) in German law publication Juris PraxisReport Privates Baurecht, 11/2010, fn. 5;
  • Annotation on Celle Higher Regional Court (OLG) decision (6 U 108/09) from March 18, 2010 on performance risks in case of building deterioration prior to acceptance (“Leistungsgefahr bei Verschlechterung des Bauwerks durch Besteller vor Abnahme”) in German law publication Juris PraxisReport Privates Baurecht, 07/2010, fn. 3;
  • Annotation on Berlin Court of Appeals (KG) decision (7 U 97/08) from July 3, 2009 on stress analysts’ liability for subsequently discovered obstacles in the ground (“Statikerhaftung bei nachträglich festgestellten Bodenhindernissen”) in German law publication Juris PraxisReport Privates Baurecht, 03/2010, fn. 5;
  • Thesis on national and international groups in German corporate law and conflict-of-law provisions “Nationale und internationale Gleichordnungskonzerne im deutschen Konzern- und Kollisionsrecht”), Frankfurt am Main, 1998.
Languages

German, English, French, Spanish