René M. Kieselmann
Certified Expert in Public Procurement Law
What was your most complex case?
Invitations to bid in the area of population protection are exciting, because clients can specifically influence safety structures for the benefit of the people. Complex awards in IT are also challenging, because it is necessary to moderate between public procurement law, technical aspirations, and innovations.
René M. Kieselmann specializes in EU procurement law and related fields. He is a member of the IT & Digital Business practice group at SKW Schwarz and has technical expertise in various areas. In addition to IT law, he advises on State aid law and in the area of rescue services and population protection. Together with his team, he designs complex procurement projects. René Kieselmann ensures adequate communication between bidders and contracting authorities and arranges for negotiations. SKW Schwarz advises on large bidding projects in the housing and banking sectors. He is also familiar with the structures in rescue services and population protection and disaster protection. Although he does not often have to appear in court or before the awarding chambers, he has nevertheless accumulated considerable forensic experience since 2009, all the way up to the CJEU.



Public Procurement Public Law and Regulatory IT & Digital Business IT & Digital Business Life Sciences & Healthcare Banking & Finance

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Mountain rescuer

Member of
  • DVNW (Deutsches Vergabenetzwerk)
  • Examination Board Hunters' Examination Berlin Senate Department
  • Mountain Rescue Schwarzwald; Outdoorschule Süd

Awards / Recommendations

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2019/2020

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Public Procurement Law”

Client about him: “very high professional expertise combined with a holistic approach to real-world problems”

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2018/2019

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Public Procurement Law”

German Public Procurement Network: Authors’ Award 2017

3rd place at the Authors’ Award of the 4th German Public Procurement Day 2017 for the contribution to the topic “civil protection and emergency rescue services” (

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2017/2018

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Public Procurement Law”

Quote of competitor about him: “Bei Rettungsdienstvergaben der Beste, kniet sich tief in die Materie ein.“

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