Sascha Opheys is Partner at BEITEN BURKHARDT‘s Dusseldorf office and member of the Public Sector practice group. His area of expertise comprises advising national and international companies, as well as public institutions, on all issues related to procurement law and public law. He particularly advises his clients on infrastructure projects and compley tendering. An industry focus is placed on advising public and private undertakings providing public transport services (ÖPNV) and regional passenger rail services (SPNV), inter alia, on the execution of large-volume award procedures. This also comprises the representation in review procedures and advising on all legal issues arising in connection with the performance of contract.
Sascha Opheys studied law at the University of Dusseldorf and was admitted to the German Bar in 2013. He has been working with BEITEN BURKHARDT since then and became Partner in 2018. He is also a licensed specialist for procurement law.
‘Herr Opheys is technically also on a high level and strategically positioned. Topically always on track and argumentatively very convincing.‘
(Legal 500 Deutschland 2020 and Legal 500 EMEA 2020)
- forum vergabe e.V. (Kanzleimitgliedschaft)
- Deutsches Vergabenetzwerk (DVNW)
- Deutsches Verkehrsforum (Kanzleimitgliedschaft)
Publications / Lectures
Optional Positions Are Only Possible Under Narrow Conditions (Discussion of OLG Dusseldorf), Decision of 15 May 2019, File Ref. Verg 61/18)
in: SUPPLY Fachmagazin für Beschaffung & öffentlichen Einkauf, Issue 7/2019, p. 36 et seq.
In Case of Two-Phase Award Procedures Complaints Against Violations of Procurement Law Can Be Filed Until Expiry of the Closing Date for the Submission of Tenders! (VK Bund, Decision of 13 November 2017 – VK 1 – 117/17)
in: Vergabeblog.de dated 14 December 2017, No. 34696
Effective Legal Protection in Award Procedures – The Admissibility of an Application for Review Regarding De-Facto Awards
in: Neue Zeitschrift für Bau- und Vergaberecht, 12/2017, p. 714 et seq.
Higher Regional Court of Celle Questions Application of Procurement Law by Workshops for Persons with a Disability
At the same time review by Higher Regional Court of Celle, decision dated 13 October 2016 - File ref: 13 Verg 6/16
in: Rechtsdienst der Lebenshilfe, 01/2017, p. 49 et seq.
The Importance of Procurement Law for Workshops for Persons with a Disability
At the Same Time Review of Higher Regional Court Dusseldorf, Decision of 15 July 2015 - File ref: VII-Verg 11/15
in: Rechtdienst der Lebenshilfe, edition 3/2016, p. 155 et seq.
"Public Procurement Law up to Date", Online Seminar on current legal developments in public procurement law, 24 April 2020 and 15 May 2020
Online Seminar: "Procurement Law in Crisis Mode - All Essentials Right to the Point", together with Dr Lars Hettich and Stephan Rechten, 9 April 2020
"Recent Developments in Procurement", speech on the ECJ decision regarding the German fee structure for architects and engineers (HOAI) and on other recent procurement law decisions, 15 and 29 November 2019, Dusseldorf;
"Procurement Law Today", Speech on Recent Decisions by the ECJ (EMS and Regulation 1370/2007) and review instances, 10 May 2019, Dusseldorf (together with Dr Lars Hettich);
"Procurement Law Update", in-house training session on procurement law issues at an internationally operating healthcare company, 11 April 2019, Kleve (together with Dr Lars Hettich);
"Legally Compliant Award of Construction Works – All That Matters in a Nutshell", all-day seminar for Nohrcon, 29 November 2018, Berlin (together with Dr Lars Hettich);
"The New Procurement Law Below the Threshold (UVgO)", full-day in-house training, 29 August 2018, Dusseldorf;
"Introdruction in Construction Law", full-day in-house training, 24 April 2018, Dusseldorf;
"Procurement Law at Present – Update for the New Year", Lectures on the Rules of Procedure for the Awarding of Below-Threshold Contracts ( UVgO), Selection and Award Criteria and Legal Protection Under Procurement Law on 23 January 2018 and 6 February 2018 in Dusseldorf;
"Procurement Law at Present" – Lecture on 5 October 2017 in Erkrath;
"Procurement Law at Present – Update After the Summer Break", Lectures on 8 and 15 September 2017, Dusseldorf;
"Questions of Practical Relevance on the New Procurement Law Below the Threshold"; speech at the event "Unterschwellenvergaberecht 2017", 26 January 2017, Dusseldorf.
BEITEN BURKHARDT Advises Quadpack Industries on Acquisition of Louvrette GmbH