Stefan J. Schlapka, LL.M.

Lawyer, Partner*

+49 89 288174-75

Location Munich


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Practice Areas

  • Real estate law, in particular transactions, (including forward deals and forward funding), commercial tenancy and lease law (inter alia project development lease agreements), asset management, real estate agent law, land law (including hereditary building rights) as well as apartment ownership under Germany’s residential property law
  • Hotel management agreements (hotel rental and lease agreements, franchise, management and hybrid agreements, etc.), drafting of contracts for restaurants and all types of property in the hospitality and leisure sector
  • Litigation in all the above areas
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Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at GSK Stockmann since 2012
  • Many years of experience as in-house counsel and more recently as head of the legal department at the German headquarters of Europe’s largest hotel group
  • LL.M. in Real Estate Law from the University of Münster
  • Admitted to practise law in Germany (2005)
  • Research assistant at an international commercial law firm in Dresden und Munich
  • Trainee lawyer with the Higher Regional Court Dresden
  • Law studies at the LMU Munich
  • Graduate of the Strait Area Education and Recreation Center in Port Hawkesbury, Canada
  • English, German
  • Member of the committee of legal affairs of IHA German Hotel Association
  • Schlapka, Stefan J. et al.: Meyer – Handbuch Immobilienwirtschaftsrecht, in: C.H. Beck Verlag, 1. Auflage, 2022.
  • Schlapka, Stefan / Eichberger, Tassilo: Die Werbeanlage – Zankapfel für die Wohnungseigentümergemeinschaft, ZMR Zeitschrift für Miet- und Raumrecht, 2005, Seite 927 ff.
  • Deal News
    24 March 2023

    GSK Stockmann advises IMAXXAM on purchase of office portfolio

    GSK Stockmann advised IMAXXAM Asset Management GmbH on the acquisition of a portfolio of eight office buildings valued at approximately EUR 180 million.

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  • Deal News
    16 May 2022

    GSK Stockmann advises Neuplan on the lease of "The Run" to Bogner

    GSK Stockmann provided comprehensive advice to a property company of the real estate developer Neuplan GmbH on the lease of the full new office building “The Run” in Munich to Will...

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  • Deal News
    02 May 2022

    GSK Stockmann advises MHP on lease and franchise agreement for ultra luxury hotel “JW Marriott” in Munich

    GSK Stockmann advised the listed MHP Hotel AG on the planned operation of a hotel in the ultra luxury hotel segment at Karlsplatz in Munich. Our advice focused in particular on the...

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Past Events

* Partner: a partner within the meaning of the German Partnership Companies Act.
Local Partner: not a partner within the meaning of the German Partnership Companies Act.

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