Jannes Steffens

Jannes Steffens

Lawyer | Certified construction and architectural law specialist

Employment Law | Real Estate

Executive summary


Jannes Steffens is a lawyer at BDO Legal. He is a member of the Real Estate and Employment Law practice groups.

His professional focus is advising regional construction companies and private clients from the conclusion of the contract to the warranty phase. He assists in all questions relating to supplements, defects, acceptance and invoicing. He supports in the event of disputes in the context of construction projects and conducts legal proceedings on behalf of his clients in order to enforce or defend their claims. He also deals with current developments in employment law. He represents employers and employees. He represents his clients before the labor court, prepares or defends against dismissals and advises in works constitution issues. He also conducts severance negotiations, supports in warning letters and checks or draws up employment contracts, including contractual appendices.

Jannes Steffens studied law in Bremen. 

Before joining BDO Legal, he worked for a medium-sized law firm specializing in construction and architectural law in Aurich and in the legal department of a global furniture group near Oldenburg.

In his spare time, he enjoys various sports, looks after his family and helps in his parents' dairy farm.


  • Service providers
  • Machinery and plant engineering
  • Real estate and construction
  • Private clients


  • Individual labor law 
  • Headcount reduction and collective redundancies 
  • Labor law disputes
  • Private construction law, architectural law and project development 
  • Property development contracts