Andreas Scherdel

Andreas Scherdel advises on project contracts, corporate law, commercial contracts and claims and risk management as well as accounting and tax aspects with particular focus on the construction, infrastructure and energy industries.

Andreas Scherdel was born in Hof/Saale, Germany in 1960.

He was admitted to practice law in Germany in 1991 (Assessor) and was admitted to the Berlin bar in 2009 (Rechtsanwalt).

Prior to joining Alexander & Partner in April 2013, Andreas Scherdel managed his own Project and Legal Consultancy company. From 1991 until 2009 Andreas was engaged by the Siemens group of companies, acting in various managerial positions and locations.

Within the team of Alexander & Partner, Mr. Scherdel deals mainly with the project business of international companies. He also focuses on contract and claim management, in the analysis and implementation of company processes concerning project and risk management as well as project and interim management. Moreover, he gained long-term experience in the field of expatriation of employees. 

Through his own company, Mr. Scherdel supported large-  and medium-sized companies in Germany, mainly in connection with international projects, e.g. in Qatar, UAE, Greece, the Philippines and Egypt.

The range of consultancy services covered legal (contract management, preparation of contracts), commercial (risk management, process management), management (project management), accounting and tax aspects. The industry sectors Mr. Scherdel was involved in were mainly in the infrastructure business, for example transportation, building technology and energy.

During his 18 years at Siemens, Mr. Scherdel gained vast practical experience in various management positions with the responsibility mainly in the areas of energy and transportation. He was commercially responsible for large EPC contracts, PP Partnerships as well as service and maintenance projects all over the world. He is therefore well-versed in all aspects of these businesses. Andreas also understands the practical needs, the risk profiles and the technical basics of the aforementioned business fields, since he was responsible for profit centers in these areas with a business volume of approximately €200 million p.a. for several years.

Andreas speaks German and English. He undertook his apprenticeship in a bank in Ansbach and is a qualified banker (Bankkaufmann). He studied law at the Friedrich-Alexander University in Erlangen. He is a member of the professional group “Commercial Project Management” within the Association of Project Management (GPM).

After residing in several locations in Bavaria, Andreas lived with his family for 3 years in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia prior to returning to Germany in 2000 to reside in Berlin.

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