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Andreas is active in the field of Real estate law. He advises investors, real estate companies, project developers and banks on all questions of commercial lease and property law. In his transaction support work he also advises on residential tenancy law. A further key practice area is in the field of construction law.

What others say

One of the most frequently recommended lawyers for construction law
Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers® 'Germany's Best Lawyers 2023'

Recommended lawyer for construction law
Legal 500 Germany 2023

Recent work

  • Advice to several state-owned housing associations with regard to acquisitions of residential buildings and commercial property
  • Advising on the acquisition of Luxembourgish property companies which hold property in Germany
  • Continuously advising private housing associations on tenancy law and management contracts
  • Continuously advising a European hotel group on construction and Real estate law
  • Advising a clinical centre during the process of reconstructing and renovating a ward block and several other buildings
  • Advising a housing association on a complex energy restructuring
  • Giving initial legal advice to several start-ups during their founding stages  

Curriculum vitae 

  • Studied law at the University of Cologne and at University College London, 2003 to 2009
  • Research assistant at the Institute for International Law and International Public Law at the University of Cologne, 2008 to 2011
  • PhD on international law and foreign economic law, 2009 to 2012
  • Legal clerkship at the Court of Appeal in Berlin, 2011 to 2013
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) at Kapellmann since 2013

Further qualifications and memberships

  • Lectureship at the BBW university in the field Real estate law  


Books and book contributions

Papp, Das Immobilienwirtschaftsrecht - am Anfang eines sicheren Wandels, in: Immobilien & Finanzierung, 14/2016, Seite 16-17

Papp, Der Vertrag, der selbst mitdenkt und handelt, in: Immobilien Zeitung 18.08.2016, Ausgabe 33/2016, Seite 13

Papp, Extraterritoriale Schutzpflichten – Wunschvorstellung oder Rechtswirklichkeit?, in: Nembach (Hrsg.), Informationes Theologiea Europae, 18. Jahrgang, 2015, S. 177-192

Papp, Grundbuchbereinigung Ausgleichszahlungen: Verjährung Ende 2014, in: Grundeigentum 2014, S. 1390-1391 sowie Hauseigentum 2014, S. 284-285

Papp, Konkludent geschlossene Fernwärmeverträge können kurzfristig gekündigt werden, in: Grundeigentum 2014, S. 569-571

Papp, Regenerative Energien contra Fernwärme, in: Kommunalpoltische Blätter, 7/8 2014, S. 32-33

Papp, Rechtsprobleme Kommunaler Satzungen, in: Juristische Schulung 2010, S. 395-400 (gemeinsam mit Andreas Funke)

Papp, Internationalisierung des Kommunalrechts, in: Juristische Schulung 2009, S. 246-251 (gemeinsam mit Andreas Funke)

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