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Anja advises principles and contractors, investors and lessees on all questions of contract drafting relating to construction, commercial lease and Real estate law, contract management and litigious disputes before law courts and courts of arbitration. 

She specialises in providing advice on Real Estate projects and transactions (including Due Diligence), claim settlement in construction and plant engineering projects as well as the settlement of disputes under lease law. In addition, she provides advice on facility management law.

Recent work

  • Real estate law advice to the City of Cologne on the project "Climate Neutral Cologne 2035", regarding building stock and operation of the municipality
  • Advising different market participants from the Real Estate and Construction sector, e.g. in context to Kö-Bogen II, Düsseldorf or JHQ, Mönchengladbach
  • Advising a renowned plant engineering constructor specialising in logistics and conveyance in the drafting of contracts and project development, e.g. in the context of airport developments and the establishment of distribution centres
  • Advice on Real estate law and Construction law to a large German courier company
  • Advising an international power plant constructor during the execution of various major projects, inter alia in connection with contractual negotiations, management of major claims 
  • Contract drafting and management for various middle-sized German construction companies and project developers, e.g. in the construction of clinics and retirement homes and larger residential construction projects

Curriculum vitae

  • Studied law at the University of Osnabrück, 1992 to 1997
  • Additional qualification as a commercial law specialist (Wirtschaftsjuristin)
  • Research employee at the Institute for commercial and corporate Law, University of Osnabrück (Prof. Dr Dr h.c. Theodor Baums), 1998 to 1999
  • PhD in commercial law, Universities of Osnabrück and Frankfurt a.M., 1998 to 2003
  • Legal assistant at an internationally active partnership, Düsseldorf, 1998 to 2001
  • Legal clerkship with the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, 1999 to 2001
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwältin) at Kapellmann since 2002

Further qualifications and memberships

  • Author at the Immobilienzeitung for Judgment Reviews in construction law und architects’ law
  • Co-Author of Nomos-Formularbibliothek "Construction Law", 2016
  • Member of the Working Group on Building and Real Estate Law as well as Tenancy Law and Real Estate at the German Bar Association


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