Dr Andreas Berger

Specialist lawyer for construction law and architects’ law


  • Legal management for large-scale projects JurProM®
  • Construction contracts
  • Law of architects and engineers
  • Project development and project management law

Dr Berger advises principals and contractors on all questions of contract drafting, contract management and litigious disputes before law courts and courts of arbitration. His main areas of expertise are in the real estate sector, in public infrastructure projects and the settlement of major claims in complex projects.


What others say

One of the most frequently recommended lawyers for construction law – Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers® "Germany's Best Law Firms and Lawyers 2018"


Recent work

  • Advised the city of Cologne with respect to the collapse of the historical archive
  • Litigation in a case with major damages
  • Advised the Landesbetrieb Straßenbau NRW on various infrastructure projects, e. g. the new Rhine bridge in Leverkusen
  • Advised FRANKONIA Eurobau AG on various real estate project developments
  • Project revision of a real estate project developer  (value ca. 1 bn. EUR)


Further qualifications and memberships

  • Lecturer of the LLM course at Philipps University Marburg
  • Lecturer at numerous congresses and seminar events (Euroforum, Management Circle, BWI, IBR, Deutscher Sachverständigentag des BvS etc.)
  • Permanent contributor to the journal IBR
  • Member of the Working Group on Construction Law at the German Lawyers’ Association (ARGE Baurecht beim Deutschen Anwaltverein)
  • Member of the Institute for Construction Law Freiburg im Breisgau (Institut für Baurecht Freiburg im Breisgau e.V. (IfBF))
  • Member of the German Baugerichtstag e.V.
  • Member of the German Society for Geotechnology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geotechnik e.V. (DGGT))

Publications (in German) 


Events (in German)

Curriculum vitae

  • Studied law at the universities of Münster and Cologne, 1995 to 2000
  • Research activity at the University of Cologne at the Institut für Staatsrecht (Prof. Dr Wolfram Höfling, M.A.), 1998 to 2002
  • PhD on Chamber Law, 2000 to 2004
  • Legal clerkship with the Higher Regional Court of Cologne, 2001 to 2004
  • Position at a US law firm in Ft. Myers, FL, 2003
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) at Kapellmann since 2004