Contact data

Phone: +49 2161 811-617

Fax: +49 2161 811-777

anja.birkenkaemper[@]kapellmann.de

Mönchengladbach

Dr Anja Birkenkämper

Specialist lawyer for construction law and architects’ law

Expertise

  • Construction contracts
  • Real estate law
  • Commercial lease law
  • Plant engineering law
  • Corporate law/M&A
  • Intellectual property and unfair competition law
  • Data protection law

Dr Birkenkämper 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- und transactions (including Due Diligence), claim settlement in construction and plant engineering projects as well as the settlement of disputes under lease law.
 

Recent work

  • Advising different market participants from 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 and 
  • 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

 

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 Construction Law at the German Lawyers’ Association (ARGE Baurecht beim Deutschen Anwaltverein)

 

Publications (in German) 

 

 

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