Prof. Dr. Martin Lailach

Specialist lawyer for construction and architects’ law


  • Construction contracts
  • Law of architects and engineers
  • Real estate law
  • Public law

Prof. Dr Lailach advises on construction and architects’ law issues. Further key practice areas as real estate law, in particular project development business, as well as subsidy law. Among his clients are property owners, construction companies, project developers and property developers. 


What others say

One of the most frequently recommended lawyers for construction law – Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers® "Germany's Best Lawyers 2020"


Recent work

  • Ralf Schmitz GmbH & Co. KG Wohnungsbaugesellschaft on all questions concerning property development business
  • Bauwert Investment Group in issues relating to project development
  • LBB LandesBank Berlin on real estate law Due Diligence
  • Hotels in Brandenburg and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on subsidy law


Further qualifications and memberships

  • Honorary professor at the Bauhaus University Weimar
  • Lecturer at the University of Biberach
  • Frequent speaker at the BFW, Landesverband Berlin-Brandenburg


Publications (in German) 


Events (in German)


Curriculum vitae 

  • Studied law in Göttingen and Geneva, 1987 to 1993
  • Research assistant at the Institute for International Law at the University of Göttingen, 1993 bis 1996
  • PhD on international law, 1993 to 1996
  • 6-month research placement at United Nations in New York, 1994/95
  • Legal clerkship at the Appeal Court Berlin, 1996 to 1998
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) since 1998, at Kapellmann since 2001