Dr Peter Leicht

Specialist lawyer for construction and architects’ law


  • Legal management for large-scale projects JurProM®
  • Construction contracts
  • Law of architects and engineers
  • Real estate law
  • Plant engineering law

Dr Leicht advises principals and contractors on the structuring, contract drafting and implementation of construction projects. His clients include companies from the construction industry as well as medium-sized companies such as real estate companies and capital investment companies. A further key practice area is process management including arbitration proceedings.


Recent work

      • Structuring and contract drafting for the extension of a shopping centre in Schenefeld
      • Legal project management (JurProM®) for BV Großer Burstah Hamburg
      • Structuring, contract drafting and implementation of the newbuild for an insurance company (value €160m)
      • Process management for an international arbitral claim proceedings relating to an offshore windpark project (value €40m)


        Further qualifications and memberships

          • Lecturer at the University for Applied Sciences Hamburg in civil engineering, 2001 to 2004
          • Lectures and seminars on private construction law
          • Member of the working group on construction law


          Publications (in German) 


          Events (in German)


          Curriculum vitae 

          • Studied law at the University of Hamburg, 1992 to 1997
          • Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court Hamburg, 1998 to 2001
          • PhD on social insurance law, 2006
          • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) since 2001, at Kapellmann since 2004