Dr Susanne Kapellmann

Specialist lawyer for construction and architects’ law


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

Dr Kapellmann advises principals and contractors on all questions of contract drafting, management of contractual relationships and the in-court and out-of-court implementation and defence of claims.  

Recent work

  • Stuttgart 21, Lot 2 – Tunnel Feuerbach: Project supporting advice to the working group leading the construction  
  • Process management of U-Bahn construction in Munich for the contractor
  • ABS-Röhrmoos-Obermenzing: legal advice to contractor, value: c. €180 m
  • Partial lot newbuild BAB 17 Dresden-Prag (including Tunnels Dölzschen and Coschütz): JurProM® for the contractor, value c. €180 m
  • Partial lot NBS Erfurt- Arnstadt (including Sandbergtunnel): JurProM® for the contractor, value c. €30 m


Further qualifications and memberships

  • Seminars on private construction law
  • Member of the CBTR (Centre for German and International Building Ground and Foundation Engineering or Centrum für Deutsches und Internationales Baugrund- und Tiefbaurecht)
  • Member of the Working Group on Construction Law within the German Lawyers’ Association (ARGE Baurecht beim Deutschen Anwaltverein)


Publications (in German) 



Curriculum vitae 

  • Studied law at the University of Passau and the Università degli Studi, Bologna/Italy, 1989 to 1995
  • Research assistant on civil and civil procedural law at the University of Passau  (Chair Prof. Dr Johann Braun), 1992 to 1994
  • Legal clerkship at the Appeal Court in Berlin, 1995 to 1997
  • PhD on Italian law (The Pubblico Registro Automobilistico (P.R.A.) in Italy and the legal relationships to Italian vehicles  in Italien) in Passau, Berlin and Rome, 1997 to 1998
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) since 1997, with Kapellmann since 1998