Dr Sven K. Hannes

Specialist lawyer for construction and architects’ law


  • Construction contracts
  • Law of architects and engineers
  • Insurance law

Dr Hannes advises principals and contractors on all questions of contract drafting and contract management, supplement management and litigious disputes before the courts. A further key practice area is the advice on insurance law, in particular the development/optimisation of (construction) insurance concepts and the handling of insurance claims.

Publications (in German) 


Curriculum vitae 

  • Studied law at the Ruhr University, 1994 to 1999
  • Legal clerkship at the Regional Court of Bochum, 1999 to 2001
  • Research assistant in a Düsseldorf law firm, focusing on civil law and the law of civil procedure, 1999 bis 2002
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) in a medium-sized law firm in Düsseldorf, focusing on private construction law and insurance law, 2002 to 2010
  • PhD on the law of civil procedure, 2008 to 2012
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) at Kapellmann since 2010