Dr Thomas Jelitte


  • Construction contracts
  • Law of architects and engineers
  • Finance and banking law
  • Real estate law

Dr Jelitte advises both principals and contractors, both out-of-court and in the context of legal proceedings on all questions on architects’ and private construction law. The key area of his practice is in the provision of support to major projects and complex procedures. In addition he also represents his clients in banking matters. 


What others say

Frequently recommended for private construction law; "very good construction lawyer, pleasant and pragmatic negotiation partner", competitor – JUVE Handbook 2018/19


Recent work

  • Cologne-Moschee (advising contractor)
  • Project support of New build/Renovation of the main office of the municipal savings bank of Oberhausen
  • Court representation of numerous municipalities regarding swap transactions
  • Legal support of warranty processing for the Esprit-Arena
  • Project support for Entrepreneur City (Unternehmerstadt)



Further qualifications and memberships

  • Lecturer at the Hochschule Ruhr West - University of Applied Sciences
  • Board member of Heine Haus Düsseldorf
  • Club des Affaires NRW
  • Assistant author of the book "Key Resolutions of the United Nations General Assembly" by Prof. Dr Rauschning, K. Wiesbrock and Martin Lailach while acting as research assistant at the Chair of International Law at the University of Göttingen, 1995


Publications (in German) 


Events (in German)

Curriculum vitae 

  • Studied law at the Universities of Göttingen and Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), 1992 to 1998
  • Seconded to Almeria/Spain as part of an Energy Law exchange programme, 1999
  • Legal clerkship with the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, 2000 to 2002
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) at Kapellmann since 2002