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Harald advises on all issues relating to construction and architects’ law. A key practice area is the comprehensive legal project and anti-claim management of construction projects. Here he supports clients at all stages from contract drafting to the resolution of complex project issues. Harald specialises in real estate law project development and insolvency law. He advises project developers, construction companies and public sector entities.

Recent work

  • Complex project development: providing construction contract law advice to SIGNA e.g. for the Elbtower
  • Infrastructure: Berlin Brandenburg International Airport BER
  • Classic construction projects: new construction of the W&W Group headquarters in Kornwestheim
  • Residential real estate: supporting various new construction projects for Archigon
  • Special real estate: Monument to Freedom and Unity in Berlin
  • Claim management: enforcement of construction time and supplementary claims for medium-sized construction companies
  • Public sector: municipal procurement law, e.g. City of Oranienburg

Curriculum vitae 

  • Studied law at the Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg i.Br., 1992 to 1996, at the Université Lumière in Lyon, 1994 to 1995 (Diplome Universitaire des Etudes Juridiques) and at the University of Cologne, 1996 to 1998
  • Scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)
  • PhD on contract and civil procedural law, University of Cologne
  • Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf, 2000 to 2002
  • Lawyer at Kapellmann since 2003

Further qualifications and memberships

  • Lecturer at the Biberach University of Applied Sciences
  • Lecturer at the Academy of the Biberach University of Applied Sciences



Pott, Prozessuale Präklusion von Baumängelrechten, NZBau 2005, 584

Annotations on court decisions

Pützenbacher/Pott, Nachtfluggegner vs. Flughäfen 1:1 - Das BVerwG hat über Nachtflüge entschieden, Publicus 2012.5, Seite 10-12


Pott, Verbraucherschützende Widerrufs- und Rückgaberechte als Auslöser einer rechtsdogmatischen Untersuchung der Rechtsgeschäftslehre - Zugleich ein Beitrag zur Vollstreckungsabwehrklage, 2003

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