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Dr Menninger provides legal advice to principals and contractors on all aspects of construction law and the law of architects and engineers, in particular on the drafting and the development of contracts as well as the enforcement resp. the defence of litigious rights and claims. A further key practice area is the advice on real estate law, focussing on the due diligence of commercial property and also on the development of purchase agreements and commercial lease contracts.

Curriculum vitae

  • Studied law at the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, 1999 to 2004
  • University Assistant at the Institut für Neuere Privatrechtsgeschichte, Deutsche und Rheinische Rechtsgeschichte of the University of Cologne, 2005 to 2009
  • Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Cologne, 2009 to 2011
  • Research Assistant at the Großer Examens- und Klausurenkurs of the University of Cologne, 2009 to 2012
  • Lawyer at a medium-sized law firm in Cologne, focussing on real estate law and construction contracts, 2012 to 2015
  • PhD on the history of expropriation law, 2014
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) at Kapellmann since 2015


Books and book contributions
Annotations on court decisions

Menninger, Anmerkung zum Urteil des OLG Hamm (Urt. v. 22.11.2001, Az. 28 U 16/01) bzgl. der Altschuldenhaftung eines neu eingetretenen GbR-Gesellschafters mit seinem Privatvermögen (in Zusammenarbeit mit Dr. Hans-Jürgen Heil) erschienen in: RNotZ 2002, 182 ff.

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