Dr Malte Schulz

Specialist lawyer for construction law and architects’ law


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

Dr Schulz advises principals and contractors on all questions concerning the drafting and management of construction contracts including contract and supplement management as well as concomitant verification and remedy of construction defects.  A key practice area is in-court and out-of-court dispute settlement.


Recent work

  • City of Cologne, collapse of the historic archive in 2009
  • Bau- und Liegenschaftsbetrieb NRW: several building projekts
  • Landesbetrieb Straßenbau NRW: new building Rheinbrücke Leverkusen

Further qualifications and memberships

  • Member of the Deutscher Baugerichtstag e.V.
  • Member of the Working Group on Construction Law at the German Lawyers’ Association
  • Member of the Institute for Construction in Freiburg i.B. (lfBF)
  • Speaker at Technische Akademie Wuppertal
  • Speaker at several seminars and inhouse trainings on private construction law


Publications (in German) 


Events (in German)

Curriculum vitae 

  • Studied law at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, 2003 to 2007
  • Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Hamm, 2008 to 2010
  • PhD on tenancy law, 2010 to 2012
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) since 2010, at Kapellmann since 2012
  • Specialist lawyer for construction and architects’ law since 2014