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Nicolas advises on issues related to private construction law with a special focus on offshore wind farm projects. His advice covers all phases of the realisation of such projects, from contract negotiation, manufacturing and installation right through to the operating phase. If disputes cannot be amicably resolved, Nicolas represents the firm’s clients in adjudication, arbitration and ordinary court proceedings. 

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Recommended lawyer for construction law
Legal 500 Germany 2023

Recent work  

  • English-language arbitration proceedings (DIS) concerning the jacket foundation of an offshore wind farm in the North Sea
  • Representing the client in seven English-language DAB proceedings (DISGO) as well as in one arbitration (DIS) concerning the installation of an offshore wind farm in the North Sea
  • Contract negotiations for a contractor regarding a contract for the construction of an offshore wind farm (all parts of the farm except the WEA)
  • Providing ongoing advice to an offshore wind farm during the construction of all parts of the farm
  • Supplementary negotiations regarding a WTG supply contract for an offshore wind farm
  • Advising the owner of a wind farm in the North Sea regarding defects that occurred during the warranty period
  • Advising on the construction and commissioning of various biogas plants
  • Various proceedings concerning remuneration and defects before the national courts

Curriculum vitae

  • Studied law at the University of Hamburg, 2003 to 2009
  • Legal clerkship in Hamburg and Kiel, 2009 to 2011
  • Lawyer at a commercial law firm in Hamburg since 2011, lawyer at Kapellmann since 2012
  • PhD on construction law, 2012 – 2016
  • Secondment to the plant engineering department of a large German energy supplier, 2013
  • Ongoing provision of pro bono advice for the Hamburg Lawyers’ Association

Further qualifications and memberships

  • Member of the Working Group on Construction Law within the German Lawyers’ Association (ARGE Baurecht beim Deutschen Anwaltverein)
  • Member of the Working Group on International Construction Law
  • Member of the Hamburg Lawyers’ Association
  • Frequent contributor to in-house seminars on (anti-) claim management and workshops on legal issues relating to the construction of offshore wind farms

 

Publications

Miscellaneous

Brunstamp, Kommentierung der §§ 7, 47 im Beck´scher Online-Kommentar EEG (Hrsg. Greb/Boewe)

Events

22.11.2023
Baurecht beim Frühstück im November 2023

 

Lernen Sie die wichtigsten Details und Fallstricke der aktuellen Rechtsprechung und Entwicklungen im Baurecht kennen, während Sie sich für den Start in den Tag an unserem Frühstücksbuffet stärken. Wir freuen uns darauf, Sie bei uns begrüßen zu dürfen.

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Competencies: Law of architects and engineers, Construction contracts

Organizer: Kapellmann und Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB

Address: Am Sandtorkai 50, D-20457, Hamburg

16.11.2023
Kapellmann Aktuell | FIDIC Verträge - Übersicht und fortschreitende Verbreitung

Für weitere Details zum Online-Seminar und zur Anmeldemöglichkeit folgen Sie gerne diesem Link!

Competencies: Plant engineering law, Law of architects and engineers, Construction contracts

Organizer: Kapellmann und Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB

Address: #Online

09.11.2022
Baurecht beim Frühstück

 

Lernen Sie die wichtigsten Details und Fallstricke der aktuellen Rechtsprechung und Entwicklungen im Baurecht kennen, während Sie sich für den Start in den Tag an unserem Frühstücksbuffet stärken. Wir freuen uns darauf, Sie bei uns begrüßen zu dürfen.

Für weitere Informationen sowie zur Anmeldung folgen Sie gerne diesem Link!

Competencies: Law of architects and engineers, Construction contracts

Organizer: Kapellmann und Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB

Address: Am Sandtorkai 50, D-20457, Hamburg

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