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Dr Sievers advises principals and contractors alike on all legal issues relating to the implementation of construction projects. The advice includes all questions regarding the drafting and execution of contracts. In addition to private construction law, Dr Sievers also advises in particular on architectural and engineering law. If conflicts cannot be resolved amicably, Dr Sievers represents clients in extrajudicial disputes as well as in court disputes

Recent work

  • Advising a large German hospital group on the drafting of project control/project management contracts
  • Advice and procedural representation of nationwide clinics in the enforcement of warranty rights for defects
  • Project consulting for the expansion of a major German commercial airport (project volume approx. € 4 billion)
  • Advising an insolvency administrator in the context of the insolvency of an internationally active construction company on the enforcement of work compensation claims for two large construction projects with a focus on plant construction in the field of technical building equipment and conducting settlement negotiations in the amount of approx. €15 million
  • Advice and procedural representation of a German university and the state behind it in the determination and enforcement of warranty rights in connection with the expansion of lecture halls for the new construction of a university campus in the amount of approx. 1.5 million €.
  • Ongoing construction and real estate law advice as well as litigation representation of a nationwide project developer

Curriculum Vitae

  • Studied law at the Philipps-Universität Marburg, 2009 to 2014
  • Additional qualification in private construction law at the Philipp-Universität Marburg, 2010 to 2012
  • Legal clerkship at the Refional Court Kassel (including seats i. a. at Kapellmann und Partner and a leading international law firm, Real Estate Practice Group), 2014 to 2016
  • Doctorate on a topic from private building law at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel
  • Research associate / Lawyer (promotion-accompanying) in a Frankfurt commercial law firm specializing in construction and Real estate law, 2017 to 2018
  • Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) since 2017, at Kapellmann und Partner since 2018


Further qualifications and memberships

  • Member of „Verein zur Förderung von Forschung und Lehre im privaten Baurecht an der Philipps-Universität in Marburg e.V.“ (for the promotion of research and teaching in private construction law at the Philipps-Universität in Marburg e.V.)
  • Member of „Marbuger Juristischen Gesellschaft e.V.“

Publications

Articles

Acker, Wendelin / Sievers, Philipp, Bauzeitanordnungen und neues Bauvertragsrecht, in: Festschrift zum 60. Geburtstag von Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Lang, Mannheim 2017, S. 415 ff.

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