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Sven advises principals and contractors on all issues relating to contract drafting and contract management, modification or claims management and litigious disputes before the courts. A further key practice area is advising on insurance law, in particular the development and optimisation of (construction) insurance concepts and the handling of insurance claims.

Curriculum vitae 

  • Studied law at the Ruhr University in Bochum, 1994 to 1999
  • Legal clerkship at the Regional Court Bochum, 1999 to 2001
  • Research assistant in a Düsseldorf law firm, focusing on civil law and the law of civil procedure, 1999 to 2002
  • Lawyer in a medium-sized law firm in Düsseldorf, focusing on private construction law and insurance law, 2002 to 2010
  • PhD on the law of civil procedure, 2008 to 2012
  • Lawyer at Kapellmann since 2010



Hannes, Die zivilprozessuale Erstattungsfähigkeit von Privatgutachtenkosten – Unter besonderer Beachtung des Bauprozesses, 2012

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