Dr. Walter & Platvoet – specialist lawyers for construction

Lawyer | Specialist lawyer for building and architectural law

Professional background

Studied law in Bonn, scholarship from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation
Research assistant at the Institute for Civil Procedure Law at the University of Bonn
Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Cologne
Research assistant at the law firm Linklaters LLP in Düsseldorf
2009 to 2017 lawyer at the law firm Redeker Sellner Dahs in Bonn
since 2014 specialist lawyer for construction and architectural law
since 2018 partner in the law firm Dr. Walter & Platvoet

Focus of legal work

Civil construction and real estate law
Architects and engineers law
Building bankruptcy law
Public building law

linguistic proficiency



2014 to 2017 lecturer for private construction law in the bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at the Rhein Main University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden
2016 Lecturer in “Project Development Management and Law” in the master’s degree in civil engineering at the Münster University of Applied Sciences
since 2016 lecturer in the LL.M. course “Construction Law in the Life Cycle of Buildings” at BWI-Bau GmbH – Institute of the Construction Industry in cooperation with the Department of Civil Engineering at Münster University of Applied Sciences

Publications (selection)

Commentary on §§ 53 – 56 (technical equipment), in Messerschmidt / Niemöller / Preussner (eds.): HOAI Commentary 2015
Contractual liability of the architect, in Thode / Wirth / Kuffer (ed.): Praxishandbuch Architektenrecht, 2nd edition 2016 (with Thomas Thierau)



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