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Julia Zerwell

Partner, certified specialist for building and architecture law, master’s degree in public administration (University of Applied Sciences)

Julia Zerwell advises clients on complex building projects from the drafting of the contract to project conclusion. Her work also covers litigation as well as assistance with tendering and contract awarding review procedures. Her circle of clients includes investors and legal entities established under private law as well as insurance companies and public-sector bodies.  

Practice areas
  • Private building, architecture and engineering law
  • Contract awarding law
  • Assistance with tender procedures, building projects and litigation
Vita
  • 1995 - 1998  Studies at the Public Administration University of Applied Sciences of Thuringia in Weimar
  • 1998 - 2003 Studies of Law at the Philipps University in Marburg/Lahn
  • 2004 - 2006 Legal clerkship at the Regional Court of Marburg/Lahn
  • 2006 Admitted to the German Bar
  • 2006 - 2010 Lawyer at the Leinemann & Partner law firm
  • 2009 Qualifying as a certified specialist for building and architecture law
  • 2010 - 2021 Lawyer, Salaried Partner at Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein
  • 2021 Joining RITTERSHAUS as partner
Other activities and memberships
  • Member of the Institut für Baurecht Freiburg im Breisgau e.V. (Building Law Association at Freiburg im Breisgau)
  • Member of the Verein zur Förderung von Forschung und Lehre im privaten Baurecht an der Philipps-Universität Marburg e.V. (Association for the Promotion of Research and Teaching in Private Building Law at the Philipps University of Marburg)
  • Member of the German Contract Awarding Network
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My motto

“It is encounters with people that make life worth living.” Oscar Wilde

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