Mr. Suchard is registered attorney since 2004. Early in his career he has decided to specialise in the field of construction law and architects’ law. First experience in international plant engineering contracts was gained in the practical legal training in 2002 to 2004. Mr. Suchard is advising national and international clients by drafting and negotiating contracts, on site legal advice during the construction phase, in evidence perpetuation procedures, arbitration or Court proceedings. He provides legal services in German, English or French.

Universität des Saarlandes, Universität zu Köln, Université de Lille 2 (F) and University of Warwick (GB)

Practical Legal training
County Court Siegen

Attorney Permission to the bar

2004 – 2007
Employed attorney in a mid-sized law firm in Köln. Legal advice in Court and out of Court to national and international clients in all aspects of construction law.

Certification as specialist attorney in construction and architects‘ law. Since then ongoing extra qualification and training according to German Specialist Attorney Regulation.

2007 – 2019
Inhouse lawyer and Legal Manager of a leading project development company in the field of shopping centres, Sonae Sierra, with main corporate seat in Portugal. Attorney Suchard was responsible for the German branch with main focus on construction and architects‘ law, contract drafting and negotiation, rendering in-house legal advice to special purpose vehicles and affiliated companies. The acquisition of plots, construction phase as well as legal advice during the operational and defect liability phase fell into his range of responsibility. He has gained vast experience in large scale development projects summing up to more than 600 Mio EUR investment costs.

since 2019
Establishment of our own law firm for construction law and architectural law
with the two equivalent offices in Düsseldorf and Bergisch Gladbach. We are of course active for you throughout Germany at all local, regional, higher regional, administrative and higher administrative courts.