Pascal Göpner

senior associate


Studied law in Bonn. First state examination in 2013, second state examination in 2016. 2014‑2016 legal traineeship, including at the Federal Office of Justice. 2017 to 2020 Lawyer in commercial law firms specialising in private construction and architectural law in Cologne.

2020 Entry into the law firm.


Litigation, Commercial (contract law for procurement, production and distribution of goods), Private Construction and Real Estate Law.

Awarded as “Law Firm of the Year 2022 in Construction Law” by Handelsblatt/​Best Lawyers.

German Lawyers Association, ARGE Building Law in the German Lawyers Association.

Lecturer in master craftsperson courses at the NRW Training Center of the Construction Industry.

Litigation for companies and public institutions in complex court proceedings. Regular appeals to the Higher Regional Court; representation in interim relief proceedings as well as bankruptcy proceedings with a foreign connection. Advice during construction and representation in litigation in connection with large‑​scale construction projects – in particular with regard to the law governing architects and engineers. Advice on the drafting of contracts for work and services and supply contracts as well as on sustainable supply chains and the Supply Chain Duty of Care Act. Advising corporate groups and the public sector on sustainability issues and the European Green Deal. Advising and representing corporate groups in litigation on claims for damages in the event of compliance violations and on product liability.

Litigation representation of the FRG in the infrastructure project „Tunnel Hirschhagen“; construction‑​related advice to the German Aerospace Center on the new construction of Building 5; numerous litigation representations in connection with new hotel buildings. Advising companies in the chemical and automotive industries on product liability issues.


Publications on private building law and public procurement law.



German, English

Pascal Göpner

Pascal Göpner
specialist attorney for construction and architectural law

T +49 228 72625‐250
F +49 228 72625‐99

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