Dr. Petra Sterner, LL.M. (UCT)

Lawyer, Specialist in building law and architects law
Specialist Team
  • Building law and property development law


  • 1987-1992 Studied law at the Freie Universität Berlin
  • 1992-1995 PhD on employment law
  • 1993-1995 Articles at the Higher Regional Court of Berlin [Kammergericht]
  • 1995-1996 Master of Laws (LL.M.) at University of Cape Town (South Africa)
  • 1997-1998 Lawyer at the law firm Dittert
  • 1998-1999 Lawyer at the law firm Mütze & Partner and PWC Veltins Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
  • 2000 Co-founder of law firm Leinemann & Partner
  • 2002-2008 Partner at Leinemann & Partner
  • Since 2008 Partner at Wanderer und Partner

Further activities

  • Lectures and in-house seminars on building law and building development law
  • Honorary assessor in the 3rd Division of the Bar Association in Berlin
  • Member of the management committee of ARGE Baurecht (a consortium of lawyers specialising in building law)
  • Member of the Deutscher Baugerichtstag e.V. (an association representing lawyers who specialise in building law)
  • Lecturer at the European Institute for Post-Graduate Education GmbH (EIPOS)

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