BRANDI lawyers.

Dr. Simon Schmollmann

Certified Specialized Attorney in Tenancy and Condominium Law

Location Paderborn
T +49 5251 7735 - 57
F +49 5251 7735 - 99
Foreign language: English


About me

  • Born in 1980
  • Legal studies at the Philipps University of Marburg and at Bielefeld University
  • Legal clerkship ("Refrendariat") at the Bielefeld District Court
  • Second (Bar) Exam ("2. Staatsexamen") in 2012
  • Bar admission in 2012
  • Joined our firm in 2013
  • Certified Specialized Attorney in Tenancy and Condominium Law since 2017


Tenancy law, real estate marketing and management

Commercial tenancy and lease law

  • General lease agreements
  • Contracts for special real estate (shopping centers, specialist retail centers, factory outlet centers, real estate for senior citizens/care homes, office buildings, medical practices)
  • Real estate transactions (purchase and sale, leasing, due diligence, rent guarantee)
  • Collection of outstanding payments
  • Modernization, maintenance, repairs
  • Defense against/enforcement of warranty claims
  • Rent increase
  • Operating costs
  • Facility management
  • Center management
  • Project development

Brokerage law

  • Contract design
  • Assertion of and defense against claims for brokerage fees

Private construction law and regulations for architects

Private construction law

  • Project-based legal consulting
  • Contract design and review (standard price agreements, lump sum price agreements, GMP models, general contractor agreements, general take-over agreements, developer agreements)
  • Review and handling of additions
  • Preparation of letter templates in accordance with the VOB (German Construction Contract Procedures)
  • Enforcement of wage claims
  • Enforcement of/defense against warranty claims
  • Risk estimates and assessments including recommended actions
  • Support during extra-judicial disputes and negotiations
  • Conduction of proceedings

Regulations for architects and engineers

  • Contract design and review (architect contracts, engineer contracts, general planning contracts, project control agreements)
  • Clarification of the scope of services owed by the architect or engineer
  • Consulting during the preparation of the final invoice for fees
  • Enforcement of fee claims
  • Consulting and representation with regard to disputes under liability law

Plant construction

  • Contract design and review of plant construction agree-ments
  • Enforcement of remuneration claims
  • Enforcement of and defense against warranty claims

Real estate law

  • Support and legal structuring in the context of project development
  • Review and negotiation of real estate purchase agreements
  • Project development contracts
  • Administration and (facility) management contracts
  • Enforcement of/defense against warranty claims



  • Forum Junge Anwaltschaft (FJA)
  • Deutscher Mietgerichtstag e.V.