Dr. Till Fischer

Attorney specialized in Construction and Architectural Law

  • Law studies at Justus Liebig University in Giessen
  • 1999 - Research associate at the department for German and International, Public and Private Building Law,  Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • 2004 - Awarded Ph.D. (Building Law)
  • Since 2004 - University lecturer at the European Institute of Postgraduate Education, University of Technology Dresden, and at the Ingenieurakademie Hessen
  • 2005 - Associate at Karch, Dr. Fischer & Schnurr law firm in Heidelberg; since 2005, visiting lecturer for Fire Protection Legislation at Darmstadt’s University of Applied Sciences, Department of Civil Engineering
  • Since Nov 2011 - Partner with Henkel Attorneys at Law in Mannheim

Specialist Practice Areas:
Building and Real Estate Law, as well as Fire Protection and Statutory Safety Provisions. Specifically, Dr. Fischer provides legal guidance to - as well as represents in and out of court - the following:

  • Engineers/architects, specialized planners/technical designers and site managers, accredited certifiers, experts for verifications, auditing authorities, fire protection specialists
  • General planners
  • General contractors 
  • Construction supervisors and project controllers (contract, compensation and warranty issues)
  • Companies carrying out construction (property developers, general and subcontractors, skilled construction workers are guided on the drawing up of building contracts as well as compensation and warranty issues)
  • Fire prevention officers, qualified persons as defined by the Ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health (BetrSichV)
  • Event organizers 
  • Operators
  • Insurance companies
  • Administrator companies
  • Facility management service providers
  • Various associations
  • Fire departments 
  • Authorities and organizations charged with security

Dr. Fischer’s forensic and advisory service is complemented and reinforced by the following scientific activities in which he is engaged:

  • Adjunct Professor for Fire Safety and Prevention Legislation at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Department of Civil Engineering
  • Lecturer for Building/Fire Protection Law at EIPOS (TU Dresden), Ingenieurakademie Hessen GmbH, Architekten- und Stadtplanerkammer Hessen (architects and urban planning chamber of Hesse), as well as the Landesfeuerwehrschule Hessen (State of Hesse fire fighting school). Moreover, Dr. Fischer served as a lecturer on Fire Protection and Heritage Protection Legistation at the Denkmalakademie (monuments academy) Dresden/Görlitz
  • Held lectureships in the area of Building Law for the Department of Law and Economics, TU Darmstadt, as well as at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt
  • Authored several publications on Public and Private Building Law, Fire Prevention and Heritage Protection Legislation
  • Served as a research associate for five years dealing with German and International Public and Private Planning and Building Laws at the TU Darmstadt, where he also received his Ph.D.

Dr. Till Fischer
Tel.: +49 621- 32 89 94-60
Fax: +49 621- 32 89 94-89
till.fischer[at]henkel-rae.de