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Dr. Helmut Miernik

Lawyer
Counsel

Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Graf-Adolf-Platz 15
40213 Dusseldorf

Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Gildehofstraße 1
45127 Essen

Phone +49 211 5660 25038
Fax +49 211 5660 110
helmut.miernik@luther-lawfirm.com

Languages: German, English, French
Curriculum vitae

Dr Helmut Miernik was born in 1963. He studied law in Freiburg and Munich (Germany) from 1983 to 1992. Between 1986 and 1992, he worked for Prof. Badura at the Public Law Department of the Munich Ludwig Maximilian University. Helmut Miernik was admitted to the German Bar in 1993 and received his doctorate for a thesis on a constitutional law topic in 1997. After working for several years for a leading Berlin-based law firm that specialised in building law, he joined a renowned German construction group as an in-house lawyer in 2004. Helmut Miernik is a member of the Permanent Commission of the German Concrete and Construction Technology Society (DBV) and of the German Construction Law Society for the Dispute Resolution Rules for the Construction Industry (SL Bau) and has co-authored a commentary on the Dispute Resolution Rules for the Construction Industry. Between 2011 and 2013, he participated in the debates of the construction contract law and architects’ law working groups at the Federal Ministry of Justice on behalf of the Central Employers’ Association of the German Construction Industry. Helmut Miernik has been an assistant lecturer for building law at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology since 2013. In 2016, he was a member of the working group dealing with construction contract law at the Deutscher Baugerichtstag convention. Helmut Miernik is a regular contributor to the professional journal Immobilien- und Bauerecht. He joined Luther as a Counsel in 2017.

Areas of Practice

Private building and architects’ law, litigation, working as an arbitrator and adjudicator or representative in adjudication/arbitration proceedings.