Prof Stefan Leupertz is a former Judge of the German Supreme Court and known as one of the leading legal authorities on construction law in Germany. During his tenure as a Judge of the German Supreme Court, Prof Leupertz was assigned to the Seventh Civil Division, being responsible for hearing construction, contract and architectural law disputes. In 2012 Prof Leupertz resigned as Judge of the German Supreme Court and commenced his own practice Leupertz Baukonfliktmanagement with the focus purely on construction law – in particular, dispute avoidance and dispute resolution as arbitrator, adjudicator and legal expert. Prof Leupertz is particularly active and highly respected in academia being co-editor of the German construction law journal, Baurecht and editor/author of numerous other standard-publications on German construction law. Additionally, Prof Leupertz works on numerous construction law related boards; this includes Board member of the Arbitral Tribunal Estate Law Germany (2003), Chairman of the Board of the German Baugerichtstag e.V (2013) and Board member for the Anglo-German Construction Law Platform (2014) and the International Construction Law Association (2015).