Peter Derleder

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Peter Derleder (born March 3, 1940 in Stuttgart ; † October 4, 2018 in Bremen ) was a German lawyer and professor of civil law , civil procedural law , commercial and labor law at the University of Bremen . From 2008 he was a lawyer in Bremen.

Live and act

education and profession

Derleder studied law at the Universities of Tübingen , Bonn and Hamburg . In Tübingen he became a member of the AV Igel student association in 1959 , but left there in 1962. After completing his legal clerkship in Schleswig-Holstein as well as completing his doctorate and working as a research assistant at the law faculty of the University of Kiel , he was appointed to the newly founded University of Bremen in 1974.

In his second main office, Derleder worked as a judge at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court in Bremen until his retirement in 2005 ; since 1995 he was also deputy chairman of the state justice examination office in Bremen .

Main areas of activity

As a researcher, Derleder devoted himself in particular to civil law issues with a social impact, especially consumer law, tenancy law and residential property law, bank contract law and the new law of obligations. His approximately 400 publications also deal with fundamental questions of private law. He was Deputy Chairman of the German Tenancy Court Conference and most recently a member of the Advisory Board. He has been an honorary member since 2017. He was a long-time member of the legal advisory board of Stiftung Warentest . He was editor of the journal Kritische Justiz and co-founder and active member of the LitQ in Bremen.



Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Iff (October 8, 2018)
  2. Honorary member Prof. Dr. Peter Derleder died. German Tenancy Court Day , October 18, 2018, accessed on February 4, 2019 .
  3. Academic Association Igel Tübingen (ed.): Igelverzeichnis 1871-1983, Tübingen 1984, p. 145.