Environmental and nature conservation law

Reference Projects Environmental and Nature Conservation Law

(As of January 2018)

In the field of environmental law and nature conservation law we offer our clients comprehensive legal advice, in close coordination with our clients’ industry experts. As far as in the projects listed below an approval procedure was implemented, our legal advice included several of the following consulting services:

  • Accompanying consultation during the preparation of planning documents including the experts’ reports relevant for the Environmental Impact Assessment, advice for surveyors and planners on all relevant questions of planning law as well as environmental law and nature conservation law;
  • Preparation of statements on individual legal questions regarding environmental law and nature conservation law as well as planning law and procedural law;
  • Support during planning procedure by preparing and coordinating meetings with public authorities as well as attending such meetings;
  • Preparation of the public hearing by coaching sessions, preparation of a prompt book;
  • Assistance with the public hearing or moderation;
  • Examination of draft plans;
  • Advice and representation during appeal procedures.
  • Legal representation in proceedings before the Federal Administrative Court concerning Environmental Information Act (since 2018), on behalf of a local authority, Western Germany
  • Legal representation in proceedings of a plant operator against regulations concerning noise control under the Federal Immission Control Act (2017), on behalf of a waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal opinion concerning the requirements of compensation areas under the Federal Natur Conservation Act (2017), on behalf of a large power-grid operator, Western Germany
  • Legal advice concerning additional requirements according to the Landfill Site Ordinance (since 2017), on behalf of a medium-sized-waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice concerning the implementation of approval procedure for the enlargement of an IED plant (since 2017), on behalf of a medium-sized-waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice concerning neighbor complaints concerning odor nuisance under the Federal Immission Control Act (since 2017), on behalf of a building materials company, Northern Germany
  • Legal opinion concerning the requirements for the admission of a landfill site for mineral waste (2017), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company, Northern Germany
  • Legal opinion concerning the requirements for a waste management company according to the Commercial Waste Ordinance (2017), on behalf of a waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice concerning an administrative offence procedure regarding a waste export to a Non-EU-Country (since 2017), on behalf of a Non-ferrous metal company, Western Germany
  • Legal representation in an administrative procedure under the Federal Nature Conservation Act (since 2017), on behalf of a private individual, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the implementation of a planning approval notice under the Waste Management Act for the construction and operation of a waste disposal site in Northern Germany (since 2017), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice concerning the enforcement of claims for damages against an operator of an railway infrastructure because of construction works (since 2017), on behalf of a building materials manufacturer, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice concerning the enforcement of claims for damages because of an oil damage in a gravel pit (since 2017), on behalf of a gravel pit operator, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the implementation of a waste export to a Non-EU-Country (2017), on behalf of a medium-sized construction operator, Northern Germany
  • Legal representation in proceedings concerning the regulation of a threshold value for mercury in a permit under the Federal Clean Air Act for the construction and operation of a coal fired power plant in Northrhine-Westfalia (since 2017), on behalf of nationwide operating energy supply firm
  • Legal representation in several proceedings in defence of a permit under the Federal Immission Control Act for the construction and operation of a coal fired power plant in Northrhine-Westfalia (since 2017), on behalf of nationwide operating energy supply firm
  • Legal advice on the concept concerning the removal of waste from a combustion plant (2017), on behalf of waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice concerning the import of contaminated waste from another EU-country for the treatment in a plant under the Federal Immission Control Act (2017), on behalf of waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice concerning the enforcement of damages for plants and waters regarding the Federal Water Act (since 2017), on behalf of nationwide utility company, East Germany
  • Legal representation in the defense against interim measures, including an in-camera proceeding, before the Administrative Courts concerning claims under the Freedom of Information Act on environmentally relevant contracts (since 2016), on behalf of an nationwide operating energy supply company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice concerning flooding of private property via rainwater (since 2016), on behalf of a private property owner, Northern Germany
  • Legal representation in an appeal procedure against a verdict of a Higher Administrative Court annulling the permit for a waste management facility because of violation of the EIA-requirements (2016/2017), on behalf of a Federal State
  • Legal representation in a regulatory offence procedure because of the spreading of sludges on agricultural fields (2016/2017), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the defense against regulatory measures imposed on the operator of a waste facility under the Federal Immission Control Act for acceptance of waste containing asbestos (2016/2017), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal representation in several regulatory offence procedure of the persons in charge of a waste management company because of non-compliance with its operator obligations for a facility permitted under the Federal Nature Conservation Act (since 2016), Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the prevention of a decomissioning of a solid waste landfill (since 2016), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the defence against the flooding of an access road and a private property with rainwater (2016), on behalf of a private property owner, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on questions concerning the responsibility under waste management law and the private law ownership position for mineral waste (2016), on behalf of a medium-sized gravel and waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the approval procedures for permissions under section 8a of the Federal Immission Control Act for an early start to construct a coal-fired power plant in North Rhine-Westphalia and the subsequent court proceedings (2015/2016), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice on the defence against an administrative order concerning the remediation of contaminated soil and ground water (2015/2016), on behalf of a community of heirs, Northern Germany
  • Legal representation in the administrative proceedings to amend a water protection area (2015/2016), on behalf of a agricultural enterprise, Eastern Germany
  • Legal advice on issues under the Federal Immission Control Act (2015/2016), on behalf of a manufacturing company, Southern Germany
  • Legal advice during the approval procedure under the Federal Immission Control Act for a wind power plant and the enforcement of the rights of access to information under the Environmental Information Act and the Freedom of Information Act in Thuringia (2015/2016), on behalf of an operator of wind parks, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the issuing of administrative orders under soil protection law vis-à-vis the polluters and the land owners to implement inquiry measures, rehabilitation measures, protection measures and limitation measures due to a soil and water contaminations with volatile halogenated hydrocarbons (2015/2016), on behalf of a District authority, Northern Germany
  • Legal representation in court proceedings concerning a planning approval notice under the Railway Act (2015/2016), on behalf of a private property owner, Southern Germany
  • Legal advice on the backfill of a gravel pit with mineral waste (2015/2016), on behalf of an international building materials producer, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the disposal of used tyres including the draft of disposal contracts as well as general terms and conditions (2015), on behalf of a medium-sized gravel and waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal representation in the defence against an administrative order vis-à-vis the operator of a storage for building materials because of an overflow of waste water into waters (2015), on behalf of a private builder’s merchant, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the implementation of the electronic waste-records procedure required under waste legislation and the organisation of the waste acceptance on the waste site (2015), on behalf of a private waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the scope of liability of a land owner and operator of a shipyard for contaminations of the site (2015), on behalf of a shipyard company, Eastern Germany
  • Legal advice during an administrative appeals procedure against a site-based certification of the pipe and of the plant in favour of the communal water supplier (2015), on behalf of an agricultural enterprise, Eastern Germany
  • Legal advice on the negotiation of a contract under public law between a land owner and a City concerning soil investigation and soil rehabilitation and further handling of soil and groundwater contaminated with amongst others volatile halogenated hydrocarbons, BTEX (2015), on behalf of an insolvency administrator, Western Germany
  • Legal representation in the administrative appeal procedure and court proceedings against an administrative order vis-à-vis the operator of a waste transfer station, which is subject to the Federal Immission Control Act (2015), on behalf of a private waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal representation in court proceedings concerning the defence of claims for the ex post initiation of a planning approval procedure for a hydro dam (2015), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Coaching on the preparation of a public hearing and legal representation in a public hearing of an approval procedure under the Federal Immission Control Act and several permit procedures under the Federal Water Act for the construction and operation of a coal-fired power plant in North Rhine-Westphalia (2015), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice during the planning approval procedure under the Federal Water Act and the approval procedure for a permit required under water law for the amendment of a wet mine (2014/2016), on behalf of a building materials and waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the implementation of a permit under the Federal Nature Conservation Act and a planning approval notice under the Federal Water Act for the wet and dry mining of sand (since 2014), on behalf of a medium-sized sand mining company, Northern Germany
  • Legal representation in administrative appeals procedure against an order to implement the obligations under the Federal Nature Conservation Act deriving from a permit to backfill a gravel pit with mineral waste and regulatory offence procedure (2014/2017), on behalf of a medium-sized gravel mining company, Eastern Germany
  • Legal representation during appeals and legal proceedings before the Administrative Court concerning a permit under the Federal Nature Conservation Act for mining and backfilling a gravel pit (2014/201), on behalf of medium-sized gravel mining company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice of a city concerning the decontamination of the premises of a former gas plant (2014/2016), on behalf of a municipality, Eastern Germany
  • Legal representation in an administrative appeals procedure against the refusal to grant an alternation permission under the Federal Immission Control Act for a waste disposal facility for the storage and treatment of hazardous waste (2014/2016), on behalf of a private waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal representation in an administrative appeals procedure and legal proceedings against an order under waste legislation against an operator of a facility under the Immission Control Act with regard to the classification of mineral waste (2014/2016), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice concerning an area notification under the Habitats Directive and Birds Directive and an approval procedure for an aquaculture in the German coastal waters (2014/2015), Northern Germany
  • Legal representation in the administrative appeals procedure and the official hearing concerning the decommissioning of a biogas plant (2014/2015), on behalf of the operator, Northern Germany
  • Legal representation of the CEO of a company in a regulatory offence proceeding because of a breach of the law on hazardous substances in relation to the demolition and the renovation of buildings (2014/2015), on behalf of a medium-sized waste-management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the implementation of a voluntary take-back system for waste of mineral fibre boards with regard to the laws on waste and hazardous substances as well as transport law (2014/2015), on behalf of a medium-sized industrial company, Southern Germany
  • Legal advice on the classification of mineral waste which derives from the decontamination of a building (2014), on behalf of a medium-sized construction and waste-management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice of a trade association on the formulation of amendments to a municipal waste management statute (2014), Northern Germany
  • Legal representation in appeals procedure against permissions under the Federal Nature Conservation Act for an international airport (2014), on behalf of the operator in Germany
  • Legal representation in an appeal procedure including application for interim measures before the German Federal Administrative Court against the verdict of a Higher Administrative Court, which led to the partial annulment of a permit under water law for a coal-fired power plant in Northern Germany (since 2013), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice on the legal requirements resulting from the new Industrial Emissions Directive for the specific plant constellation (since 2013), on behalf of a municipal utility provider, Western Germany
  • Legal advice on the defence of claims for damages of a neighbour because of ground vibrations caused by a crusher-plant (2013/2017), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during several administrative procedures for the admission of a gravel mining (2013/2015), on behalf of the district administration, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on filing a constitutional complaint against a verdict of the court of last resort, which confirmed the dismissal of a permission for the construction for a wind energy plant under the Federal Immission Control Act (2013/2014), on behalf of property development companies, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the issue of disposal of bio waste (2013), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during approval procedures under water law for the abstraction of cooling water and discharge of wastewater of municipal gas- and coal-fired power plants (2013), on behalf of a municipal utility provider, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice, especially concerning questions under the Federal Nature Conservation Act, during a an approval procedure under waste legislation for a landfill for non-hazardous waste (2013), on behalf of a nationwide operating building materials producer, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the issue of a subsequent order under the Federal immission Control Act for a waste wood combustion plant (2013), on behalf of a medium-sized furniture company, Southern Germany
  • Legal representation in two proceedings before the Higher Administrative Court and the consequent appeal procedure before the Federal Administrative Court concerning two permits under water law for an existing coal-fired power plant in Hesse (since 2012), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice during approval procedures for the construction and operation of a coal-fired power plant in the Netherlands with regard to cross-border issues (2012/2014), on behalf of a Dutch province, the Netherlands
  • Legal advice on contesting orders under soil conservation legislation on the grounds of VHHC contaminations in the soil and groundwater area (2012/2014), on behalf of a property management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the approval procedure under Immission control law for a crusher plant concerning its admissibility in the undesignated outlying area under the Federal Building Code (2012/2013), on behalf of a medium-sized gravel and waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on negotiating contracts with a credit insurer (fidelity insurance, deed of guarantee) and a German federal state (framework agreement) for the implementation of security deposits ordered under immission control legislation for waste disposal facilities in the form of an insurance certificate guarantee, jointly with a law firm specialising in civil law (2012/2013), on behalf of a waste disposal association, Northern Germany
  • Examination if the client fulfils the criteria of a waste producer within the meaning of the electronic waste verification procedure (eANV) (2012), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the permissibility and the approval of existing installations in a gravel plant (2012), on behalf of a medium-sized gravel and waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the approval procedure under immission control law for a traction power converter (2012), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice on the adaptation of landfill site approvals implementing administrative decrees with regard to the change of acceptance criteria (2012), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal opinion on the assessment of the hazardousness of mineral waste and the permissibility of deposit in a class 1 landfill site (2012), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the licensing for the dumping of stabilised ash in a landfill site (2012), on behalf of a waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under immission protection law for a plant for the storage and treatment of ash and slag (2012), on behalf of a waste disposal company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice and legal representation in the objection procedure and before the Administrative court on the application for a permit under nature conservation law for the dry excavation of gravel with subsequent backfilling (since 2011), on behalf of a medium-sized construction material and waste disposal company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the agreement of a concept for the requirements and the subsequent licensing of fish protection measures at a pumped storage power plant in Schleswig-Holstein (2011/2015), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice on the enforcement of claims for reimbursement of the remediation costs for radiological contaminations (2011/2014), on behalf of a real estate management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the preparation and implementation of an approval procedure, pertaining to immission control law, for the construction and operation of an innovative power plant for the generation of district heating by way of cogeneration in Hamburg (2011/2013), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under environmental law for a sand and gravel excavation project with subsequent backfilling (2011/2012), on behalf of a medium-sized waste disposal company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under water law for a sand and gravel excavation project with subsequent backfilling (2011/2012), on behalf of a medium-sized waste disposal company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice with regard to an official decision on the admissibility of the revocation of a declaration of shutdown under Section 20 (3) of the 13th Federal Immission Control Ordinance (13. BImSchV) for two coal-fired power plants in North Rhine-Westphalia and subsequent representation in legal proceedings at the Higher Administrative Court and in a revision procedure at the Federal Administrative Court (2011/2012), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice on contesting the discharge of rain water onto private land by a municipality (2011/2012), on behalf of a private property owner, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on pursuing objection proceedings in opposition against a planning permission under waste management law for a class 0 landfill site (2011/2012), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany.
  • Legal advice on asserting claims for damages against the administration of justice in Schleswig-Holstein and against a land valuer on the basis of an official order for the remediationof contaminated soil in Schleswig-Holstein (2011), on behalf of a project development and management consultancy company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on contesting official orders against a property owner for the remediation of asbestos contamination (2011), on behalf of a property management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on proceedings before the state mining authority relating to the removal of waste illegally incorporated into a gravel pit (2011), on behalf of the mining company, Eastern Germany
  • Legal advice during the assessment under waste management and emission control law of the length of permissible long-term storageof refuse in waste management facilities (2011), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on contesting a court order under immission control legislation for provision of a security deposit for a waste disposal facility (2011), on behalf of a medium-sized waste disposal company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during a pilot process pursued by the EU-Commission against Germany because of a complaint against a permit under water law for the operation of a coal-fired power plant related to the alleged breach of the EU-Habitats Law and Species Protection Law and the subsequent infringement proceedings at the European Court of Justice (2010/2017), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice on waste management, immission control and contract law during the disposal of asbestos waste (since 2010), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under immission control law and several permit procedures under water law for the construction of a coal-fired power plant in North Rhine-Westphalia (2010/2017), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice along with appeal procedures before the Administrative court against an administrative order to pay fees for surface water used for a pump storage station (2010 to 2016), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice during the preparation and implementation of an approval procedure, pertaining to immission control law, for the construction and operation of a heating plant, fired by heating oil, in North Rhine-Westphalia (2010/2011), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice during an opposition procedure against the administrative order, under waste management law, for the backfilling of a former gravel pit with harmful waste (2010), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal opinion on the requirements for the deposition of surface debris into a landfill site (2010), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during an arbitration procedure, according to ICSID Convention regulations, against the Federal Republic of Germany for damages, according to Energy Charter Treaty regulations, caused by delays in the immission control approval procedure for a coal-fired power plant and by the tightening of the permission under water law granted to the power plant in Northern Germany (2009/2010), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice on the prevention of an announced administrative order for the collection and/or disposal of refuse allegedly depositedat a landfill without permission in Lower Saxony (2009), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under immission control law and a permit procedure under water law for a coal-fired power plant (2008 /2013), on behalf of an association of municipal utility providers, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the decommissioning of an intermediate storage facility forhazardous waste permitted under immission control law (2008/2011), on behalf of a medium-sized waste disposal company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the delegation of responsibilitiesof the operator for facilities, permissible under waste management, construction and nature conservation law, from a parent company to an operating company (GmbH), considering the operational requirements and future follow-up duties (2008), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice for the significant modification of a sewage treatment facility and delegation of the responsibility of the operator of a sewage treatment facility to an external company along with the assumption of maintenance and repair duties at facilities in Lower Saxony (2008), on behalf of a cooperating law firm, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice regarding the responsibilities concerning the transfer of surface debris to the public waste management authority for disposal (2008), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice regarding the classification of waste by a waste management authority as hazardous or non-hazardous (2008), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under immission control law and a permit procedure under water law for the expansion of a coal-fired power plant with a temporary coal storage facility and a new block in Hesse (2007/2013), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice along with proceedings in opposition of an administrative order for the remediation of contaminated soil (2007/2011), on behalf of a medium-sized waste disposal company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during two approval procedures under immission control law and two permit procedures under water law for a coal-fired power plant and a hybrid cooling tower in Northern Germany (2007/2011), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under immission control law for the construction and operation of a biogas facility in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (2007/2011), on behalf of a municipal company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during a planning permission procedure under water law for the construction and operation of a fish ladder facility (2007/2010), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice along with an arbitration procedure for the claim for compensation under civil law against the operator of a thermal waste treatment facility due to the rejection of contractually agreed amounts of refuse-derived fuels from a reprocessing plant for refuse-derived fuels (2007/2008), on behalf of waste management company as member of an association of medium-sized waste management companies, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during a planning permission procedure under water law for the construction of flood control measures and docks (2007/2008), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under immission control law for the construction and operation of a waste-to-energy power plant (2007/2008), on behalf of a food company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under immission control law for the construction and operation of a recycling facility (2007/2008), on behalf of a planning office, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the acquisition of a site located close to a former waste landfill in Bavaria, for the purposes of industrial use, and the associated risk that the site may be contaminated (2007), on behalf of a project developer, Eastern Germany
  • Legal advice regarding the differentiation between hazardous and non-hazardous waste and the adherence to the appropriate classification criteria under landfill regulations in Lower Saxony (2007), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal opinion on the compatibility of a municipal residual waste disposal contract with the applicable regulations, particularly considering issues concerning waste management law (2007), on behalf of a municipal waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal opinion on waste management issues concerning a planning approval procedure, particularly on the decommissioning and following maintenance of waste landfills, (2007), on behalf of a state-owned infrastructure company, Northern Germany
  • Legal opinion on the assessment under waste management law of a “coarse fraction” produced during the treatment of “old track ballast” (2007), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under immission control law and a permit procedure under water law for the construction and operation of a coal-fired power plant in North Rhine-Westphalia and subsequent representation in several legal proceedings before the Higher Administrative Court and in a revision procedure before the Federal Administrative Court (2006/2013), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice during various approval procedures under immission control law for wind turbines in North Rhine-Westphalia (2006/2009), on behalf of a North German project development company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the preparation and implementation of an approval procedure under emission control law and a permit procedure under water law for the construction and operation of a new combined cycle power plant block in North Rhine-Westphalia (2006/2008), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice during a planning approval procedure for the construction of a harbour and the reallocation of surface water in North Rhine-Westphalia according to water law (2006/2008), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure for wind turbines in Lower Saxony under immission control law (2006), on behalf of several residents, Northern Germany
  • Legal opinion on the legitimacy of the delegation of waste disposalresponsibilities along with the examination of requirements to amend the statutes (2006), on behalf of a municipal waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the eviction of company grounds, including the disposal of waste and the remediation of polluted sites in Lower Saxony (2006), on behalf of an insolvency administrator of the company of the previous operator of the facilities, Northern Germany
  • Draft waste disposal contracts for the disposal of a highly-calorific fraction from a mechanical biological treatment facility (2006), on behalf of a municipally controlled waste management company, Eastern Germany
  • Legal opinion on the legitimacy of the continued operation of a factory landfill according to the rules of the German Landfill Ordinance (DepV) (2006), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal opinion on the relationship between waste requiring special supervision and hazardous substances (2006), on behalf of an international group active in the construction industry
  • Administrative proceedings for a medium-sized service provider relating to the enforcement of energy recovery from waste in a refuse incineration plant (2005/2006), on behalf of a medium-sized enterprise, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under immission control law for (short-term and long-term) intermediate waste storage facilities (2005/2006), on behalf of a municipal waste disposal company, Eastern Germany
  • Legal opinion on the legitimacy of the shipment of waste across borders to Lithuania (2005), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Western Germany
  • Legal opinion on the legitimacy of the shipment of contaminated street cleaning waste across borders to an urban waste landfill (2005), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under immission control law for a thermal residual waste treatment facility (2004/2010), on behalf of a approval agency, Eastern Germany
  • Legal advice along with a civil case for the raising of claims for additional compensation for disposal services, relating to the planned termination of the project due to unforeseen levels of pollution of the waste to be disposed of (2004/2007), on behalf of a medium-sized construction company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice along with a civil case in the defence of recourse claims against a former property owner due to the remediation of contaminated soil (2004/2006), on behalf of a garage operator, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during approval procedures under immission control law for (thermal) waste treatment facilities in Bavaria, Bremen and Hesse (2004/2006), on behalf of a subsidiary company of a construction company, operating in waste disposal throughout Germany, Southern Germany
  • Legal advice regarding an administrative order to stop the drying and pelletisation of production residue due to odour nuisance (2004/2005), on behalf of a medium-sized company, Northern Germany
  • Legal opinion on the classification of metal slag under waste management law (2004), on behalf of an industrial company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the selection and notification of special areas of conservation under the Habitats Directive to be used as land for an international commercial airport in Schleswig-Holstein (2004), on behalf of a North German airport operator, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice along with appeal procedure in opposition of administrative orders against a property owner for the remediation of contaminated soil on a former factory site in Hamburg (2003/2015), on behalf of a private property owner, foreign country
  • Legal advice along with a civil case and administrative procedure for the raising of claims against a steelworks due to neglect and damages due to air pollutants (2003/2015), on behalf of a logistics company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice for a municipally controlled waste management company related to the wording of waste disposal contracts in the field of biodegradable waste, household and similar industrial waste, waste paper, light packaging (2003/2012), on behalf of a municipally controlled waste disposal company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during approval procedures under nature conservation law as well as appeal procedures for various projects concerning the mining of and backfilling with sand and gravel in Schleswig-Holstein, as well as during approval procedures under immission control law for waste treatment facilities in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2003/2010), on behalf of a medium-sized company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice concerning the authorisation of types of waste and legal orders from the supervisory authority for reserve landfills in Lower Saxony (2003/2009), on behalf of a waste disposal company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under immission control law for a thermal residual waste treatment facility in Saxony-Anhalt (2003/2005), on behalf of a municipal waste disposal company, Western Germany
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under immission control law for a thermal residual waste treatment facility (administrative surveyors 2003/2004), on behalf of an approval agency, Eastern Germany
  • Legal advice on the course of a buyer of a soil cleansing facility acceding to the property rental agreement entered into with a municipality for the operation of the facility (2003/2004), on behalf of a medium-sized waste disposal company, Northern Germany
  • Legal opinion on the legitimacy of the refilling of gravel mining areas with benign mineral waste (2003), on behalf of a medium-sized waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal opinion on the impact of the European Court of Justice jurisdiction on the classification of waste incineration plants (2003), on behalf of a municipally controlled waste management company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under immission control law for a mechanical biological residual waste treatment facility in Saxony (2002/2004), on behalf of a municipal waste disposal company, Eastern Germany