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Niederhuber & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Public Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 2AustriaEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly specialised boutique with strong expertise in environmental and planning law related energy projects. Particular expertise in the assessment of planning procedures and environmental law regarding wind farms, power plants and electricity grids. Also offers advice on EIA and approval procedures for new ski areas and licensing proceedings for wind farms. Further expertise in waste law, land contamination and road construction as well as airport expansions. Clients include energy providers, construction companies and federal ministries, further exemplifying the firm's in-depth knowledge and market presence.

Strengths

One client states: "Niederhuber & Partner has great expertise in public law throughout various regions in Austria. The team knows how to handle a complex procedure for large permit mandates involving different stakeholders. Also, the firm provides quick and profound answers," further explaining: "The team is very much aware about the needs of our company."

Another interviewee says: "Niederhuber & Partner is a specialist boutique for environmental law."

Work highlights

Advised Austrian Power Grid on strategic environmental assessments regarding grid development plans, involving potential EU Strategic Environmental Assessment law incompatibility.

Notable practitioners

Martin Niederhuber offers excellent advice on a broad spectrum of environmental and planning law ranging from planning approval for large construction projects to EIAs for renewable energy projects. He also represents clients in contentious court proceedings.

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Austria

Public Law: Planning and Environment


Martin Niederhuber
Band 2