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Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

Stefan Altenschmidt

Düsseldorf, Germany Europe Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Public Law: Planning and Environment
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Public Law: Planning and Environment - Germany

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Stefan Altenschmidt is well respected for his work on energy-related matters, assisting clients with planning approvals for LNG terminals and matters connected to the coal and lignite phase-outs. He further acts on climate protection issues, with expertise in European emission control regulations. Highlighting his ability to communicate, a client says: "Our questions are often very complex and yet he manages to talk about the topics to a non-legal audience in a very accessible way."
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Dr Stefan Altenschmidt’s specialist areas are environmental, planning and regulatory law. He advises companies and trade associations, in particular, on environmental law, climate protection and emissions trading law as well as planning law. He represents his clients at national administrative and constitutional courts and at the European Court of Justice.

Career

Dr Stefan Altenschmidt studied law and social science at the Ruhr Universität in Bochum, Germany, where in 2001 he was awarded a doctorate for his thesis on issues concerning the Regional Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia. In 2002, he completed a four month traineeship in the legal department of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. In 2006, he received his LL.M. in environmental, planning and regulatory law from Nottingham Law School, England. From 2003 to 2011, he worked for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, most recently as “Counsel” for environmental and planning law. In 2008, he was seconded for four months to the London office of Freshfields. Dr Stefan Altenschmidt has been a partner in Luther’s Düsseldorf office since May 2011 and is responsible for the practice area Environment, Planning, Regulatory (EPR).

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Stefan Altenschmidt

Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

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Graf-Adolf-Platz 15

Düsseldorf

North Rhine-Westphalia

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