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Representation before administrative courts and the Federal Constitutional Court (administrative proceedings)

We represent you before all German administrative courts up to the Federal Constitutional Court. Our lawyers have many years of experience in litigation, appeals, and summary proceedings. We represent ministries and public authorities as well as companies and citizens.

We represent you in legal proceedings before German administrative courts up to the Federal Administrative Court and the Federal Constitutional Court. Our activities include, among other things:

  • Representation in legal proceedings, including drafting of complaints or responses to complaints.
  • Representation in administrative summary proceedings and appeal proceedings
  • Representation in appeal and review proceedings
  • Preparation of constitutional complaints and applications for review of norms
  • Attendance at court hearings
  • Expert opinions


Typical areas of law in which we act for our clients include

  • Challenging state interference with fundamental rights and corporate rights
  • Defence of public authorities
  • Freedom of information law (IFG, UIG, press law, etc.)
  • Licensing procedures (granting of licenses, revocation, etc.)
  • Reclaiming subsidies
  • Higher education law, examination law, capacity law
  • Environmental law
  • European law
  • State organization law