Dr Christian Hirzebruch

Senior Associate


Born 1987 in Bonn. Studied law at the Rheinische‐Friedrich‐Wilhelms University of Bonn. Legal clerkship at the Regional Court of Bonn with stations at a broadcasting company, a major German law firm and at the Administrative Court of Cologne. First state examination in law in 2013, second in 2018.

2013 to 2017 research associate with the firm. 2013 to 2014 research assistant at the Chair of Public Law of Prof Dr Stefan Haack and 2014 to 2016 at the Gottfried‐Meulenbergh Endowed Chair of Public Law, in particular the property right of Prof Dr Foroud Shirvani. 2017 Doctorate with Prof Dr Stefan Haack.

Joined the firm in 2018.


Public construction and planning law, sectoral planning law, emissions control law, environmental law.

Member of the administrative law working group of the German Bar Association (DAV) – North Rhine Westphalia chapter, member of the Bonn Bar Association.

Lecturer in public building law at the Münster University of Applied Sciences

Providing legal advice and acting as counsel for municipalities, developers, project developers and residents on an ongoing basis in all areas of public construction law (esp. in the area of urban land‐use planning, housing projects, retail and agriculture) and ongoing support in building regulations approval and pre construction enquiry procedures; Advising and acting as counsel for enterprises in the metal producing and metal processing industries on specific projects; Advice and representation in connection with projects in the conventional and renewable energy industry.


Publications on public law



German, English

Dr Christian Hirzebruch

Dr Christian Hirzebruch

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F +49 228 72625‐99


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