Born in Münster in 1970. Studied law in Saarbrücken, Geneva, and Munich. 1997 first State examination, 1999 second State examination. Doctoral degree with Prof Dr Jarass, Münster.
Tutored bar review seminars in Munich and Augsburg from 1997 to 2000.
Joined the firm in 2000. Graduate Studies of law at Cambridge University, LL.M., 2001‐2002.
Infrastructure and transport, planning law, public economic law, European and national environmental law (in particular nature conservation law, water law, emissions control and waste management), energy law, mining law, constitutional law, European law, State liability.
Listed as “leading advisor in public commercial law (planning law and constitutional law)" by JUVE. Listed by Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt in “Germany's best lawyers 2021” in public law and environmental law and awarded “Lawyer of the Year 2021” in environmental law. Recommended by Legal 500 in the sector focus energy and environmental and planning law. Awarded by Wirtschaftswoche as “Top Lawyer in Environmental and Planning Law” (since 2020) and in first place in the “Legal All Stars” ranking in environmental and construction planning law (2022). Listed by Chambers in public law and environmental law (2022).
Member of the Board of the Society for Environmental Law e. V.
Member of the Board of the Administrative Law Working Group of the German Bar Association, Berlin – Brandenburg – Mecklenburg‑Western Pomerania Regional Group.
Member and European representative of the Environmental Law Committee of the German Bar Association.
Co‑editor of the Neue Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsrecht (NVwZ). Co‑editor of the journal Klima und Recht (KlimR).
2012 – 2013 Member of the Project Advisory Board for the Evaluation of the Use and Effect of Association Lawsuits under the Environmental Legal Remedies Act (BMUB/UBA); 2016‑2017 Member of the Innovation Forum on Planning Acceleration at the BMVI. Since 2018‑2022 member of the Advisory Council for Spatial Development at the BMI.
Lecturer at Freie Universität Berlin.
Consulting on infrastructure projects, esp. energy (e. g. transmission line projects EUGAL, Kontek, COBRAcable, Hansa Power Bridge, 380 kV industrial line Salzgitter as well as renewable energy plants on/offshore) and transport (e. g.. DB new line Frankfurt/Mannheim; U Bahnlinie 5 „Kanzlerlinie“ Berlin, U 5 Hamburg; federal highways A 7 and A 26 Hamburg, A 20 Lower Saxony, A 143 Saxony‑Anhalt, A 72 Saxony; B 169, B 173 and S 177 Saxony, B 441 Lower Saxony, TVO Berlin; Wilhelmsburger Reichsstr. Hamburg; Underground Line 5 „Chancellor Line“ Berlin, Airport BER); mining law approval procedures, industrial plants; Environmental Due Diligences and procedural management in approval procedures.
Fellenberg/Guckelberger, Klimaschutzrecht (2022); Schink/Fellenberg, GK‑WHG (2021); Kerkmann/Fellenberg, Naturschutzrecht i. d. Praxis (3rd ed. 2021); Stelkens/Bonk/Sachs, VwVfG, 10th ed. 2023 (to appear); Landmann/Rohmer, UmweltRechtsbehelfsG u. FluglärmG; Lütkes/Ewer, BNatSchG, 2nd ed. 2018; Jarass/Petersen, KrWG, 2nd ed. 2022; Beck'scher AEG Kommentar, 2nd ed. 2014; Redeker/Uechtritz, Anwaltshandbuch Verwaltungsverfahren, 4th ed. 2020.
German, English, French
Dr Frank Fellenberg, LL.M. (Cambridge)
specialist attorney for administrative law
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