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Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

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Herr Dr Stefan Altenschmidt

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Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH

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Environment Planning Regulatory.


Dr Stefan Altenschmidt’s specialist areas are environmental, planning and regulatory law. Based in Dusseldorf, he advises companies and trade associations, in particular, on environmental law, climate protection and emissions trading law and also planning law. He also represents his clients at national administrative and constitutional courts and at the European Court of Justice. Dr Stefan Altenschmidt regularly holds seminars and publishes articles relating to environmental and energy law issues and is the co-author of the commentaries on the German Renewable Energy Act.


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).


English, German.


Dr Stefan Altenschmidt was born in 1971 in Essen, Germany. He studied law and social science at the Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany, where in 2001 he also gained his doctorate 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.

Germany: Public sector

Planning and environment

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