Stefan Rappen > CBH Rechtsanwälte > Cologne, Germany > Lawyer Profile

CBH Rechtsanwälte
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Work Department

Construction & Real Estate


Attorney at Law | Partner

Specialist lawyer for administrative law


Stefan Rappen joined CBH as a lawyer in 1993. He is also a specialist lawyer for administrative law and specialises in questions of public building law as well as environmental, planning and energy law.

His practice focuses on legal project management for major infrastructure projects, in particular roads, airports, pipelines and underground railways. He also advises companies and investors on the planning and operation of energy facilities.

Another focus of his legal practice is legal project management for the construction and real estate industries. He advises companies and investors throughout Germany on the relocation and revitalisation of residential and commercial areas as well as large-scale retail trade projects, including all project-related environmental aspects such as contaminated sites, emissions and species protection.

Stefan Rappen is a member of the Construction Law Working Group of the German Bar Association and the Society for Environmental Law (Gesellschaft für Umweltrecht e.V.). He is the author of various books and specialist articles and regularly gives lectures on issues of public construction and planning law. He is also a lecturer at the Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft e.V. in the field of pipeline and infrastructure law.

For many years, the JUVE Handbook for Commercial Law Firms has identified Stefan Rappen as a frequently recommended lawyer in environmental and planning law throughout Germany.

Lawyer Rankings

Deutschland > Öffentliches Recht > Umwelt- und Planungsrecht

CBH Rechtsanwälte fokussiert sich auf die Begleitung von Bauvorhaben und und wartet hierbei mit ‘großem Know-how und sehr guter Vernetzung in relevanten Entscheiderkreisen vor Ort‘ auf. Die Praxis umfasst die Beratung im Infrastrukturbereich, etwa zu Energie- und Produktenleitungen oder Verkehrsmittelprojekten sowie die Unterstützung von städtebaulichen Projekten sowie in Vorhaben im Bereich des Wohn- und Gewerbebaus. Der in Köln ansässige Praxisleiter Stefan Rappen hat sich auf die juristische Projektsteuerung von Infrastrukturvorhaben spezialisiert und gilt als ‘schnell, lösungsorientiert und bestens vernetzt.

Germany > Public sector > Planning and environment

CBH Rechtsanwälte focuses on the assistance with construction projects and provides ‘great know-how and very good connections to relevant decision-making groups‘. The practice includes advice in the infrastructure sphere, for example on energy and product lines or transport projects as well as on urban development, residential and commercial construction projects. Cologne-based practice head Stefan Rappen specialises in legal project management of infrastructure projects and is considered ‘fast, solution-oriented and well connected.