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Urban land-use planning

a sure start is a good start

Building regulations

legally watertight implementation

Project support

confident whatever the stage

State aid & subsidies

a piece of the pie

Climate protection & sustainability

green is the way forward

Municipalities & corporations under public law

being closer to the action

State liability

not everything is straight forward

Procurement Law

staying away from lawsuits after the selection process

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Rittershaus and the public sector

Never losing sight of the common good

We assist the federal government, the federal states, the municipalities, and their enterprises with all legal matters. Our experienced lawyers have, for many years, taken on the role of partners in their dealings with numerous municipalities, and offered advice in complex proceedings and with regard to cases involving difficult legal issues. Hence, we are as familiar with the priorities and goals of the public sector as we are with the special requirements and questions that arise from public-authority activities or the privatisation of public services.

Those among our lawyers who dedicate themselves exclusively to public-law matters possess a wealth of experience based on their involvement in numerous administrative, planning and dispute proceedings. Our clients also put their trust in our expertise when it comes to contractual regulations, negotiation management and organisational law. We work through complicated cases and present them to our clients in a clearly structured way, providing technical experts and specialists if necessary. We clear up difficult legal questions and keep on top of the frequently extensive or initially unclear facts that public sector entities are increasingly faced with in this age of digitalisation and acceleration.

Legally watertight and to the point

We pride ourselves on offering legally watertight solutions that are as simple as possible and no more extensive than necessary. At the same time, our advice is always tailormade and geared towards your needs. It is up to you to decide how much support and assistance you want from us in every single case.

We assist public-sector entities in all extrajudicial fields of action – starting with giving advice on organisation and communication or at the early stage of proceedings and ending with the drafting of notifications that stand up in court. It goes without saying that we also have a wealth of experience when it comes to executing dispute proceedings. We are, however, frequently able, by acting proactively and communicating openly, to avoid going to court in the first play or settle disputes. Solving conflicts involving many stakeholders and different legal issues is one of our strengths. 

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