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Dr. Christoph Rung
Partner, Administrative Law Specialist

Dr. Christoph Rung advises companies and public authorities on all matters relating to German and European public law. The focus of his work lies in environmental as well as building and planning law. In these areas, he assists with projects and negotiations and represents his clients in legal proceedings before the administrative courts. In the area of public economic law, Christoph Rung helps companies achieve compliance with the requirements set out in public procurement law, foreign trade law or state aid law. He assists public authorities and municipal companies in developing procurement plans and implementing procurement procedures. He represents them during public procurement review proceedings before public procurement chambers and Higher Regional Courts.

Practice areas
  • Public economic law, particularly public procurement law, foreign trade law and state aid law
  • German and European environmental and planning law
  • Building law
  • State liability law
  • Litigation
Vita
  • 2002 - 2007 Law studies at Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg
  • 2007 - 2009 Research assistant at the Institute for German and European Administrative Law, Heidelberg University
  • 2009 - 2010 Academic assistant at the Research Centre for Sustainable Development Law, Heidelberg University
  • 2012 Admitted to the German bar
  • 2013 PhD (Dr. iur.) at Heidelberg University
  • 2018 Additional qualification as a specialist in administrative law
Other activities and memberships
  • Teaching appointment at Heidelberg University (Public Law)
  • Member of the Gesellschaft für Umweltrecht (GfU) (Environmental Law Association)
  • Member of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Verwaltungsrecht Baden-Württemberg im Deutschen Anwaltverein (Baden-Wuerttemberg working group on administrative law of the German Bar Association)
  • Member of the Deutsche Vergabenetzwerk (DVNW) (German network for public procurement law)
Publications
  • Strukturen und Rechtsfragen europäischer Verbundplanungen, Mohr Siebeck (EuDÖR) Tübingen, 2013 (Rezensionen: Gärditz, Verw 2014, 573 ff; Milstein, DVBl 2014, 1183)
  • Teilhabe- und Zugangsansprüche gegenüber der öffentlichen Hand – Ein Fall für das Kartellrecht?, NZKart 2018, 185 ff. (gemeinsam mit Dr. Anno Haberer)
  • Die Beeinträchtigung des Handels zwischen den Mitgliedstaaten in der neueren beihilferechtlichen Entscheidungspraxis der Kommission, NVwZ 2017, 1174 ff.
  • Vergabestelle muss Zuschlagskriterien auch prüfen können! (VK Baden-Württemberg, Beschluss vom 13.03.2017 - 1 VK 6/17), VPR 2017, 147
  • Die Überprüfung der Beschaffungsautonomie durch Nachprüfungsinstanzen - Vergaberecht 2017, 440 ff.
  • Nach "Piepenbrock": EuGH konkretisiert Voraussetzungen für vergaberechtsfreie Aufgabenübertragung an Zweckverband! (EuGH, Urteil vom 21.12.2016 - Rs. C-51/15), VPR 2017, 4.
  • Tagungsbericht 23. Baden-Württembergischer Verwaltungsrechtstag, VBlBW 2017, 59ff.
  • Die Verwirkung nachbarlicher Abwehrrechte im Öffentlichen Baurecht – Teil 2, BauR 2016, 1406 ff. (gemeinsam mit Dr. Milena Charnitzky)
  • Die Verwirkung nachbarlicher Abwehrrechte im Öffentlichen Baurecht – Teil 1, BauR 2016, 1254 ff. (gemeinsam mit Dr. Milena Charnitzky)
  • Tagungsbericht 22. Baden-Württembergischer Verwaltungsrechtstag, VBlBW 2015, 510 ff.
  • Tagungsbericht 21. Baden-Württembergischer Verwaltungsrechtstag, VBlBW 2014, 376 ff.
  • Die UVP-Aktualisierungsprüfung, EurUP 2014, 279 ff.
About me

“Make things as simple as possible, but not simpler. Albert Einstein

Otherwise: Member of the football team FC Referendaria 62. I play true to the motto of Andreas Brehme, the player who shot the 1:0 in the final match of the football World Cup in 1990 in Italy, “Making the impossible possible will be absolutely impossible.”

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