Dr Gernot-Rüdiger Engel specialises in national, European and international climate protection law (climate protection laws, climate actions, emissions trading and German Renewable Energy Act (EEG)), environmental law with all its aspects (immission control law, water and waste law), information access law (German Freedom of Information Act (IFG), German Environmental Information Act (UIG) and transparency laws) and “environmental compliance”. His advice is solution-oriented, entrepreneurial and future-oriented. The latter is also the reason why he advises on all legal issues relating to the use of drones and he also sits on the relevant advisory board of the Federal Ministry of Transport.
He has been instructed to act on behalf of listed companies as well as owner-managed and medium-sized companies from the chemical industry, energy supply, wood-based materials industry, ceramic industry, paper, cardboard and board industry, thermal waste treatment plants and numerous associations.
In the Corona-crisis, he protects the production and the supply chains of his national and international clients and their strategic industries against closure orders under infection control law.
Dr Gernot-Rüdiger Engel regularly publishes on current topics and gives lectures on current environmental law issues. He is also a lecturer on environmental and energy law (Berlin School of Economics and Law).
Dr Gernot-Rüdiger Engel studied law in Göttingen (Germany) and international business management. He obtained his doctorate under the supervision of Prof. Peine on European environmental law. He has worked for Luther since 2004 and was based in Luther’s Berlin office until 2008.
He is the co-editor of the magazine on emission control law and emissions trading: “Zeitschrift für Immissionsschutzrecht und Emissionshandel - I + E”and co-author of the commentaries on the German Environmental Information Act (UIG), as well as author of the “Corporate Compliance Checklists”. In addition, he is a founding member and a member of the supervisory board of the Association IZD (Industrie.Zukunft.Deutschland e.V.) and vice chairman of “Treibshausgasneutralität (STN)”, a charity that he founded.