Dr Martin Fleckenstein advises property companies, investors, builders and project developers, companies from the housing industry and their respective associations and also the public sector, including public sector companies, on all matters pertaining to public real estate and building law, in particular planning and zoning law, including all relevant ancillary areas, such as historical monument protection law, road law and environmental law, special urban development law, as well as public, in particular municipal, business law and public procurement law. His services include advising on complex planning and permit procedures, drafting and negotiating (partly innovative) urban development contracts and neighbourhood agreements, as well as representing his clients in official procedures and administrative court proceedings. In addition, Martin Fleckenstein is consulted as an expert within the context of legislative procedures and with regard to current legal policy issues. Martin Fleckenstein is one of the Partners responsible for coordinating Luther’s Real Estate & Infrastructure practice group.
Dr Martin Fleckenstein studied law at the Universities of Göttingen and Freiburg i. Br. (Germany), where he was awarded his doctorate for a thesis on a legal history topic in 1991. Since his admission to the German Bar in 1987, he has worked as a lawyer and, since 1996, as a certified specialist in administrative law. He joined Luther as a partner in 2015, where he is now responsible for the area of public business law with a particular emphasis on public real estate and building law. Previously, he was the partner responsible for public business law at the Berlin offices of Hammonds (from 2001 onwards) and SammlerUsinger (from 2009 onwards). Martin Fleckenstein is a visiting lecturer for public building law at the University of Münster (Germany) and a member of, inter alia, the Urban Development and Infrastructure Committee (Fachausschuss Stadtentwicklung und Infrastruktur) and the Construction and Real Estate Industry Committee (Branchenausschuss Bau- und Immobilienwirtschaft) of the Berlin Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK), of the Urban Development Committee (Ausschuss Stadtentwicklung) of Zentraler Immobilienausschuss e.V. (ZIA), a German umbrella association for the real estate sector, and of the Real Estate Working Group (Arbeitskreis Immobilienwirtschaft) of the Association of Berlin-Based Merchants and Industrialists (Verein Berliner Kaufleute und Industrieller, VBKI). He is a speaker at specialist events and regularly publishes articles on public building and constitutional law in reference books and specialist journals.