Dr Mathias Mailänder

Dr Mathias Mailänder

Dr Mathias Mailänder


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Industries Energy

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Dr Mathias Mailänder provides advice on all environmental law issues. He specialises in electricity tax and energy tax law, immission control law, greenhouse gas and fuel emissions trading law, public building and planning law and environmental compliance. He successfully conducts model lawsuits for entire industries in close cooperation with the relevant associations. His legal services include representing companies before the German Federal Administrative, Federal Fiscal and Federal Constitutional Courts. Mathias Mailänder is a regularly published author, writing on current topics, and a regular lecturer on current public-law issues. He has authored a practice and compliance guide on electricity and energy tax.


Dr Mathias Mailänder studied law in Hamburg until 2006, then obtained his doctorate (Prof Trute) on the topic “Das Governanceregime eines Regulierungsverbunds in der Telekommunikation” (the governance rules of a regulatory network in telecommunications), which included a transdisciplinary analysis of the regulatory structures in the multi-level system of the European Union. Dr Mathias Mailänder is a member of the Joint Judicial Examination Authority (Gemeinsames Prüfungsamt) at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court and an examiner for the first and second state law exams in Germany. He is also a founding member and member of the supervisory board of the Association IZD (Industrie.Zukunft.Deutschland). He has worked for Luther since 2012.


  • International food producer - location-related and cross-location advice on electricity and energy tax law
  • Large project development company - nationwide advice on public construction law
  • Asphalt Mixing Plants - industry-wide advice and representation of numerous companies in and out of court in model procedures of electricity and energy tax law
  • Leading and internationally active company in the non-ferrous metal industry - consulting in the field of REACH, compliance and environmental energy law
  • Municipal waste management companies - advice on electricity and energy tax law
  • Various producers of secondary fuels - advice on energy and electricity tax issues
  • Large tobacco company - advice on chemicals law
  • International insurance group - legal advice and representation in the acquisition and development of commercial real estate

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