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As a lawyer, Denise Helling advises companies on public business law issues, in particular, on matters pertaining to environmental law, climate protection and emissions trading law, and regional and other planning law.
Denise Helling was born in Hannover (Germany) in 1988. Before starting university, she spent a year at a high school in Arkansas (USA). From 2008 to 2014, she studied law at Georg August University in Göttingen (Germany), focussing on private and public business law. She additionally obtained a Bachelor’s degree in English philology. Denise Helling passed her first state law exam in 2014. She then carried out her legal training at the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf (Germany), which she successfully completed in 2016 with her second state law exam. As part of her legal training, Denise Helling worked for the public business law department of a renowned international business law firm in Düsseldorf, for a law firm in New York (USA), and for the German Embassy in Bangkok (Thailand), amongst others. Denise Helling was admitted to the German Bar in 2017 and joined Luther the same year. Before starting her career as a lawyer, she already worked for Luther as a research assistant.