27. February 2024

OPPENLÄNDER represents religious community in constitutional complaint

A liberal Jewish religious community has filed a constitutional complaint in order to obtain its own state treaty and appropriate financial support. To date, the religious community has received financial support via the Central Council of Jews in Germany, which entered into a state treaty with the federal government in 2003. However, the support passed on by the Central Council amounts to less than one per cent of the support, although the number of believers and congregations would correspond to four to fifteen per cent.

Prof Dr Christofer Lenz and Dr Maximilian Stützel are representing the religious community and are basing their constitutional complaint on an earlier decision by the Federal Constitutional Court, among other things. At that time, the Federal Constitutional Court stated that the state may not place a religious community in a “relationship of dependence” on another religious community.

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03. April 2024

Dr Raphael Höll is a new associated partner at OPPENLÄNDER

Dr Raphael Höll was appointed associate partner of OPPENLÄNDER as of 01.04.2024. Dr Raphael Höll has been working as a lawyer at OPPENLÄNDER since October 2020.

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14. March 2024

OPPENLÄNDER sets the course for the future

In future, two managing partners will take care of strategic issues and the management of internal administration. They will be advised by a three-member advisory board from among the partners. We congratulate Dr. Christian Gunßer and Dr. Florian Schmidt-Volkmar, who were unanimously elected as managing partners until the end of 2026.

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29. February 2024

OPPENLÄNDER obtains authorisation for long-term securing of raw materials

Prof Dr Christofer Lenz and Dr Jens Ritter have made it possible despite bureaucratic and legal hurdles and obtained a permit for a joint venture between two large gravel works that will secure the supply of raw materials in the long term.

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20. February 2024

Legal 500: OPPENLÄNDER receives the Germany Awards 2024 for antitrust law

OPPENLÄNDER was honoured by Legal 500 with the Germany Awards 2024 for antitrust law.

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