Our practice tames the bureaucracy.

We at SCHMITZ KNOTH offer representation of your interests interfacing with administrative law against agencies, associations, and municipalities. Our practice in this area focuses on public construction law.

Our practice covers every aspect of administrative law and we represent our clients against every state actor. Whether applying for the release of a beneficial document or attacking a damning one, we act for you in and outside of court. We focus on public construction law, specifically planning permissions (also in relation to claims against planning permissions by neighbours), on municipal taxation, and on corporate administrative law (e.g. law of the trades, industrial law, and the law relating to the hotel and catering trade).


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We offer legal advice and to represent our clients in front of the German district courts (Amts- and Landgerichte) and the German Courts of Appeal.



provides more than mere legal advice; we understand our task to be your personal advisor, always aiming to create excellent solutions based on common values. Our lawyers always treat clients individually. We act forcefully, but always with far sight, sensibility, and skill.