Practice Areas

  • Real estate project development, in particular building regulation approvals
  • Assistance with public building approvals procedures
  • Advising local governments on urban development projects
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Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at GSK Stockmann since 2001
  • Certified lawyer for administrative law
  • Admitted to practise law in Germany (2001)
  • Law and political science studies in Regensburg and Aberdeen
  • Trainee lawyer with the Bavarian Ministry for Regional Development and Environmental Affairs
Languages
  • English, German
Memberships
  • Working Group „Retail“ of gif e.V. (Association for Real Estate Research)
Awards
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of “Planning Law & Environmental Regulations” and “Administrative and Constitutional Law” (Juve Handbuch 2023/2024)
  • Ranking “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2023” in the area of “Public Law and Environmental Law” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of “Planning Law & Environmental Regulations” and “Administrative and Constitutional Law” (Juve Handbuch 2022/2023)
  • Ranking “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2022” in the area of “Public Law” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of “Environmental and Planning Law” (The Legal 500 2022)
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of “Planning Law & Environmental Regulations” (Juve Handbuch 2021/2022)
  • Ranking “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2021” in the area of “Public Commercial Law” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of “Environmental and Planning Law” (The Legal 500 2021)
  • Ranking „Deutschlands beste Anwälte 2020“ in the field of “Environmental and Planning Law, Public Building Law” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
Publications
  • Butt, Mark und Linde, Eva: Die Steuerung von Einzelhandelsagglomerationen in der Raumordnung, in: 01|2018 BauR – Baurecht, S. 40ff.
  • Butt, Mark: Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Steuerung von Einzelhandel durch Kommunen, KommJur 2007, 369 ff.
  • Butt, Mark: Erweiterter Zugang zu behördlichen Umweltinformationen – Die neue EG-Umweltinformationsrichtlinie, NVwZ 2003, 1071 ff.
  • Würfel, Wolfgang / Butt, Mark: Neue Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsrecht (NVwZ) 2/2003, Seite 153 bis 158: Ausschreibungspflicht für städtebauliche Verträge – oder: Schaut man einem geschenkten Gaul doch ins Maul?”
  • Butt, Mark: Die Ausweitung des Rechts auf Umweltinformation durch die Aarhus-Konvention, Stuttgart 2001
  • Butt, Mark: Rechtsprobleme bei Vertragsschluss via Internet – Unter Berücksichtigung der EG-Fernabsatzrichtlinie, der Signaturrichtlinie und der geplanten E-Commerce-Richtlinie, (mit Prof. Josef Scherer), Der Betrieb 2000, S. 1009 ff.
  • Butt, Mark mit Prof. Josef Scherer und Joachim Reimertshofer: Risiken der internationalen Produkthaftung aus Sicht eines deutschen Unternehmers, Der Betrieb 1999, S. 469 ff.
  • Butt, Mark: Soziale Grundrechte (mit Julia Kübert und Christiane Anne Schlutz), in Europa, Luxemburg 1999 (Reihe Arbeitsdokumente des Europäischen Parlaments).
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