Dipl.-Kfm. Univ. Josef Schmid

Lawyer, Partner*

Practice Areas

  • Planning law, especially public construction law (zoning and building law, principles of ‘socially just land use’, SoBON)
  • Project development
  • Public law
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Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at GSK Stockmann since 2018
  • Former member of Munich airport’s supervisory board
  • Former deputy chairman of the management board of Munich Savings Bank (Stadtsparkasse München)
  • Former chairman of the supervisory boards of Gasteig München GmbH, Deutsche Theater Grund- und Haus-GmbH, Deutsche Theater Betriebs-GmbH, Gewerbehof München GmbH, Münchner Volkstheater GmbH, and Pasinger Fabrik GmbH
  • Head of the Department of Labour and Economic Development of the City of Munich responsible for European affairs, economic development and business start-ups, local government employment policy and qualifications, tourism, associated companies, and events and markets; support officer at Stadtwerke München GmbH, Münchner Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH, Messe München GmbH, Tierpark Hellabrunn GmbH and Olympiapark München GmbH from 2014 to 2018
  • Second mayor of Munich from 2014 to 2018
  • Honorary city councillor from 2000 to 2014 and chairman of the CSU
  • City Council Faction in Munich from 2007 to 2014
  • Admitted to practise law in Germany (2000)
  • Studied business administration and law at the University of Passau and the LMU Munich
  • English, French, German
  • CSU party executive committee
  • Association of Self-employed/German Trade and Crafts Association (BDS/DGV)
  • Munich lawyers association
  • Münchner Tafel e.V. (food charity)
  • FC Bayern München Administrative Board
  • Filser Buam e.V. (Bavarian traditions)
  • Board of “Lebendige Stadt” Foundation (city center development)

Past Events