Dr. Manuel G. Feller, LL.M. Eur.

Lawyer, Senior Associate

Practice Areas

  • Public funding arrangements compatible with State aid rules in infrastructure (ports, airports), environmental aid and local aid, advising on procedures (pre-notification contacts, notification, competition complaints, investigation procedures) before the European Commission and national courts
  • Procurement law advice for complex procurement projects and large-scale projects, particularly in the maritime sector on matters of port infrastructure development/expansion, advising bidders and contracting authorities in procurement and review proceedings
  • Advising on public law issues related to real estate transactions and real estate project developments
  • Advising on planning approval procedures required under transport law (rail, road, water)
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Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at GSK Stockmann since 2019
  • Admitted to practise law in Germany (2019)
  • Doctorate (2019) from the Julius-Maximilians-Universität of Würzburg (JMU) (magna cum laude), postgraduate scholarship from the Hanns Seidel Foundation
  • Trainee lawyer with the Higher Regional Court Bamberg with placement at an international German law firm Station
  • Research assistant at a major international law firm and at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität of Würzburg (JMU)
  • LL.M. Eur. in European law
  • Studies at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg with an accompanying course in European law
  • English, German
  • State aid law advice to a port operating company on the construction of a LNG terminal
  • State aid advice to local authorities on financing local facilities (e.g. swimming pool/ski lift)
  • Accompaniment of a planning approval procedure regarding the extension of a railway line in North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Feller, Manuel: Das kommunale Finanzierungssystem – unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des kommunalen Steuerfindungsrechts, PhD, Würzburg 2019.
  • 24 June 2022

    Accelerated construction of LNG terminals in Germany

    In a significant turning point, the German Bundestag passed the LNG Acceleration Act (LNGG) on 19 May 2022. The objective of this new law is to help Germany attain independence fro...

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  • 29 April 2020

    COVID-19: public financial support for airports under state aid law

    The public sector has the option to support German airports in the COVID-19 crisis as long as this is compliant with state aid law.

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