German Railway Act

  • Consulting and legal representation in all matters of rail network access, in particular regarding the payment of fees, the assignment of tracks as well as in discrimination matters of private railway companies
  • Conduct of proceedings before the Federal Railway Authority, the Federal Network Agency, and the Federal Cartel Office
  • Assertion of and defense against claims under regulatory law, e.g. claims related to rail network access
  • Examination and/or preparation of terms of use for the rail network and for service facilities
  • Legal advice for companies, associations, commissioned agencies, public authorities / ministries during political processes, regarding the preparation of bills and policy papers, or regarding the evaluation of their projects
  • Preparation of legal opinions regarding domestic and European law
  • Consulting during merger control proceedings regarding the railway market
  • Organization of in-house seminars regarding the matter of rail network access pursuant to the German Railway Act
  • Comprehensive legal advice and representation also with respect to European railway law
  • Consulting in unbundling matters for integrated railway companies