Bertrand Malmendier, PhD


is a Berlin lawyer and assists companies and public-sector bodies in the field of public business law and international business law. One of his most important fields of activity is providing specialist assistance with the privatisation of public-sector bodies and developing public-private partnerships. In these activities, issues of public procurement, local economics and budget planning play a central role. Dr. Malmendier has gathered extensive experience in the energy, water and airport development sectors in particular.

A further focal point of Dr. Malmendier's expertise is in ensuring compliance with the planning law requirements for industrial, infrastructural, technological or construction projects in the framework of complex real estate development and infrastructure projects in agreement with the responsible authorities, public interest organizations, and investors.

In addition, Dr. Malmendier advises energy supply companies on the liberalised market and assists investors in locating their business operations in Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia.

Dr. Malmendier was assistant at the Institute for State Studies, Constitutional and Administrative Law of the Free University Berlin from 1994 to 1997. After passing the First State Examination in Law (Referendarexamen, 1997), he completed a Doctoral Degree in the History of Public Law, which was supported by a scholarship from the German National Merit Foundation. Dr. Malmendier is a specialist lawyer (Fachanwalt) for administrative law and a member of the German Association for Municipal Management's expert commission on public procurement. He is the editor of a two-volume handbook on energy industry law published by Bundesanzeiger Verlag.





Membership in Professional Organisations
Chairman of the supervisory board of Godewind AG
Supervisory board of Studio Babelsberg AG
Beirat KEST GmbH
Beirat Moellendorf & Company
International Bar Association
Forum Vergabe
(association dealing with issues of public procurement)
Institut für Energierecht Berlin (institute for energy law)
Club des Affaires de Berlin
(French- German business club promoting political, economic and cultural relations between the two countries)
German-French Lawyers Association (DFJ)
Bundesvereinigung Öffentliches Recht
(federal association for public law)
Institut für Energie- und Wettbewerbsrecht in der kommunalen Wirtschaft
(institute for energy and competition law at the municipal level)
Gesellschaft für Umweltrecht
(society for environmental law)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Baurecht
(German association for construction law)


Malmendier Hellriegel Rechtsanwälte
Kurfürstendamm 213
10719 Berlin

Telefon: +49 30 59 00 30 4 - 0
Telefax: +49 30 59 00 30 4 - 48