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Dr Bernd Wust, LL.M.

Specialist lawyer for construction and architects’ law, Specialist lawyer for administrative law


Bernd advises on all issues surrounding project development. A key practice area is energy projects, in particular wind and solar farms, where he also provides support for financing and transactions. He also advises on construction and plant engineering projects on all aspects of contract drafting, contract management and claim management. His clients include project developers, property owners and construction companies as well as purchasers and operators of energy projects.

What others say

Recommended lawyer for environmental and planning law; ‘The work of Dr Bernd Wust, LL.M. should be particularly emphasised here. His expertise, reliability and extremely pleasant demeanour are second to none.‘
Legal 500 Germany 2022 and 2023

Recent work

  • Providing project advice on the development, approval and construction of numerous wind farm projects
  • Advising buyers and sellers on the purchase and sale of renewable energy plants including project rights (e.g. ENOVA-Gruppe, Allgäuer Überlandwerk GmbH)
  • Providing ongoing litigation support in environmental administrative disputes
  • Preparing various sales prospectuses for investments in wind and solar projects and providing support in the approval process before the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) (BaFin) (e.g.: Windpark Morbach (RP), Windpark Berg (BY), Windpark Ohmenheim (BW))
  • Providing ongoing advice to property developers on project developments

Curriculum vitae

  • Studied law at the Universities of Freiburg and Granada, 1999 to 2005
  • LL.M. at Columbia University, New York, 2007
  • Research assistant at the Chair for Civil Law, Trade and Labour Law and Legal Philosophy at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich (Prof. em. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Claus-Wilhelm Canaris and Prof. Dr. Hans Christoph Grigoleit), 2007 to 2010
  • Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court Munich, 2008 to 2010
  • PhD on a securities law at the University of Freiburg 2010; Dissertation honoured with the 2010 University Prize of the Deutsches Aktieninstitut e.V.
  • Lecturer at the Deggendorf Institute of Technology, Departments of Civil Engineering and Resource and Environmental Management (2011-2021)
  • Lawyer at Kapellmann since 2011

Further qualifications and memberships

  • Member of the Legal Advisory Board  of the Bundesverband Windenergie e. V.
  • Member of the Bavarian State Planning Advisory Council (at the suggestion of the Bundesverband Windenergie e.V.)



Wust, Streitverkündung und Streithilfe im selbständigen Beweisverfahren am Beispiel eines Werkvertrags, NJW 2017, 2886-2888

Wust, Ausgewählte Fragen zum Bayerischen Windenergieerlass vom 01. September 2016, BayVBl. 2017, 833-839

Wust, Vertragsgestaltung bei Windkraftprojekten, Tagungsband des 5. Anwenderforums Windenergie in Binnenland, November 2011, S. 80-87


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Competencies: Energy law

Organizer: Ökonsult | Kapellmann und Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB

Address: Stadthaus Ulm, Münsterplatz 50, 89073, Ulm

31. Windenergietage - Brot und Spiele

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Competencies: Energy law

Organizer: Spreewind GmbH

Address: Potsdam

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Competencies: Plant engineering law, Energy law, ESG/Sustainability/Green Contracts

Organizer: Bundesverband WindEnergie

Address: Potsdam

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