About Christian Schmelz

Christian Schmelz is a partner of Schoenherr and heads the environment group. He specialises in project development, planning, permitting and all environment-related matters. Clients include not only national and international corporates – in the energy, infrastructure, automotive, steel, food, retail, waste, research, pulp and paper industry, as well as the financial industry – but also municipalities, provinces, the federal administration, the Austrian Chamber of Commerce and the European Commission. Christian has expertise in all kinds of infrastructure, energy and industrial projects. He advises and co-ordinates the biggest EIA proceedings in Austria, is the author of numerous books and articles and is an honorary professor at the University of Vienna.

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