Dr. Simone Lünenbürger - luenenbuerger

Dr. Simone Lünenbürger

Senior Counsel at Redeker Sellner Dahs, Brussels


Born 1969 in Landau, Germany. Studied law at the University of Mannheim. 1994 first State examination, 1999 second State examination. Referendarstationen in Kiel, Speyer und Bonn, i.e. im Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit. From 1994 to 1997, research associate at the Lorenz‐von‐Stein‐Institute for Administrative Law Studies at the Christian Albrecht University of Kiel, Germany. 1998 doctoral degree with Prof Dr von Mutius, Kiel. Joined the firm in Bonn in 1999, resident in the Brussels office since 2010.


State aid law, EU law, Antitrust and cartel damages law Recommended by Legal 500 in State aid. Member of the registered association “Berlin Discussion Group on European Sate Aid Law”, Member of the German Bar Association’s “Administrative Law Working Group” for the Land of North Rhine‐Westphalia. Advisory and expert activities as well as representation of ministries, public and private companies and associations in state aid law in national courts, EU reports and the EU Commission (e.g. regarding Nord/LB and Condor), special expertise in the banking, energy, airport, forestry and shipping sectors as well as sectors regarding environmental aid, damage aid regarding COVID and natural disasters (e.g. regarding energy infrastructure after the flood disaster in the Ahr valley) and services of general economic interest (SGEI), cartel damages proceedings, e.g. regarding the “Lottokartell” and the “Rundholzkartell” in various regional courts, higher regional courts and the Federal Court of Justice, comprehensive advisory work on questions of ecological sustainability within the meaning of the Taxonomy Regulation.


Works as expert and lecturer in State aid law, especially on factual issues and services of general economic interest (SGEI), as well as in environmental, infrastructure, and maritime‐travel aid law. Besides that, publications on regulatory law and pollution tax as well as finance law in the constitutional context. A complete list can be found here.