• Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial and Budget Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Plan Approval Procedure
  • Water Law


Dr Jochen Hentschel studied in Constance, Cologne and Speyer and received his doctorate in Trier. During his doctoral studies he was a lecturer at the Fachhochschule für Öffentliche Verwaltung NRW and head of working groups for legal trainees at the district government of Cologne. Before joining CBH in 2006, he worked as a lawyer in the environmental and planning law department of a major medium-sized law firm in the Ruhr Area.Dr Jochen Hentschel advises and represents public corporations in administrative and constitutional law, in particular in municipal law, administrative organisation law, finance and budget law.A further focus of his work is advising and representing companies and public corporations in approval and planning approval procedures under environmental law. His special subject here is water law, which was already the subject of his doctoral thesis.His work in economic and constitutional law has been acknowledged for years in the JUVE Handbook (enjoys “a very good reputation in the market” issue 2017/2018).Dr Jochen Hentschel is an associate board member of the Förderverein des Instituts für deutsches und europäisches Wasserwirtschaftsrecht der Universität Trier, board member of the Verein der gewerblichen Mitglieder des Erftverband and member of the Gesellschaft für Umweltrecht (GfU).