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Kai Wörner, Associate

Kai Wörner


Rechtsanwalt, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist Germany


German, English, French, Spanish

Practice areas

  • Energy and infrastructure
  • Environment
  • Public law
  • Real estate

Practice notes

Kai Wörner is an Associate in the Real Estate practice group at Eversheds Sutherland in Dusseldorf. He advises national and international clients on all questions of public law, in particular concerning planning and environmental law. He furthermore advises within the framework of complex infrastructure projects, specifically in the energy sector.

Moreover, he acts as Diversity & Inclusion Specialist for Eversheds Sutherland Germany. Together with a Diversity Committee and in concert with his international colleagues, he develops measures to create an inclusive corporate culture which opens new opportunities and in which every single employee can contribute their personalities and competencies in the best way possible for themselves, our clients and Eversheds Sutherland. This dual role has so far been a novelty in the law firm landscape.

Kai studied law, sociology and psychology at the Universities of Freiburg and Paris XII. He studied Gender & Queer Studies at the University of Cologne.

Before joining Eversheds Sutherland, Kai worked in the energy law practice group of Clifford Chance in Dusseldorf.

His recent experience includes:

  • representing a project developer for large logistics centers in the defence against an action based on the German Environmental Appeals Law (Umweltrechtsbehelfsgesetz, UmwRG)
  • advising a company from the health care sector which operates all over Germany regarding the relocation of a medicinal service center
  • advising a company which operates all over Europe regarding the acquisition of areas in Germany which can be used for forestry
  • advising a public medical center operator with centers all over Germany regarding the granting of benefits pursuant to the German Hospital Financing Law (Krankenhausfinanzierungsgesetz, KHG) and the German Hospital Remuneration Law (Krankenhausentgeltgesetz, KHEntgG)