Olaf Herber

Specialist in administrative law

Attorney-at-law Olaf Herber is a member of the Bar Association Frankfurt am Main and a member of the German Bar Association


  • Year of birth: 1984
  • Studies of law at the Justus-Liebig-University of Gießen
  • First state law examination: 2009
  • Legal clerkship at the District Court of Limburg (including stations at the Hessian Administrative Court in Kassel and the German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer)
  • Second state law examination: 2011
  • Admitted to the bar and joined the law firm Dr. Rodenhäuser, Lehr & Gutting: 2012
  • Certified specialist in administrative law since 2014
  • Working in our law firm since 2023

Areas of specialization

During his training, Mr. Herber already specialized in administrative law and has focused on this area of law since his admission to the bar. His legal work covers all topics of this field of law. In particular, he advises and represents you in the following areas:

Civil Service Law

  • Disciplinary proceedings
  • Recruitment, promotion, competitor disputes
  • Dismissal of civil servants on probation and revocation
  • Transfer, secondment, redeployment
  • Salary
  • Supply
  • Secondary employment
  • Civil servant’s liability for damages
  • Official appraisals
  • Duty of care and protection of the employer
  • Accidents in the line of duty

Public building law

  • Building permit
  • Building inspection orders
  • Matters concerning building neighbors
  • Building encumbrances

Right of inspection

  • Contestation of examinations
  • Withdrawal from examinations

His work as a lawyer in administrative law also focuses on child and youth welfare law and tax law.

A further focus of his legal work is on building and architectural law. In this context, Mr. Herber advises and represents you in particular in the enforcement of claims for work wages and the assertion of defect rights.

Mr. Herber also advises and represents you in general civil law on the following topics: Sales law, tenancy law, general contract law, travel law.

Areas of expertise