Legal Department


The Legal Department of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ is the central point of contact for all legal matters at the UFZ and for matters of joint appointments with universities.

The Legal Department´s area of responsibility includes the creation and reviewing of contracts, advising the management on legal matters and procuration for the UFZ in legal proceedings.

Furthermore, the Legal Department coordinates joint appointment procedures. 


Contact persons

Nicole Lichtenstein, Ass. jur.
Head of Department (acting)
phone +49 341 235-1271
fax +49 341 235-1385
recht@ufz.de

Ronny Krause, Ass. jur.
Corporate counsel
phone +49 341 235-4776
fax +49 341 235-1385
recht@ufz.de

Dr. rer. pol. Janet Brade
coordinator of joint appointments
phone +49 341 235-1668
fax +49 341 235-1385
recht@ufz.de