79102 Freiburg im Breisgau
phone: +49 761 702542
fax: +49 761 702520
mobile: +49 171 5714437
Welcome to hpslex. This is the website of Hanspeter Schmidt.
Hanspeter Schmidt is an attorney-at-law in
Germany, who runs a litigation and advisory law firm dedicated to
Organic Food and Organic Agriculture
Hanspeter Schmidt studied law and international relations at the University of Freiburg im Breisgau and the University of Georgia, Athens, School of Law (Fulbright Scholar).
After judial clerkships he entered private practise 1983 with the
representation of citizens groups and municipalities concerning
industrial developments, toxid waste incinerators, a nuclear power
plant, and various chemical production sites in Switzerland, France and
Germany. Since 1992 he focused on organic agriculture and on providing
for legal councel to companies and associations working in this field.
clients are organic producers and organic processors, some are
certifiers, not only organic certifiers, but also certifiers in
sustainable forestry, energy and environmentally sound industrial
production. Some are governments or public authorities.
Clients of hpslex are from the European
Union, the United States, Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, Turkey, The Peoples
Republic of China, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Australia, and New