Malte Krumm, LL.M.

Attorney-at-law | Associate

Mr Malte Krumm has been working as an associate lawyer at BHO Legal since January 2024. His expertise lies in the areas of contract law as well as aviation and space law. Mr Krumm studied law at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg. After his first state examination, he completed a post-graduate programme (Master of Laws) at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland. He then worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Public Law at the University of Freiburg, the European Parliament’s Research Service and in an international commercial law firm in Brussels.

He completed his legal traineeship in the district of the Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe. During his legal training, he worked at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Transport and Mobility in Brussels, at the German Consulate General in Toronto and at BHO Legal in Cologne, where he also worked as a research assistant.


  • 2024
    Admission to the bar
  • 2023
    Second State Examination in Law
  • 2017
    Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International and European Business Law
  • 2016
    First State Examination in Law

Work experience:

  • Currently
    Attorney-at-law in the law firm BHO Legal PartG mbB
  • 2021 – 2023
    Trainee lawyer at BHO Legal in Cologne (9 months) as well as at the Direc-torate-General for Transport and Mobility of the European Commission (3 months) and the German Consulate General Toronto (3 months)
  • 2018
    Research assistant in an international commercial law firm in Brussels
  • 2017
    Research Associate at the European Parliament's Research Service, Robert Schuman Traineeship, Department for Ex-Ante Legal Impact Assessment and Evaluation
  • 2016 – 2022
    Research assistant at the Institute for Public Law, Dept. IV - Constitutional and Administrative Law, Prof. Dr Friedrich Schoch, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg


  • German
  • English
  • French

Publications (selected):

  • Challenges of drone-based surveying and mapping (Original: Herausforderungen der drohnengestützten Vermessung und Kartierung), in: ZLW-Zeitschrift für Luft- und Welt-raumrecht, Special print, Edition 73, Jg. 2/2024 (with Dr. Oliver Heinrich).
  • Case note on Administrative Court Munich, Beschl. v. 22.11.2023 – M 7 E 23.5047: Use of drones to determine floor areas (Original: Drohneneinsatz zur Ermittlung von Geschossflächen), in: Zeitschrift für Datenschutz (ZD) 2024, S. 232 ff. (with: Gerhard Deiters).
  • Global Navigation Satellite Systems for Aviation, in: Elgar Concise Encyclopedia of Avia-tion Law 2023, Chapter 78 (co-authors Dr. Ingo Baumann and Dr. Oliver Heinrich).
  • Critical infrastructure Resilience & Counter-Drone Systems – An Opinion on the Situa-tion in Europe, in: Blyenburgh (Ed.), Professional Drone Operations Market 2022, p. 29 ff. (co-author Dr. Oliver Heinrich).
  • Case note on Administrative Court Freiburg, 29.1.2021 – 10 K 4722/19: Police drone surveillance of an assembly (Original: Urteilsanmerkung zu VG Freiburg, Urt. v. 29.1.2021 – 10 K 4722/19: Polizeiliche Drohnenüberwachung einer Versammlung), in: Zeitschrift für IT-Recht und Recht der Digitalisierung, MultiMedia & Recht (MMR) 2021, p. 1018 ff.
  • Case note on Administrative Court Sigmaringen, 20.10.2020 - 14 K 7613/18: Duty to inform in the event of police drone deployment at a football match (original: Urteilsan-merkungen zu VG Sigmaringen, Urt. v. 20.10.2020 – 14 K 7613/18: Hinweispflicht bei polizeilichem Drohneneinsatz anlässlich eines Fußballspiels), in: Zeitschrift für Da-tenschutz (ZD) 2021, p. 333 ff.
  • Aviation law: EASA gives green light for parcel delivery and route inspections by drone (original: Luftverkehrsrecht: EASA gibt grünes Licht für Paketzustellung und Trassenin-spektionen per Drohne), in: Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (EuZW) 2021, p. 92 ff.
  • Case note on District Court Riesa, 9.4.2019 – 9 Cs 926 Js 3044/19: Justified dow-ning of a drone flying over private property (original: Urteilsanmerkung zu AG Riesa, Urt. v. 9.4.2019 – 9 Cs 926 Js 3044/19: Zulässiger Abschuss einer überfliegenden Droh-ne), in: Zeitschrift für IT-Recht und Recht der Digitalisierung, MultiMedia & Recht (MMR) 2019, p. 548.
  • Europa-Report/European Aviation Law: New European legal framework for unmanned aircraft enters into force (original: Europa-Report/Europäisches Luftverkehrsrecht: Neuer europäischer Rechtsrahmen für unbemannte Luftfahrzeuge tritt in Kraft), in: Eu-ropäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (EuZW) 2019, p. 484.