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Adolphi, Carolin

Carolin Adolphi

qualified tax clerk (Steuerfachangestellte)
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : carolin.adolphi@bbh-online.de

Dr. Ahlers, Malaika

Dr. Malaika Ahlers

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-562
email : malaika.ahlers@bbh-online.de

Dr. Ahnis, Erik Partner

Dr. Erik Ahnis

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, Bankfachwirt (BA)/BA in banking services | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-28
email : erik.ahnis@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy contract law (grid and distribution, electricity, gas, biogas)
  • Rules and regulations governing utility easements
  • Company law and law relating to groups of companies


Dr. Erik Ahnis advises clients from the energy supply sector on all matters of energy contract law and contractual design. He has extensive expertise in the electricity and gas sector (grid and distribution). His core practice areas also include the feed-in of biogas into the grid and the legal framework on utility easements. Furthermore, Dr. Erik Ahnis advises on all questions of company law and those related to groups of companies.

vita

  • Born in Schlema (Ore Mountains) in 1973
  • 1992–1994 bank apprenticeship, studies of banking services in Berlin, Frankfurt am Main
  • 1995–2005 studies of law at Humboldt University Berlin and the University of Liverpool
  • 1995–2000 staff member in various strategic units of Bankgesellschaft Berlin AG
  • 2001–2005 doctorate and research associate (in part) at European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) with Prof. Dr. Kaspar Frey
  • 2005–2006 lawyer at a Berlin law firm specialising in insolvency law
  • Since 2006 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2015 partner at BBH Berlin

Akin, Hanife

Hanife Akin

Consultant Corporate Finance, B.A., CVA (EACVA e.V.)
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-244
email : hanife.akin@bbh-online.de

Albrecht, Henriette

Henriette Albrecht

Rechtsanwältin
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-869
email : henriette.albrecht@bbh-online.de

Albrecht, Matthias Partner

Matthias Albrecht

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-141
email : matthias.albrecht@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law
  • Antitrust law
  • Civil law, especially contract law

Matthias Albrecht is i.a. concerned with disputes about the validity of electricity and gas supply contracts formed under the previous monopoly. Another focus of his work lies on contractual concession law.

vita

  • Born in Hamburg in 1965
  • 1986-1994 studies of law
  • 1996-1998 consultancy work, i.a. for the German Bundestag
  • Since 1998 lawyer at BBH 
  • Since 2003 partner at BBH in Munich
  • The Legal 500 Deutschland (2016): distinguished in the category of regulatory/energy law
  • Lecturer at the University of Koblenz
  • Publishes and lectures widely on rights of way and easements (Wegerecht) and on energy law

Albrecht, Götz

Götz Albrecht

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-340
email : goetz.albrecht@bbh-online.de

Dr. Altrock, Martin Partner

Dr. Martin Altrock

Mag. rer. publ., Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-96
email : martin.altrock@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Renewable energy law
  • General energy law
  • Representation of clients in court, drafting of contracts
  • Constitutional and administrative law

Dr. Martin Altrock provides comprehensive advice on all legal matters related to renewable energy (market and grid integration, wind power projects, solar energy, biogas, the special equalisation scheme under the Renewable Energy Sources Act (Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz – EEG), the EEG surcharge), including the further development of the corresponding legal framework, the future of electricity storage and sector-coupling, i.e. the use of electricity, e.g. in the mobility and heat sectors.
 

vita

  • Born in Kassel in 1968
  • Married with two children
  • 1989-1995 studies of law in Heidelberg and Leiden (Netherlands), legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court (OLG) of Karlsruhe
  • 1996-1997 studies of administrative sciences at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer
  • 1997-2000 research associate at the faculty of law at Heidelberg University, chair of Prof. Dr. Görg Haverkate
  • 2001 doctorate (Dr. jur.) at Heidelberg University
  • Since 2000 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2006 partner at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2012 member of the supervisory board of Enertrag AG
  • Since 2018 lecturer at Technische Universität Berlin
     
  • Legal 500 Deutschland (2018): special mention for his expertise in regulatory law and the energy sector in general  
  • Recommended in the area of energy law by Kanzleimonitor (2017/2018)
     
  • Various advisory council and supervisory board activities
  • Invited to act as expert for the German Bundestag on in the context of the revision of the 2017 Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG 2017)
  • Editor (together with Dr. Volker Oschmann) and co-author of “Kommentar zum EEG” published by C.H. Beck, 5th th edition currently pending publication
  • Executive co-editor of the energy-law journal Zeitschrift für Neues Energierecht (ZNER)
  • Publishes and lectures widely on energy law, with a focus on renewable energy
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Dr. Bacher, Philipp Partner Counsel

Dr. Philipp Bacher

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, Fachanwalt für Steuerrecht/Specialist lawyer for tax law | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-132
email : philipp.bacher@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Company law / tax law
  • Tax law
  • M&A, drafting articles of association and consortium agreements     
  • Company conversions     
  • (Re-)municipalisation / public participation

Dr. Philipp Bacher advises municipalities as well as municipal and private companies on all aspects of company law, taking into account the individual economic, legal and fiscal circumstances of each client. He also provides advice on remunicipalisation projects as well as in the context of the sale and purchase of shares in energy suppliers or generation capacities, with a particular focus on renewable electricity installations and structured financing in this area. This work also includes the development of public participation models.

vita

  • Born in Munich in 1969      
  • 1989 - 1996 studies of law in Erlangen and legal traineeship in Munich      
  • 1997 - 1999 lawyer at an international auditing company      
  • 2000 doctorate in German limited liability company law       
  • 2001 qualification as specialist lawyer for tax law       
  • 2002 - 2005 lawyer at a law firm specialising in tax and company law       
  • Since 2006 lawyer at BBH Munich
  • Lectures widely on public participation models, M&A in the energy industry (publishers C.H. Beck, Euroforum), supervisory board issues: rights, obligations, liability issues (among others, Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung)

Badocha, Thomas

Thomas Badocha

audit assistant
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-213
email : thomas.badocha@bbh-online.de

Bartsch, Alexander Partner Counsel

Alexander Bartsch

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-445
email : alexander.bartsch@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law      
  • Special grid connection and grid access scenarios      
  • Data protection and IT law      
  • Utility easements and rights of way, expropriation proceedings      

Alexander Bartsch specialises in energy contract law, the legal design of special grid connection and grid access scenarios, rights in rem and contractual rights regarding the protection of power lines, pipelines and facilities as well as data protection law. He currently focuses, among others, on the new IT-security requirements for operators of energy supply grids and critical infrastructures as well as the impact of the EU General Data Protection Regulation on energy supply companies.

vita

  • Born in Berlin in 1978      
  • 2000 - 2009 studies of law with a supplementary course in economics at the University of Bayreuth and Humboldt University Berlin and legal traineeship at the Court of Appeal in Berlin       
  • Since 2010 lawyer at BBH Berlin    
  • Alexander Bartsch lectures widely and is author of numerous contributions to specialist books and publications regarding matters of energy and data protection law.

Bast, Björn

Björn Bast

Prüfungsleiter
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-400
email : bjoern.bast@bbh-online.de

Baudisch, Katharina

Katharina Baudisch

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-930
email : katharina.baudisch@bbh-online.de

Baumgärtner, Catharina

Catharina Baumgärtner

tax assistant
phone : +49 (0)711 722 47-0
email : catharina.baumgaertner@bbh-online.de

Bausch, Susanne

Susanne Bausch

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-138
email : susanne.bausch@bbh-online.de

Bechny, Walter Partner Counsel

Walter Bechny

Auditor, Tax advisor, graduate economist | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-400
email : walter.bechny@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Audits of annual financial statements and consolidated financial statements     
  • Audits pursuant to the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) / Combined Heat and Power Act (KWKG) / Electricity Grid Charges Ordinance (StromNEV) and the Ordinance on Concession Fees (KAV)   Calculation of prices and charges 

Walter Bechny specialises, among others, in business consulting in the context of incentive regulation and the unbundling requirements stipulated in the German Energy Industry Act (EnWG). His practice also encompasses the calculation of grid charges and municipal consulting. Walter Bechny works as an auditor and tax advisor with our auditing company invra Treuhand AG.

vita

  • Born in Ravensburg in 1964      
  • Married with 3 children      
  • 1985 - 1993 business studies at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart      
  • 1990 - 1991 finance studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia      
  • 1994 - 1995 audit assistant at a medium-sized audit and tax consulting firm      
  • 1995 - 2003 team leader and audit manager at an auditing company with an international focus      
  • Since 2001 tax advisor      
  • Since 2003 auditor      
  • Since 2004 at BBH Munich

Blumenthal-Barby, Sebastian Partner Counsel

Sebastian Blumenthal-Barby

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, LL.M. (Stellenbosch University, Südafrika) | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-981
email : sebastian.blumenthal-barby@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law
  • Corporate law
  • Civil law
  • Antitrust law
  • Regulation law

Sebastian Blumenthal-Barby is lead advisor in concession procedures (municipalities / bidders). He also provides advice on company law matters in connection with the award of concession contracts (cooperation models) as well as on the contractual implementation of transactions (grid take-overs, reorganisation, unbundling).

vita

  • Born in Rostock in 1972      
  • Married with three children      
  • 1991 - 1997 studies of law at Humboldt University Berlin and Georg-August-Universität Göttingen       
  • 1993 study visit to Derby, UK     
  • 1997 research assistant at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen       
  • 1998 Master of Laws at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa LL. M. (Thesis in international transport law)      
  • 1999 - 2001 legal traineeship in Berlin and Brisbane, Australia      
  • Since 2001 lawyer at BBH Berlin and BBH Cologne      
  • Work for the Associated European Energy Consultants e.V. (AEEC)       
  • Publishes and lectures widely on energy law matters, including regulation and unbundling

Böck, Sabine Partner

Sabine Böck

Tax advisor | Partner
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : sabine.boeck@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Individual income tax law
  • Making of annual financial statements
  • Partnerships
  • International tax law

Böck, Rudolf Partner

Rudolf Böck

Auditor, Tax advisor | Partner
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-166
email : rudolf.boeck@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Company purchase
  • Company valuation
  • Tax structuring services

Rudolf Böck works as an auditor and tax advisor with our auditing company invra Treuhand AG.

vita

  • Born in Neu-Ulm in 1958
  • Married with two sons
  • 1979–1983 engineering studies, graduate Dipl.-Ingenieur (FH)
  • 1983–1987 assistant to the management board of an industrial company
  • 1984–1986 studies of industrial engineering, Dipl.-Wirtschaftsingenieur (FH)
  • 1987–1992 audit assistant and tax advisor at a medium-sized auditing company
  • Since 1991 tax advisor
  • 1992–1993 tax advisor at Nörr Stiefenhofer Lutz
  • 1993–2001 partner at the tax consulting firm Dreyer & Böck
  • Since 1994 auditor
  • Since 2002 partner at BBH Munich

Bollmann, Rouven

Rouven Bollmann

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-173
email : rouven.bollmann@bbh-online.de

Boss, Victoria

Victoria Boss

Rechtsanwältin/Lawyer
phone : +49 (0)40 34 10 69-400
email : victoria.boss@bbh-online.de

Böswald, Stephanie Julia

Stephanie Julia Böswald

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-138
email : stephanie.boeswald@bbh-online.de

Brugger, Matthias Partner Counsel

Matthias Brugger

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-140
email : matthias.brugger@bbh-online.de

Brunz, Martin

Martin Brunz

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-449
email : martin.brunz@bbh-online.de

Büchner, Robert

Robert Büchner

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
phone : +49 (030) 611 28 40 - 944
email : robert.buechner@bbh-online.de

Büttner, Svenja Partner Counsel

Svenja Büttner

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-815
email : svenja.buettner@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law
  • Competition law
  • Antitrust law
  • Civil law

Svenja Büttner is currently dealing especially with client cases regarding electricity and gas concession contracts. She is also accompanying the resulting grid take-overs as well as claims with regard to grid ownership and related problems.

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Couval, Dominique

Dominique Couval

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-666
email : dominique.couval@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • General energy law with a particular focus on the gas industry      
  • General civil law with a particular focus on the drafting of energy supply contracts

Dominique Couval deals with all aspects of gas distribution and gas grid access. In her practice, she focuses in particular on the drafting of gas supply and grid access contracts as well as regulatory issues.

vita

  • Born in Balingen (Baden-Württemberg) in 1979      
  • 1998 - 2003 studies of law at the University of Passau      
  • 2003 - 2004 studies at Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (Maîtrise in European law)      
  • 2004 - 2005 internship at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg      
  • 2005 - 2007 legal traineeship at the Court of Appeal in Berlin      
  • Since 2008 lawyer at BBH Berlin      
  • Member of the German-French Lawyers Association (Deutsch-Französische Juristenvereinigung e.V.)      
  • Extensive lecturing activities
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Dalibor, Marcel

Marcel Dalibor

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-632
email : marcel.dalibor@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Renewable energy law      
  • General energy law       
  • Public commercial law

Marcel Dalibor focuses on all aspects of renewable energy. In this context, he acts as legal counsel in numerous court proceedings across Germany. He also advises on regulatory matters (information requests from regulatory authorities), public commercial and environmental law, constitutional law as well as on questions in regard to the law governing access to information.

vita

  • Born in Belzig in 1976      
  • 1997 - 2004 studies of law at the University of Potsdam, legal traineeship in the federal state of Brandenburg      
  • 2004 - 2009 research associate at the chair of public, financial and tax law of Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald      
  • 2010 assistant to the managing director of the Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility (IKEM) in Berlin      
  • 2011 worked with the legal representative of the federal government in the framework of three proceedings on appeals on points of law      
  • Since 2012 lawyer at BBH Berlin      
  • Member of the Society for Environmental Law (Gesellschaft für Umweltrecht e.V.), Greifswalder Halbjahresschrift für Rechtswissenschaft e. V. (association publishing the journal GreifRecht)      
  • Editor of books and author of numerous publications on public law (with a focus on public commercial law and environmental law), renewable energy law, the law governing access to information and constitutional law

Dr. Däuper, Olaf Partner

Dr. Olaf Däuper

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-15
email : olaf.daeuper@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • General energy industry law with a particular focus on the gas industry and electricity generation
  • European and national antitrust law
  • Nuclear and environmental law
  • Constitutional and general administrative law


Dr. Olaf Däuper’s current focus in the area of energy law lies on the contractual design of grid access and energy supply contracts in the gas sector as well as on questions regarding the contractual implementation and financing of power plants, among others.
 

vita

  • Born in Langen/Hesse in 1973
  • Married with three daughters
  • Studies of law in Mainz, Glasgow and Freiburg
  • 1998–1999 research associate at Max Planck Institute, Freiburg
  • Since 2001 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • 2003 doctorate in law (Dr. iur.) at Humboldt University Berlin
  • Since 2007 partner at BBH Berlin
  • Publishes and lectures widely on energy, nuclear and antitrust law

Däuper, Anette

Anette Däuper

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-95
email : anette.daeuper@bbh-online.de

Dr. de Wyl, Christian Partner

Dr. Christian de Wyl

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-20
email : christian.de.wyl@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law
  • Company law
  • Civil law/contract drafting
  • Regulation management

Dr. Christian de Wyl is currently working on the implementation of the unbundling requirements as well as company transactions in the context of M&A (privatisation, re-structuring). He also deals with the contractual layout of delivery and network access in the areas of power and gas. Legal regulation questions and the legal advice on privatisation and power plant projects are a further current focus of his work.

vita

Dr. Dessau, Christian Partner Counsel

Dr. Christian Dessau

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-444
email : christian.dessau@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy trading-related matters       
  • Compliance advice      
  • Policy advice

Dr. Christian Dessau regularly advises on legal and regulatory matters regarding energy trading and the trading of derivatives and emission allowances. In addition, he counsels companies on compliance issues and also provides policy advice.

vita

  • Born in Berlin in 1974      
  • Two children      
  • 1994 - 1999 studies of law at Humboldt University Berlin       
  • 1999 - 2002 research associate at the chair of public law and European administrative history of Prof. E. V. Heyen at Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald; subsequently: recipient of a scholarship for the Research Training Group “Kontaktzone Mare Balticum: Fremdheit und Integration im Ostseeraum” of the German Research Foundation (DFG)       
  • 2002 - 2004 legal traineeship in Berlin     
  • 2006 doctorate in law (Dr. iur.) at Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald      
  • Since 2006 lawyer at BBH Berlin      
  • Extensive lecturing career; numerous books and publications

Diesselhorst, Jacob

Jacob Diesselhorst

Rechtsanwalt/Lawyer, LL.M. (University of Aberdeen, UK) | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-745
email : jacob.diesselhorst@bbh-online.de

Dr. Dietzel, Alexander

Dr. Alexander Dietzel

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-621
email : alexander.dietzel@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy contract law (particularly in relation to electricity and gas grids and the sale of energy)      
  • Company law      
  • Insolvency law      
  • Insurance law      

Dr. Alexander Dietzel advises clients mainly on the drafting of energy supply contracts and the contractual design of grid access with a particular focus on the area of gas. His areas of expertise also include insolvency and company law. In addition, Dr. Alexander Dietzel advises energy supply companies on insurance law matters.

vita

  • Born in Gronau/Leine in 1982      
  • 2002 - 2007 studies of law at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen      
  • 2007 - 2010 research assistant at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (chair of Prof. Dr. Martin Ahrens)      
  • 2008 - 2013 doctorate in law on a topic of enforcement law Since 2012 lawyer at BBH      
  • Lectures widely on energy law topics

Doms, Benedikt Partner Counsel

Benedikt Doms

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-815
email : benedikt.doms@bbh-online.de

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Dr. Eder, Jost Partner

Dr. Jost Eder

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-43
email : jost.eder@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law
  • Energy contract law
  • Labour law and law of labour-management relations
  • General civil law

Dr. Jost Eder focuses on all aspects of energy sales, data protection and the implementation of the Metering Point Operation Act (Messstellenbetriebsgesetz – MsbG). He also specialises in digitisation, market communication and unbundling as well as the drafting of contracts in the context of grid access.

vita

  • Publishes and lectures widely on energy and regulation law with a particular focus on contract law, metering, employment and business law

Ederer, Rainer

Rainer Ederer

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)711 722 47-200
email : rainer.ederer@bbh-online.de

Eifertinger, Oliver Partner

Oliver Eifertinger

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, Tax advisor | Partner
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-180
email : oliver.eifertinger@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Legal and fiscal consultancy at mergers and structuring of companies (M&A)
  • Taxation of public authorities, non-profit organisations and public private partnerships (PPP)
  • Street lighting
  • Concessions
  • Grid takeovers

Oliver Eifertinger is currently dealing especially with questions regarding company and fiscal law of energy suppliers, especially with regard to take-overs of infrastructure grids as well as the activities of communities with regard to public services. Besides, Oliver Eifertinger advises a couple of foreign credit institutes with regard to investment projects in Germany.

vita

  • Born in Munich in 1972
  • Married, two children
  • 1991 - 1993 training as a banker
  • 1993 - 1999 studies of law
  • 2000 - 2001 lawyer at an international auditing company
  • 2001 - 2003 training as tax advisor
  • 2001 - 2004 lawyer and tax advisor at a nationwide law and auditing firm
  • Since 2004 lawyer and tax advisor at BBH in Munich
  • Since 2010 partner at BBH in Munich
     
  • Chairman of the supervisory board of Bürgerenergie im Landkreis Pfaffenhofen e.G., a cooperative focussing on renewable energy
  • Publishes and lectures widely on energy and tax law

Engel, Bianca Partner Counsel

Bianca Engel

Auditor, Tax Advisor | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)361 64 41 68-200
email : bianca.engel@bbh-online.de

main focus

Bianca Engel works as an auditor and tax advisor with our auditing company invra Treuhand AG.

Ettinger, Manfred Partner

Manfred Ettinger

Certified Public Accountant, Tax advisor | Partner
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : manfred.ettinger@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Corporate enterprises, partnerships
  • Annual audits, annual statements of accounts

Manfred Ettinger works as certified Public Accountant and tax advisor with our auditing company invra Treuhand AG.

vita

  • Born in Munich in 1964
  • Married; two children
  • Training as assistant tax advisor
  • Since 1995 tax advisor
  • 1984 - 1989 tax and auditing assistant at the Bayerische Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Andreas Detterbeck GmbH, Munich
  • 1989 - 1994 tax and auditing assistant at Dreyer & Böck, Munich, taking a half-year break for an assignment to work at the Bavarian Ministry for Federal and European Affairs in Brussels
  • 1995 - 2001 tax advisor at TAG International Treuconsult Revision GmbH- Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, a Munich auditing firm
  • Since 2001 sworn accountant
  • Since 2002 partner at BBH Munich

  • Member of the board of invra Treuhand AG
  • Publications on tax law
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Dr. Faßbender, Heiner

Dr. Heiner Faßbender

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, LL.M. | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-247
email : heiner.fassbender@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Advice on all matters related to the support available under the financial compensation scheme pursuant to the CHP Act (KWKG)
  • Decentralised energy supply (self-supply pursuant to the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) and contracting)
  • General civil law and contract drafting

Dr. Heiner Faßbender provides advice on energy law with a focus on decentralised energy supply. He deals with legal matters relating to combined heat and power, renewable energy, on-site supply to individual property and energy efficiency.

 

vita

  • Born in Cologne in 1984
  • 2005-2010 studies of law at the University of Cologne
  • 2010-2013 research associate, Institut für Energiewirtschaftsrecht (institute for energy law), Cologne
  • 2010-2013 doctorate in insolvency and energy law
  • 2013-2015 legal traineeship in Berlin and Cape Town, South Africa
  • 2015 master’s degree (LL.M.) in commercial law, Cologne
  • Since 2015 lawyer at BBH
     
  • Lectures regularly; numerous publications on energy law topics

Faut, Hilda

Hilda Faut

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-222
email : hilda.faut@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Company law
  • Tax law

Hilda Faut advises primarily energy supply companies as well as legal entities governed by public law on all matters of tax law and company law.

 

 

vita

  • Born in Russia in 1983
  • Married with one child
  • 2004-2009 studies of law at the University of Passau
  • 2009-2011 legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court (OLG) district of Nuremberg
  • Since 2012 lawyer at BBH Munich
     
  • Languages: Russian

Fesl, Christian

Christian Fesl

Tax Advisor | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : christian.fesl@bbh-online.de

Dr. Festl-Wietek, Maximilian

Dr. Maximilian Festl-Wietek

Rechtsanwalt/laywer
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : maximilian.festl-wietek@bbh-online.de

main focus

Maximilian Festl-Wietek focuses primarily on copyright and media law, legal matters of collecting societies, competition and trademark protection law as well as data protection law.

Fimpel, Andreas Partner Counsel

Andreas Fimpel

Tax Advisor, CVA (EACVA e.V.) | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-244
email : andreas.fimpel@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Valuation of companies, energy supply grids and generation facilities
  • Financial modelling
  • Special audits (due diligence investigations, among others)
  • Audits of annual financial statements
  • Business and tax advice

Dr. Finke, Jasper

Dr. Jasper Finke

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-339
email : jasper.finke@bbh-online.de

Dr. Fouquet, Dörte Partner

Dr. Dörte Fouquet

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Partner
phone : +32 (0)2 204 44-00
email : doerte.fouquet@bbh-online.be

main focus

  • Energy law
  • Environmental law
  • Competition law

Dr. Dörte Fouquet is specialized in EU law and international legal relations, with focus on competition, infrastructure, energy and environment. She is legal advisor to companies, finance institutions, associations, governmental agencies in Germany and other EU Member States, EU institutions and on international level.

 

vita

  • Born in Recklinghausen in 1957
  • Married with one child
  • Studies of law at the Universities of Marburg and Hamburg
  • 1982 research associate at the University of Hamburg
  • 1988 official of the State of Hamburg at the Authority for the Environment and Energy
  • 1991 posting to the Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein Liaison Office to the European Union, Brussels
  • 1993 partner at the Brussels office of the law firm Kuhbier (advising European and international clients on European and international law, competition, energy, transport and environmental matters)
  • Since 2011 partner at BBH and head of BBH’s Brussels office
  • Publishes and lectures widely on European energy law, environmental and competition law

Freimüller-Engel, Carmen

Carmen Freimüller-Engel

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-324
email : carmen.freimueller-engel@bbh-online.de

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Gärtner, Julian

Julian Gärtner

tax advisor, Degree in Business Administration (Betriebswirt (M.A.))
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-403
email : julian.gaertner@bbh-online.de

Gauggel, Sabine Partner Counsel

Sabine Gauggel

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30/611 28 40-932
email : sabine.gauggel@bbh-online.de

Geller, Stefanie

Stefanie Geller

qualified tax clerk (Steuerfachangestellte)
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : stefanie.geller@bbh-online.de

Dr. Gemmer, Christian

Dr. Christian Gemmer

Rechtsanwalt
phone : +49(0)711 722 47-0
email : christian.gemmer@bbh-online.de

Gerike, Sandra

Sandra Gerike

tax assistant
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-0
email : sandra.gerike@bbh-online.de

Glusa, Udo

Udo Glusa

Auditor, Tax advisor | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-213
email : udo.glusa@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Audits of annual financial statements and consolidated financial statements
  • Valuation of companies and energy supply grids
  • Business advice
  • Tax declaration
  • State aid from the perspective of an auditor (auditing standard “IDW PS 700”)

Udo Glusa works as a public auditor and tax advisor at our audit firm invra Treuhand AG. In his practice, he currently focuses particularly on economic assessments in the context of remunicipalisation projects.

 

vita

  • Born in Bonn in 1965
  • Married, two children
  • 1986-1992 business studies in Cologne
  • 1992-2001 auditor and consultant at a large audit firm
  • 2001 authorised representative (Prokurist) of that firm
  • Since 1997 tax adivsor
  • Since 2001 public auditor
  • Since 2006 public auditor and tax advisor at BBH Cologne and the audit firm invra Treuhand AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
     
  • Member of the Institute of Public Auditors in Germany (Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer e. V.) and the tax advisors’ association Steuerberater-Verband e. V. in Cologne
     
  • Lecturing activities in the framework of client seminars and in-house workshops

 

Gold, Jürgen Partner

Jürgen Gold

Auditor, Tax advisor | Partner
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-403
email : juergen.gold@bbh-online.de

main focus

Jürgen Gold currently focuses primarily on advising energy supply companies on the implementation of the provisions of the Energy Industry Act (EnWG) 2005 with regard to the unbundling of accounts and the regulation of grid charges. Further practice areas include:

  • Audits of annual financial statements and consolidated financial statements
  • International accounting
  • Special audits (due diligence investigations, among others)
  • Business advice
  • Tax advice
  • Unbundling
  • Grid charges
  • Auditing

Jürgen Gold works as an auditor and tax advisor with our auditing company invra Treuhand AG.

vita

  • Born in  Bad Homburg in 1960
  • 1981 - 1987 business studies (Dipl.-Kaufmann) at the Goethe University Frankfurt
  • 1987 Iona College, NY, studies of US trade, tax and commercial law
  • 1987 - 1988 assistant tax advisor at Dr. Grewe & Partner LLP, New York
  • 1989 - 1990 assistant auditor at BDO Deutsche Warentreuhand AG, Munich
  • 1991 - 2001 audit assistant, tax advisor und auditor at AWT Horwath GmbH, Munich
  • Since 1994 tax advisor
  • Since 1997 auditor
  • Since 2002 auditor and tax advisor at BBH Munich and member of the board of invra Treuhand AG
  • Since 2005 partner at BBH Munich
  • Since 2011 lecturer at the Weserbergland University
  • Publishes and lectures widely on trade law and energy law

Görg, Wolfgang Partner Counsel

Wolfgang Görg

Auditor, Tax advisor, Graduate in Business Administration, Univ. of Applied Sciences | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-403
email : wolfgang.goerg@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Auditing of annual and consolidated financial statements
  • Special audits in accordance with the Combined Heat and Power Act (KWKG) and the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG)
  • Tax advice and preparation of corporate tax returns
  • Business consulting services
  • Grid charges

Wolfgang Görg works as an auditor and tax advisor with our auditing company invra Treuhand AG.

Große, Andreas Partner Counsel

Andreas Große

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-619
email : andreas.grosse@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Renewable energy law
  • Electricity and energy tax law
  • Administrative law
  • General energy law

Andreas Große specialises in matters of the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) with a focus on the special equalisation scheme and self-supply. He also advises clients on the planning and construction of renewable energy installations (PV) and deals with electricity and energy tax law matters. Another focus of his practice is administrative law, particularly the licensing of installations under the Federal Immission Control Act (BImSchG), as well as building and mining law.

vita

  • Studies of law in Bremen and Cologne and legal traineeship in Limburg a.d. Lahn and Frankfurt a.M.
  • Lawyer at a Würzburg-based law firm specialising in public law
  • Since 2007 specialist lawyer for administrative law and working at BBH Berlin
  • Lectures and publishes widely on the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG), electricity and energy tax law as well as administrative law
  • Recommended in the area of energy law by Kanzleimonitor (2017/2018)

Günter, Bernd Partner Counsel

Bernd Günter

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, Specialist lawyer for employment and labour law | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-232
email : bernd.guenter@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Individual employment law
  • Works constitution law, staff representation law, law governing collective agreements
  • Business transfers pursuant to sec. 613 a German Civil Code (BGB)
  • Terms of employment of board members and managing directors


Bernd Günter advises and represents companies of all sizes and sectors as well as public employers in all matters of individual employment and collective labour law, particularly in the energy and utility industry. He deals predominantly with the employment law aspects of corporate transactions, company conversions and reorganisations, especially in the context of the unbundling, remunicipalisation and privatisation of companies.

vita

  • Born in Augsburg in 1966
  • Married with two children
  • 1986-1995 studies of law at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court (OLG) of Munich
  • 1995-2010 lawyer at a Munich-based law firm specialising in labour/employment law
  • Since 1998 specialist lawyer for labour/employment law
  • Since 2009 member of the expert committee II for labour/employment law at the Munich Bar Association.
  • Since 2011 lawyer at BBH Munich
  • Lectures widely; various contributions to books and other publications on employment law topics
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Hadzic, Amra

Amra Hadzic

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-666
email : amra.hadzic@bbh-online.de

Dr. Hartmann, Thies Christian Partner

Dr. Thies Christian Hartmann

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-178
email : thies.hartmann@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy and energy industry law
  • Business law
  • Data privacy laws

Dr. Hartmann is currently especially dealing with the legal form of special connection related issues (connection to the network, large power plants, connection of areal grids, singularly utilized resources, change of voltage levels). Further practice areas are network access agreements and energy supply agreements, legal questions regarding regulation management and unbundling.

vita

  • Born in Lübeck in 1975
  • 1995 - 2000 studies of law
  • 2002 doctorate in law at the University of Kiel
  • 2003 - 2005 lawyer at a law firm in Hamburg (energy law, law on the promotion of economic development in Germany and Europe)
  • Since 2005 lawyer at BBH in Berlin
  • Since 2012 partner at BBH in Berlin
  • Publishes and lectures widely on energy law with a particular focus on contract law and regulation management
  • Languages: English

Hartmann, Caroline

Caroline Hartmann

qualified tax clerk (Steuerfachangestellte)
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : caroline.hartmann@bbh-online.de

Heise, Jochen

Jochen Heise

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-324
email : jochen.heise@bbh-online.de

Prof. Held, Christian Partner

Prof. Christian Held

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-48
email : christian.held@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law, especially in the area of gas
  • Company law

Prof. Christian Held is currently dealing with the foundation of companies and transactions. Another focus of his work is the contractual form of grid access in the area of gas as well as all questions regarding the contractual implementation in the area of power plants.

vita

  • Born in Meisenheim am Glan in1961
  • Married; two children
  • Since 1992 lawyer at BBH in Berlin
  • Since 1993 partner at BBH
  • Ranking compiled by Handelsblatt in cooperation with the US publisher Best Lawyers: Listed among "Germany"s top lawyers" 2015 and 2016 in the area of energy law
  • The Legal 500 Deutschland (2016 and 2017): distinguished in the category of regulatory/energy law
  • Who´s Who Legal Germany (2016): distinguished in the category of energy
  • Chambers Europe Germany (2019): recommended in the category energy/regulatory

Hendricks, Dirk

Dirk Hendricks

Senior Policy Advisor
phone : +32 (0)2 204 44-00
email : dirk.hendricks@bbh-online.be

Dr. Heymann, Tigran Partner

Dr. Tigran Heymann

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-84
email : tigran.heymann@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law
  • Cartel law (especially merger control and abuse control)
  • European law

Tigran Heymann advises clients on energy law with a special focus on energy-intensive industries. His practice as a lawyer includes out-of-court advice in matters of site and cost optimisation and the representation of clients in court as well as in arbitral and administrative proceedings.

Höbel, Nicolas

Nicolas Höbel

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-320
email : nicolas.hoebel@bbh-online.de

Dr. Hoch, Holger Partner Counsel

Dr. Holger Hoch

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-10
email : holger.hoch@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law 
  • Cartel law  
  • Civil law  

Dr. Hoch is currently especially dealing with questions regarding the content, conclusion and extension of concession contracts as well as with the legal accompaniment of network takeovers. A further practice area constitutes the cartel law.

 

Hoffmann, Katrin

Katrin Hoffmann

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer, Fachanwältin für Steuerrecht/Specialist Lawyer for Tax Law, Tax advisor | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-132
email : katrin.hoffmann@bbh-online.de

Hoffschmidt, Martin Partner Counsel

Martin Hoffschmidt

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, Tax advisor | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-222
email : martin.hoffschmidt@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Restructering
  • Power plant projects
  • Optimisation of structures und company law
  • Development of cooperation models under company law
  • Tax law, in particular taxation of corporate enterprises, partnerships
  • General company law
  • Transfer pricing
  • International tax law
  • Tax advice with regard to unbundling project

Martin Hoffschmidt specialises in company and tax law. One major focus of his work is the optimisation of restructerings, power plant projects, the development of models for network cooperations and the optimisation of contractual relations with regard to tax issues. He also provides tax advice to clients regarding unbundling projects. Besides, Martin Hoffschmidt also advices various clients with regard to company and tax law issues.

Holst, Sebastian

Sebastian Holst

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-105
email : sebastian.holst@bbh-online.de

Hömke, Grit

Grit Hömke

Rechtsanwältin/laayer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-104
email : grit.hoemke@bbh-online.de

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Jacobshagen, Ulf Partner

Ulf Jacobshagen

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-57
email : ulf.jacobshagen@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law
  • Civil law

Ulf Jacobshagen is currently working for clients from the areas of combined heat and power (CHP) and renewable energies and dealing with legal questions of heat law and contracting. Another focus of his work is the field of area and object networks.

Dr. Johannsen, Sven Leif Erik

Dr. Sven Leif Erik Johannsen

Rechtsanwalt/Lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-254
email : sven.johannsen@bbh-online.de

Dr. Jung, Christian Partner

Dr. Christian Jung

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, LL.M. (Souther Methodist University in Dallas, US), Attorney at Law (New York) | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-679
email : christian.jung@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • General commercial law
  • Project financing
  • Antitrust law
  • Transport Law with a special focus on local public transport
  • Labour law

Dr. Christian Jung currently advises mainly municipal transport companies on adjusting their company and cost structure to the requirements of the European state aid and public procurement law with particular regard to maintaining existing advantages under concession and tax law. He also specialises in advising clients on the financing of energy generation installations and other infrastructure facilities.

vita

  • Publishes and lectures widely in the area of antitrust and competition law as well as European and transport law

 

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Dr. Kachel, Markus J. Partner

Dr. Markus J. Kachel

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, LL.M. (University of London, UK) | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-562
email : markus.kachel@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law (particularly German Energy Industry Act (EnWG), Combined Heat and Power Act (KWKG), Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG))
  • Economic administrative law and environmental law
  • Drafting of contracts

Dr. Markus Kachel advises clients on energy law with a special focus on site-specific energy management (energy generation, supply and grid operation), contracting, energy-intensive companies as well as energy efficiency and climate protection.

 

vita

  • Born in Hamburg in 1976
  • Married
  • 1996-2001 studies of law at Universität Hamburg
  • 2002-2003 research associate at Seminar für Öffentliches Recht und Staatslehre (centre for public law and political science), Universität Hamburg
  • 2003-2004 LL.M. programme at University College London specialising in European and international environmental law
  • 2004-2006 doctorate with a scholarship of a Max Planck Society research training group
  • 2006-2008 legal traineeship in Berlin
  • Since 2008 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2018 partner at BBH Berlin
     
  • Since 2005 editor and since 2013 co-editor-in-chief of the journal “Zeitschrift für Umweltrecht” on environmental law
  • Member of the Society for Environmental Law (GfU) and the association Forum Contracting e.V.
  • Lectures widely; numerous publications on matters of energy and environmental law

 

Kafka, Axel Partner

Axel Kafka

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-988
email : axel.kafka@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law
  • Regulation of the network industry (esp. network fees)
  • Network take-overs, concession agreements
  • Anti-trust law
  • Telecommunication law
  • Waste legislation

Lawyer Axel Kafka is an expert in energy industry law and focuses his practice on issues concerning the regulation of network industries as well as grid takeovers and concession agreements. He also specialises in cartel law, telecommunications and waste law.

vita

  • Born in Gladbeck in 1973
  • 1993 – 1999 studies of law in Bayreuth and Bonn
  • 1999 – 2001 research assistant to Prof. Dr. Walter Frenz, Mining and Environmental Law teaching and research area of the RWTH Aachen University
  • Since 2003 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2011 partner
  • The Legal 500 Deutschland (2016): distinguished in the category of regulatory/energy law

Dr. Karbach, Jelena

Dr. Jelena Karbach

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25 - 104
email : jelena.karbach@bbh-online.de

Kaspers, Juliane

Juliane Kaspers

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer, LL.M. (Philadelphia), Attorney at Law (New York) | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-342
email : juliane.kaspers@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Contracting (project development and drafting of contracts)
  • Decentralised energy generation (Combined Heat and Power Act (KWKG), Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG), Energy Saving Ordinance (EnEV), Renewable Energies Heat Act (EEWärmeG))
  • General civil law and civil procedure law, tenancy and residential property law

Juliane Kaspers specialises in all matters of decentralised energy generation and supply concepts (incl. project development, drafting of contracts and implementation). Her practice also encompasses the area of energy efficieny as well as the interfaces between the energy law and the tenancy/residential property law.

 

vita

  • Born in Magdeburg in 1981
  • Married with two children
  • 2000-2005 studies of law at Leipzig University
  • 2002-2006 employee at the chair of constitutional and administrative law, environmental, commercial and planning law of Prof. Dr. Degenhart, Leipzig University
  • 2005-2006 LL.M. programme at Temple University in Philadelphia, USA,
  • 2006-2008 legal traineeship in Berlin
  • 2009 admission to the New York Bar Association, USA
  • 2009–2011 in-house lawyer at an international company
  • Since 2011 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • 2013–2014 specialist training course in tenancy and residential property law
  • Member of the New York Bar Association (NYSBA) and of the American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Lectures widely

Keil, Tessa

Tessa Keil

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-79
email : tessa.keil@bbh-online.de

Kiepe, Folkert

Folkert Kiepe

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Of Counsel
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-102
email : folkert.kiepe@bbh-online.de

main focus

Folkert Kiepe focuses on urban development, building law, transport planning, transport law and transport financing.

vita

  • Born 1947 in Oberhausen/Rheinland
  • Married, two children
  • 1967/68 officer training in Hamburg
  • 1969-1975 studies of law and politics in Cologne and Bonn
  • 1978-85 administrative lawyer at the city of Cologne
  • 1984-1994 honorary member of the committees for planning and transport of the Bergisch Gladbach city council
  • 1985-1991 leading specialist advisor for transport, building construction and civil engineering at the Association of Cities of North-Rhine Westphalia and the Association of German Cities in Cologne
  • 1991-2012 leading official for urban planning, building and construction, housing and transport at the Association of Cities and the Association of German Cities of North-Rhine Westphalia in Cologne and Berlin
  • Since July 2012 lawyer / Partner of Counsel at BBH Cologne

Klages, Eva

Eva Klages

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-947
email : eva.klages@bbh-online.de

Kliem, Christine

Christine Kliem

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-189
email : christine.kliem@bbh-online.de

Klingst, Peggy

Peggy Klingst

Prüfungsleiterin/Audit Manager
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-174
email : peggy.klingst@bbh-online.de

Koch, Michael

Michael Koch

auditor, tax advisor | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-213
email : michael.koch@bbh-online.de

main focus

Michael Koch works as an auditor and tax advisor with our auditing company invra Treuhand AG.

Köhler, Sascha

Sascha Köhler

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-868
email : sascha.koehler@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Advice to and representation of drinking water supply and wastewater disposal companies (public utilities, municipalities, special-purpose associations, water associations, public-law institutions etc.) on all stages of the water cycle
  • Water withdrawal, water procurement, water treatment, water distribution, legal relationships to clients, transmission and treatment of wastewater, discharge into receiving waters of wastewater following treatment etc.
  • Water law (e.g. Federal Water Act (WHG), Drinking Water Ordinance (TrinkwV), Federal Ordinance on General Conditions for the Supply of Water (AVBWasserV), state water acts and municipal charges law)

Sascha Köhler specialises in legal advice on matters of public law in the area of water supply and wastewater disposal, e.g. with regard to issues of municipal (charges) law, but also in relation to permits pursuant to water law and other administrative procedures pursuant to the Federal Water Act.

 

vita

  • Born in Halle (Saale) in 1987
  • 2007-2014 studies of law at Leipzig University and legal traineeship with placements, among others, in Glasgow, UK
  • 2008-2012 research associate at the chair of public and constitutional law at Leipzig University (Prof. Dr. Enders)
  • 2014-2015 lawyer at a medium-sized law firm in Leipzig
  • Since 2015 lawyer at BBH Berlin

Köster, Moussah

Moussah Köster

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-944
email : moussah.koester@bbh-online.de

Koulaxidis, Stilianos

Stilianos Koulaxidis

tax advisor, Senior Consultant Corporate Finance | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)711 722 47-0
email : stilianos.koulaxidis@bbh-online.de

Kramer, Beate Partner Counsel

Beate Kramer

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-868
email : beate.kramer@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Advice to and representation of drinking water supply and wastewater disposal companies (public utilities, municipalities, special-purpose associations, water associations, public-law institutions etc.) on all stages of the water cycle
  • Water withdrawal, water procurement, water treatment, water distribution, legal relationships to clients, transmission and treatment of wastewater, discharge into receiving waters of wastewater following treatment etc.
  • Water law (e.g. Federal Water Act (WHG), Drinking Water Ordinance (TrinkwV), Federal Ordinance on General Conditions for the Supply of Water (AVBWasserV), state water acts and municipal charges law)

Beate Kramer advises and represents water supply and wastewater disposal companies on a full spectrum of legal issues. In her legal practice, she specialises in advice on civil law matters, e.g. concession procedures, takeovers of supply systems and matters such as water for extinguishing fire, water supply, the water supply obligation, industrial and special customer contracts, the Federal Ordinance on General Conditions for the Supply of Water (AVBWasserV) and Drinking Water Ordinance (TrinkwV), customer relationships and operation and management agreements. She also provides advice on corporate structures, tariff systems, charges etc.

vita

  • Born in Passau (Bavaria) in 1982
  • 2002-2009 studies of law at the Universities of Passau and Regensburg, legal traineeship in Regensburg
  • 2009-2010 lawyer at a medium-sized law firm in Regensburg
  • 2009-2010 part-time lecturer at the university of applied sciences Fachhochschule Regensburg
  • Since 2010 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2014 certificate course in “Water and the Environment” at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
  • Since 2011 member of the German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water (Deutscher Verein des Gas- und Wasserfaches e.V. –DVGW )
  • Since 2013 member of the editorial board of the water/wastewater journal gwf – Wasser I Abwasser
  • Since 2015 regular lecturing at DVGW
  • Numerous publications on various legal issues relating to the water industry such as the supply of water for extinguishing fire, pipeline easements and water grid takeovers as well as the construction and renovation of water service connections

 

Kuhbier, Jörg

Jörg Kuhbier

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Of Counsel
phone : +49 (0)40 34 10 69-100
email : joerg.kuhbier@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law
  • Environmental law
  • Planning law

Jörg Kuhbier specialises in energy, environmental and planning law as well as mediation.

vita

  • Married with three children
  • 1962-1969 studies of law in Hamburg and Munich
  • Since December 1969 official in a number of authorities of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, appointed senate director and chief official of the Hamburg environmental authority in 1981
  • 1983-1991 member of the Hamburg Senate, in charge of energy, environmental, utility and waste policy
  • Since 1991 self-employed lawyer
  • Since 2013 Partner of Counsel at BBH Hamburg
     
  • Member of the Constitutional Court of Hamburg (since 2006)
  • Chairman of the Board of the German Offshore Wind Energy Foundation
  • Member of the Board, Verein zur Förderung der umweltrechtlichen Forschung (association for the promotion of research on environmental law),
  • Chairman of the Board, Internationaler Umweltrechtstages Hamburg e.V. (association organising the Hamburg international conference on environmental law)
     
  • Extensive lecturing career with a special focus on the promotion of offshore wind power
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Labus, Alexander Partner Counsel

Alexander Labus

Rechtsanwalt, Fachanwalt für Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-132
email : alexander.labus@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht      
  • Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht      
  • Mergers & Acquisition (M&A)

Alexander Labus beschäftigt sich schwerpunktmäßig mit dem Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht, dabei insbesondere mit dem Internationalen Wirtschaftsrecht. Er ist vor allem in der M&A-Beratung tätig und betreut internationale, insbesondere auch spanischsprachige Mandanten. Ein Branchenfokus besteht unter anderem im Bereich Automotive und Recruiting.

vita

  • Geboren 1979 in Esslingen am Neckar
  • 2000 bis 2006 Studium der Rechtswissenschaften an der Eberhard Karls Universität in Tübingen, der Universidad San Pablo CEU in Madrid und der Ruprecht-Karls-Universität in Heidelberg
  • 2007 bis 2010 Rechtsreferendariat mit Stagen unter anderem im Deutschen Bundestag und der Deutschen Botschaft in Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2011 bis 2017 Tätigkeit als Rechtsanwalt in Spanien und mehrere Jahre in einer mittelständischen deutschen Kanzlei als Rechtsanwalt und Senior Manager
  • Mehrjähriger Vorstand der Amtlichen Spanischen Handelskammer für Deutschland e.V.
  • Kassenprüfer der Deutsch-Spanischen Juristenvereinigung e.V.
  • Stellvertretender Kassenprüfer der Deutsch Hispanischen Gesellschaft e.V.
  • Seit 2018 Fachanwalt für Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht
  • Seit 2018 Rechtsanwalt bei BBH in München

Ladenburger, Markus Partner

Markus Ladenburger

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : markus.ladenburger@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Advice to creditors in times of crisis, in opening proceedings and insolvency proceedings opened
  • Contest of debtor’s transactions in insolvency proceedings
  • Determination of claims
  • Consumer insolvency proceedings and discharge of residual debt
  • Representation of clients in court proceedings

Markus Ladenburger specialises in insolvency law. He also advises supply and infrastructure companies with a focus on receivables management and collection services. Further core areas of his work include the drafting of contracts ranging from energy supply, grid access and grid connection to the use of grid connections. Markus Ladenburger lectures regularly and contributes articles to scientific publications. He is a member of the working group “Arbeitsgemeinschaft Insolvenzrecht und Sanierung” (“Insolvency law and reorganisation of companies”) of the German Bar Association (Deutscher Anwaltverein – DAV).

 

vita

  • Born in Ingolstadt in 1971
  • Married with two children
  • 1992-1997 studies of law in Regensburg
  • 1997-1999 legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court (OLG) of Nuremberg with a placement at, among others, GEMA (society for musical performing and mechanical reproduction rights); simultaneously, research associate at the Munich-based law firm von Weidenbach & Kollegen
  • 2000 lawyer at the Munich-based law firm von Weidenbach & Kollegen
  • Since 2001 lawyer at BBH Munich
  • 2010 successful completion of the training course for future specialist lawyer for insolvency law (Fachanwalt für Insolvenzrecht)

Lamy, Christoph

Christoph Lamy

Rechtsanwalt/Lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-133
email : christoph.lamy@bbh-online.de

Lange, Heiko Partner Counsel

Heiko Lange

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-988
email : heiko.lange@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law
  • Grid usage fee procedures
  • Concession law

Heiko Lange is currently dealing especially with ongoing procedures regarding the licensing of grid usage fees and grid take-overs.

Langeloh, Nils Partner

Nils Langeloh

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, Fachanwalt für Urheber- und Medienrecht/Specialist for copyright and media law, LL.M. (University of Canterbury, New Zealand) | Partner
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : nils.langeloh@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Media and copyright law
  • Trade mark law
  • Competition/fair trading law
  • Rules and regulations governing collecting societies
  • Data protection law
  • Representation of clients in court proceedings
  • Legal matters in the deployment of drones/ unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)/ unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in the airspace above industrial and energy installations, infrastrucutre facilities and major events

Media and copyright law as well as data protection law are among Nils Langeloh’s core areas of practice. His client base includes collecting societies and publishing houses as well as artists and advertising agencies. Nils Langeloh also advises companies from various sectors in matters related to competition, trade mark and data protection law.

Lechner, Bernhard

Bernhard Lechner

qualified tax clerk (Steuerfachangestellter)
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : bernhard.lechner@bbh-online.de

Dr. Lehnert, Wieland Partner Counsel

Dr. Wieland Lehnert

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, LL.M. (University of Cape Town, South Africa) | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-189
email : wieland.lehnert@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Renewable energies law
  • Energy law
  • Public law

Dr. Lehnert focuses on legal issues in relation to the generation of electricity and heat from renewable sources. In addition to the legal matters following from the Equalisation Scheme as set out in the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG-Ausgleichsmechanismus), he also provides legal advice on biogas and wind energy power plant projects (esp. on grid connection, compensation requirements).

Lepke, Stefan

Stefan Lepke

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)40 34 10 69-200
email : stefan.lepke@bbh-online.de

Lesinska-Adamson, Anna

Anna Lesinska-Adamson

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-180
email : anna.lesinska-adamson@bbh-online.de

Liebheit, Niko Partner Counsel

Niko Liebheit

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, LL.M. | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-95
email : niko.liebheit@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Electricity tax/energy tax law
  • Corporate contracts/corporate structuring
  • General energy industry law

Niko Liebheit advises primarily clients from the electricity and energy tax sectors, both from the perspective of energy suppliers and energy consumers. Other practice areas include corporate structuring and M&A contract drafting as well as issues of the general energy industry law, especially unbundling.

Link, Alexander

Alexander Link

tax assistant
phone : +49 (0)711 722 47-0
email : alexander.link@bbh-online.de

Lüninghöner-Glöckner, Meike

Meike Lüninghöner-Glöckner

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-140
email : meike.lueninghoener@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law
  • Antitrust law
  • General civil law and procedural law 

Meike Lüninghöner-Glöckner focuses on concession procedures, remunicipalisations, grid takeovers and grid unbundling. She also provides legal advice and representation both in and out of court, particularly to municipalities and – mainly municipal – companies

vita

  • Born in 1976 in Heidelberg
  • Two children
  • 1996-2002 studies of law in Constance and Barcelona, Spain 
  • 2004-2005 lawyer at a large German law firm specialising in employment law 
  • Since 2005 lawyer at BBH Munich

Lux, Steffen Partner Counsel

Steffen Lux

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : steffen.lux@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Insolvency law / legislative framework for challenging transactions made prior to the opening of insolvency proceedings (Insolvenzanfechtung)
  • Civil procedure law / ligitation
  • Copyright and media law
  • Rules and regulations governing collective societies

Steffen Lux currently focuses on defending clients against insolvency-related claims and also advises them on matters of insolvency law. His practice also encompasses advice on receivables management and copyright law matters concerning collecting societies.

 

vita

  • Born in Bautzen in 1975
  • Studies of law in Dresden
  • 2004-2007 lawyer at a large law firm specialising in insolvency administration
  • Since 2007 lawyer at BBH Munich
  • Extensive lecturing career; numerous publications on insolvency and copyright law

Luz, Jürgen

Jürgen Luz

Prüfungsleiter/Audit Manager, Graduate in Business Administration (University of Applied Sciences) | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)711 722 47-0
email : juergen.luz@bbh-online.de

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Mackenrodt, Stefan Partner Counsel

Stefan Mackenrodt

Auditor, Tax Advisor | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-213
email : stefan.mackenrodt@bbh-online.de

main focus

Stefan Mackenrodt works as an auditor and tax advisor with our auditing company invra Treuhand AG.

Maiworm, Charlotta

Charlotta Maiworm

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
phone : +49 (030) 611 28 40 - 57
email : charlotta.maiworm@bbh-online.de

Matschke, Romina

Romina Matschke

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : romina.matschke@bbh-online.de

Meisenbacher, Peter

Peter Meisenbacher

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28-341
email : peter.meisenbacher@bbh-online.de

Mes, Rebecca

Rebecca Mes

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-182
email : rebecca.mes@bbh-online.de

Meyer-Hetling, Astrid Partner

Astrid Meyer-Hetling

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-177
email : astrid.meyer-hetling@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law
  • Concession law
  • Company law
  • Civil and civil procedure law
  • Property Law

Astrid Meyer-Hetling acts on behalf of numerous municipalities and municipal energy companies both in and out of court in procedures for the conclusion of concession contracts and grid takeovers. In this context, she also provides advice on the implementation of models for cooperation (remunicipalisation). Astrid Meyer-Hetling also specialises in company law and M&A, advising clients on transactions, company reorganisations, company conversions and matters of company law. Her practice also encompasses advice on projects in the area of property law.

vita

  • Born in Bonn
  • Studies of law at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) in Erlangen and Nuremberg and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich
  • Legal traineeship in Cologne and New York (USA)
  • 1992 admission to the bar and legal advisor at the Treuhandanstalt in Berlin
  • 2000-2008 partner at a Berlin-based international commercial law firm
  • 2007-2008 substitute notary (Notarvertreterin) in Berlin
  • Since 2008 lawyer, since 2014 partner at BBH Berlin

Dr. Michaels, Sascha Partner Counsel

Dr. Sascha Michaels

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, Fachwanwalt für Vergaberecht/Specialist lawyer for public procurement law | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-337
email : sascha.michaels@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Procurement law
  • General energy law
  • Economic administrative law, particularly in relation to public transport
  • European law
  • Constitutional law

Dr. Sascha Michaels currently focuses on advising local authorities and public companies (particularly municipal utility and transport companies) on procurement and state-aid law. His practice ranges from assessing individual legal aspects to providing comprehensive advice on the design of tender procedures. Dr. Michaels also represents clients in court and before public procurement tribunals.

 

vita

  • Born in Bad Salzungen (Thuringia) in 1972
  • 1991-1996 studies of law at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
  • 1996-1999 research assistant at the chair of public law, international and European law (Prof. Dr. Werner Meng) at Halle University
  • 1999-2001 legal traineeship at the Court of Appeal (Kammergericht) in Berlin
  • Since 2001 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • 2002 doctorate in law (Dr. iur.) at Halle University on a topic of European law
  • Since 2017 specialist lawyer for procurement law (Fachanwalt für Vergaberecht)
     
  • Member of: German Bar Association, Association of German Jurists, Working Group "Procurement law" of the German Bar Association, forum vergabe e.V.
     
  • Extensive lecturing career; numerous publications on procurement law and various other fields of public and European law

Missling, Stefan Partner

Stefan Missling

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-32
email : stefan.missling@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law (in particular regulation of the energy grids)
  • Energy system law
  • environmental and planning law
  • Antitrust law
  • Procedural law

Stefan Missling focuses on issues of fee regulation. He represents the interests of grid operators and investors in court and out-of-court procedures, especially in disputes on grid fees. He provides advice on all kinds of energy distribution systems including connection lines for offshore wind turbines. As adviser of international associations he is represented in bodies working on the further development of the regulation system (e.g. in the grid platform of the Federal Ministry of Economics).

Furthermore, he advises clients on all matters of public law, in particular in the context of large-scale environmental and planning projects (e.g. power plant approval procedures). In the area of telecommunications law Stefan Missling represents the interests of mobile operators, broadcasters and telecommunications service providers.

vita

  • Born in Northeim/Niedersachsen in 1970
  • 1993 - 1998 studies of law at the University of Göttingen
  • 1999 - 2001 research assistant at the University of Göttingen
  • 2002 - 2005 lawyer at a UK-based law firm in Berlin (public commercial law, environmental and planning law)
  • Since 2005 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2009 partner at BBH Berlin

  • Publishes and lectures widely on energy law, particularly on the regulation of energy networks
  • Languages: English

Morber, Guido Partner Counsel

Guido Morber

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, LL.M. (Jagiellonion University, Poland), Fachanwalt für Verwaltungsrecht/Specialist Lawyer for Administrative Law | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-182
email : guido.morber@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Litigation: Civil and administrative proceedings, fiscal court proceedings
  • Municipal law, particularly municipal business law
  • Energy-law related administrative fine proceedings and administrative offences
  • Energy industry law
  • Administrative law, particularly authorisations for installations
  • Legal matters in the deployment of drones/ unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)/ unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in the airspace above industrial and energy installations, infrastructure facilities and major events

 

Morber, Sofie Charlot

Sofie Charlot Morber

Senior Consultant Corporate Finance, Diplom-Ökonomin
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-244
email : sofie.morber@bbh-online.de

Morgenstern, Jennifer Diane

Jennifer Diane Morgenstern

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer, LL.M.
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-521
email : jennifer.morgenstern@bbh-online.de

Mühe, Simone

Simone Mühe

Rechtsanwältin/Lawyer | Counsel
phone : Tel +49 (0)30 611 28 40-43
email : simone.muehe@bbh-online.de

Müller, Chantal

Chantal Müller

audit assistant, tax assistant
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : chantal.mueller@bbh-online.de

Müller, Agnes Eva

Agnes Eva Müller

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-103
email : AgnesEva.Mueller@bbh-online.de

Müller, Alexander

Alexander Müller

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : alexander.mueller@bbh-online.de

Müller-Hübers, Xaver-Moritz

Xaver-Moritz Müller-Hübers

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-20
email : xaver-moritz.mueller-huebers@bbh-online.de

Münch, Nicolaus Partner Counsel

Nicolaus Münch

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-104
email : nicolaus.muench@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • General energy law
  • Concession agreements
  • Energy supply contracts
  • Development and drafting of power purchase agreements (PPA)
  • Energy trading, purchase and portfolio management
  • Company law
  • Regulatory law
  • Procurement law

Nicolaus Münch‘s expertise in energy-related matters encompasses energy contract law, legal easements/concession contract law, regulatory law, company law and procurement law. He has extensive practical experience in advising clients on the planning and construction of plants based on project financing as well as in the development of power purchase agreements (PPA) in Germany and abroad. Another focus of his practice is assisting clients in the areas of energy procurement and portfolio management, the interfaces between energy trading and sales as well as the hedging of associated risks.

 

vita

  • Born in Weinheim/Bergstraße in 1965
  • Married
  • 1986-1993 studies of law in Freiburg and Cologne
  • 1996-2000 assistant to the managing director of a municipal utility in North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 1996-2004 head of the legal department at a municipal utility in North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 2000-2004 head of energy procurement at a municipal utility in North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 2001-2004 authorised representative (Prokurist) at a municipal cooperation in North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 2001-2004 auditor for risk management at a European energy supply company
  • 2004-2006 member of legal department of a regional energy and water utility company in Cologne
  • Since 2006 lawyer at BBH Cologne
  • Lectures widely
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Nagel, Sebastian

Sebastian Nagel

auditor
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-400
email : sebastian.nagel@bbh-online.de

Nissle, Magnus

Magnus Nissle

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-869
email : magnus.nissle@bbh-online.de

Nohl, Johannes Partner Counsel

Johannes Nohl

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-930
email : johannes.nohl@bbh-online.de

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Panknin, Jens Partner Counsel

Jens Panknin

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-450
email : jens.panknin@bbh-online.de

Paskal, Paulina

Paulina Paskal

tax assistant
phone : +49 (0)711 722 47-0
email : paulina.paskal@bbh-online.de

Penzel, Christian

Christian Penzel

Tax Advisor | Counsel
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-400
email : christian.penzel@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Audits of annual financial statements and consolidated financial statements
  • Preparation of annual financial statements
  • Preparation of tax returns for businesses
  • Tax advice
  • Housebuilders

 

vita

  • Born in Chemnitz in 1975
  • 1991-1994 training as an industrial clerk (Industriekaufmann) with a large regional utility company
  • 1994-1995 accounts receivable clerk (Debitorenbuchhalter) with a large regional supply company
  • 1995-2001 financial accountant with a municipal energy supply company
  • 1998-2000 further training to qualify as a certified accountant (Geprüfter Bilanzbuchhalter) at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Industrie- und Handelskammer – IHK)
  • 2001-2002 tax and audit assistant at Dreyer & Böck
  • Since 2002 tax and audit assistant at BBH Munich
  • Since 2010 tax advisor

Pöhl, Matthias Partner

Matthias Pöhl

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-103
email : matthias.poehl@bbh-online.de

Dr. Prall, Ursula Partner

Dr. Ursula Prall

Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)40 34 10 69-100
email : ursula.prall@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Offshore wind energy and all related subjects
  • Environmental and planning law, rules and regulations on installations
  • Constitutional and administrative law

Dr. Prall focuses her practice on the legal and political aspects of the promotion of offshore wind energy. She specialises in the fields of environmental, planning and licensing law.

vita

  • Born in Kiel in 1968
  • One child
  • 1992 - 1998 studies of law
  • 2000 - 2004 research associate at the University of Hamburg
  • 2004 - 2012 lawyer at Kuhbier Rechtsanwälte in Hamburg
  • 2006 doctorate in law (Dr. iur.) at the University of Hamburg
  • Since 2013 partner at BBH Hamburg
  • JUVE, Handbook German Commercial Law Firms (2015/2016): frequently recommended lawyer for energy law
  • Who´s Who Legal Energy (2016): distinguished in the category of energy
  • Publishes primarily in the area of energy law with a particular focus on renewable energy
  • Languages: English
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Reitmayer, Petra

Petra Reitmayer

qualified accountant (Bilanzbuchhalterin)
phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
email : petra.reitmayer@bbh-online.de

Repczuk, Norbert

Norbert Repczuk

Prüfungsleiter/Audit Manager, Tax advisor, Graduate in Business Management
phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-213
email : norbert.repczuk@bbh-online.de

Dr. Riedel, Martin Partner

Dr. Martin Riedel

Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-29
email : martin.riedel@bbh-online.de

main focus

  • Energy law
  • Infrastructur law

Lawyer Dr. Martin Riedel provides advice to clients from the energy and infrastructure sector, in particular industrial companies, airports, facility management companies and municipal utilities (Stadtwerke).

vita

  • Who´s Who Legal Germany (2016): distinguished in the category of energy

    Riggert, Johanna

    Johanna Riggert

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer, LL.M. (Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands)
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-562
    email : johanna.riggert@bbh-online.de

    Dr. Ringwald, Roman Partner

    Dr. Roman Ringwald

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-23
    email : roman.ringwald@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Energy law 
    • Procurement law 
    • Competition and state-aid law

    Dr. Ringwald provides advice on project management and procurement procederes in particular to municipalities and municipal companies. Furthermore, he focuses on regulatory requirements for the operation of closed distribution systems (airports, industrial parks, etc.) and the implementation of contracting models and electric mobility projects.

    Dr. Rühr, Christian

    Dr. Christian Rühr

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-96
    email : christian.ruehr@bbh-online.de

    Rupf, Anne K.

    Anne K. Rupf

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-140
    email : anne.rupf@bbh-online.de

    S

    Dr. Sachse, Anna Partner Counsel

    Dr. Anna Sachse

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Partner Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-947
    email : anna.sachse@bbh-online.de

    Sarosy, Thomas

    Thomas Sarosy

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-324
    email : thomas.sarosy@bbh-online.de

    Savoie, Nicolas

    Nicolas Savoie

    Rechtsanwalt/Lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-476
    email : nicolas.savoie@bbh-online.de

    Schiebold, Daniel Partner

    Daniel Schiebold

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, Fachanwalt für Verwaltungsrecht/Specialist Lawyer for Administrative Law | Partner
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-35
    email : daniel.schiebold@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Water and wastewater law
    • Energy tax law
    • Energy industry law
    • Municipal law, in particular the legal framework governing special-purpose associations (Zweckverbände) as well as municipal charges laws

    Daniel Schiebold focuses in particular on (waste) water industry law as well as municipal consulting and municipal law. He is also an expert on electricity and energy tax law.

    vita

    • Born in Rathenow/Brandenburg in 1972
    • Married with two sons and two daughters
    • 1989–1992 vocational training as a skilled operations, measurement and control technician (Facharbeiter für Betriebs-, Mess-, Steuerungs- und Regelungstechnik/Instandhaltung)
    • 1993–1999 studies of law (scholarship of the foundation Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung)
    • 1994 to 2001 worked at an engineering company serving municipal clients (municipal law, municipal charges laws – usage and connection charges in relation to water and wastewater)
    • Since 2001 lawyer at BBH Berlin
    • Since 2006 specialist lawyer for administrative law
    • Since 2008 partner at BBH Berlin
    • Publishes and lectures widely on energy and municipal law as well as water / wastewater law

    Schlüter, Lars

    Lars Schlüter

    Rechtsanwalt | Counsel
    phone : +49(040) 341 069 - 100
    email : lars.schlueter@bbh-online.de

    Schmeding, Thomas Partner Counsel

    Thomas Schmeding

    Rechtsanwalt/Lawyer | Partner Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)40 34 10 69-200
    email : thomas.schmeding@bbh-online.de

    Schneider, Julia

    Julia Schneider

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-175
    email : julia.schneider@bbh-online.de

    Schneider, Thomas

    Thomas Schneider

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Counsel
    phone : +49 (030) 611 28 40 - 40
    email : thomas.schneider@bbh-online.de

    Schönrock, Klaus-Peter Partner Counsel

    Klaus-Peter Schönrock

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-212
    email : klaus-peter.schoenrock@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • General energy law with a special focus on the gas sector
    • Civil law and civil procedure law
    • Energy tax law

    Klaus-Peter Schönrock advises clients predominantly on the contractual design of gas grid access and gas supply contracts. His practice also encompasses litigation and commercial dispute resolution regarding long-term gas supply contracts. Furthermore, he also provides advice to clients on energy tax matters.

     

    vita

    • Born in Neuwied am Rhein in 1970
    • Married with one child
    • 1990-1999 studies of law in Bonn and Heidelberg, legal traineeship with placements at, among others, the competition authority of Berlin and the legal department of Deutsche Bahn AG
    • 1995-1997 research associate at the chair of public law, financial and tax law of Prof. Dr Gerrit Manssen at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University of Greifswald
    • 1999-2002 lawyer at a Berlin-based law firm
    • Since 2003 lawyer at BBH Berlin
    • Since 2007 lawyer at BBH Cologne
       
    • Co-author of a distance learning course on energy law at the University of Koblenz-Landau

    Schricker, Johanna

    Johanna Schricker

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
    email : johanna.schricker@bbh-online.de

    Schug, Sandra

    Sandra Schug

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer, Fachanwältin für Arbeitsrecht/specialist lawyer for labour law | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-232
    email : sandra.schug@bbh-online.de

    Schulte-Ahlswe, Alexander

    Alexander Schulte-Ahlswe

    Auditor, Tax Advisor, Senior Consultant Corporate Finance | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-244
    email : alexander.schulte-ahlswe@bbh-online.de

    Schuster, Manuela

    Manuela Schuster

    qualified accountant (Bilanzbuchhalterin)
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-0
    email : manuela.schuster@bbh-online.de

    Schwaibold, Janka Partner Counsel

    Janka Schwaibold

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer, LL.M. (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand), Mediator | Partner Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)40 34 10 69-400
    email : janka.schwaibold@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • General energy law with a special focus on the gas sector
    • Contractual design
    • Regulatory compliance management

    Janka Schwaibold specialises in the contractual design of energy supply and grid access in the gas and electricity sectors as well as in matters of energy procurement and price reviews. Her practice also includes providing advice to clients on infrastructure projects at the interface between the energy supply sector and the maritime industry.

     

    vita

    • Born in Soltau in 1977
    • 1997-2005 studies of law at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, legal traineeship with placements at, among others, the German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer
    • 2006 LL.M studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
    • Since 2005 research associate at BBH Berlin
    • Since 2007 lawyer at BBH Berlin
    • Since 2012 mediator
    • Since 2013 lawyer at BBH Hamburg
    • Lectures widely; various contributions to publications on energy law matters

    Schwalge, Niklas

    Niklas Schwalge

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-450
    email : niklas.schwalge@bbh-online.de

    Schwandt, Tim

    Tim Schwandt

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-679
    email : tim.schwandt@bbh-online.de

    Schwandt, Christian

    Christian Schwandt

    qualified tax clerk (Steuerfachangestellter)
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-219
    email : christian.schwandt@bbh-online.de

    Schweizer, Michael

    Michael Schweizer

    tax assistant
    phone : +49 (0)711 722 47-0
    email : michael.schweizer@bbh-online.de

    Schwittau, Anja

    Anja Schwittau

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-175
    email : anja.schwittau@bbh-online.de

    Sengenberger, Tobias Partner

    Tobias Sengenberger

    Auditor, Tax Advisor, CISA | Partner
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-244
    email : tobias.sengenberger@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    Tobias Sengenberger works as an auditor and tax advisor with our auditing company invra Treuhand AG.

    Siebeck, Jana

    Jana Siebeck

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-35
    email : jana.siebeck@bbh-online.de

    Simko, Stefan

    Stefan Simko

    Prüfungsleiter/Audit Manager | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-400
    email : stefan.simko@bbh-online.de

    Sokianos, Jannis

    Jannis Sokianos

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-95
    email : jannis.sokianos@bbh-online.de

    Specht, Tillmann

    Tillmann Specht

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-212
    email : tillmann.specht@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Energy law, with a particular focus on the gas industry
    • Civil law and civil procedure law, with a particular focus on contract law
    • Antitrust law and administrative law

    Tillmann Specht focuses primarily on legal matters regarding the formation of prices and represents many clients in arbitration and court proceedings in this context.

     

    vita

    • Born in Mainz in 1978
    • 2000-2008 studies of law in Marburg and Cologne with a special focus on the general administrative law, legal traineeship with placements at, among others, the German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer
    • Since 2008 lawyer at BBH Cologne

    Spengler, Alba Federica

    Alba Federica Spengler

    Rechtsanwältin
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-815
    email : alba.spengler@bbh-online.de

    Speulda, Martin

    Martin Speulda

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-182
    email : martin.speulda@bbh-online.de

    Springer, Jenifer

    Jenifer Springer

    qualified tax clerk (Steuerfachangestellte)
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
    email : jenifer.springer@bbh-online.de

    Stach, Benjamin

    Benjamin Stach

    audit assistant
    phone : +49 (0)711 722 47-0
    email : benjamin.stach@bbh-online.de

    Dr. Stachurski, Dominika

    Dr. Dominika Stachurski

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer, LL.M.
    phone : +49 (030) 611 28 40 - 466
    email : dominika.stachurski@bbh-online.de

    Steinert, Friedrich

    Friedrich Steinert

    Auditor, M.Sc. | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-174
    email : friedrich.steinert@bbh-online.de

    Storp, Ronald

    Ronald Storp

    CFA, CVA (EACVA e.V.) | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-244
    email : ronald.storp@bbh-online.de

    Straßer, Thomas Partner

    Thomas Straßer

    Auditor, Tax Advisor, CVA (EACVA e.V) | Partner
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-244
    email : thomas.strasser@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Valuation of companies, energy supply grids and energy generation installations
    • Financial due diligence and financial modelling / business planning
    • Calculation of electricity and gas grid charges as well as water and waste water charges
    • Special audits and audits of risk management systems
    • Audits of annual financial statements and consolidated financial statements
    • Business and tax advice

    Thomas Straßer works as an auditor and tax advisor with our auditing company invra Treuhand AG.

    Thomas Straßer focuses on the valuation of companies, energy supply networks and generation installations. Furthermore, he conducts special audits, due diligence investigations, audits of annual and consolidated financial statements as well as calculations of water and waste charges. He also advices on a wide variety of other business and tax matters.

    vita

    Straßer, Anja

    Anja Straßer

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer, LL.M. (University of Edingburgh, UK) | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
    email : anja.strasser@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Mergers & acquisitions with a special focus on renewable energy
    • Commercial and company law
    • German / European antitrust and competition law

    Anja Straßer specialises in M&A transactions focusing in particular on wind energy and photovoltaics. In this context, she advises both domestic and international clients on due diligence procedures with a particular focus on securing the rights to the site of the project, matters of company law and contractual design as well as the negotiation of project and supply agreements and share/asset purchase agreements.

     

    vita

    • Born in Magdeburg in 1980
    • Married with one child
    • 1999-2004 studies of law at Freie Universität (FU) Berlin
    • 2004-2005 LL.M. programme (on European Law) at the University of Edinburgh, UK
    • 2005-2007 legal traineeship at the Court of Appeal (Kammergericht) in Berlin with international placements at the German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce, London (UK) with a special focus on commercial and company law
    • 2005-2007 part-time employment at a Berlin-based law firm with a focus on antitrust, commercial and company law
    • 2008-2009 lawyer at a Munich-based law firm in the area of EU and competition law
    • Since 2009 lawyer at BBH Munich

    Sydow, Guido Partner Counsel

    Guido Sydow

    Auditor, Tax Advisor, Graduate in Business Administration (FH) | Partner Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-174
    email : guido.sydow@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Audits of annual financial statements and consolidated financial statements and energy audit reports pursuant to the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) and Combined Heat and Power Act (KWKG)
    • Price calculations (water, wastewater, electricity and gas)
    • Tax and business consulting

    Guido Sydow works as an auditor and tax advisor with our auditing company invra Treuhand AG. Guido Sydow works as a public auditor and tax advisor at our audit firm invra Treuhand AG. In addition to statutory audit tasks, his practice encompasses in particular price calculations as well as tax and business consulting.

    vita

    • Born in Berlin in 1969
    • Married with 2 children
    • Business studies (in Marburg and Koblenz)
    • Since 2002 tax advisor
    • Since 2004 public auditor
    • 1997-2001 audit assistant/audit associate at a medium-sized audit firm
    • 2002-2006 audit associate/tax advisor/auditor at one of the big four audit firms
    • Since 2006 tax advisor and public auditor at invra Treuhand AG, head of its Berlin office
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    Telschow, Carsten

    Carsten Telschow

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-476
    email : carsten.telschow@bbh-online.de

    Prof. Dr. Theobald, Christian Partner

    Prof. Dr. Christian Theobald

    Mag. rer. publ., Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-113
    email : christian.theobald@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Energy law
    • Public transport law
    • Antitrust and regulatory law

    Prof. Dr. Christian Theobald is currently working for clients regarding access to net infrastructure, especially on energy and transportation markets, its contractual design as well as company and net transactions and merger control.

    vita

    • Ranking compiled by Handelsblatt in cooperation with the US publisher Best Lawyers: Listed as "Lawyer of the year 2016" in the area of energy law
    • Ranking compiled by Handelsblatt in cooperation with the US publisher Best Lawyers: Listed among “Germany’s top lawyers" 2015 to 2018 in the area of energy law
    • JUVE, Handbook German Commercial Law Firms (2015/2016 and 2016/2017): listed as “leading name” in the field of regulatory law
    • The Legal 500 Deutschland (2016 and 2017): listed as “leading name” for the energy sector
    • Who´s Who Legal Germany (2016): distinguished in the category of energy
    • Chambers Europe Germany (2019): recommended in the category energy/regulatory

    The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

    Theofanakis, Georgios

    Georgios Theofanakis

    audit assistant
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-0
    email : georgios.theofanakis@bbh-online.de

    Thiel, Steffen

    Steffen Thiel

    Prüfungsleiter
    phone : +49 (0)361 64 41 68-220
    email : steffen.thiel@bbh-online.de

    Thole, Christian Partner Counsel

    Christian Thole

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-465
    email : christian.thole@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Energy law, especially as regards the natural gas industry 
    • Public law 
    • Law of procedure 
    • Regulation management

    Currently, Mr Thole is especially dealing with the contractual implementation of the requirements regarding the access to the gas network, in the area of energy law.

    Thole, Kristin

    Kristin Thole

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-621
    email : kristin.thole@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • General energy law
    • Antitrust law
    • Competition law
    • Procedural law

    Kristin Thole specialises in antitrust law with a particular focus on all matters regarding the reasonableness of electricity and gas tariffs. She also advises companies on the defence against anti-competitive practices and acts for those that have been issued a warning in this regard, representing clients in and out of court.

     

    vita

    • Born in Schmölln (Thuringia) in 1978
    • Married with three children
    • Studies of law at the University of Potsdam  
    • Since 2008 lawyer at BBH

    Tietze, Florian Partner Counsel

    Florian Tietze

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-324
    email : florian.tietze@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Copyright law
    • Rules and regulations governing collecting societies
    • Industrial property rights
    • Civil procedure law
    • Rules on the recovery of outstanding claims and enforcement law

    Florian Tietze specialises in matters relating to the legal situation of collecting societies operating at national and international level against the background of current case law of the Federal Court of Justice (BGH) and the European Court of Justice (EuGH).

     

    vita

    • Born in Munich in 1967
    • Married with two children
    • 1989-1993 studies of law in Munich
    • 1995-1996 employee at a law firm specialising in tenancy law
    • Since 1996 lawyer in Munich
    • Since 1998 head of the receivables management/collection services team of the law firm von Weidenbach & Kollegen
    • Since 2001 lawyer at BBH Munich

    Tischmacher, Dennis Partner Counsel

    Dennis Tischmacher

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-175
    email : dennis.tischmacher@bbh-online.de

    Trabert, Johannes

    Johannes Trabert

    Audit manager, Tax advisor
    phone : +49 (0)361 64 41 68-222
    email : johannes.trabert@bbh-online.de

    Traum, Yola

    Yola Traum

    Avocat (Europäische Rechtsanwältin)
    phone : +49 (0)40 341 069-0
    email : yola.traum@bbh-online.de

    Troeger, Carolin

    Carolin Troeger

    audit assistant
    phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-213
    email : carolin.troeger@bbh-online.de

    Tschiesche, Jürgen Partner

    Jürgen Tschiesche

    Auditor, Tax Advisor | Partner
    phone : +49 (0)711 722 47-0
    email : juergen.tschiesche@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Annual audits and audits of consolidated financial statements of companies / public sector institutions (in particular utilities/municipal utilities, hospitals, nursing homes, spas and rehabilitation centres, company health insurance funds and housing associations) in accordance with the HGB, KHBV, PBV, sec. 31 SVHV
    • Special audits according to sec. 53 HGrG, EEG, KWK-G, sec. 16 MaBV, sec. 45a PBefG, sec. 148 SGB IX, sec. 17a subs. 6 KHG, sec. 4 subs. 9 KHEntG, sec. 107 GemO
    • Business advice to municipalities, municipal companies and institutions
    • Calculation and review of charges in accordance with the KAG
    • Audit/preparation of annual financial statements in the area of fiscal accounting
    • Special audits in relation to fraudulent acts and forensic audits
    • Due diligence investigations
    • Grid valuations
    • General business consulting
    • Tax advice (in particular in the context of company formation and restructuring projects)


    Jürgen Tschiesche is an auditor and tax advisor based at our auditing company invra Treuhand AG.

    vita

    • 1979–1985 business studies (Dipl.-Kaufmann)
    • 1986–1995 assistant/audit manager, auditor, tax advisor at two medium-sized companies specialising in audit and tax consultancy services in Stuttgart
    • 1991 tax advisor
    • 1994 auditor
    • 1996 auditor and tax advisor at WIBERA Wirtschaftsberatung AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Stuttgart
    • 1999–2009 partner at PriceWaterhouseCoopers AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Stuttgart
    • 2009 auditor, tax advisor and member of the board of invra Treuhand AG, Munich, based at invraֹ’s Stuttgart office
    • 2010 partner at BBH, based at the Stuttgart office
    • Publishes and lectures widely, in particular on municipal and tax law matters, the rules and regulations for non-profit organisations, the healthcare system as well as the utility and waste management sector
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    van den Kerkhoff, Sabine

    Sabine van den Kerkhoff

    Rechtsanwältin/Lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
    email : sabine.v.d.kerkhoff@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • General energy law
    • Procedural law
    • Receivables management and insolvency law

    Sabine van den Kerkhoff is a debt recovery specialist representing clients in and out of court. Further core areas of her work include insolvency law and procedural law.

     

    vita

    • Born in Augsburg in 1985
    • Married
    • 2005-2010 studies of law at the University of Augsburg
    • 2008 work placement in the USA
    • Since 2013 lawyer at BBH Munich

    Vaupel, Jill-Emmy

    Jill-Emmy Vaupel

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)711 722 47-0
    email : jill-emmy.vaupel@bbh-online.de

    Vogl, Reinhard

    Reinhard Vogl

    Prüfungsleiter/Audit Manager, CISA
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-400
    email : reinhard.vogl@bbh-online.de

    Vollprecht, Jens Partner

    Jens Vollprecht

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, degree in forestry (Dipl.-Forstw. (Univ.)) | Partner
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-133
    email : jens.vollprecht@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Renewable energies law
    • Energy law
    • Civil law
    • Administrative law

    Mr Vollprecht is lead counsel in renewable energy projects and focuses, in particular, on tendering procedures, grid interconnections, feed-in management, system stability, direct marketing, the EEG-surcharge and the equalisation scheme under the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG). He also provides legal advice on the design of feed-in contracts, electricity storage and the further development of the EEG.

     

    vita

    • Born in Brake/Unterweser in 1970
    • Married
    • 1990-1997 studies of forestry at the universities of Freiburg/Breisgau and Göttingen
    • 1997-2002 studies of law at the universities of  Göttingen and Hamburg
    • 2000-2002 research assistant at the research centre for environmental law
    • 2002-2004 legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court (OLG) of Celle, Lower Saxony
    • Since 2005 lawyer at BBH Berlin
    • Since 2013 partner at BBH Berlin
    • Member of the society for environmental law Gesellschaft für Umweltrecht (GfU)
    • Member of the Bundesverband Energiespeicher e.V. (BVES)
    • Publishes and lectures widely on energy law, with a focus on renewable energies 

    vom Wege, Jan-Hendrik Partner

    Jan-Hendrik vom Wege

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, MBA | Partner
    phone : +49 (0)40 34 10 69-500
    email : jan-hendrik.vom.wege@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Energy supply and network access contracts
    • Smart metering
    • Smart Grids, E-Mobility
    • Unbundling
    • Regulation issues
    • European business law

    Jan-Hendrik vom Wege is currently dealing with the contractual form of grid access (contracts dealing with supply, grid access and connection usage) as well as with the supply of end consumer and distributors, both in the area of electricity. He furthermore advises energy companies in all questions of regulation and electricity tenders.

    vita

    von Blumenthal, Wolfram Partner

    Wolfram von Blumenthal

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer, Fachanwalt für Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht/Specialist lawyer for commercial and company law | Partner
    phone : +49(0)89-231164-147
    email : wolfram.von.blumenthal@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Company law
    • Mergers & acquisitions (M&A)
    • Civil law

    Wolfram von Blumenthal provides legal advice to German and foreign companies in the areas of company law and M&A. He is dealing with the acquisition and transfer of compa-nies, joint ventures, restructurings, mergers and reorganisation, in particular in connection with tendering proceedings. Another focus of his work is joint projects on the realisation of large-scale power plants producing electricity from gas or hard coal.

    vita

    • Born in Marburg in 1966
    • Married, two daughters
    • 1987-1992 studies of law in Bonn and Munich
    • 1995-1998 lawyer at the Munich law firm von Weidenbach und Kollegen
    • 1998-2003 head of the legal department of a company listed on the stock exchange
    • Since 2004 lawyer at BBH in Munich
    • Since 2007 specialist lawyer for commercial and corporate law
    • Since 2008 partner at BBH in Munich
       
    • Chairman of the supervisory board of Fritz Herzog AG, Marburg
    • Publishes and lectures widely on commercial and corporate law

    von Gayling-Westphal, Barbara

    Barbara von Gayling-Westphal

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-342
    email : barbara.gayling@bbh-online.de

    von Hake, Sophia

    Sophia von Hake

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer, Fachanwältin für Steuerrecht/specialist lawyer for tax law | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-222
    email : sophia.vonhake@bbh-online.de

    von Weidenbach, Christoph Edler

    Christoph Edler von Weidenbach

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Of Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-0
    email : christoph.von.weidenbach@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Intellectual property law
    • Publishing law
    • Trademark and patent law
    • Internet law
    • Media law

    Lawyer Christoph Edler von Weidenbach focuses on copyright and media law. In his legal practice, he also advises clients on all matters of publishing law, the protection of industrial property rights and internet law.

    vita

    • Born in Munich in 1956
    • Studies of law at LMU Munich
    • Since 1989 lawyer in Munich
    • Since 1995 owner of the law firm von Weidenbach & Kollegen
    • Since 2002 partner at BBH in Munich
    • Since 2017 partner of counsel at BBH in Munich

     

     

    Voß, Nadine Partner Counsel

    Nadine Voß

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Partner Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-79
    email : nadine.voss@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Energy contract law (in particular grid contracts; special grid usage and grid connection situations)
    • Regulation of closed distribution networks
    • Electricity balancing
    • Technical conditions for connection, network codes, questions of grid stability
    • Civil law and administrative procedural law

    Nadine Voß focuses on special grid usage and grid connection situations. She also advises on the regulation of closed distribution networks, the implementation of grid stability requirements as well as aspects of civil and administrative procedures.

     

    vita

    • Born in Haan/Rheinland in 1979
    • 2000-2001 traineeship at Märkische Oderzeitung
    • 2001-2010 studies of law at Freie Universität (FU) Berlin, legal traineeship at the Court of Appeal (Kammergericht) in Berlin with placements at, among others, the United Nations in Vienna (Austria), Medienanstalt Berlin-Brandenburg and the broadcasting corporation rbb
    • 2010-2012 lawyer at a Berlin-based law firm specialising in press law and matters concerning freedom of speech
    • Since 2012 lawyer at BBH Berlin
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    Dr. Wagner, Florian Partner Counsel

    Dr. Florian Wagner

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)361 644 74 49-225
    email : florian.wagner@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • General energy law
    • General civil law and drafting of contracts
    • Regulatory compliance management

    Florian Wagner primarily advises on all aspects of grid access and energy supply, with a special focus on the electricity and gas sector. Further core areas of his practice include the marketing of energy and smart meter roll-outs.

     

    vita

    • Born in Wolfsburg in 1978
    • Married with four children
    • 1998-2003 studies of law at Freie Universität (FU) Berlin
    • Since 2004 dissertation on the individual exemption from the ban on cartels under EC antitrust law
    • 2007-2009 legal traineeship at the Court of Appeal (Kammergericht) in Berlin with placements at, among others, the antitrust team of a leading international law firm
    • Since 2010 lawyer at BBH
    • 2016 doctorate (Dr. jur.) at Freie Universität (FU) Berlin
    • Publishes and lectures widely

    Walzer, Silke Partner Counsel

    Silke Walzer

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Partner Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-105
    email : silke.walzer@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Energy law, with a particular focus on the gas sector
    • Civil law and civil procedure law

    Silke Walzer advises on all aspects of energy contract law (grids, sales and procurement) as well as regulatory law (gas and electricity grid access). She also represents clients in numerous judicial proceedings relating to the supply of energy to final consumers.

     

    vita

    • Born in Leer/East Frisia in 1976
    • 1997-2007 studies of law in Osnabrück and Cologne, with a special focus on international and European law; legal traineeship with placements at, among others, the German embassy in Pretoria, South Africa
    • Since 2007 lawyer at BBH Cologne

    Wawryszewicz, Martin

    Martin Wawryszewicz

    audit assistant
    phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-213
    email : martin.wawryzsewicz

    Weichel, Meike Partner Counsel

    Meike Weichel

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer, Tax Advisor, LL.M. (University of Edinburgh, UK), Fachanwältin für Steuerrecht/Specialist Lawyer for tax law | Partner Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-222
    email : meike.weichel@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Taxation of public sector entities and their affiliated enterprises
    • Consolidation of enterprises into fiscal units (steuerlicher Querverbund)

    Meike Weichel provides advice on regular tax matters and tax optimisation services to companies of the energy industry, the public transport sector and municipal companies providing services of public interest.

    vita

    • Born in Hamburg
    • Studies of law and legal traineeship in Hamburg
    • 1997 Master of Laws, University of Edinburgh, UK
    • Since 2000 lawyer in the Hamburg metropolitan region
    • Since 2004 tax advisor and specialist lawyer for tax law
    • Since 2005 lawyer and tax advisor at BBH Munich

     

    Dr. Weimer, Gregor

    Dr. Gregor Weimer

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-521
    email : gregor.weimer@bbh-online.de

    Dr. Weise, Michael Partner

    Dr. Michael Weise

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
    phone : +49 (0)711 722 47-0
    email : michael.weise@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    Dr. Weise deals with all matters regarding the implementation of electricity grid access, not only with regard to contractual questions, but also in procedural terms. He also specialises in metering and calibration law as well as metering systems, where he currently focuses on the rollout of smart metering technology. Furthermore, Dr. Weise advises clients on the legal requirements for the protection and preservation of system security and in the context of integrating power plants into the grid. He also provides comprehensive advice in the area of sales (drafting and implementation of supply contracts).

    Weiss, Stella

    Stella Weiss

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer, LL.M.
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-10
    email : stella.weiss@bbh-online.de

    Wenzl, Christine

    Christine Wenzl

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)89 23 11 64-209
    email : christine.wenzl@bbh-online.de

    Will, Celina-Luisa

    Celina-Luisa Will

    qualified accountant (Bilanzbuchhalterin), B.A.
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-0
    email : celina-luisa.will@bbh-online.de

    Willi, Tom-Philipp

    Tom-Philipp Willi

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-23
    email : tom-philipp.willi@bbh-online.de

    Wilmes, Julien

    Julien Wilmes

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer
    phone : +49 (0)221 650 25-247
    email : julien.wilmes@bbh-online.de

    Wollschläger, Stefan Partner

    Stefan Wollschläger

    Rechtsanwalt/lawyer | Partner
    phone : +49 (0)40 34 10 69-300
    email : stefan.wollschlaeger@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Heat law and contracting
    • Antitrust law (in particular grid usage and grid charges)
    • Competition law
    • General energy industry law
    • Representation of clients in court proceedings


    Stefan Wollschläger currently focuses on advising clients on matters of competition law, the application of the German Energy Industry Act (particularly regarding grid access charges), the reasonableness of charges as well as heat law and contracting. He also has substantial litigation experience in these areas.
     

    vita

    • Born in Zossen/Brandenburg in 1975
    • Married, one child
    • Studies of law
    • 1999–2001 research associate at a Berlin law firm specialising in competition law
    • Since 2001 lawyer at BBH Berlin
    • Since 2008 partner at BBH Berlin
    • Since 2013 at BBH Hamburg
    • Publishes and lectures widely on heat, competition and energy law, with particular regard to supplier prices
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    Prof. Dr. Zenke, Ines Partner

    Prof. Dr. Ines Zenke

    Rechtsanwältin/Lawyer, Fachanwältin für Verwaltungsrecht/Specialist Lawyer for Administrative Law | Partner
    phone : +49 (0)30 611 28 40-179
    email : ines.zenke@bbh-online.de

    main focus

    • Litigation and advice in the area of energy, environmental and infrastructure law
    • Litigation and advice on antitrust law and in the context of arbitration procedures
    • Compliance advice
    • Policy advice

    Dr. Ines Zenke advises energy and industrial companies on a pragmatic approach to the rising flood of regulations and on dispute resolution in and out of court

    vita

    • Married with three children
    • One year at a German Regional Court (Landgericht)
    • 1990–1995 studies of law
    • Since 1995 with BBH, since 1999 as a lawyer
    • Since 2002 partner
    • Since 2010 in charge of BBH’s public relations
    • Since 2011 specialist lawyer for administrative law
    • Ranking compiled by Handelsblatt in cooperation with the US publisher Best Lawyers: Listed among “Germany’s top lawyers" 2017 and 2018 in the area of energy law
    • JUVE, Handbook German Commercial Law Firms (2015/2016, 2016/2017 and 2017/2018): frequently recommended lawyer for energy law
    • Kanzleimonitor (2017/2018): Recommended lawyer in the area of energy
    • The Legal 500 Deutschland (2016 and 2017): special mention for her expertise in regulatory law and the energy sector in general

    Zorn, Regina

    Regina Zorn

    Rechtsanwältin/lawyer | Counsel
    phone : +49 (0)40 34 10 69-300
    email : regina.zorn@bbh-online.de

     

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