Energy Lawyers

The Energy practice offers comprehensive one-stop legal advice on industry-specific matters. Its lawyers specialise in various areas of law, combining their skills to provide consistent advice on all aspects of energy law. Where necessary, the firm's experts on other legal fields are called in to assist.

Main focuses of our work are

  • Energy regulation
  • Renewable energy
  • Energy trading
  • Energy contract law
  • Energy competition law (price abuse proceedings, merger control, etc.)
  • Concessions
  • Mergers, privatisation, disposals and restructuring of supply companies
  • Alliances, joint purchasing and distribution arrangements between supply companies
  • Planning, contract tendering and construction of plants and infrastructure
  • Litigation and arbitration
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Werner Walk
Dr. Werner Walk
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt | Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht (Certified lawyer for labor and employment law)
Germany, Stuttgart
Werner Walk advises medium-sized and large companies on all aspects of labor and employment law with a focus on the German Betriebsverfassungsrecht that governs industrial relations as well as collective...
Björn Gaul
Prof. Dr. Björn Gaul
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt | Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht (Certified lawyer for labor and employment law)
Germany, Cologne
Björn Gaul has extensive experience in advising German and international companies on corporate restructurings, business outsourcings, changes of collective bargaining agreements, flexible staff...
Dorothée Janzen
Dorothée Janzen, LL.M. (Ann Arbor)
Part­ner
Rechtsanwältin
Germany, Hamburg
Dorothée Janzen is a renewable energies, energy and plant construction expert, with a particular focus on advising on developing and implementing onshore and offshore projects. She regularly advises...
Dr. Fritz von Hammerstein
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt | Fachanwalt für Verwaltungsrecht (Certified lawyer for administrative law)
Germany, Hamburg
Fritz von Hammerstein has been a CMS partner since 1992 and is a certified lawyer for administrative law. He focuses on environmental and planning as well as energy law and is particularly noted...
Christian Friedrich Haellmigk
Dr. Christian Friedrich Haellmigk, LL.M. (College of Europe)
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Stuttgart
Christian Haellmigk specialises in EU and German competition law and in energy law. His competition practice focuses on complex merger control cases, in particular multijurisdictional filings, and...
Benjamin Lissner
Dr. Benjamin Lissner
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Cologne
Benjamin Lissner specializes in national and international arbitration as well as in other types of alternative dispute resolution. Furthermore, he has extensive experience in state court litigation....
Martin Krause
Martin Krause
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt | Fachanwalt für Bau- und Architektenrecht (Certified lawyer for construction and architects law)
Germany, Cologne
Martin Krause specialises in private construction law, including all engineering and architecture matters. He in particular focuses on industrial plant construction projects in the energy and renewable...
Ursula Steinkemper
Dr. Ursula Steinkemper
Part­ner
Rechtsanwältin | Fachanwältin für Verwaltungsrecht (Certified lawyer for administrative law)
Germany, Stuttgart
Ursula Steinkemper advises and represents companies and public authorities on all public law and in particular environmental and planning law issues. She specialises in advising on complex approval...
Jakob Steiff
Dr. Jakob Steiff, LL.M. (Edinburgh)
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Frankfurt
Jakob Steiff is a partner and leads a team of five lawyers advising on procurement law, public commercial law and construction law at the firm’s Frankfurt office. He has extensive experience in...
Dr. Torsten Lörcher
Part­ner
Rechtsanwalt
Germany, Cologne
Torsten Lörcher specialises in international dispute resolution with a focus on arbitration. He is also well versed in alternative dispute resolution and an experienced litigator. His practice concentrates...