Axel KafkaLawyer (Rechtsanwalt) | Partner Becker Büttner Held

+49 (0)30 611 28 40-988

Main focus

  • Energy law
  • Regulation of network industries (particularly network charges)
  • Grid takeovers, concession contracts
  • Antitrust law
  • Telecommunications law
  • Waste law

Lawyer Axel Kafka is an expert in energy 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 antitrust law, telecommunications and waste law.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Born in Gladbeck in 1973
  • 1993-1999 studies of law in Bayreuth and Bonn
  • 1999-2001 research associate at RWTH Aachen University, teaching and research area mining and environmental law, Prof. Dr. Walter Frenz
  • Since 2003 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2011 partner at BBH
  • The Legal 500 Germany (2016): special mention for his expertise in the area of regulatory law relating to the energy sector
  • JUVE, Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien (2017/2018, 2020/2021, 2021/2022, 2022/2023, 2023/2024): frequently recommended lawyer for energy law
  • Ranking by Handelsblatt and the US publisher Best Lawyers: recognition as one of “Germany’s top lawyers” in the area of energy law 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023
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