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Prof. Dr. Christian TheobaldMag. rer. publ., Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) | Partner Becker Büttner Held

+49 (0)30 611 28 40-113
christian.theobald@bbh-online.de

Main focus

  • Energy law
  • Transport law
  • Antitrust and regulatory law

Prof. Dr. Christian Theobald currently focuses on matters concerning the access to grid infrastructures, particularly in the energy and transport markets, as well as the drafting of contracts associated therewith. He also deals with business and grid transactions in these areas. Furthermore, his practice includes advice on merger control cases.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Born in Heidelberg in 1966
  • Married with one son
  • Vocational training as a bank clerk at Deutsche Bank Mannheim
  • 1988-1995 studies of law and administrative sciences as well as legal traineeship in Freiburg, Speyer and London; research associate at Max Planck Institute
  • 1995-1998 research assistant at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer
  • 1999 doctorate at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer
  • Since 1998 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2001 partner at BBH Berlin
  • Ranking by Handelsblatt and the US publisher Best Lawyers: recognition as “lawyer of the year 2016” in the area of energy law
  • Ranking by Handelsblatt and the US publisher Best Lawyers: recognition as one of “Germany’s top lawyers” 2015 to 2020 in the area of energy law and, in 2020, also in the area of regulatory law
  • JUVE, Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien (2002 to 2015): listed as “leading lawyer” for energy law
  • JUVE, Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien (2015/2016 and 2016/2017): listed as “leading lawyer” for regulatory law
  • JUVE, Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien (2017/2018, 2018/2019, 2019/2020): frequently recommended lawyer for energy law
  • The Legal 500 Deutschland (2016 to 2020): listed as “leading lawyer” in the energy sector
  • Who’s Who Legal Germany (2016 to 2020): recommended for his expertise in the area of energy
  • Chambers Europe Germany (2016 to 2020): recommended in the practice area Energy: Regulatory
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