Prof. Dr. Dörte FouquetLawyer (Rechtsanwältin) | Partner of Counsel Becker Büttner Held

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Main focus

  • Energy law
  • Environmental law
  • Competition law

Dr. Dörte Fouquet specialises in EU law and international legal relations with a focus on competition, infrastructure, energy and environmental law. She advises mainly companies, financial institutions, associations and governmental agencies in Germany and other EU Member States as well as EU institutions and at international level.

Curriculum Vitae

  • 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 Ministry for Environment and Energy, Hamburg
  • 1991 posting to the Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein Liaison Office to the European Union, Brussels (Belgium)
  • 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)
  • 2011-2020 partner at BBH
  • Since 2021 partner of counsel
  • Since 2021 member of the supervisory board of E-Control (the Austrian regulatory authority for electricity and natural gas)
  • Member of the scientific and strategic advisory board of the Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility (IKEM)
  • Member of Green Budget Europe (GBE – FÖS)
  • Member of the European association for renewable energy EUROSOLAR
  • Member of the German wind energy association Bundesverband WindEnergie e.V. (BWE)
  • Member of the German women lawyers association Deutscher Juristinnenbund e. V. (djb)
  • Member of the executive board of Renewable Energy Institute (REI), Tokyo (Japan)
  • Publishes and lectures widely on European energy law, environmental and competition law
  • Lecturer at the Florence School of Regulation (FSR)
  • Honorary professor at the faculty of Sustainability, Leuphana University of Lüneburg
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