Dr. Erik AhnisLawyer (Rechtsanwalt), qualified banking specialist (Bankfachwirt/BA) | Partner Becker Büttner Held, Board Member BBH Solutions AG

+49 (0)30 611 28 40-28

Main focus

  • Energy contract law (grid and sales, electricity, gas and biogas)
  • Utility easements and rights of way
  • Company law and law on groups of companies
  • Digitalisation of advisory products and services

Dr. Erik Ahnis advises clients on all aspects of energy contract law from an energy supplier’s perspective. He has particular cross-sectoral expertise in the electricity and gas sector (grid and sales). Dr. Erik Ahnis also specialises in green gases, utility easements and rights of way as well as legal tech.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Born in Schlema (Ore Mountains) in 1973
  • 1992-1994 bank apprenticeship, studies of banking services in Berlin and Frankfurt a.M.
  • 1995-2005 studies of law at Humboldt University of 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 dissertation on the execution of voting rights and shareholder control: “Verwaltungsvollmacht und Aktionärskontrolle: Voraussetzungen und Grenzen der Verwaltungsvollmacht auf deutschen Online-Hauptversammlungen sowie Vorschläge zur Stärkung der Kontrolle der Verwaltung”, VVF Herbert Utz Verlag, Munich 2005
  • 2005-2006 lawyer at a Berlin-based law firm specialising in insolvency law
  • Since 2006 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2015 partner at BBH
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