Prof. Dr. Ines ZenkeLawyer (Rechtsanwältin), Specialist Lawyer for Administrative Law (Fachanwältin für Verwaltungsrecht) | Partner Becker Büttner Held

+49 (0)30 611 28 40-179

Main focus

  • Litigation and advice in the area of energy, environmental and infrastructure law
  • Litigation and advice on antitrust law and in the context of arbitration procedures
  • Compliance advice
  • Policy advice

Prof. Dr. Ines Zenke advises energy and industrial companies on a pragmatic approach to the rising flood of regulations and on dispute resolution.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Married with three children
  • One year at a German Regional Court
  • 1990-1995 studies of law
  • Since 1995 with BBH, since 1999 as a lawyer
  • Since 2002 partner at BBH
  • Since 2010 in charge of BBH’s public relations
  • Since 2011 specialist lawyer for administrative law
  • Ranking by Handelsblatt and the US publisher Best Lawyers: recognition as one of “Germany’s top lawyers” 2017 to 2021 in the area of energy law
  • JUVE, Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien (2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019, 2019/2020, 2020/2021 and 2021/2022): frequently recommended lawyer for energy law
  • Kanzleimonitor (2017/2018): recommended lawyer in the area of energy law
  • The Legal 500 Germany (2016, 2017, 2021 and 2022): special mention for her expertise in regulatory law relating to the energy sector

  • President of the SPD Economic Forum (Wirtschaftsforum der SPD e.V.; 2015 - 2021 Vice president of the SPD Economic Forum)
  • Member of the board of the Federal association of Business Law Firms  (Bundesverband der Wirtschaftskanzleien in Deutschland (BWD))
  • Editorial board member of the political economy blog “blog politische ökonomie” (bpö)
  • 2016: Member of the “Commission for the Review of the Financing of the Nuclear Phase-out” (Kommission zur Überprüfung der Finanzierung des Kernenergieausstiegs – KFK) of the German Federal Government
  • Regular expert advice to the Bundestag
  • Honorary professor in the field of “infrastructure law and management” at Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (Hochschule für Nachhaltige Entwicklung – HNEE), Faculty of Sustainable Business
  • Frequent speaker and author of numerous books and publications on energy, competition and banking law as well as compliance issues
  • Member of the German Association of Specialised Journalists (Deutscher Fachjournalistenverband – DFJV)
  • Regular guest contributor to the daily newsletter Tagesspiegel Background Energie & Klima
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