Jens VollprechtDipl.-Forstw. (Univ.), Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) | Partner Becker Büttner Held

+49 (0)30 611 28 40-133

Main focus

  • Renewable energy law
  • Energy law
  • Civil law
  • Administrative law

Jens Vollprecht is lead counsel in renewable energy projects and currently focuses on sustainability, agrivoltaics, moorland and floating photovoltaics as well as hydrogen and electricity storage. Other areas of his practice include the spatial planning in relation to the expansion of renewable energy and the design of contracts for the participation of municipalities in wind energy and solar installations. Furthermore, he provides advice on the voluntary carbon offset by means of forest protection and reforestation/afforestation.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Born in Brake/Unterweser in 1970
  • Married
  • 1990-1997 studies of forestry at the universities of Freiburg/Breisgau and Göttingen
  • 1997-2004 studies of law at the universities of Göttingen and Hamburg, legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court of Celle
  • 2000-2002 research assistant at the Research Center for Environmental Law
  • Since 2005 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2013 partner at BBHBBH
  • JUVE, Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien (2018/2019, 2019/2020, 2020/2021, 2021/2022): frequently recommended lawyer for energy law
  • Ranking by Handelsblatt and the US publisher Best Lawyers: recognition as one of “Germany’s top lawyers” 2020 and 2021 in the area of energy law
  • Member of the Society for Environmental Law (GfU)
  • Member of the German Energy Storage Association (BVES)
  • Publishes and lectures widely on energy law, with a focus on renewable energy
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