Dr. Malaika AhlersLawyer (Rechtsanwältin) | Partner Counsel Becker Büttner Held

+49 (0)30 611 28 40-562

Main focus

  • Energy law
  • General civil law

Dr. Malaika Ahlers provides advice primarily on projects in the area of decentralised energy generation (CHP and renewable energy sources) as well as on legal matters of heat law and contracting (project planning and drafting of contracts). She focuses her practice on the real estate sector and neighbourhood supply infrastructures.

Curriculum Vitae

  • 1988-1996 studies of law in Cologne and legal traineeship with placements at, among others, the German embassy in Canberra, Australia
  • 1996-1998 lawyer at a civil law firm based in Cologne
  • 1996-1997 LL.M. programme in London (with a focus on European Law)
  • 1996-2000 dissertation in the area of comparative law at Bielefeld University
  • 1999-2001 officer for European affairs and managing director at the Federation of German Independent Professionals (Bundesverband der Freien Berufe – BFB) in Bonn and later on Berlin
  • 2001-2008 managing director of the international department of the German Bar Association (Deutscher Anwaltverein – DAV)
  • 2008-2013 in-house lawyer at one of the Big Four audit firms
  • Since 2013 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2021 partner counsel at BBH
  • The Legal 500 Germany (2022, 2023): special mention for his expertise in the area of regulatory law relating to the energy sector
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