Dr. Martin AltrockMag. rer. publ., Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) | Partner Becker Büttner Held

+49 (0)30 611 28 40-96

Main focus

  • Renewable energy law
  • General energy law
  • Representation of clients in court, drafting of contracts
  • Constitutional and administrative law

Dr. Martin Altrock provides comprehensive advice on legal issues relating to renewable energy (market and grid integration, wind power projects, solar energy, biogas, renewable fuels, power-to-X). This also includes the further development of the legal framework as well as the transformation of the energy system (with a focus on the electricity and transport sectors as well as the industrial sector) and all legal matters relating to the generation, promotion and use of hydrogen.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Born in Kassel in 1968
  • Married with two children
  • 1989-1995 studies of law in Heidelberg and Leiden (Netherlands), legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe
  • 1996-1997 studies of administrative sciences at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer
  • 1997-2000 research associate at the faculty of law at Heidelberg University, chair of Prof. Dr. Görg Haverkate
  • 2001 doctorate (Dr. jur.) at Heidelberg University
  • Since 2000 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2006 partner at BBH
  • Since 2012 member of the supervisory board of Enertrag SE
  • Since 2018 lecturer at Technische Universität Berlin
  • Since 2020 member of the presidium of the German Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (DWV)
  • The Legal 500 Germany (2018, 2022, 2023): special mention for his expertise in the area of regulatory law relating to the energy sector
  • Kanzleimonitor (2017/2018): recommended in the area of energy law
  • JUVE, Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien (2021/2022, 2022/2023, 2023/2024): frequently recommended lawyer for energy law
  • Ranking by Handelsblatt and the US publisher Best Lawyers: recognition as one of “Germany’s top lawyers” in the area of energy law 2021, 2022 and 2023
  • Various advisory council and supervisory board activities
  • Provided expert testimony for the German Bundestag on the revision of the 2017 Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG 2017)
  • Editor (together with Dr. Volker Oschmann) and co-author of  “Kommentar zum EEG” published by C. H. Beck, preparations for 5th edition are under way
  • Member of the editorial board of the energy-law journal Zeitschrift für Neues Energierecht (ZNER)
  • Publishes and lectures widely on energy law, with a focus on renewable energy
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