Niko LiebheitLL.M., Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) | Partner Becker Büttner Held

+49 (0)30 611 28 40-95

Main focus

  • Energy tax law / electricity tax law
  • Environmental energy law (among others, Fuel Emissions Trading Act (BEHG), Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG), Combined Heat and Power Act (KWKG))
  • Decentralised generation and energy management

Niko Liebheit advises energy suppliers and producers as well as industrial and commercial consumers in the field of energy and electricity tax and on other matters of environmental energy law (among others, regarding the Fuel Emissions Trading Act (BEHG), the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) and the Combined Heat and Power Act (KWKG). He focuses on the (tax-related) legal obligations and compliance aspects as well as the drafting of contracts and the assessment of energy costs. His key areas of practice also include decentralised energy generation and energy management.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Born in Münster in 1975
  • 1996-2002 studies of law as well as basic studies (Grundstudium) of French law at Saarland University; study year abroad in Tokyo, Japan
  • 2002-2003 LL.M. programme on European Integration at the Europa-Institut of Saarland University as well as research assistant at the chair of civil, commercial and business law
  • 2005-2007 policy advisor at the department of energy, transport and telecommunications of the Federation of German Industries (Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e. V. – BDI) in Brussels and Berlin
  • Since 2007 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2020 partner at BBH
  • Publishes and lectures widely 
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