Stefan MisslingLawyer (Rechtsanwalt) | Partner Becker Büttner Held

+49 (0)30 611 28 40-32

Main focus

  • Energy law (with a particular focus on the regulation of energy grids)
  • Law relating to energy installations
  • Procedural law

Stefan Missling is an acknowledged expert for the regulation of charges. He represents the interests of numerous grid operators and investors in procedures in and out of court, particularly in regard to revenue caps and grid charges. Stefan Missling provides advice on all types of energy distribution systems including connecting cables for offshore wind farms. He also advises associations, participating in numerous committees and working groups for the further development of the regulatory system at national and European level.

In addition, Stefan Missling counsels clients on all questions of public law, particularly in regard to large projects in the area of environmental and planning law (e.g. approval/licensing procedures for power plants and energy supply lines). In the area of telecommunications law, he represents the interests of mobile network operators, broadcasters and telecommunications service providers.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Born in Northeim/Lower Saxony in 1970
  • 1993-1998 studies of law at the University of Göttingen
  • 1999-2001 research associate at the University of Göttingen
  • 2002-2005 lawyer at a large British law firm in Berlin (public commercial law, environmental and planning law)
  • Since 2005 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2009 partner at BBH
  • Ranking by Handelsblatt and the US publisher Best Lawyers: recognition as one of “Germany’s top lawyers” 2019, 2020 and 2021 in the area of energy law
  • JUVE, Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien (2018/2019, 2019/2020, 2020/2021, 2021/2022): frequently recommended lawyer for energy law
  • The Legal 500 Germany (2018 and 2019): special mention for his expertise in regulatory law relating to the energy sector
  • Publishes and lectures widely on energy law, with a focus on the regulation of energy grids
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