Dr. Thies Christian HartmannLawyer (Rechtsanwalt) | Partner Becker Büttner Held

+49 (0)30 611 28 40-79

Main focus

  • Energy law
  • General business law
  • Contract drafting

In addition to general business law and contract drafting in the area of energy, Dr. Thies Christian Hartmann also deals with all aspects of regulation, grid access and energy supply. He advises and represents clients in energy law-related disputes before the regulatory authorities and in court, including the Federal Court of Justice and the European courts. His core clients are municipal utility companies and operators of closed distribution networks in industrial parks and at airports. He is in charge of the working group AK Arealnetz.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Born in Lübeck in 1975
  • 1995-2000 studies of law
  • 2002 doctorate in law (Dr. iur.) in the area of data protection at Kiel University
  • 2003-2005 lawyer at a law firm in Hamburg (energy law, State aid law)
  • Since 2005 lawyer at BBH Berlin
  • Since 2012 partner at BBH
  • JUVE, Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien (2019/2020): 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 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023
  • The Legal 500 Germany (2022, 2023): special mention for his expertise in the area of regulatory law relating to the energy sector
  • Publishes and lectures widely on energy law
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