Steffen Knepper

Director
Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt)
Baker Tilly Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Cecilienallee 6-7
40474 Dusseldorf
Phone: +49 211 6901-2303
Fax: +49 211 6901-1250

Professional Education

  • Studies of law at the University of Münster and the University of Marburg

Previous Positions

  • Attorney-at-law at Clifford Chance Deutschland LLP
  • Trainee and assistant at Clifford Chance in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Washington D.C.

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Energy law, regulatory
  • Advising energy companies, grid operators, shippers, energy traders, municipalities and municipal enterprises on energy related topics, e.g. on themes regarding unbundling, grid access, grid fees, renewable energies, permits, energy trading, e-mobility and digitalisation
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts including supply contacts, grid and storage contracts, concession contracts, cooperation agreements, finance agreements and project contracts
  • Court disputes and out-of-court representation for energy companies
  • M&A/Private Equity
  • Advising clients in domestic and cross-border transactions and bidding processes
  • Negotiating SPAs and shareholder agreements

Key industries/Sectors

  • Energy and water sector
  • Public sector
  • Infrastructure sector
  • Private Equity sector