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Dr Moritz Meister

Senior Associate


Meister Moritz
Dr Moritz Meister

Senior Associate


Moritz advises on domestic and cross-border private and public M&A transactions, joint ventures, private equity transactions and reorganisations. His work also captures general corporate law advice. Amid his clients are leading national and international corporations and financial investors as well as midsized and family-owned companies. 

In addition he offers an in-depth knowledge of the energy sector including the relevant markets and technologies as well as the regulatory framework for energy intensive industries.

News & insights


Publications: 30 NOVEMBER 2021

2021/2022 – Another eventful year for Thai competition law

While the ongoing global pandemic has had a temporary braking effect on some business sectors and international travel, Thai competition law has continued to develop at pace in an attempt to catch up…

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Publications: 29 NOVEMBER 2021

New Federal Law By Decree No.32 of 2021 on Commercial Companies

Introduced yesterday, The New Companies Law brings a number of amendments, most notable of which is the introduction of special purpose acquisition companies and special purpose vehicles.

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hydrogen drop

Publications: 02 JULY 2021

Clean hydrogen in Europe: The only way forward is together

Clean hydrogen is a central piece of Europe’s Green Deal goal of reaching climate neutrality. 

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hydrogen strategy

Publications: 19 JANUARY 2021

Hydrogen Strategy – German Parliament passes law on material exemption from electricity surcharges

On 10 June of 2020, the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy released its National Hydrogen Strategy (Nationale Wasserstoffstrategie)  (German Hydrogen Strategy) as a part of the Covid-19…

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Kehrwieder 12
20457 Hamburg

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Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 2017


Second German Law Degree, 2017 

Dr. iur., Lüneburg, 2017

M.Sc., Lüneburg, 2012

First German Law Degree, 2010

LL.B., Bucerius Law School, 2009 

Published work

  • § 47 Windenergie auf See bis 2020, Thomas Schomerus / Moritz Meister, in: Frenz/Müggenborg/Cosack/ Henning/Schomerus, Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, Berliner Kommentare, Erich Schmidt Verlag; (a chapter on offshore wind energy in the renowned commentary for practitioners in companies, law firms and courts on different sections of the German Renewable Energy Act), (2018). 
  • Systemdienstleistungen und Erneuerbare Energien, Moritz Meister, Dissertation, Erich Schmidt Verlag; (doctoral thesis on ancillary services and renewable energy from a legal perspective), (2017).
  • Windenergiedrachen - Rechtsfragen bei Installation und Betrieb, Thomas Schomerus / Christian Maly / Moritz Meister, ER- EnergieRecht - Zeitschrift für die gesamte Energierechtspraxis - Erich Schmidt Verlag; (paper on the legal framework for installation and operation of the innovative technology of wind energy kites), (2016). 
  • Herkunftsnachweise und verpflichtende Direktvermarktung - Die Zeit ist reif für eine differenzierte Grünstromkennzeichnung, Moritz Meister / Felix Obbelode / Thomas Kott, ER - EnergieRecht - Zeitschrift für die gesamte Energierechtspraxis - Erich Schmidt Verlag; (paper on possible enhancements to the legal framework for guarantees of origin / renewable energy certificates and the direct marketing of renewable energy via power purchase agreements), (2015).
  • Kein Preis für Genauigkeit - Preise für Sekundärregelleistung in Deutschland diskriminierend? - Die FERC Anordnung Nr. 755 und ihre Übertragbarkeit auf das deutsche Recht der Regelleistungsmärkte, Moritz Meister / Maximilian Schneider, EnWZ - Zeitschrift für das gesamte Recht der Energiewirtschaft - C.H. Beck Verlag; (paper on FERC Order No. 755 including a comparative analysis of the respective framework for balancing power markets in the United States and Germany), (2015).
  • Stabilizing the grid with regional virtual power plants, Moritz Meister, in: Peeters/Schomerus, Renewable Energy Law in the EU, Edward Elgar Publishing, (2014). 

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