Contact

Kurfürstendamm 54/55
10707 Berlin

+49-30 814 59 13 41
k.klotz@asd-law.com

Partner

Dr. Karsten Klotz

Berlin
  • Admitted to the German Bar in 2001, joined Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein in 2014
  • Experienced litigator, since 2001 specialised in advising on insolvency law and energy law, specifically heat law. Nationwide assistance in all matters related to the generation and distribution of heat (district heat, local heat, and contracting); representation of insolvency administrators during all phases of insolvency proceedings; advice to companies during crisis, as well as their management on restructuring, rehabilitation, and avoidance of liabilities; enforcement of, as well as defence against, claims in insolvency proceedings
  • Professional experience: long-standing professional experience with a focus in insolvency law and energy law as lawyer at Leonhardt & Partner, Berlin (2001–2006), HHKW Lawyers, Berlin (2007–2014) and Arnecke Sibeth, Berlin (2014–2018)
  • Legal clerkship in Berlin and Vienna (1998–2001)
  • Studied in Berlin, Freiburg and Vienna (1992–1997), banking apprenticeship in Berlin (1990–1992)
  • Specialist lawyer for labour law, qualified banker

More information

  • Memberships: Institute of Engery and Competition Law in the Communal Industry, Forum Contracting e.V., Friends and Sponsors of the German Theater Association, member of the general assembly of the Pension Fund for Lawyers in Berlin
  • Languages: German, English
  • Credentials:
    • Guidance during the acquisition of a heating company with a heat output of 70 megawatts
    • Advice on securing a district heating network totaling 190 kilometres
    • Extensive advice on the lease of a district heating network to supply 40,000 inhabitants
    • External law department service for municipal utilities and heating companies
    • Defence against a claim for management liability pursuant to sec. 64 GmbHG totaling 1.7 million euros in cooperation with a D&O insurer
    • Ongoing assignments from various nationwide operating insolvency administrators

Publications

2016
Veröffentlichung

Die Abrechnungspraxis der Übertragungsnetzbetreiber für erbrachte Sekundärregelleistung – Ein fragwürdiges Geschäftsmodell

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Paul ReichDr. Karsten Klotz
2016
Veröffentlichung

Die Sicherung von Abnahme- und Bezugspflichten durch beschränkte persönliche Dienstbarkeiten

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Paul ReichDr. Karsten Klotz
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