Dr. Malte Weitner
+49 (711) 60187-176
JUVE Handbook 2021/2022 ranks Dr. Malte Weitner among the frequently recommended lawyers in energy law.
Malte Weitner was born in 1982 in Dortmund and studied law at the University of Münster. After his practical training at the Landgericht Baden-Baden he achieved his doctorate at the University of Würzburg. He has been a lawyer since 2012 and joined OPPENLÄNDER in 2013.
Malte Weitner is active in various energy law associations. He is a member of the Institute for Energy and Regulatory Law Berlin (enreg) and the Forum Contracting e.V. In addition, he is a member of the German Institution for Arbitration e.V. (DIS) and the German Initiative of Young Arbitration Lawyers (DIS40).
In energy law, Malte Weitner advises electricity and gas network operators, energy supply companies (electricity, gas, distance heating), plant operators, but also industrial end consumers. He has particular experience in advising on long-term supply contracts, infrastructure pricing, individual network fees, distance heating and eMobility. A large part of his energy law practice is concerned with disputes between players on the energy market, including regulatory law proceedings against the Federal Network Agency. He can rely on his experience in litigation in this.
His second focus is on dispute resolution. Malte Weitner represents his clients both before state courts as well as in arbitration. He is as competent in complex disputes as in the management of group proceedings. Malte Weitner has already obtained experience before many regional and higher regional courts, the Federal Court of Justice and the ECJ. Apart from energy law disputes, his work concentrates on general contractual disputes, state liability and product liability as well as competition and trademark disputes. Malte Weitner always keeps the possibility of out-of-court settlements and the effects on other legal and commercial situations of his clients in view. His experience also extends to advising on press work accompanying such cases.
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Legal 500 Germany 2022 recommends Dr. Malte Weitner as a core lawyer in the energy sector practice.
Legal 500 Germany 2022
JUVE-Handbuch 2020/2021 ranks Dr. Malte Weitner as one of the most frequently recommended lawyers in energy law and quotes a competitor: „pragmatic, reliable, competent“.
OPPENLÄNDER Rechtsanwälte was awarded by Global 100 – 2020 as „Arbitration Law Firm of the Year“ in the field of dispute resolution. Dr. Malte Weitner played a major role in this.
Global 100 - 2020
Admitted as lawyer since2012
Doctorate studies in Würzburg and research assistance in a major German law firm2010 – 2012
Legal traineeship District Court Baden-Baden2008 – 2010
Studies in Münster2003 – 2008