Benedikt Rechner advises companies and individuals on all issues of energy law as well as German and European antitrust law. One focus of his practice is advising industrial companies on the "special equalisation scheme" and in connection with self-supply concepts. His advisory services also include representing clients before regulatory authorities, state courts and arbitral tribunals.
In addition, Benedikt Rechner regularly advises project developers in the field of renewable energies, in particular on regulatory issues in the context of project financing for wind and PV installations.
Benedikt Rechner studied law at the University of Münster (Germany), focusing on antitrust and competition law, where he also completed a two-year additional study program in English (Fachspezifische Fremdsprachenausbildung - FFA) in the area of Common Law. After passing his first law exam, he carried out his legal training at the Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, which included inter alia working at the German Federal Cartel Office, for a Dusseldorf law firm that focused on business law and the compliance department of a large German industrial company. Benedikt Rechner was admitted to the German Bar in 2018 and joined Luther the same year.