Michael Grabau is an attorney at law and partner at the Munich office. Primarily, he consults in energy industry law and administrative law. Consulting regarding the planning, authorization and operation of energy facilities is his main focus. This includes legal consulting services on regulatory law and on specifications regarding contract drafting in energy industry law.
His main sectors include but are not limited to renewable energies, storage technology, public-law consulting in Real Estate transactions, and e-mobility along with charging infrastructure but also biological and synthetic fuels. Michael Grabau is experienced in legal consulting regarding plant construction and the public utilities sector.
His career as an attorney started in 2006 at Bird&Bird LLP in Düsseldorf and Munich where he stayed for 5 years, working in public commercial law. He then became Head of Legal Department at the ETOGAS GmbH (development and production of power-to-gas installations) in Stuttgart.
Michael Grabau studied at the universities of Constance, Grenoble (France) and Munich. He graduated from the University of Grenoble with a Diplôme Administration et Politique Internationales. He finished his legal clerkship at the University of Düsseldorf and, parallelly, completed the postgraduate program for energy economics and mining at the Institut für Energie- und Bergrecht at the University of Bochum.
His working languages are German, English and French.