Dr. Julian Asmus Nebel

LawyerI Partner I Licensed lawyer for administrative law


German, English

Phone +49 (0)30 20 188 328
E-Mail nebel@brahms-kollegen.de

Fields of expertise

Energy law
Environmental and planning law
Public building and real estate law
Promotion and subsidy law (subsidies)
Commercial administrative law


Energy economy
Public sector
Investors and banks
Real estate

Professional memberships, function

Gesellschaft für Umweltrecht
Forum Contracting
Berliner Anwaltsverein
Leiter Fachgruppe Energie im BVMW
BVES Bundesverband Energiespeicher
Deutsch-Französisches Büro für die Energiewende

Resume and career


Since October 2019

Partner at the law company Brahms Nebel & Kollegen.

Julian advises (inter)national energy suppliers, plant operators, banks and investors, companies within the energy-intensive industry and the real estate industry on legal issues regarding energy. In addition to classical energy regulation laws and renewable energies, he focusses on energy efficiency law and the support of decentralised and urban energy concepts.

He specialises in advising on public law issues, in particular in assisting project developers with the planning and approval of complex infrastructure projects as well as in planning and approval procedures under construction and environmental laws. He further focusses on advising companies in the real estate industry with regard to public law. Dr. Nebel is recommended as a leading lawyer for environmental and planning law (Who’s Who Legal Germany (2018)).

Julian lectures on energy law at Berlin’s Humboldt University.

He is an author of numerous publications in the field of energy law, public building law and environmental and planning law, e.g. Eigenversorgungsregelungen im EEG (Self-Supply Regulations in the Renewable Energy Sources Act) in: Reshöft/Schäfermeier, EEG, 5th edition 2021; Kommentierung zum Energiedienstleistungsgesetz (Commentary on the Energy Services Act) in: Säcker/Ludwigs, Berliner Kommentar zum Energierecht (Berlin Commentary on Energy Law), 4th edition 2021; Kommentar zum NABEG und zum EnWG (Commentary on the Grid Expansion Acceleration Act and German Energy Industry Act) in: Steinbach/Franke, Kommentar zum Netzausbau (Commentary on Network Expansion), 3rd edition 2021.

2018 till 2019

Partner in the law firm Andrea Versteyl Partnership of lawyers, a law firm for environment, planning and participation proceedings.

2010 till 2018

From 2010 to 2018 Julian worked as a lawyer in the Berlin office of GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB, since 2014 as an associate partner.

2008 till 2010

Research associate at the German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF), Leibniz Association.

Doctoral thesis on the provisions of the amended school laws in the regulatory idea of general administrative law and from the theory of administrative control.

2006 till 2007

Research Assistant at the Chair of Constitutional and Administrative Law, Humboldt University, Berlin, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Battis


Diploma Political Science