Dr Axel B. Röpke





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•    Energy & Renewables
•    Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions


Dr Axel B. Röpke has been a partner of the firm since 2012. He has worked for over ten years in transactions and project management within the fields of renewable energy and corporate law. Dr Röpke has been involved in mid-size and large cross-border transactions. In particular, he advises domestic and foreign investment funds, wealthy individuals and banks in connection with realisation and implementation of renewable-energy projects.

Prior to Dr Röpke joining Sagawe & Klages, he worked for two years as a company lawyer in the IT branch. Afterwards, he worked for a large Danish and a mid-sized German-Danish law firm, lastly as head of the renewable energy department.

Dr Axel B. Röpke has since 2009 been chairman of the Hamburg branch of the German Wind Energy Association (Bundesverband Windenergie e.V. – BWE) and has in 2015 further been elected vice president of the German Wind Energy Association e.V. Berlin. He frequently gives speeches – even in international contexts – on energy law, especially on the development of the German market for renewable energy.


Exam in "Energy Law and Management", Bochum 2009
Doctor Iuris 2005
Admission as Rechtsanwalt 2004
Universities of Osnabrück, Paris and Hamburg


German, English, Danish, French



Deutsch-Nordische Juristenvereinigung (www.dnjv.org), Chariman of the Hamburg branch of Bundesverband Windenergie (BWE), Legal Board of Bundesverband Windenergie (BWE), Dansk Vindmølleforening, Cluster Erneuerbare Energien Hamburg, Round Table (RT 100 Hamburg), ELSA Alumni, Dansk Business Club



Sailing, rowing, tennis, golf and of course Denmark