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Julia Sack

Managing Associate, Berlin


Specialised experience in M&A transactions, joint ventures and restructurings in the energy sector, energy regulatory issues and energy related contracts.

Transactions of significance where substantial involvement can be disclosed have included:

  • Advising Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 3 (MEIF3) in connection with the indirect sale of their shares in Thyssengas GmbH, an operator of a German gas transmission network, by way of an auction to a consortium of the infrastructure fund management company DIF Infrastructure and EDF Invest, the investment arm of EDF’s Dedicated Assets, the asset portfolio which covers EDF’s long-term nuclear decommissioning commitments
  • Preparing an opinion for the German energy regulator analysing the activities of an energy supplier and its group companies
  • Advising LetterOne in the successful bid for RWE Dea AG, the oil and gas business of the RWE group
  • Advising Bundesdruckerei GmbH, the Federal Printing House, on the establishment of a 40% share in a joint venture with Giesecke & Devrient, whereby the partners combine their international business with solutions for secure identification, such as passport and ID card systems for governments
Professional experience
  • 2016 to date  Managing Associate, Linklaters
  • 2013 - 2016 Associate, Linklaters
  • 09/2014 - 2016 North Sea Energy Law Programme - Part-time LL.M. programme of the Universities of Groningen (The Netherlands), Oslo (Norway), Aberdeen (United Kingdom) and Copenhagen (Denmark) on energy law (i.a. public and contractual law aspects of upstream oil and gas; European market regulation of electricity and gas)
  • 2012 – Admission in Germany (Rechtsanwältin)
  • 11/2012 Second Legal State Examination (Zweite Juristische Staatsprüfung)
  • 10/2010 - 11/2012 Higher Regional Court of Berlin (Kammergericht), Legal trainee (Referendar)
  • 07/2012 - 09/2012 Law firm Linklaters LLP, Berlin, M&A Energy, Legal trainee (Referendar)
  • 10/2011 - 02/2012 Law firm Hengeler Mueller, Berlin, M&A Corporate, Legal trainee (Referendar)
  • 07/2011 - 09/2011 Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Department of Economic Policy, Legal trainee (Referendar)
  • 08/2010 First Legal State Examination (Erste Juristische Staatsprüfung)
  • 03/2008 German Industry and Trade Chamber (Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer e.V.), Berlin, Legal Department, Trainee
  • 2005 - 2010 Humboldt University of Berlin, law studies with a special focus on civil law
  • Sack, Zertifizierung von Transportnetzbetreibern, EnWZ 9/2014, Aktuell V
  • Sack, Jahresbericht der Bundesnetzagentur, EnWZ 6/2014, Aktuell VI-VII
  • Bremme/Sack, The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline - A Use Case of the Acquis Communautaire on Energy, OGEL 2/2014 (Special issue on the „Energy Community“)
  • Sack, Stellungnahmen der EU-Kommission zur Zertifizierung von Transportnetzbetreibern, EnWZ 1/2014, Aktuell V-VI
  • Sack, Novelle energierechtlicher Verordnungen, EnWZ 9/2013, Aktuell VI-VII
  • Sack, Bundesregierung schlägt Änderungen von Verordnungen auf dem Gebiet des Energiewirtschaftsrechts vor, EnWZ 7/2013, Aktuell VI