Lydia EpplerAttorney

Expertise

Attorney Lydia Eppler specializes in advising clients in the areas of renewable energy and real estate law in Germany. Within these areas, she offers her clients the full range of legal services.

In the field of renewable energies, Lydia Eppler provides comprehensive support to project developers, investors, constructors, asset managers and banks during the entire development and construction phase as well as in the context of the asset management of projects in Germany. Legal advice in connection with site securing, the support of planning processes under german public law as well as the drafting and negotiation of project contracts is her core business. Another focus of her advice is the structuring of projects under corporate law, the financing of projects as well as the support of transactions in Germany and abroad.

Lydia Eppler also specializes in advising on asset and property management of german real estate. She advises on the drafting of model contracts, the negotiation of complex leases and corresponding addenda as well as construction contracts, property management contracts, brokerage agreements, etc. She also assists her clients in asserting and defending claims. Lydia Eppler also has proven expertise in real estate law issues and in advising on real estate transactions (asset and share deals) in Germany.

Lydia Eppler is a board member of the german association women of new energies e.V. (w.one) and has a strong network as well as comprehensive industry knowledge. Together with her clients, she pursues a practical and entrepreneurial consulting approach.

Career

Lydia Eppler studied law at the Humboldt University of Berlin and started her career at PwC in Berlin in the field of corporate tax with a focus on real estate transactions in Germany immediately after her first state exam, before turning to the renewable energy sector in 2009. Since then, Lydia Eppler has worked as a lawyer in the fields of renewable energies and german real estate business law, including as managing partner of the german law firm WKL Rechtsanwälte. In 2023, Lydia Eppler founded the german law firm Eppler & Lupprian Legal Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwältinnen mbB (ELLE) together with Dr. Christina Lupprian.

Private

Lydia Eppler is a passionate violinist. After performing for many years as concertmaster of the Collegium Musicum Berlin in the Berlin Philharmonic Hall, she now pursues this hobby in the context of chamber music evenings among friends, with culinary delights now expressly in the foreground. In terms of sports, Lydia Eppler enjoys being chased around the tennis court and golf club by her sons.

Data

Studies

  • Humboldt University of Berlin

Referendariat

  • Berlin (amongst others PwC, tax office, Großkanzlei)

Previous professional activity

  • Attorney with WKN Rechtsanwälte in Hamburg
  • Attorney with Stenger LLP in Hamburg
  • Managing partner and attorney at WKL Rechtsanwälte
  • Since 2023: Managing Partner and Attorney at ELLE

Languages

  • German
  • English