Hans-Christoph Thomale Partner

Dr. Hans-Christoph Thomale



Areas of expertise

Special sector knowledge

  • Energy


  • German
  • English
  • Spanish

Brief biography

  • Since 2018 Forvis Mazars (formerly Mazars)
  • 2010 - 2018 FPS Fritze Wicke Seelig Partnerschaftsgesellschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB, Head of Energy Law Practice Group
  • 2006 - 2010 Lawyer at AULINGER Rechtsanwälte
  • 2002 - 2006 Lawyer in a law firm specialising in energy law in Berlin
  • 2000 - 2002 Research assistant at the German Bundestag in Berlin, personal assistant to Prof. Wolfgang Schulhoff, Member of the Bundestag
  • 1998 - 2000 Legal clerkship at the Berlin Court of Appeal (e.g. Senate Chancellery, Berlin, European Parliament and German-Spanish Chancellery in Madrid)
  • 1992 - 1997 Law studies at the Free University of Berlin and the University of Salamanca


Dr. Hans-Christoph Thomale has been a Partner at Forvis Mazars (formerly Mazars) since 2018 and is responsible for energy law at our law firm. Previously, he worked for many years at FPS Fritze Wicke Seelig Partnerschaftsgesellschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB as head of the energy law practice group. Hans-Christoph Thomale advises energy supply companies on energy cartel law and energy regulation issues (also accompanying transactions) and on drafting energy supply and network contracts (electricity, gas, heat). He represents energy supply companies in disputes concerning the validity of price adjustment clauses and abuse proceedings before the antitrust authorities. Another focus is on concession award proceedings. In addition, Hans-Christoph Thomale deals with mandates from the power plant sector and questions of contracting, self-supply, combined heat and power generation and renewable energies. Furthermore, He is the author of several energy law publications and lectures on this subject at numerous conferences.


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