Dr. Petra Karin Kistner | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Petra Karin Kistner
Petra Karin Kistner

Dr. Petra Karin Kistner

Associate, Düsseldorf

T +49 211 49195 321

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Petra Karin Kistner is an associate in our M&A/Corporate practice group with a focus on the energy sector.

She advises German and International clients on all energy-law related matters. She focuses on renewable energies and the development of the transmission grid.

Prior to joining White & Case Petra worked for a scientific research institute as a research fellow in the field of energy law and gained work experience in different international law firms during her legal clerkship in Frankfurt.

Bars and Courts

  • Rechtsanwalt


  • Dr. rer. pol, Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt, Germany
  • First State Exam, Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • Academic Year 2009/2010 at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, Singapore


  • German
  • English



  • The Decision of the European Commission regarding individual network tariffs causes confusion (Kommissionsentscheidung verursacht Wirrwarr um individuelle Netzentgelte), together with Dr. Peter Rosin, ET, Pages 76-80, Oct 2018
  • The future of the energy sector between decentralization and internationality (Energiewirtschaft der Zukunft – zwischen Dezentralität und Internationalität), ET, Pages 94-95, Sep 2018
  • The Importance of alternatives regarding the development of the transmission grid (Alternativenprüfungen im Netzausbaurecht), Kaiserslautern, 2018
  • The development of interconnections within the european transmission grid (Die Planung und Zulassung von Interkonnektoren und Stromleitungen mit grenzüberschreitenden Auswirkungen), ZUR, Pages 459-468, 2015
  • The SuperGrid-Concept in the light of the TEN-E-Regulation (Das Konzept des Supergrids im Lichte der Verordnung zu Leitlinien für die transeuropäische Energieinfrastruktur (TEN-E-VO – Europa auf dem Weg zum SuperGrid?)), EnWZ, Pages 405-410, 2014