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Caroline Heinickel LL.M.

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern


Caroline Heinickel, a counsel, was admitted to the German bar in 2006. She joined Baker McKenzie in 2005 and has, since then, worked mainly in the field of public law with a focus on regulated industries, particularly in the telecommunications and energy sectors, energy law and environmental law.

Practice Focus

Caroline is a member of the German offices public law practice group as well as the European telecommunications and environmental law practice groups. She advises companies and public authorities on a broad range of administrative law matters, focusing in particular on regulated industries, particularly in the telecommunications and energy sectors and energy law. Caroline is ranked in the 2012 edition of Chambers Europe in the “Up and Coming” category for Telecommunications.

Professional Honors

  • Rising star in industry focus: telecoms, regulations and transactions, Legal 500 Europe 2021/22
  • The Best Lawyers in Germany 2022 edition for Information Technology Law since 2020


  • Germany (2006)


  • University of London (LL.M.) (2011)
  • University of Frankfurt/M. (Referendar Exam) (2002)


  • English
  • French
  • German

Co-author (with Janet Butler, Johannes Döveling, Nicolas Kredel, Holger Lutz, Jens Rubart, Joachim Scherer, Matthias Scholz), "TKG - Telekommunikationsgesetz Kommentar," 3rd edition 2021, ESV Medien, 10.11.2020

Co-editor (with Matthias Scholz, Janet Butler, Joachim Scherer, Nicolas Kredel, Holger Lutz, Jens Rubart), "TKG - Telekommunikationsgesetz - Kommentar," 3. Auflage 2020, Erich Schmidt Verlag, September 2020 

Co-author, "Neuer Referentenentwurf zum IT-Sicherheitsgesetz," cr online – Portal für ITRecht, November 2014

Co-author, "European Court of Justice Declares Data Retention Directive Invalid," April 2014 

Co-author, "Regulating Machine-to-Machine Applications and Services in the Internet of Things," ENLR 2 | 2014