Dr. Merle von Moock

Dr. Merle von Moock was admitted to the bar in mid-2003. She has many years of experience as in-house-legal-counsel in energy supply companies.  She has also worked as a risk controller and chief compliance officer for a German public limited company.

In the course of her work, she dealt with energy industry issues such as unbundling, contracting, portfolio management, wholesale energy contracts and power plant contracts. Financial market regulation and public procurement law were also part of her remit. As chief compliance officer, she was responsible for the proper establishment of a compliance management system.  In addition, she was responsible for topics as anti-corruption, antitrust law, conflicts of interest market abuse, insider trading, money laundering and, most recently, the Supply Chain Duty of Care Act.

She has worked in English and French in the context of financial market regulation as well as in the supervision of various geothermal projects.

In order to settle disputes amicably, she has also trained as a systemic mediator.


Areas of Specialization
  • Energy law
  • Contract management, in particular commercial and distribution law and law governing contracts for work and services
  • Financial market regulation
  • Compliance
  • Mediation

Basic knowledge of Russian

Curriculum Vitae

Born in Essen 1972.

  • 1991 to 1997 law studies at the Saarland university, the Westphalian Wilhelms University, Münster and the University of Nancy II, France with a focus on European and law of nations.
  • 1997 to 1999 Dissertation at the Saarland University. Title of the dissertation: „Problems of extradition law at the turn of the 19th to 20th century “
  • Language studies in 2000 at the Herzen-University, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 2000 bis 2002 legal clerkship at the District Court of Düsseldorf with stations at the European Business Development Institute, Küsnacht – Zurich, Switzerland, among others
  • 2002 Joined the law firm Simmons & Simmons, Paris, France
  • 2002 – 2003 Trainee at RWE Energy AG, Essen/ Dortmund
  • 2004 – 2013 Legal Counsel Pfalzwerke AG, Ludwigshafen
  • 2008 to 2009      Training in systemic mediation, Institute for Conflict Management - sys TEM, Karlsruhe
  • 2009 – 2018 Authorised signatory for BESTEC GmbH, Landau/ Kandel
  • 2012 to 2013 Management Studies Energy Trading and Risk Management, University Duisburg – Essen
  • 2013 – 2018 Head of risk controlling
  • 2019 – 2022 Senior manager Compliance & risk controlling (Chief Compliance Officer)
  • 2017/ 2020/ 2021 Certification courses Compliance Officer (TÜV Rhineland) and Money laundering Officer (TÜV Rhineland)
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