Dr. Ilka Mainz

Attorney (Germany) | Associate

Dr. Ilka Mainz, Portrait
Office Cologne
Kennedyplatz 2
+49 221 33660 95
imainz [at] goerg.de

Dr Ilka Mainz advises national and international companies on all matters of energy law.



Dr Ilka Mainz advises national and international project developers, energy supply companies, investors and plant operators on all matters of energy law, in particular in the fields of renewable energies and combined heat and power generation.  Her practice focuses on project development (in particular onshore and offshore wind energy, photovoltaics and storage concepts) as well as on regulatory issues. Another major area of her practice is legal advice in connection with M&A transactions in the energy sector. In addition, Dr. Ilka Mainz advises on all questions of energy contract law and energy trading, for example on the structuring of power purchase agreements and direct marketing agreements.


Dr Ilka Mainz is an associate at GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB.

After studying law at the University of Cologne, she received her doctorate (Dr.iur.), also from the University of Cologne. During her doctoral studies, Ilka Mainz worked as a research assistant both at the University of Cologne and in our Cologne office in the field of energy law. She completed her legal clerkship in Cologne, including stations in an international commercial law firm and in the German-American Chamber of Commerce in New York.

Dr Ilka Mainz was admitted to the bar in 2019.

Memberships and awards

  • Deutscher Anwaltverein e.V. (DAV) (German Bar Association)
  • Kölner Anwaltverein e.V. (KAV) (Cologne Bar Association)
  • EEHH – Erneuerbare Energien Hamburg Clusteragentur GmbH (EEHH - Renewable Energy Hamburg Cluster Agency)
  • WAB e.V. – Die Windenergieagentur (WAB - The Wind Energy Agency)


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