Michael Cieslarczyk has long-standing experience in energy contracts, in infrastructure projects and in relation to the implications of banking, capital markets and exchange laws on the energy sector. He has also focused on commodity and specifically energy and emissions trading activities as well as on supervisory laws for banking and financial services institutions active in commodity trading. Michael has also been appointed as German Counsel to the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET).

He advises in relation to regulatory aspects and represents clients in proceedings in front of the competent supervisory authorities as well as in contentious proceedings.

Michael heads the German Energy Team and - as EMEA Energy Sector Head - is also responsible for DLA Pipers' energy sector activities in the EMEA region.