Michael Knoll

Michael Knoll


Energy Law | Foreign Trade Law

Executive summary


Michael Knoll is a lawyer at BDO Legal. He is a member of the Foreign Trade Law practice group.

He advises national and international companies on customs and foreign trade law as well as the law on special excise duties.

Michael Knoll studied law in Berlin and Glasgow. 

Before joining BDO Legal, he worked for a national law firm in Hamburg specializing in collective employment law.

When he is not working for his clients, he volunteers as a judge at the sports court of the Berlin Football Association, enjoys reading and traveling, and follows many sports with great interest as a fan and spectator, especially the German Football League.


  • Service providers
  • Machinery and plant engineering
  • Automotive
  • Production industry
  • Health care industry
  • Retail and consumer goods
  • Logistics & maritime industries
  • Energy industry 


  • Renewable energies act 
  • Combined heat and power generation act
  • Emissions trading
  • e-mobility  
  • Export control
  • Sanctions 
  • Economic embargo 
  • Trade Compliance 
  • Export restrictions 
  • Dual-use 
  • Freight transport
  • Payment and capital movement
  • Internal audits