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Hengeler Mueller

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Berlin, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Munich

John Flüh

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Hengeler Mueller

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Corporate; Real Estate; Notarial Services; Family-owned Businesses, Private Clients, Wealth Management.


John is a notary with office in Berlin and lawyer specializing in corporate and real estate law. His primary focus lies in mergers & acquisitions, the reorganization of companies, real estate transactions as well as estate planning. His key clients include several major German stock corporations, real estate developers, private equity funds and family businesses.


John joined Hengeler Mueller from McKinsey & Company in 1991 and has been partner since 1996. He is admitted in Germany and New York (Attorney-at-Law).


University of Kiel; University of Surrey; Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (MPA).

Germany: Industry focus


Within: Energy

Hengeler Mueller offers a multifaceted spectrum of energy law advice with its 14-partner strong team, which covers regulatory matters, disputes and M&A projects, joint ventures and financing. From its Berlin office, the practice often handles projects in the renewable energy sector. Dirk Uwer assisted Centrica with the establishment of joint ventures with Bayerngas Norge in the area of exploration and extraction of crude oil and natural gas, while John Flüh and Nicolas Böhm acted as lead counsel for 50Hertz Transmission on the 20% acquisition of shares by State Grid of China. In other work, Thomas Meuerer and Andreas Austmann advised innogy on the merger of its British distribution business with SSE’s retail energy and ‘energy plus’ business for the creation of an independent energy distribution company. In the contentious space, highlights included representing DB Energie in the pursuit of repayment claims and claims to future adjustments of long-term power supply contracts with a large energy provider. Sebastian Schneider was promoted to partner at the start of 2018.

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