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Matthias Hirschmann

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Through his years of focusing on the energy sector, Matthias Hirschmann has gained substantial knowledge of the energy industry (particularly in the oil and gas sector) and focuses on advising on specific legal challenges and issues in the energy sector.

Matthias concentrates on all relevant aspects in the energy sector, particularly in relation to national or international M&A transactions, acquisitions, joint ventures and general energy law and regulatory advice.

He has vast experience in advising on all regulatory matters relevant to the energy sector.

Matthias heads the German Energy and Renewable Resources practice group.

Germany: Corporate and M&A


Within: Corporate

The corporate law group at Hogan Lovells International LLPresponds personally to the concerns of its clients’ and offers ‘partnership-like cooperation at a high professional level’ as well as ‘continuous availability and responsive feedback’. Current mandates include advising Adva Optical Networking on the integration of MRV Communications, including various mergers and intra-group transfers, as well as on the restructuring of the Generali Group. The firm regularly advises on the establishment of joint ventures such as Daimler in the context of the bundling of on-demand mobility services. Michael Rose provides ‘practical answers, a pragmatic approach and pleasant cooperation’, and is recommended alongside Matthias Hirschmann and Peter Huber. Lutz Angerer heads the German practice, while Volker Geyrhalter took over responsibility for the Continental European group from Christoph Louven at the end of 2017. Hanns Jörg Herwig made partner at the beginning of 2018, while Michael Leistikow retired. Urszula Nartowska joined from Gleiss Lutz. Daniel Dehghanian and Alexander Koch made partner in 2019. Associate Philipp Weber joined FPS as associate partner.

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Germany: Industry focus


Within: Leading individuals

Matthias Hirschmann - Hogan Lovells International LLP

Within: Energy

Hogan Lovells International LLP’s practice for energy and raw materials is strongly grounded in transactional work with particular strength in the renewable energy space. Other key areas are energy and emission trade, regulatory law, project finance and disputes in the energy sector. Highlights for practice head Matthias Hirschmann included advising ExxonMobil Central Europe on the sale of its entire German petrol station and retail business to a British company; assisting Mitsubishi Corporation with the partial sale of the German offshore transmission business and the establishment of a new joint venture with Chubu Electric Power and Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance; and acting for new client Northland Power on the takeover of the 252MW offshore wind farm Deutsche Bucht. The group is also advising NRW.Bank on the refinancing of offshore wind farm Trianel Windpark Borkum. Other key clients include Statoil ASA, Trianel and ENI. Carla Luh was promoted to the partnership in early 2018 and Tobias Flasbarth is also recommended.

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