Dr. Maximilian Uibeleisen - McDermott Will & Emery


Dr. Maximilian Uibeleisen focuses his practice on clients working around energy and infrastructure, with particular experience in advising corporates and financial investors with regard to the development and acquisition and sale of energy and infrastructure assets.

Max has a particular focus on the renewable energy sector, where he has advised for almost 20 years on a large number of project developments and transactions relating to all different kinds of renewables facilities (including offshore and onshore wind, solar, biomass, geothermal) as well as energy transition (e.g. green hydrogen and battery storage).

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Max advised:

  • Aream Group on the formation of a joint venture with Eiffel Investment Group represented by the Eiffel Transition Infrastructure Fund
  • DIF Capital Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in ib Vogt GmbH*
  • Ecuaflor Holding on the sale of its Germany onshore wind development business DunoAir Windpark Planung to Qualitas Energy*
  • Octopus Energy on the acquisition of a 50% share in renewables developer Lintas Green GmbH*

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  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™, Germany: Energy Law, Public Law and Public Private Partnership, 2020-2025
  • JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms, Recommended: Energy Law (“exceptional, thorough, good cooperation”; “outstanding expertise in M&A projects in the energy sector”), 2023-2024
  • Chamber Europe, Germany: “Maximilian Uibeleisen is very strong across the board and additionally is fun to work with.”; Maximilian Uibeleisen has a massive amount of experience, his diligence makes his work products precise and he is good at translating legal language into something comprehensive for clients.”; “He is a very strong and reliable partner.”, 2023-2024

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Nottingham Trent University, LL.M., 2011
Humboldt University Berlin, Dr. iur., 2004