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Dr. Werner Brickwedde, LL.M., Partner

Dr. Werner Brickwedde, LL.M.


Rechtsanwalt, Head Corporate/M&A (Germany)


English, German

Practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • Corporate
  • Energy and infrastructure
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Practice notes

Dr. Werner Brickwedde is a Partner at Eversheds Sutherland in Dusseldorf and Head of the Corporate/M&A practice group in Germany.

He advises national and international clients in the areas of general corporate law and M&A, in particular on national and cross-border transactions and joint ventures. He focuses on transactions in the energy and infrastructure sector.

Before he joined Eversheds Sutherland, he worked as a Counsel at the law firm Clifford Chance.

Werner is one of the recommended lawyers in Germany for M&A (Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers 2020, 2021 and Kanzleimonitor 2021) and corporate law (WirtschaftsWoche 2021, Kanzleimonitor 2021). He is also recommended by Legal 500 Germany 2021 for corporate law and M&A.

Werner's recent experience includes advising:

  • Deutsche Post/DHL on the acquisition of Prologis Germany CCII B.V.
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) on its €1,4bn acquisition of a 50% interest in the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands
  • RSBG SE on the acquisition of Notion Systems GmbH
  • Experian on the acquisition of a majority stake in Bertelsmann's Arvato Financial Solutions Risk Management division
  • Consortium of utilities on the formation of a joint venture in relation to grid efficiency (450Connect)
  • AIC on the sale of Aero Solutions

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