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Dr. Martin Weitenberg, Partner

Dr. Martin Weitenberg




German, English, French, Italian

Practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • Energy and infrastructure

Practice notes

Dr. Martin Weitenberg is a Partner at Eversheds Sutherland in Dusseldorf and member of the Global Energy Group as well as the firm’s Africa Group.

He advises national and international clients on all aspects of energy law. His main area of practice includes advising on renewable energy and other energy infrastructure projects as well as on transactions in the energy sector.

Since 2016 Martin is lecturer of the European and International Energy Law MBL programme at the TU Berlin.

He is author of diverse publications on energy industry law, inter alia as co-author of commentaries on the German Energy Industry Act (EnWG) and the German Renewable Energies Act (EEG).

Martin is a member of the German-Italian Jurists’ Association as well as a founding member of the Association Henri Capitant - Allemagne.

Martin is ranked as “Notable Practitioner” for M&A, Project development and Energy with IFLR 1000. He is recommended by Legal 500 Germany for corporate law and M&A.

Martin’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Q ENERGY on a joint venture with ENVIRIA for the development of a 500 MW photovoltaic projects pipeline in Germany
  • 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
  • Shell on the acquisition of e-vehicle charging company ubitricity
  • ALTANA in the procurement process for the conclusion of corporate PPAs from renewable energy projects
  • TEPCO Power Grid on its participation in the 1.4 GW NeuConnect Interconnector Project between the UK and Germany

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