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Dr. Carla Luh

Counsel
Hamburg

Dr. Carla Luh

Carla Luh is a counsel in the firm's Hamburg office and focuses on infrastructure finance, project finance and PPP where she advises lenders, sponsors, borrowers and investors on a wide range of international and domestic transactions. With many years' experience in drafting and negotiating project finance documentation she is the right person for advice in relation to complex infrastructure and energy projects. She brings extensive experience in the following sectors: renewables (onshore and offshore wind, solar), roads and social infrastructure.

The international legal directory 'Best Lawyers' includes her in the very few Best Lawyers 2014 and 2015 in 'Project Finance and Project Development' in Germany.

Carla comes highly recommended for the financing aspects of PPP, infrastructure and energy projects, with clients highlighting her 'very strong negotiation skills'. One client adds: 'I appreciate her accessibility and preparation for difficult negotiations. She works quickly and to a high standard. I would also like to highlight how pleasant it is to work with her.' (Chambers Europe 2015)

Recommended as top lawyer for 'Project Finance and Development Practice'

Best Lawyers Germany, 2014 and 2015

Representative Experience

Advising the offshore wind farm Merkur on the project financing (ongoing).

Advising an insurance group on the acquisition and the project development of a 150 MW wind farm portfolio.

Advising the financing banks/investors of a sponsor with regard to the ongoing A-models of the new generation.

Advising a consortium with regard to the A-model project A94.

Advising DZ Bank on the financing of wind farm projects in Germany with over 200 MW in 2013.

Advising NRW.BANK on the financing of onshore and co-financing of offshore wind farm projects in Germany.

Advising an Italian and an Austrian bank on the project financing of several photovoltaic plants in Italy.

Advising DZ Bank, Deka Bank and NIBC Bank NV as MLAs for the Bremervörde PPP prison project.

Advising UBS AG and NIBC Bank N.V. on the project financing of the first Swiss PPP project 'Zeughausareal Burgdorf'.

Education and admissions

Education

  • Second State Exam in Law, Regional Court of Mainz, 2009
  • First State Exam in Law, University of Mainz, 2006

2014

Clients describe senior associate Carla Luh as "very well informed and up to date with everything going on in the market."

Chambers Europe

2014-2015

Recommended as top lawyer for "Project Finance and Development Practice"

Best Lawyers Germany

2015

A client says: "very strong negotiation skills." One client adds: "I appreciate her accessibility and preparation for difficult negotiations. She works quickly and to a high standard. I would also like to highlight how pleasant it is to work with her.", Chambers Europe

2013

Clients say Hamburg-based senior associate Carla Luh "is really focused on finding a solution quickly."

Chambers Europe

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