Dr. Thomas Dörmer | Berlin | Hogan Lovells

Dr. Thomas Dörmer

Partner Corporate & Finance


German, English


Dr. Thomas Dörmer
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Ranked lawyer for Energy

The Legal 500

As a recommended lawyer for energy and M&A (e.g. JUVE handbook and Legal500), Dr. Thomas Dörmer advises clients on complex national and cross-border transactions and joint ventures in the regulated energy and infrastructure sectors. Thomas has over 15 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer with a strong M&A and projects background. He has extensive experience in advising on generation assets (gas, coal, nuclear, renewables), e-mobility, storage, as well as transmission and distribution assets. 

Another strong sector focus includes digital infra such as data centers and fiber networks. Thomas also has a considerable track record in the area of waste and waste management systems. He frequently advises national and international clients such as sponsors, banks and financial investors on their most complex deals and legal questions. 

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Ranked lawyer for Energy

The Legal 500

Representative experience

Advising Interzero, Europe’s leading recycling and circular economy services provider, on a partnership with digital waste management and recycling platform Resourcify and the launch of their new joint service “Zero Waste Manager.”*

Advising Qualitas Energy on the acquisition of DunoAir Windpark Planung GmbH, the German onshore wind development business of DunoAir.*

Advising Slate Asset Management, the global alternative investment platform for material assets, on the acquisition of a majority stake in amperio GmbH (“amperio”).*

Advising Q-Energy on the acquisition of a portfolio of 16 wind parks in Germany (total capacity 109 MW) from MEAG.*

Advising Harder Renewables on the sale of a limited partnership interest in Nordgröön, a trader and marketing company for renewable energy, and energy service provider in Northern Germany.*

Advising fiber optic network operator TNG on a EUR 73 Mio. financing by a European banking consortium for fiber optic network roll-out in rural areas in northern and western Germany.*

Advising Commerz Real on the acquisition of a 49.9% stake in a wind farm portfolio held and operated by EnBW in Germany and consisting of 14 wind farms with 47 wind turbines (total capacity 133 MW) for Commerz Real’s “Impact Fund klimaVest.”*

Advising Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) on the acquisition of a majority stake in the fiber optic network operator TNG.*

Advising Infracapital on the acquisition of all shares in fiber network operator Breitbandversorgung Deutschland (BBV).*

Advising a financial investor on the proposed acquisition of the fiber network operator GVG Glasfaser GmbH (auction process).*

Advising Creos Deutschland Holding on the acquisition of all shares in STEAG Netz GmbH in a bidding process.*

Advising Chubu Electric Power and Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance on the acquisition of participations in two offshore TSOs, which operate the offshore HVDC-transmission lines BorWin 1, BorWin 2, DolWin 2 and HelWin 2.*

Advising ALBA Group on the investment of the Techcent-owning family Deng in the ALBA Group.*

Advising Vestas Group on the acquisition of a 25.1% minority stake in SOWITEC group GmbH.*

Advising a financial Investor on the proposed acquisition of the tank storage operator UNITANK.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • Dr. iur., Doctorate in Law, Freie Universität Berlin, 2008
  • Master of Law, Cornell Law School, 2005
  • Second State Exam in Law, Freie Universität Berlin, 2004
  • First State Exam in Law, Freie Universität Berlin, 2000
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Berlin
  • Bar Association Berlin


Frequently recommended lawyer for Energy sector – regulatory and transactions


Ranked lawyer for Energy

Legal 500