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Jan Schürmann

Senior Associate

Jan Schürmann practices in the area of corporate law, with a focus on cross-border M&A, joint ventures and restructurings. He is involved in transactions across a broad range of industry sectors, advising both on strategic M&A deals as well as Private Equity and Venture Capital investments. Jan offers particular experience with transactions in the Renewable Energy sector. As a Legal Tech Fellow, Jan Schürmann is jointly responsible for DLA Piper's Legal Tech strategy in Germany.

Professional QualificationsRechtsanwalt admitted with Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer Hamburg


  • Advising Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG on the sale of Docufy GmbH.
  • Advising an international infrastructure fund on the sale of a 180MW German and French solar and wind portfolio.
  • Advising a Germany-based RegTech provider on several domestic and international add-on acquisitions.
  • Advising an international consortium including a foreign pension fund on the acquisition of a 400MW German offshore wind farm.
  • Advising an international infrastructure fund on the sale of a 140MW onshore wind portfolio in Germany.
  • English
  • German
  • Higher Regional Court of Celle, Second State Examination, 2018
  • Bucerius Law School, First State Examination, 2016

Prior Experience

  • 2019 to 2021 – Associate in the Hamburg office of an international law firm, special focus on M&A transactions in the renewable energy sector
  • 2016 to 2017 – trainee lawyer with a Hamburg based law firm of insolvency administrators