Maximilian von Möllendorff

Associate, Berlin



Maximilian von Möllendorff is an associate in our M&A practice group with a special focus on transactions in the energy and real estate sector. He advises clients on all aspects of corporate law and M&A transactions.

Before joining White & Case as a lawyer, Maximilian von Möllendorff conducted parts of his legal clerkship in the firm's offices in Berlin and London as well as in Germany’s Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection.

Bars and Courts
London School of Economics and Political Science
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Berlin
First State Exam
University of Potsdam


Next Kraftwerke, 2021
Advised the founders and shareholders of Next Kraftwerke – Eneco, Neuhaus Partners, High Tech Gründerfonds and Hamburg FOR Mobile – on the sale of 100 percent of their shares to Shell Overseas Investment B.V.

EWE AG, 2020
Advised EWE AG, one of Germany's largest municipal enterprises, on the establishment of a joint venture with Aloys Wobben Foundation, sole shareholder of wind turbine manufacturer ENERCON, to consolidate the onshore wind farm activities of both partners.

SoftBank, 2020
Advised SoftBank Vision Fund II on its investment as lead investor in the Series C financing of TIER Mobility.

EWE AG, 2019
Advised EWE AG, one of Germany's largest municipal enterprises, and the Ems-Weser-Elbe Versorgungs- und Entsorgungsverband, an alliance formed of 21 cities and districts in the Ems/Weser/Elbe region, on the sale of 26 percent of the shares in EWE AG to the infrastructure investor ARDIAN.

Tradegate, 2019
Advised stock exchange operator Tradegate Exchange GmbH and its shareholders, Deutsche Börse AG and Tradegate AG Wertpapierhandelsbank, on the acquisition of Börse Berlin AG.

Mid Europe Partners, 2019
Advised Mid Europe Partners on its acquisition of the intive group, a leading digital transformation service provider.


Co-author,"Enhancement of legal certainty for lessors of shopping centers due to court judgement of the Federal Fiscal Court of 14th July 2016 (Mehr Rechtssicherheit für Vermieter von Einkaufszentren durch BFH-Urteil v. 14.7.2016)", DStR, Issue 9, Pages 483-486, 2017 (with Dirk Eisolt)

Awards and Recognition

Wolf-Rüdiger-Bub Prize for the promotion of young legal talents, 2015