07 March 2018

Pinsent Masons snaps up Freshfields projects co-head in Germany

Dr Martin Eimer joins Pinsents as new finance and projects partner in Germany.

Pinsent Masons has boosted its finance and projects team with the appointment of Dr Martin Eimer as partner. Joining the firm from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where he co-led the Freshfields major projects group, Dr Eimer has a broad range of experience in cross-sector commercial contracts and disputes. He specialises in large and complex construction and engineering projects, both contentious and non-contentious.  He has particular expertise in litigation and arbitration across the energy, infrastructure, manufacturing and technology sectors and a strong focus on projects in Eastern Europe and emerging markets.

Energy sector

Michael Watson, head of the finance and projects group at Pinsent Masons, comments: 'I look forward to welcoming Martin to the firm. His experience as a projects and infrastructure lawyer with a practice that encompasses both non-contentious and contentious work will be a welcome addition to the firm's international energy and AMT teams. With advances being made in German offshore wind energy and the development of interconnectors, as well as opportunities arising from nascent nuclear decommissioning, Martin joins at an exciting time for the energy sector, in particular in Germany.' Rainer Kreifels, partner and head of Germany at Pinsent Masons, adds: 'Martin's expertise across Finance & Projects aligns well with the focus of our German offices, as well as the firm's wider international strategy.'

Growth in Germany

Pinsent Masons is ranked among the top 50 law firms in Germany. The firm opened in Munich in 2012 with a team of seven partners. Since then it has opened in Dusseldorf and grown to a team of around 150 people including almost 30 partners. The German practice is focused on technology, life sciences, energy and real estate.