Philipp Dietz, LL.M. (Edinburgh)

Philipp Dietz, LL.M. (Edinburgh)

Philipp Dietz, LL.M. (Edinburgh)


T +49 221 9937 14224

Industries Energy , Information Tech & Telecommunications , China , India

Areas of practice

Philipp Dietz is active in the area of Corporate/M&A and advised on numerous mostly international M&A/Venture Capital transactions and joint ventures in the past. In the venture capital sector, Mr. Dietz advises investors as well as founders. He has particular expertise in the field of energy. Philipp Dietz has a clear focus on China and India.


Philipp Dietz studied law at the University of Bonn, Germany. He completed a Master's degree program in International Economic Law at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and carried out his traineeship at the Higher Regional Court in Cologne, Germany. Philipp Dietz worked at Luther's German Desk in New York for several months in 2007 and has been at Luther since 2004.


Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide 2023/2024: Listed under "Frequently Recommended" in "M&A" (first listed in 2020/2021) and "Private Equity and Venture Capital" ("highly skilled in Venture Capital")
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2024: Recommendation in "Industry Focus - Energy" and mention in "City Focus - Cologne"
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2023: Recommendations in the categories "Corporate law and M&A - medium-sized deals (EUR 100m - 500m)" (first mention in 2016, "Philipp Dietz is in my view one of the most empathetic lawyers in the segment, who understands what the other side's core issues are and tries to combine them with ours to achieve good results.") and "Foreign Trade Law"

  • Advising Mitsui on investment in Clevershuttle
  • Advising the Dutch Eneco Group on the acquisition of ChargeIT Mobility GmbH
  • Advising the Dutch Eneco Group on the acquisition of the green electricity supplier Licht-Blick
  • Advising MEAG on the acquisition of stake in STEAG-Fernwärme
  • Advising Just Energy Inc. on its market entry in Germany
  • Advising Capnamics Venture on various financing rounds
  • Advising Private Equity investor Avedon on the acquisition of dental laboratories
  • Advising agricultural machinery manufacturer Grimme on joint venture in India

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