Daniel Wendler

Senior Associate

Daniel advises German and international strategic and financial (private equity) investors with a particular focus on (renewable-)energy and infrastructure deals as well as maritime industry.

His experience includes domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, complex joint ventures and share or asset acquisitions / divestments for a broad variety of clients across various jurisdictions and sectors.

In addition to his M&A-related work, Daniel advises on all matters of German corporate law (including reorganisations) and on related fields of civil law, including litigation and contract law.


Pro bono

Providing corporate counsel to an international NGO on the establishment of a bio-diversity initiative.

Contributing to a Q&A guideline for refugees from Ukraine in relation to various relevant legal and everyday matters.

Establishing an association together with several colleagues and alumni from the firm’s Hamburg rowing team, which supports underprivileged children with joint rowing and free-time activities.



Rechtsanwalt, Germany, 2020


Second German Bar Exam, Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, Germany, 2019

First German Bar Exam, Higher Regional Court of Cologne, Germany, 2017

Law studies at the University of Heidelberg and Bonn, Germany, as well as Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom, 2011 to 2017

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.