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Dr. Johann von Pachelbel-Gehag


Johann advises on domestic and cross-border private and public M&A transactions, joint ventures, private equity transactions and reorganisations as well as general corporate law matters.

Additionally, his work covers advice on regulated industry projects with an in-depth emphasis on the energy sector and on decarbonisation. This includes advice on projects relating to renewable energy, hydrogen, the gas sector, and industry decarbonisation.

Johann works in our global energy and infrastructure practice. Prior to joining Allen & Overy LLP, Johann has worked on infrastructure, energy, and decarbonisation projects from various perspectives, including a utility, project developer, investor, and German federal regulatory authorities.



Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 2024


Second German Law Degree, Hanseatic Higher Regional Court, 2023

LL.M., Leiden University, 2019

First German Law Degree, Göttingen University, 2018


English, German, Spanish
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.