Kornelius Lotha


Kornelius advises on a wide range of cross-border M&A transactions covering different industry sectors, including public and private mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures.
His focus lies on private M&A deals. He also offers general corporate governance counsel, such as on internal reorganizations. Kornelius works frequently with multinationals, notably in the energy sector.


Representative matters

A group of financial services provider on 960 MW offshore wind farm "He Dreiht".

Euro Stoxx 50 company on divestment of 49% stakes in 350 MW and 476 MW (under construction) offshore wind farms.

A global pharmaceutical and healthcare company on the sale of its men’s health product Nebido™ (testosterone undecanoate) to Grünenthal for a total purchase of up to EUR 500m.

Digital Bridge on the acquisition of a 51% stake in GD Towers.



Admitted to the bar in Germany.


Dr. iur., Bucerius Law School, 2024

Visiting Researcher, Harvard Law School, 2017

LL.B., Bucerius Law School, 2011

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.