Pascal Wagenführ advises on complex national and international energy and infrastructure investments, including transactions and project developments in particular. His experience includes, most notably, (digital) infrastructure, renewable energies, hydrogen, gas, and waste.

In addition, Mr. Wagenführ provides ongoing advice on corporate governance and other corporate law aspects in the context of asset management of energy and infrastructure investments.

During his studies at Goethe University Frankfurt, Mr. Wagenführ focused on public commercial law, with a particular interest in energy and infrastructure law. Accompanying his studies in Frankfurt, Mr. Wagenführ has worked for three years in the legal department of a leading international professional services firm. During his legal traineeship, Mr. Wagenführ completed stages in two international law firms’ corporate and litigation departments, the Regional Court of Frankfurt, and the German Embassy in Switzerland.

In 2020, Mr. Wagenführ completed a master’s degree in commercial law (LL.M.) at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Mr. Wagenführ’s representative experience includes advising:

  • Mainova on the sale of a majority stake in its data center business to Blackrock
  • DWS Group on its major investment Deutsche GigaNetz*
  • iCON Infrastructure continuously on infrastructure transactions, including the successful acquisition of Strategic Fiber Networks Group*
  • UBS Asset Management on the acquisition of fibre businesses LuneCom and sewikom being the first German infrastructure equity investments by UBS*
  • DIF Capital Partners on their greenfield fibre investment in ruhrfibre, a platform to develop a fibre network in the City of Essen*
  • Intermediate Capital Group and TNG Glasfaser on several financing, commercial agreements, and corporate law matters*
  • AtlasEdge, a JV between Liberty Global and Digital Bridge, on the successful acquisition of Datacenter One*
  • NorthC Group, the leading Dutch regional colocation provider for data centers, on the acquisition of the German colocation provider IP Exchange GmbH (IPX) and Netrics Group*
  • Digital Transformation Capital Partners (DTCP) on a large-volume investment in German colocation data center operator maincubes*
  • A major international energy firm on a joint venture for a Europe-wide hydrogen vehicle fueling alliance*  
  • Versicherungskammer Group on the acquisition of Ferngas Group* 
  • Renewable energy company Greenvolt on its investment in solar developer MaxSolar* 
  • Encavis AG on the acquisition of the 21.5 MW Paltusmäki wind farm in Finland*
  • Rolls-Royce Power Systems on the conclusion of a long-term contract for the procurement of fuel cell modules with cellcentric GmbH & Co. KG*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)


  • LL.M., University of Cape Town, 2020
  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court Frankfurt, 2018
  • First German State Exam, Goethe University, Frankfurt, 2015

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German