Stefan Schmitz

Project Finance

Dr. Stefan Schmitz focuses his work exclusively on energy worldwide. Dual qualified in England and Germany and originally a project finance lawyer, Stefan has been active in the renewable energy sector for over 10 years and has thus been involved since the early stages of that market, starting with on-shore wind projects in Germany. Stefan advises developers, investors, banks, manufacturers and governments on all aspects of renewable energy. In his practice, Stefan is or has been involved in renewable energy projects in Europe, the U.S., Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Stefan is recommended for renewables work in Legal 500 UK 2010 as “responsive and experienced” and in Chambers Global 2012 “as particularly well regarded for his work in the renewable energy sphere, where he draws upon extensive experience in project finance transactions”. Chambers and Partners Global 2013 ranking states that, “clients appreciate his deep knowledge and extensive network of contacts: he really has the ear of the industry.”