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Dieter Neumann chairs the Infrastructure Practice in Germany. He focuses his practice on advising on privatizations, public-private partnerships and project developments, including infrastructure projects within the fields of traffic and transport, health care, and telecommunications as well as supply and networks. In addition, Dieter advises on regulatory issues in the payment industry, particularly on e-money and mobile payment. Dieter has broad experience in advising on real estate transactions and project developments for companies, property developers, investors and financial institutions on a wide range of planning law, public and private construction law and environmental law matters. Dieter represents civil services, national and international governments as well as public and private companies.

Prior to joining the firm, Dieter worked for nine years as a partner for Olswang in Germany and was a partner in the Public Commercial Law Group at Freshfields for more than ten years.


  • Public-Private Partnerships (PPP)
  • Transport Infrastructure
  • Public Project Finance
  • Public Procurement Projects


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 EMEA Guide, Commercial Administrative Law, 2022
  • Recommended by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers in Germany 2018/2019 in the field of Public Private Partnership (PPP)
  • Well-known legal publishing house JUVE recommends Dieter for his “expertise on all aspects of the financing of transport infrastructure projects."


  • Ph.D., Universität Bielefeld/Germany, 1993
  • Second Legal State Exam, Bielefeld/Germany, 1982
  • First Legal State Exam, Universität Bielefeld/Germany, 1979
  • Germany
  • German
  • English