Dr Thomas Heidemann is a Russia and Eastern Europe expert. He is based in Düsseldorf and Moscow, where he advises on complex transactions in Russia and in central and Eastern European countries. Given his good 20 years of experience, Russian and international clients trust him when it comes to cross-border investments from and to Russia. He works on industrial developments, joint ventures and private equity deals, with special know-how in the automotive sector, and he also advises on investments in renewable energies and other Russian industries.

Thomas heads CMS Russia’s German desk in Moscow and the Russian desk in Düsseldorf and, as such, coordinates the German–Russian work in these offices. Before joining CMS, he worked for a large German law firm, where he managed the Russia and Ukraine practice, with offices in Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Kiev.