Experience

Over the years we have dealt with many different people, companies and industries. Some matters were complex and confidential, others politically controversial and in the news.

Practice areas

I was involved in the legal advice on the mandates mentioned below. This is only an excerpt from my professional experience.

  • Advising a managing director on the implementation of a management participation in an international company
  • Advising an international industrial company on liability claims against a member of the management board
  • Advising a German industrial company on the dismissal and appointment of managing directors
  • Advising the supervisory board of a German industrial company on consulting agreements with members of the supervisory board
  • Advising a medium-sized company in disputes concerning the payment of bonus payments
  • Advising an industrial company in connection with recourse claims against board members
  • Advice on the implementation of a mass dismissal procedure for a large German jewelry manufacturer
  • Advising a managing director in the event of premature termination of his activity in dispute
  • Advising a managing director on the reduction of his royalties due to possible breaches of duty
  • Advising a public bank on a compliance investigation
  • Advising on the conduct of an international compliance investigation for a large U.S. automotive group
  • Advising a German industrial company on an international compliance investigation
  • Advising a family business on compliance and reporting requirements within the group
  • Advising an international trading company on the introduction of a compliance management system
  • Advising the sole shareholder of an industrial company on compliance measures
  • Advising a manager of an international telecommunications company on a compliance investigation
  • Advising a Japanese paint manufacturer on its planned market entry in Germany
  • Advising a medium-sized company on the negotiations of supply contracts
  • Advising a major textile importer on the structuring of supply relationships with Scandinavian producers
  • Advising an investment company on the conclusion of an investment consulting contract
  • Advising a German industrial company in the negotiation and conclusion of co-operation agreements
  • Advising a German steel group on the negotiation and conclusion of international consulting contracts
  • Advising a medium-sized public limited company on the conclusion of a lease agreement for commercial premises
  • Advising a Chinese industrial company on its planned market entry in Germany
  • Advising a German pharmaceutical company on co-operation agreements with Asian partners
  • Advising a pharmaceutical company on the conclusion of (distribution) framework agreements
  • Advising an energy company on the construction and subsequent sale of a wind farm
  • Advising an Asian high-tech company on a large consignment stock contract
  • Advising an internationally active NPO on the drafting of co-operation agreements
  • Advising a public limited company on the negotiation of sports sponsorship agreements
  • Advising a Swiss company on a sponsorship agreement with a sports league
  • Advising a family business on the planned change of legal form to an SE
  • Advising a French advertising agency on the planned acquisition of a German competitor
  • Advising an English private equity firm on the planning and establishment of an international investment fund
  • Advising an Austrian bank on a cross-border transformation of a subsidiary
  • Advising a bank on the cross-border transformation of the legal form of an investment company
  • Advising a pension fund on the purchase of a shopping center
  • Advice on the group-internal bundling of shareholdings through mergers and acquisitions
  • Advising a Danish healthcare company on its initial public offering and previous restructuring
  • Advising an English private equity investor on the acquisition of a laboratory company
  • Advising a medium-sized company on the reduction of its liable capital
  • Advising a holding company on a shareholders' agreement relating to a listed company
  • Advising a holding company on the attribution of voting rights and voting rights notifications of a listed subsidiary
  • Advising a medium-sized company on control and profit and loss transfer agreements
  • Advice to stock corporations on stock exchange reporting requirements
  • Advising a German industrial company on the establishment of a joint venture with an English partner
  • Advising a German pharmaceutical company on the establishment of a joint venture with a Dutch partner
  • Advising a listed company on a delisting of its shares
  • Advising a private equity investor on the acquisition of a stake in an infrastructure company
  • Advising a real estate company on the drafting of shareholder agreements
  • Advising a German conglomerate on corporate mergers
  • Advice to a pharmaceutical company on a multi-party research joint venture
  • Advising a real estate company on the development of a fiduciary structure
  • Advising a minority shareholder on the settlement of a joint venture
  • Advising a healthcare company on a reorganization and subsequent IPO abroad
  • Advising a publishing house on the introduction of international rules of procedure
  • Advising a medium-sized public limited company on the reorganization of its articles of association
  • Advising a family company on the establishment of an advisory board
  • Advising a family business on the introduction and adjustment of reporting requirements within the group, including the rules of procedure
  • Advising a listed company on the presentation of deviations from the GCGC
  • Advising an Indian investor on the acquisition of a port company
  • Advising an Arab investor on the sale of a German investment company
  • Advising a Chinese investor on its entry into a German technology company
  • Advising a U.S. industrial company on the acquisition of a valve manufacturer and the subsequent restructuring of the company
  • Advising an energy company on the acquisition of a wind farm
  • Advising a Spanish private equity investor on the acquisition of an Airbus supplier
  • Advising an Israeli investor on the acquisition of a hotel chain in Germany
  • Advising a Russian investor on the acquisition of an international shipping company and port company
  • Advising an energy company on the handover of operational management of two power plants
  • Advising a medical device manufacturer on the acquisition of a stake in a company
  • Advising a private equity investor in a bidding process for a German industrial company
  • Advising a Belgian food producer on a carve-out and the subsequent sale of a German chocolate manufacturer
  • Advice to a Chinese investor on a German-Chinese medical joint venture
  • Advising an Austrian construction company on a carve-out and subsequent sale to an Asian buyer
  • Advising a Chinese buyer on the acquisition of a German logistics company
  • Advising a German industrial company on the sale of a bank to a Dutch buyer
  • Advising a shipping company on the sale of two hotels to a Russian investor
  • Advising a large commercial enterprise and a large insurance company on the sale of a credit agency to an Italian purchaser
  • Advising a family business on the sale of a group company to an English private equity investor
  • Advising an Italian temporary employment agency on the squeeze-out of the minority shareholders of the German subsidiary stock corporation
  • Advising a public limited company on the sale (bidding process) of two recycling companies to a large waste disposal company
  • Advising a Chinese investor on the purchase of a waste incineration plant
  • Advising a Chinese investor on the purchase of a medium-sized company in the high-tech sector
  • Advising a U.S. investor on the sale of two private universities
  • Advising a Chinese investor on the acquisition of a European brewery
  • Advising an advertising agency on the takeover of a competing company
  • Advising a public limited company on the establishment of a charitable foundation associated with his company
  • Post M&A advice to a seller on the establishment of a foundation
  • Advising a public limited company on the establishment of a foundation associated with the company
  • Advising a family business on how to deal with a foundation associated with the business in the context of a planned succession of the business
  • Advising a wealthy private individual on the acquisition of real estate projects
  • Advising a wealthy private individual on alimony payments
  • Advising a family patriarch on the development of powers of attorney for precautionary measures
  • Advising a Swiss wealthy private individual on estate planning
  • Advising a Russian wealthy private individual on the purchase of a larger motor yacht
  • Advising an entrepreneur on the establishment of a family office
  • Advising a family business on the structuring of corporate succession
  • Advising an executor on the administration of a triple-digit million-euro inheritance, including the partial sale of the core business
  • Advising an entrepreneur on succession planning
  • Advising a foundation on a management buyout
  • Advising a branch of the family on the liquidation of the family business
  • Advising a foundation on merging with two other foundations
  • Advising an internationally active agricultural company on intra-family business succession
  • Advising a textile importer in disputes with a Scandinavian producer
  • Advising a German biotech company in disputes with its shareholders
  • Advising a family line of a German entrepreneurial family in intra-family shareholder disputes
  • Being a Party named arbitrator in a post M&A dispute
  • Advising the management board of a stock corporation on a shareholder dispute
  • Advising a medium-sized company in a balance sheet dispute with its auditor
  • Advising a German public bank in a U.S. evidence-protection proceeding
  • Advising a medium-sized public limited company in disputes with freelance consultants
  • Advising the shareholders of a company in a legal dispute with an insolvency administrator
  • Advising a medium-sized public limited company on a legal dispute concerning a consultancy fee
  • Advising a GmbH shareholder in disputes within the shareholder group of a wind energy producer
  • Advising an event organizer on the legal management of the Covid-19-pandemic
  • Advising an entrepreneurial family in defending against claims by the insolvency administrator
  • Advising a medium-sized company on the simplification of group structures
  • Advising a Scandinavian conglomerate on the restructuring of its business in Germany
  • Advising a family business on the restructuring of the group
  • Advising an industrial company on the risks of contaminated sites
  • Advising a German shipyard group on pre-insolvency restructurings
  • Advising an energy company on how to avoid insolvency
  • Advising a Scandinavian group on streamlining its corporate structures
  • Advising the main shareholder of an IT company in insolvency
  • Advising a pharmaceutical company as creditor of an insolvent supplier
  • Advising a consulting firm on the planned liquidation of a company
  • Advising a corporate group on the restructuring of a real estate financing transaction
  • Advising investors of an international start-up on its restructuring and refinancing
  • Consultant to a management consultancy in the field of start-up financing
  • Advising a well-known start-up company on the establishment and financing of a new start-up
  • Advising a U.S. venture capital investor on various VC investments (seed to later stage) in Germany
  • Advising a start-up accelerator on a specific share and investment structure
  • Advice on corporate and financial law for various start-up companies on planning, founding and growth
  • Advising a start-up on the negotiation of contracts with suppliers
  • Advising a Belgian start-up company on the entry of a strategic investor
  • Advising a financial service provider on the negotiation of investor contracts
  • Advising a U.S. American/Russian startup on its market entry in Germany
  • Advising a start-up in an international A financing round
  • Advising a start-up on seed financing and the granting of public subsidies