We are one of the most dynamic commercial law firms in Germany.


More than 150 lawyers and tax advisers in Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg and Munich advise a wide variety of national and international companies in all relevant areas of commercial and corporate law. Our lawyers combine significant experience in key industry sectors with first-class legal expertise in order to provide clients with real commercial value.

We aim for the best solution, provided at a top service level and with the most efficient effort. As one of the pioneers in advising leading market players in the digital business, we have specific know-how in all matters relating to technology-driven business models. Our practice and sector teams have won several awards, and we were named Law Firm of the Year 2016 for our training programme. Also, we have been constantly ranked among top 20 M&A advisers for midsize transactions.

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Highland Capital Partners Europe

Advised Highland Capital Partners Europe on the investment in Outfittery. Read more.


Advised ProSiebenSat.1 on merger of Aeria Games with Gamigo. Read more.

Dassault Systèmes

Advised Dassault Systèmes on IT, commercial and distribution law aspects of acquisition of CST. Read more.


Advised GSA on the acquisition of the Headquarter portfolio, read more.

Wirecard AG

Advised Wirecard AG on its market entry into North America by the acquisition of Citi Prepaid Card Services. Read more.


Advised KICKRS.NET on its launch into Germany and Belgium. Read more.


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