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

More than 160 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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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.

Highland Capital partners

Advised on a loan up to EUR 25 million for eGym. Read more.


Advised ProSiebenSat.1 on sale of to, read more

Berentzen Group

Advised Berentzen Group on conclusion of EUR 25.5 million syndicated loan agreement for refinancing of corporate bond, read more

Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures

Advised on investment in what3words. Read more.


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