Company and Commercial Law / M&A

We advise and assist companies, shareholder and entrepreneurs regarding the foundation of companies, creation and re-structuring of groups, conflicts between shareholders as well as the most appropriate forms of corporate governance and company succession. We support our local and international clients with the purchase and sale of companies or company shares and assist with the preparation of financing concepts including private equity and venture capital. Adequate contractual covenants of cooperation and the enforcement of the interests of our clients towards their business partners can be expected as well as the representation of clients in the course of disputes with tax, competition and other authorities. We will provide fast and competent advice in any aspect of commercial law, support and representation in hearings, well-founded contracts and sustainable care for your entrepreneurial interests.

Employment Law

We advise and represent both national and foreign employers, directors, board members and executives in all areas of employment law. This includes all tasks in connection with corporate reorganisations and restructuring measures in organisations. Our field of work comprises advising clients on issues of individual employment and on labour-management relations linked to the formation, modification and termination of employment contracts as well as the representation of our clients in any necessary law suits. This includes negotiations with the works council on questions of industrial democracy as well as the representation of our clients in arbitration committees.

Media and Information Technology

Our attorneys advise and represent national and foreign clients in all areas of civil and public media law. We have particular legal expertise in the areas of internet and e-commerce.

Intellectual Property Law, Unfair Competition and Anti-trust

We advise and represent our clients in the registration and defence of trademarks and design rights, as well as in unfair competition and anti-trust cases. We also assist our clients in protecting their trademarks and enforcing their intellectual property rights - also by working closely with experienced IP experts in other countries.

Relocation and Immigration Law

We advise employees (manager and managing directors) of company in respect of relocation from foreign countries to the German branches. Additionally it advise private persons in respect of foreign investments in Germany. The client will be legally advised from the beginning until the visa and labor permission is provided. We have a long-standing experience and works successfully with various institutions like Labor office, Immigration agencies, Chamber of Commerce and local economic promotion agencies.

Distribution Law

Most of our clients are active in distribution of goods in Germany and Europe through it branches and subsidiaries. Thereof we have gathered experience in the field of distribution law, including agent law and distribution law. We advise its clients in drawing-up and review agreements and representing in disputes with existing and former partners.