Comment: This highly recommended boutique in Frankfurt receives high praise from clients for its “dynamic” and “legally outstanding” team. In its core areas of corporate and litigation, the firm has attracted new clients and expanded its market position. The team around von Oppen advised soccer club FC Kaiserslautern all-round on corporate law and its AGM. The M&A practice is increasingly active in international transactions, e.g. for Swedish company Elanders. The team also advises on setting up and expanding international compliance systems. Weiss and his team handled a number of large liability cases here. The employment practice has undergone dynamic development and has named a salary partner.
Strengths: A very dynamic and homogeneous team.
Recommended: Dr. Daniel Röder (“great expertise and flexibility”, competitor), Gunther Weiss, Andreas von Oppen (“results-oriented, fast, creative”, “undisputed academic and practical expertise”, competitors), Dr. Carsten Angersbach (“very knowledgeable and fast”, client; all corporate), Dr. Mark Lembke (employment).
Practice: Focus on ?corporate, also corporate litigation. Also stock corporation law and capital markets, ?M&A, ?employment. Compliance and arbitration are growth areas. Clients: Mittelstand companies as well as small and midsized investors, also at the international level. (6 equity partners, 2 salary partners, 1 counsel, 11 associates)
Clients: ?? 1. FC Kaiserslautern on AGM; Ayondo Holding on corporate law regarding German subsidiaries; Starland Holdings on reverse takeover transactions with Ayondo; Elanders on purchase of LGI Logistics; Celanese ongoing regarding purchase of the Nillit group, JV disputes and dispute management.
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