Our expertise

Three branches, unlimited ideas

Commercial Real Estate

We represent private and business clients worldwide in any kind of real estate investment transactions in Germany including the purchase or sale of properties (individual flats or entire properties), commercial and private lease negotiations, real estate financing, due diligence process about the property, environmental issues, project developments, as well as liens and encumbrances.

While doing so, we offer you an overall support from the time when you have made your investment decision until the deal is finally closed. During this process, it is also possible to book our legal service just for individual issues or questions. In any case, we make sure that the transaction will run smoothly for you.

Besides, we also support developers, and builders in a wide variety of legal issues including construction, contract disputes, financing, document review, plus sale/purchase negotiation.

You can trust us to vigorously and successfully represent your interests.

In case you are looking for your best investment structure, we can assist you in advising on possible and tax benefit company structures, and are keen to move your idea forward. We believe that the main importance in such an international transaction is the trust into the investment itself and into the advisers working on your side.

Business and Corporate Law

The practice of our business and corporate law advice involves general corporate matters, such as the incorporation of companies, directors’ and shareholders’ rights, articles of association, board meetings, appointment of managing directors or additional representatives, closing down of companies, etc. Thereby, we act as well on restructuring of corporate entities, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), share deals, venture capital deals and/or joint venture agreements.

We can offer our clients an exemplary knowledge of business law, current trends and legislative and regulatory developments.

We negotiate and draft contracts for you to be used for international transactions and business, we set up multilingual general terms and business for your company use, and also help you with our mediation skills to find solutions and agreements in international legal disputes.

We can offer our clients an exemplary knowledge of business law, current trends and legislative and regulatory developments. None corporate transaction or deal is the same. The differences can depend upon several factors, such as the type of industry, whether it involves single or multi market businesses, and the size of the companies involved. With our strong communication and negotiation skills, our creativity and ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking, we make sure you get the best support for your business activities.

Intellectual property rights

Another key area of our legal activities are intellectual property rights. Intellectual property rights include any kind of trademarks, copyrights, patents plus the law which we call the laws of Fashion and Textile industry. Besides trademarks and patents, we protect for you samples and designs, advise you in this context about the conclusion of contracts, which are relevant for your business area (model contracts, franchise contracts, distribution contracts, purchase and suppliers contracts etc.). This relates also to legal support on your new advertising and marketing campaign you might have.

We are listed as official legal representatives with the OHIM (Office for the Harmonization in the International Market) and can conduct for you also trademark research to support you in implementing your idea in the international market.

The book “Rechtsprobleme der Mode- und Texilbranche” (Legal problems of the textile and fashion industry / author Janin Viviane Ahnefeld) gives already a legal and practical orientated overview about legal issues and questions related to the Fashion and Textile industry. The book is published by the Kohlhammer Verlag. Orders are possible from the website of the publisher.

We protect samples, trademarks and designs for you and advise you about contracts.