Labour and employment law
We support and represent business enterprises as well as private individuals working in upper management in all matters concerning employment law and collective labour law. In the field of employment law, we possess expertise in connection with all employment law issues national and international businesses or top management are confronted with.
Banking and capital markets law
We advise and represent banks and credit institutions, listed companies and investors and help them with product analysis. We also assist our clients in clarifying and settling liability issues. We advise you with regard to takeover law and prepare all required documents, including bidding documents, and assist you in the negotiation of takeover contracts.
EU law has now permeated all fields of law. The fact that EU regulations are directly applicable and EU directives are implemented in national laws makes it absolutely necessary for us to constantly keep up with the latest developments of EU law and their influence on national laws.
Taxes and fees are part of many areas of law. We offer advice concerning taxes and fees and work alongside your tax counsel. We will provide you with a professional legal assessment of the situation and, if necessary, represent you in proceedings for tax offences. We also collaborate with a broad network of tax advisers and auditors, whom we can consult where necessary.
Corporate law and business law
We offer advice concerning corporate law and business law issues, support you throughout the process of designing the structure of the entity and help our clients establish their business. We also help to plan and carry out shareholders’ meetings and deal with matters concerning the management or supervisory board.
Intellectual property law and competition law
We provide counselling and advice with regard to trade marks, registered designs, patent law, copyright law, and unfair trade practices. We help you enforce your rights and register your trade mark or utility patent.
Insolvency law and corporate restructuring
For many years, we have specialised in insolvency law and corporate restructuring. Thanks to our economical view and our long-standing experience as insolvency administrators, we are a reliable partner who helps you structure and solve complex insolvency law and corporate restructuring issues.
We assist our clients with any cartel-law issues that may arise in connection with acquisitions of businesses, distributor and other agreements. We will also train your staff on how to behave correctly during a house search and we regularly hold lectures about cartel law.
Property law and development law
We help you buy and sell properties, buildings and other real estate, draft lease agreements, condominium ownership agreements and developer contracts. We help you enforce your rights in court and represent you during in construction cases. We have acquired comprehensive expertise in the field of property law over many years.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Due to our vast experience and our profound expertise, we support you during M&A transactions, acquisition of interests and establishment of joint ventures. Acting as legal counsel and representation in acquisition and sale of companies, partnerships or other or enterprises is one of our core competencies.
Procedural law, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution
We will support you in court. To help you enforce your claims in or out of court or by way of arbitration, we will provide you with legal advice and asses your chances of success as well as the litigation risk and the potential costs involved.
We have been acting as counsel for private foundations for many years. We will be pleased to advise you on how to structure your foundation and on the legal consequences of the structures chosen. We draft all necessary documents, help with the formation of new foundations and provide advice to existing foundations.
We will safeguard your rights during criminal investigations, before and during examination by the police, vis-à-vis the Public Prosecutor or a tax authority and we will represent you in courts of all instances.
Public procurement law
Whether you act as the contracting authority or bidder – we will help you deal with all public procurement law issues and support bidders in the case of a review procedure after their offer was eliminated.
In the course of ongoing support of business entities, legal issues in the field of public business law arise on a regular basis. We help you solve any problems that may arise and represent you before government agencies and public authorities.
Civil law and contract design
We provide expert advice in the field of general civil law and help you enforce your claims in and out of court. This includes legal review of issues of warranties, damages, contract law or inheritance law. We have many years of experience in designing contracts, reviewing clauses and drafting general terms and conditions.