The economic landscape and working practices make this market totally atypical and complex, but the country still has a lot to offer. More than ten years after the arrival en masse of the British and American law firms, Germany is weighing its options and heading for greater stability.

Independent Full-service firms

From German Mittelstand to multinationals, clients require both deep legal expertise and understanding of local culture, and full-service law firms have all their advantages.

Five Waldeck partners have left the Frankfurt law firm to open up a new company specializing in commercial and corporate law.

Waldeck Loses Five Partners to New Spin-Off Business Venture

Five Waldeck partners have left the Frankfurt law firm to open up a new company specializing in commercial and corporate law.

12-01-2018

Beiten Burkhardt will open in Hamburg in January 2018, with Dr. Thomas Lambrich from Prinz, Neidhardt, Engelschall as equity partner and Torsten Cülter from Schultze & Braun as salary partner. In addition, nine lawyers will move fully, or part-time, to the Hamburg office.

Beiten Burkhardt Moors in Hamburg

Beiten Burkhardt will open in Hamburg in January 2018, with Dr. Thomas Lambrich from Prinz, Neidhardt, Engelschall as equity partner and Torsten Cülter from Schultze & Braun as salary partner. In addition, nine lawyers will move fully, or part-ti...

12-12-2017

In this exclusive interview with Leaders League, Carsten Laschet and Barbara Mayer, managing partners at German firm Friedrich Graf von Westphalen & Partner, talk about how they serve Mittelstand (Mid-cap) companies at an international level, as well as the impact of legal tech.

Carsten Laschet & Barbara Mayer: “There is a lot of hype about legal tech in Germany”

In this exclusive interview with Leaders League, Carsten Laschet and Barbara Mayer, managing partners at German firm Friedrich Graf von Westphalen & Partner, talk about how they serve Mittelstand (Mid-cap) companies at an international level, as...

05-12-2017

The tax specialist firm is set to open an office in Düsseldorf at the beginning of 2018.

Flick Gocke Schaumburg to open in Düsseldorf

The tax specialist firm is set to open an office in Düsseldorf at the beginning of 2018.

27-11-2017

Since its birth, Görg has grown steadily into one of Germany’s leading independent firms. Faced with stiff competition from Anglo-Saxon firms and an uncertain perspective linked to national elections, Thomas Bezani, managing partner of the firm, reveals its strategy and decodes the market trends.

Thomas Bezani (Görg): “The economic impact of the September’s general election in Germany is marginal”

Since its birth, Görg has grown steadily into one of Germany’s leading independent firms. Faced with stiff competition from Anglo-Saxon firms and an uncertain perspective linked to national elections, Thomas Bezani, managing partner of the firm, reve...

24-11-2017