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Hengeler Mueller

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Berlin, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Munich
Hengeler Mueller, Dr Christian Hoefs, Frankfurt, GERMANY

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Dr Christian Hoefs

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Hengeler Mueller

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Employment and Pensions.


Christian advises companies on all aspects of employment and pension law. His practice includes employment and pension aspects of M&A transactions and reorganizations. In addition, he assists employers in negotiations with unions and works councils, and advises on complex collective and individual employment law matters and employment related litigation.


Christian joined Hengeler Mueller in 2002, and has been partner since 2008. Since 2009 he has a lectureship at Georg-August-University of Göttingen.


Georg-August-University of Göttingen.



Within: Employment

Hendrik Bockenheimer and Christian Hoefs jointly head the ‘very good’ team at Hengeler Mueller, which routinely handles restructuring work alongside remuneration, transactional and senior management-related matters. It advised French PSA Group on cross-border employment law aspects concerning the acquisition of Opel and Vauxhall, and assisted Tata Steel Group with its merger with thyssenkrupp. The team also advised technology group Linde on remuneration matters and company pensions. Adidas and Metro are also clients.

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Hengeler Mueller

  • Hengeler Mueller advises Blackstone on acquisition of Dream Global

    Hengeler Mueller, together with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in London and New York, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in Toronto and various other European local counsel, advises funds managed by The Blackstone Group LP on the acquisition of Dream Global REIT ("Dream Global"). The Canadian real estate investment trust listed in Toronto and Frankfurt holds a pan-European real estate portfolio with the majority of the properties located in Germany. The all-cash transaction is valued at CAD 6.2 bn (appr. EUR 4.2 bn) and is subject to customary conditions. It is expected to close in December 2019.
    - Hengeler Mueller

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