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NEXTOWER, THURN-UND-TAXIS PLATZ 6, 60313 FRANKFURTAM MAIN, GERMANY
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Work +49 69 91 33 01 0
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Berlin, Brussels, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich

Germany: Corporate and M&A

Corporate
Corporate - ranked: tier 5

avocado rechtsanwälte

avocado rechtsanwälte’s ‘proposed solutions are pragmatic, easy to implement and easy to understand even for laypersons’; moreover, the ‘billing of services is very transparent’. Recently, the corporate practice advised on numerous changes of legal forms and on mergers. In one example, it assisted Ansys Germany, a provider of technical simulation solutions for product development, with the change of shareholders and subsequent merger of two subsidiaries into the German parent company. Ongoing corporate law advice is provided for Adyton Real Estate, Gleason Corporation and SMC, which manufactures pneumatic and electrical automation technology. The client portfolio also includes numerous owner-managed companies, which are advised by lawyers including Udo Zietsch and ‘very good adviser’ Christian Berger.

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Germany: Information technology

Information technology (including contracts)
Information technology (including contracts) - ranked: tier 5

avocado rechtsanwälte

In addition to its rapidly growing data protection practice, avocado rechtsanwälte also provides ‘very quick and reliable’ advice in IT law and ‘gives comprehensive responses to all questions’. The team advises mid-sized companies and international corporations on IT projects, predominantly acting on the customer side, and on IT license law matters and in disputes. A key client is Hereus, for which it handles IT projects, including the introduction of a new app in the healthcare sector, a patient information system and a new IT system; the group also assisted the same client with a master services agreement with a US IT provider. DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga sought the firm’s advice on cloud application management, the drafting of contracts concerning the new Bundesliga app and the introduction of a new CRM system. The team also acted for Deutschen Telekom in and out of court in matters relating to ICT purchase contracts, particularly concerning the purchase of hardware and software, and reselling, cloud issues, outsourcing, partnering and platform and application contracts. Sanofi-Aventis and Merck are also clients. Jörg Michael Voß and Jan Peter Voß are ‘very competent, friendly and quick’ and have ‘deep expertise’.

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Germany: Public sector

Planning and environment
Planning and environment - ranked: tier 4

avocado rechtsanwälte

Waste management - ranked: tier 1

avocado rechtsanwälte

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Public procurement
Public procurement - ranked: tier 4

avocado rechtsanwälte

The ‘specialised, competent and likeable team’ at avocado rechtsanwälte focuses on IT contracts, tenders for waste water and waste disposal services and related construction, service and supply services as well as concessions. Other core competencies are assisting with planning, project management, postal and transport sector issues. The team of six partners is headed by Markus Figgen, Klaus Greb and Rebecca Schäffer. Recent highlights include assisting AWB Cologne with the Europe-wide award procedure for the procurement of planning, project management and construction services for the construction and relocation of a depot. Schäffer also advised the Essen Gas and Heat Institute on the subsidy and procurement law aspects of several tender projects. Other clients include Ecosoil Süd, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Remondis. The Cologne office was strengthened in April 2018 by the addition of Nils-Alexander Weng from Graf von Westphalen.

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