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Germany

Antitrust
Antitrust - ranked: tier 4

SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Rechtsanwalts AG

Antitrust-focused firm SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Rechtsanwalts AG’s expertise centres on the three pillars of merger control, fine proceedings and damage proceedings. The firm is also regularly instructed in the area of compliance advice and has expertise in distribution antitrust law. At its Mannheim and Brussels offices, it acts for a client base mostly consisting of medium-sized companies, which increasingly includes DAX-listed companies. Hans-Joachim Hellmann in particularly noted.

Leading individuals

Hans-Joachim Hellmann - SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Rechtsanwalts AG

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Germany: Corporate and M&A

Corporate
Corporate - ranked: tier 2

SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Rechtsanwalts AG

Corporate and shareholder disputes - ranked: tier 1

SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Rechtsanwalts AG

The corporate lawyers at SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Rechtsanwalts AGnot only have excellent expertise, but are also goal and solution oriented’. The group has been assisting clients such as Daimler, Renolit and Südzucker for many years, primarily with complex issues such as restructuring and litigation. Highlights included advising the supervisory board of Deutsche Bahn on the Stuttgart 21 railway and urban development project. Other work examples include assisting with the annual general meetings of CropEnergies, euromicron and Fuchs Petrolub, and advising energy utility group EWR on its restructuring. Practice head Jochem Reichert is ‘a helpful sparring partner’, ‘very experienced’ and ‘steadying’; Thomas Liebscher is ‘assertive’; and Marc Löbbe is another key name. Stephan Harbarth is now vice president of the Federal Constitutional Court.

Leading individuals

Jochem Reichert - SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Rechtsanwalts AG

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M&A: mid-sized deals (sub-€500m)
M&A: mid-sized deals (sub-€500m) - ranked: tier 4

SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Rechtsanwalts AG

The 13-partner strong team at SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Rechtsanwalts AG, which is based across the firm’s Frankfurt and Mannheim offices, is ‘goal and solution oriented’, and the ‘teamwork between the different practices leads to optimal results’. In 2017, it advised Hoffmann Group, a manufacturer of quality tools and operating equipment, on the acquisition of Contorion. Stephan Brandes is ‘versatile’ and has ‘a good memory’, and Jochem Reichert is ‘a very successful negotiator’. Stephan Harbarth is now vice president of the Federal Constitutional Court.

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Germany: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 4

SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Rechtsanwalts AG

SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Rechtsanwalts AG covers the entire spectrum of dispute prevention and arbitration, including the preparation of court disputes and litigation. The group has expertise in disputes with a general reference to commercial law, including in connection with M&A and, among other things, disputes over defects in the area of corporate law. The group also acts on matters relating to the Diesel scandal: it advises Volkswagen on claims for damages by investors. In addition, the group also has strong expertise in the area of D&O liability disputes, underlined by its activities in a recent series of instructions. Bayern LB and Deutsche Bank are among its long-standing clients. Practice head Jochem Reichert and Thomas Liebscher are key members of the team. Stephan Harbarth is now vice president of the Federal Constitutional Court.

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