The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Baker McKenzie

Dr Florian Thamm

Work +49 69 2 99 08 149
Baker McKenzie LLP

Work Department

Baker McKenzie's Corporate Practice Group in Germany




Dr. Florian Thamm is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s Frankfurt office. He is the head of the German Real Estate Practice and chair of the EMEA Real Estate Practice Group of Baker McKenzie. Before joining the Firm in 2007, he worked in the Frankfurt, Dusseldorf and London offices of Hengeler Mueller since 2000. In 2004, he was seconded to Slaughter and May in London. Dr. Thamm was admitted to the Frankfurt bar in 2002. 


  • English
  • German


  • University of Mainz (Dr. jur.) (2002)
  • State of Rhineland-Palatinate (Assessor Exam) (2002)
  • University of Mainz (Referendar Exam) (1999)

Germany: Real estate and construction

Real estate

Within: Real estate

Baker McKenzie increased its bench strength by adding real estate finance expert Filip Kurkowski from Allen & Overy LLP, who constitutes one of the main contacts for real estate work along with Florian Thamm and Ulrich Hennings. The team advised Maple Knoll Capital and European Commercial Real Estate on the acquisition of four commercial properties in Landshut, and assisted Hochtief Projektentwicklung with the sale of the Mercatura shopping centre in Aalen to TH Real Estate. In other significant work, the practice acted for an international IT provider in the sale of eight data centres in Germany, the Netherlands and the UK.

[back to top]

Back to index

Legal Developments by:
Baker McKenzie LLP

  • The New Turkish Code of Obligations: Important Changes for Leases of Residential & Business Premises

    For decades, the primary Turkish laws governing leases of residential and business premises have been the Law on Leasing Real Property dated May 27, 1955 (the “Lease Law”) and the Turkish Code of Obligations No. 818 dated April 22, 1926 (the “Obligations Code”). Both of these laws, however, will be repealed and replaced with the new Turkish Code of Obligations No. 6098 dated January 11, 2011 (the “New Obligations Code”), which will enter into force on July 7, 2012.
    - Esin Attorney Partnership

Legal Developments in Germany

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to