Noerr > Munich, Germany > Firm Profile


Corporate and M&A > Corporate

Dispute resolution > Product liability Tier 1

Noerr has in-depth experience in complex in-court and out-of-court product liability disputes, regulatory product law, product compliance, particularly in relation to environmental and waste law aspects, as well as expertise in product safety and global product recalls, which are regularly carried out for various German and foreign automotive, mechanical engineering and plant engineering companies. Here, Helmut Katschthaler, who specialises in insurance and reinsurance law, and Arun Kapoor are among the key contacts. The latter jointly leads the practice with Thomas Klindt, who is considered particularly experienced in cross-border product recalls in the medical sector.

Practice head(s):

Arun Kapoor; Thomas Klindt

Other key lawyers:

Helmut Katschthaler; Steffen Burrer; Isabel Jakobs


‘Experts in the field of product liability, pragmatic advice. The combination with a very strong product regulatory team is unique.’

‘Steffen Burrer: Has extensive experience and gives very practical advice.’

‘Excellent expertise in product liability. Very powerful and well-structured team based around partners Thomas Klindt, Arun Kapoor and Helmut Katschthaler.’

‘Great experience in the automotive industry and excellent international network. The product liability team at Noerr is broadly positioned in terms of content and has first-class experts at all practice-relevant interfaces. Our colleagues also have impressively deep expertise in almost all facets of product regulation and are often the first on the market to be able to really comment on new regulatory topics and trends.’

‘I don’t know of any law firm that has a broader and higher quality product liability offering. The lawyers are highly responsive and service-oriented.’

‘Arun Kapoor: Leads international litigation at the highest level and is an excellent negotiator. When it comes down to it, he is just as virtuosic with the rhetorical scimitar as he is with the legal foil. He is also an expert in product regulation and is therefore my first point of contact when it comes to technical compliance issues.’

Key clients


Deichmann SE

Eberspächer Gruppe GmbH & Co. KG

Geobra Brandstätter Stiftung & Co. KG

Lomotex GmbH & Co. KG

Magna Steyr

Procter & Gamble

Swarovski AG

tonies GmbH

Torqeedo GmbH

Zalando SE

Industry focus > Energy

Noerr's energy practice focuses on regulatory and contentious matters and advises federal and state ministries, investors, energy companies and suppliers as well as project developers. A recent highlight was advising the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection on the introduction of the energy price cap and gas price cap as part of a plan by the federal government. The team has additional expertise in matters pertaining to the renewable energies, on- and offshore wind, hydrogen, as well as e-mobility sectors; Christian Alexander Mayer is a key contact for ​mobility topics. Another mainstay are national and international transactions as well as financing, here, M&A experts Christoph Spiering and Tibor Fedke regularly take the lead. Katrin Andrä advises on corporate contract design and joined Christof Federwisch as practice co-head in early 2024; Federwisch previously headed the practice alone and focuses on large power generation and energy infrastructure projects, where he comprehensively advises international energy suppliers, investors and project developers on the entire lifecycle of a project, including acquisition and litigation. Key contact Cornelia Kermel is well versed in issues pertaining to concession procedures.

Practice head(s):

Christof Federwisch; Katrin Andrä

Other key lawyers:

Tibor Fedke; Cornelia Kermel; Holger Schmitz; Christoph Spiering; Martin Geipel; Christian Alexander Mayer; Anke Meier; Carsten Bringmann


‘Good specialist knowledge, flexible and quick response times.’

‘Practical; offer creative solutions and reliable contacts.’

‘Christian Alexander Mayer: Outstanding professional expertise and experience in advising the public sector – very flexible and always available for ad hoc inquiries.’

Key clients

Allego GmbH

Altice Group / Geodesia


EAM Netz GmbH






EWR Aktiengesellschaft


Foresight Group

Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz

Bundesministerium für Digitales und Verkehr


H2 Mobility

Hessische Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Energie, Verkehr und Wohnen

Iberdrola Renovables

Liwathon E.O.S

Mazda Motor Europe GmbH

Mer Germany GmbH

MET Holding AG

Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Innovation, Digitalisierung und Energie des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen


Nationale Leitstelle Ladeinfrastrukutr

Open Grid Europe

Orcan Energy AG

Plenium Partners


SAIC Motor Corporate Limited


SL Naturenergie Gruppe

Swisspower Renewables AG

Thüga AG

Veolia Group



Volta Charging

Work highlights

  • Advising the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection on the introduction of the energy price cap and the gas price cap introduced by the federal government.
  • Representing the Federal Republic of Germany in an ICSID arbitration against Austrian investors from the Strabag Group and in an ICSID arbitration against Irish investors.
  • Advising the Foresight Group on the design of a consortium with HH2E AG and HydrogenOne Capital Growth plc for the planning, construction and operation of a hydrogen plant.

Industry focus > Telecoms

Noerr follows an interdisciplinary approach and routinely advises at the interfaces with regulatory, corporate and antitrust law. This expertise is called upon by telecommunications providers, including Deutsche Telekom, companies in the technology sector and increasingly by players from the satellite-based telecommunications segment in connection with transactions, strategic cooperations and regulatory issues. Practice head Tobias Frevert focuses on transactions and project work, while regulatory matters are covered by Tobias Bosch and Julian von Lucius; Bosch regularly assists with regulatory procedures and operational contract negotiations. Pascal Schumacher complements this offering with expertise in interfacing data protection matters.

Practice head(s):

Tobias Frevert


‘Clear and fast communication. Great specialist knowledge and well-structured presentation for further use in the company.’

‘Pascal Schumacher: Great competence and industry-specific specialist knowledge paired with clear communication and quick accessibility.’

‘The firm has a strong understanding of technology and telecommunications as well as a deep understanding of the law and its intricacies.’

‘We rely heavily on Pascal Schumacher, not only for his in-depth knowledge of the law, but also for his practical advice when faced with legal ambiguities.’

Key clients

Telekom Deutschland AG

Cisco International Ltd.

Day Wireless


Spoke Safety LLC


Work highlights

  • Advising and representing Deutsche Telekom on various (regulatory) topics. In particular on the sale of the radio tower division, advice on subscriber connection fees and fiber optic expansion.
  • Telecommunications and data protection law advice to Microsoft, including on Teams, Skype, Outlook and Azure.
  • Advising satellite operator Inmarsat on a contract with Lufthansa Group to provide broadband internet services to passengers on aircraft in continental fleets.

Information technology > Data protection Tier 1

Noerr comprehensively covers data protection law thanks to cross-practice cooperation with the litigation, regulatory, compliance and cyber risks teams. The team focuses on data breach management and data protection litigation (Sebastian Dienst is a key contact for both areas), including the support and representation in administrative, fine and court proceedings. The practice’s GDPR advice covers the implementation of sustainable data protection compliance systems and data protection governance structures. IT law and data protection expert Daniel Rücker heads the team, which was recently increasingly active at international level in expanding relationships with Chinese companies and law firms. Pascal Schumacher primarily acts across regulated industries and made partner in January 2024.

Practice head(s):


‘Dr. Daniel Rücker: Strategically far-sighted, top notch professionally and very nice.’

‘The team around Pascal Schumacher is characterized by excellent knowledge and expertise in IT and data protection law and in related legal areas. It is very responsive, delivers reliably high quality and works in a very structured and solution-oriented manner, even in challenging situations.’

‘Pascal Schumacher is an excellent legal advisor in every respect, absolutely familiar with the subject matter, has many years of experience (including dealing with the authorities) and has the ability to provide his clients with clear guidance and professional expertise in a goal-oriented manner, even in complex situations. He manages to make difficult things look easy.’

‘Pascal Schumacher is a top lawyer for digital companies because he not only understands his subject, but also the technology behind it.’

‘Noerr is characterized by “top-notch” lawyers. Hand-picked lawyers with the finest rhetoric, fast, friendly, forward-thinking, innovative. Simply outstanding and unique. A real added value!’

‘Dr. Daniel Rücker: An excellent and at the same time likeable lawyer. Solution-oriented, forward-thinking, cross-thinking, business-oriented, very responsive, technically brilliant. It’s fun to work with Daniel on data protection issues. A multi-talent!’

‘Excellent service. Helpful tools in IT/data protection law enable the efficient/quick creation of useful end products.’

Key clients



Hertha BSC

Domino’s Pizza Deutschland

Best Secret Group


McDonald’s Deutschland



Work highlights

  • Advising and representing Amazon in an administrative proceeding involving business-critical systems and processes for controlling logistics centers.
  • Ongoing advice to the Alibaba Group on IT and data protection issues.

Information technology > Information technology and digitalisation Tier 1

Noerr combines its competencies in the areas commerce, trade, IT, outsourcing and media and advises on various IT matters. Among the key topics are contract drafting and regulatory matters in the context of digitisation projects and digital business models. Co-head Torsten Kraul is an expert in new topics such as AI, data management, digital healthcare, fintech and e-sports. Kraul jointly leads the practice with Thomas Thalhofer, who supports IT digitisation projects, outsourcing as well as transactions and is experienced in litigation. Peter Braut boasts similar competencies and complements this with expertise in software licensing. Among the client roster are companies from the automotive, pharmaceutical and technology sectors as well as insurance and financial service providers. AI expert David Bomhard joined Aitava in April 2023.

Practice head(s):


‘Strong team consisting of experienced partners and very qualified associates.’

‘Thomas Thalhofer is regularly our contact for our most important projects.’

‘Prof. Dr. Braut is one of the leading IT legal practitioners in Germany. His knowledge of the industry and his reputation in the market are correspondingly great. His associates are characterized by good technical and industry knowledge.’

‘Prof. Dr. Braut is always present in the mandate, even when he is very busy. His industry knowledge and experience in the area of ​​IT law will be difficult to surpass in Germany.’

‘Food for thought is provided and, above all, active consideration is given to the customer and business concept.’

‘Thomas Thalhofer is a constant in terms of reliability, adherence to delivery dates and outstanding quality. Peter Braut is in charge of his topics and is able to bring stalled negotiations back on track in order to reach a practical solution.’

‘Thorsten Kraul knows how to make himself an integral part of the in-house project team. Highly efficient setup due to the high level of expertise and active partner work.’

‘High IT competence, practice-oriented, very good results.’

Key clients (Europe) Ltd.

Bayer AG

Bayerische Landesbrandver-sicherung AG

BayWa AG / FarmFacts GmbH

Debeka Krankenversiche-rungsverein a.G.

Deutsche Börse AG

Deutsche Kreditbank AG

HCL Technologies Germany GmbH

Klöckner Shared Services



MEWA Textil-Service AG & Co. Management OHG

Microsoft Deutschland GmbH

Trustlog GmbH

Versicherungskammer Bayern

Zimmer GmbH

Work highlights

  • Comprehensive advice to Bayer AG on the digital transformation of the group as well as on outsourcing contracts to secure IT services in the course of planned carve-out transactions.
  • Advising a DAX30 company on a long-term strategic cooperation with Google regarding cloud consumption on the one hand and innovation projects in the financial services sector on the other.
  • Comprehensive legal advice to Debeka on the renewal of core insurance systems (especially health and composite insurance) as well as the introduction of a CRM system.

Information technology > IT transactions and outsourcing Tier 1

Noerr supports financial service providers and insurance companies as well as companies from the pharmaceutical, technology and automotive sectors in outsourcing contracts as part of carve-outs, transaction-related license agreements and strategic cooperations. Thomas Thalhofer is a key contact for outsourcing and multisourcing projects and has expertise in IT litigation; he jointly leads the practice with Torsten Kraul, who focuses on outsourcing, IT transactions as well as the implementation of digital business models and the application of new technologies. Peter Braut is another key member and complements this with data protection expertise. In April 2023, AI expert David Bomhard joined Aitava.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Private equity > Transactions

Noerr focuses on the upper-middle and large-cap segment and regularly supports cross-border transactions. The team offers industry expertise in the digital, healthcare and technology sectors, which is complemented with cross-practice cooperation in the structuring of acquisitions and assets as well as financing and the development of MEP models; related contentious matters are frequently handled by Georg Schneider. Another mainstay is the advice on restructuring to PE investors which specialise in crisis-related matters, where Christian Pleister is a key contact. A growth area is the support in fund structuring and secondary transactions. Holger Ebersberger (sector focus on digital economy, life sciences, TMT, healthcare, industry) left the practice and joined McDermott Will & Emery Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater LLP in March 2023; Markus Braun (PE, M&A, Corporate, VC) joined the team shortly afterwards from Gleiss Lutz and Julian Lemor (PE and M&A) arrived from Mayer Brown LLP. At the turn of the year 2023/2024, Schneider and Pleister handed over the practice management to Christoph Thiermann and Felix Blobel (focus on VC).

Practice head(s):


‘Very reliable partners, high level of expertise and negotiation skills, very easy to contact, very well networked in the market.’

‘Sebastian Voigt has very high negotiating skills, deep market expertise, negotiating strength, precise work and pragmatic approaches.’

‘Deep technical understanding and extensive international transaction experience. Pragmatic approach, availability at any time, excellent internal coordination and provision of additional experts from the firm for specific topics.’

‘Long-term cooperation with outstanding results even in difficult transactions thanks to many years of exceptional know-how, including in international transactions. Always responsive with clear, high-quality recommendations and a very high level of pragmatism and commitment.’

Key clients


AEQUITA Management SE




Avista Capital Holdings


Bregal Unternehmerkapital

Cheney Capital

Deutsche Beteiligungs AG

DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga e.V

DPE Deutsche Private Equity

EMERAM Capital Partners

Ergon Capital

Foresight Group

J.C. Flowers

KKR Credit

KPS Capital

Nord Holding

Orlando Capital/ESSVP Funds

Summit Partners

Searchlight Capital

Work highlights

  • Advising the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga eV on the structuring and implementation of the desired participation of a financial investor in the media revenues of the Bundesliga with the final bidders Advent, Blackstone, CVC and EQT.
  • Advising AUCTUS Capital Partners on the sale of PharmaLex to AmerisourceBergen as part of a competitive auction process with a volume of €1.28 billion.
  • Advising the Foresight Fund on the structuring of a consortium with HH2E AG and HydrogenOne Capital Growth plc for the planning, construction and operation of a hydrogen plant with a planned feed-in capacity of initially 100 MW, which can be increased to 1 GW by 2030.

Private equity > Venture capital Tier 1

Noerr‘s cross-practice approach draws on relevant regulatory, digital business, data protection and tax law expertise in the comprehensive advice to investors, companies and start-ups on venture capital matters, including early-stage financing as well as exit and capital market law issues. The transaction support is a particular strength, where the team frequently cooperates with the locations in New York and London on cross-border matters. This is complemented by expertise in corporate venture capital advice thanks to the firm’s overall focus on medium-sized business suppport. The team is led by Christian Pleister (investments, transactions) and Georg Christoph Schneider (transactions, investments, restructurings).


‘We have been working with Felix Blobel and his team at Noerr for several years. During this time they have advised us on a range of complex and highly technical matters. Their service and the quality of their work is second to none.’

‘The team is characterized by outstanding market knowledge and well-founded and communicative support for projects. For every project supported, a negotiation result was achieved that was above the market comparison.’

Particularly targeted, professional, very competent legal advice and design, including tax, timely on the point, very client-oriented. Always available.

Georg Christoph Schneider: Highly competent, objective, highly professional, careful, very experienced in tax law.

Key clients

468 Capital

Capital 49 Fund/FOMCAP IV LP

Cusp Capital

Disruptive Technologies Advisers


Factory 14


Global Founders Capital


Incari GmbH

Mass Mutual Ventures

Picus Capital

Laureus Capital GmbH

Parkhill Ventures

Viola Credit

Qubit9 GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advising Laureus Capital on the Series B financing of the biotech company Ethris GmbH.
  • Advising Viola Credit on a venture debt financing of Everstores, a Shopfiy D2C aggregator.
  • Advising Parkhill Ventures in connection with the market entry of a US seed fund/accelerator in Germany.

Real estate and construction > Construction (including construction litigation)

Noerr project support focuses on the residential, retail, energy, logistics and healthcare sectors. The team advises well-known clients on construction and plant construction matters and is additionally well versed in the enforcement of and defence against claims. Further capacities include the advice on traditional construction and architectural law as well as related transactions, financing and leasing issues. Co-head Volker Bock focuses on matters in national and international plant, mechanical and industrial construction; he jointly heads the team with Stefan Weise, who is experienced in plant construction, project development and real estate law.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

AMPYR Solar Europe GP LLP


BEOS Logistics GmbH


Linde GmbH

Endicott Clay Products

Gemeinde Bad Wiessee


Sachsenmilch Leppersdorf GmbH (Theo Müller Group)

Swisspower Renewables Volkmarsdorf GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advising Ampyr Solar Europe on EPC and operational management contracts to build a solar portfolio.
  • Advising the Atmira Group on project development and financing the construction of the logistics center in the International Logistics Center (ILZ) in Erfurt. The logistics center will be certified according to the DGNB Gold Standard.
  • Advising a battery manufacturer on an EPCM contract and construction contracts for a new giga-factory for the production of vehicle batteries.

Trade and distribution > Foreign trade law Tier 1

Noerr increasingly advises on investment control and sanctions law in addition to its traditional focus on supporting blue chip clients in export control and customs law matters. Led by Bärbel Sachs, the team is instructed by large industrial companies and associations on the support in Russia exits; the practice also advises on sanctions compliance. A growth area is the support for clients with Chinese trade relationships in anti-dumping matters and investment control. Claus Zimmermann is well versed in WTO and EU regulatory law and regularly leads in criminal proceedings and litigation.

Practice head(s):

Bärbel Sachs

Other key lawyers:


‘Great team that covers the entire legal spectrum.’

Very professional and very good response times.’

‘I work with Claus Zimmerman: he is very competent and very customer-oriented.’

‘Very experienced experts in export control, sanctions and foreign direct investment. Noerr always produces very sharp analyzes and deals with issues that are at the forefront of the legal landscape.’

‘Bärbel Sachs simply impresses with her calm and sharp analysis of every topic. She also has very good leadership qualities.’

‘The team provides practical and commercial advice.’

‘Bärbel Sachs is immersed in the subject matter and has a fantastic wealth of experience. It’s a pleasure to work with her.’

Key clients


Bazan Group Oil Refineries Limited


Deutscher Industriefachverband

GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung


Interfer Austria

Lear Corporation


Mercedes Benz Group


Robert Bosch

TÜV Rheinland

Vantage Towers

Volta Charging

Von Roll


Work highlights

  • Advising VTB Bank (Europe) SE iL on the resolution of its business in the interests of creditors and deposit protection; Sanctions law support in several international court proceedings both before ordinary courts and before arbitration tribunals.
  • Advising Von Roll Deutschland Holding GmbH on questions of tariff classification, preferential origin and anti-dumping regarding glass fiber fabrics imported from China.
  • Advising Liwathon, a company belonging to the British investor Rowland, on the acquisition of a stake in East Germany’s largest refinery, PCK Schwedt.

Trade and distribution > Trade, distribution and logistics Tier 1

Noerr focuses on commercial and distribution law at the interfaces with IP and IT law. This expertise is utilised in the advice to the e-commerce sector: practice head Michael Reiling, alongside banking contract lawyer Tom Billing, is regularly instructed on the design of digital distribution systems and the structuring of innovative franchise agreements. The team also covers traditional distribution law topics, particularly in the automotive industry. Albin Ströbl and Cathrin Wentzel regularly assist large corporations with distribution antitrust issues and contract litigation. Counsel Karsten Metzlaff focuses on franchise and cooperation agreements.

Practice head(s):

Michael Reiling


‘Tom Billing and Karsten Metzlaff offer very pragmatic and practice-oriented advice. Clear focus on the crucial points. Very good knowledge of the industry.’

‘The team is extremely experienced and knowledgeable in franchise, sales agency and sales antitrust law. The solutions are consistently practical and “to the point”.’

‘Memorandums are consistently easy to understand (no exaggerated scientific nature) and the solutions shown therein are practical to implement.’

‘We work with Prof. Dr. Karsten Metzlaff in the area of ​​distribution antitrust law and with Dr. Tom Billing in franchise and sales agency law. Both are excellent professionals who work quickly and comprehensively. Dr. Billing provided us with significant support in rewriting our model franchise agreement – ​​top job. We also really appreciate the quick responsiveness. Prof. Metzlaff accompanied us, among other things, in a mediation process with a franchisee: calm, pleasant and very goal-oriented demeanor. An outstanding legal personality.’

Key clients

A.T.U Autoteile Unger

Audi AG


Canyon Bicycles GmbH

CarNext B.V.

Credi2 GmbH

Daimler Truck AG

Demecan GmbH

Digital Charging Solutions GmbH

Electric Brands AG

Ferrari S.p.A.

GlobalGym GmbH

Jaguar Land Rover Deutschland

Hülsta Group

Kion Group/Linde Material Handling GmbH


MAN Truck & Bus SE

Mazda Motor Europe

McDonald’s Deutschland

MS Pharma Ventures Holding


Opel Automobilie GmbH

Rädlinger Primus Line

SAIC Europe S.A.R.L.


Suzuki Deutschland GmbH

Triumph Motor Deutschland

Valora Food Services Deutschland

Zooplus AG

Work highlights

  • Advising Audi AG on the implementation of a platform concept for the distribution of digital products in the EU.
  • Advising MAN Truck & Bus SE as consortium leader in the context of the conclusion and implementation of the federally funded ATLAS L-4 R&D consortium for the development of autonomous trucks and their operation on motorways and expressways.
  • Advising Rädlinger Primus Line and its US subsidiary on an exclusive sales cooperation with Manufactured Technologies Corp. (MTC) to distribute a system for the rehabilitation of drinking and wastewater pipes in the US.

Compliance Tier 2

Noerr‘s preventive compliance expertise is called upon by clients from various industries, including MDAX companies. The team comprehensively advises on money laundering, corporate compliance, EU-Russia sanctions and supply chain due diligence matters. The practice is led by Torsten Fett who is regularly instructed by banks and financial services providers, and Sophia Habbe, who focuses on ESG compliance as well as diversity and inclusion issues. Product compliance is a key strength of Thomas Klindt, while the arrival of Andre Happel from Fieldfisher in February 2023 and the appointment of Alida Gölz to associated partner in January 2023 strengthened the strategic focus on tax and trade compliance. Stefanie Bischof (corporate, capital markets and financial regulatory compliance) moved to an in-house position in June 2023.

Practice head(s):

Torsten Fett; Sophia Habbe

Other key lawyers:

Thomas Klindt; Andre Happel; Alida Gölz; Volker Rosengarten; Bärbel Sachs; Karolin Fitzer; Philipp Gergen


‘The team around Sophia Habbe and Torsten Fett advises in a very strategic and forward-looking manner. Once the procedure has been discussed and defined, it is implemented very stringently and efficiently. The approach is careful, but always goal-oriented.’

‘Sophia Habbe advises very carefully and concise. She discusses the issues at both a strategic and tactical level and thinks with the goal in mind. She and her team offer comprehensive technical solutions.’

‘The team is characterized by good teamwork, high qualifications and a broad professional base.’

‘Highly qualified, extremely flexible in terms of time and very committed. All questions are answered professionally, precisely and comprehensively.’

Key clients


Work highlights

  • Comprehensive advice to an international automotive supplier on supply chain due diligence issues.
  • Supporting an internationally active machinery manufacturer in further improving the internal compliance program for EU-Russia sanctions.
  • Advising an insurance group on the inventory of risks when using external personnel as well as supporting corrective measures and the introduction of a contractor compliance management system.

Corporate and M&A > M&A

Noerr's client base includes technology, healthcare and energy companies as well as financial services providers and advises them on high-volume, cross-border transactions, including public takeovers, joint ventures and, most recently, exits from Russia. Natalie Daghles, who is experienced in cross-border public takeovers and primarily acts for financial services providers and healthcare clients, and Laurenz Tohlen (M&A and PE) jointly lead the practice; the latter took over co-management from Alexander Hirsch, who specialises in company acquisitions and joint ventures and primarily acts for strategic investors, in December 2023. Harald Selzner advises DAX40 companies on corporate and capital markets law, while Martin Neuhaus and Christian Pleister assist large German companies with M&A and private equity transactions as well as public takeovers. Holger Ebersberger (private equity and venture capital) joined McDermott Will & Emery Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater LLP in January 2023 and Armin Bartsch (venture capital and national and international M&A transactions) left for Taylor Wessing in September 2022. Vanessa Hoffmann Linhard (M&A) made associated partner.

Practice head(s):

Natalie Daghles; Laurenz Tholen


‘Harald Selzner always has the bigger picture in mind. Extremely confident even in difficult situations. Very pleasantly direct, without unnecessary loops. Martin Neuhaus: Very impressive detailed knowledge. Has all relevant details at hand at all times. Combative.’

‘Excellent legal knowledge and excellent negotiation skills. Fluent spoken and written English skills. Good orientation towards the client’s needs.’

‘Christian Pleister is outstanding.’

‘Practice covers all legal and tax topics relevant to M&A. Good client orientation and cooperation.’

‘Speed ​​and size flexibility. Team is available at any time. Always ready to face challenges. Very pleasant, direct cooperation.’

‘Good team for large transactions and international M&A deals.’

Key clients

ACTUS Capital Partners AG

Daimler Truck

Deutsche Telekom AG

Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung

Foresight Group

Fresenius SE & Co KGaA

Gegenbauer Holding SE & Co. KG


H2 Mobility GmbH & Co KG und seine Aktionäre Air Liquide, Daimler Truck, Hyundai, Hy24, Linde, Shell, TotalEnergies, OMV

Mercedes-Benz Group

MS Pharma

Omnicom Group Inc.

Open Grid Europe

Rhône Group/Maxam

Summit Partners

Synergie Gruppe

Work highlights

  • Advising the DFL on the structuring and implementation of the desired participation of a financial investor in the media revenues of the Bundesliga with final bidders Advent, Blackstone, CVC and EQT. Following the vote of the DFL general meeting, the transaction is currently on hold.
  • Advising Deutsche Industrie REIT-AG on the conclusion of an agreement in principle on the merger with the Dutch CTP NV and the subsequent takeover offer.
  • Advising Henkel on the agreement to sell its business activities in Russia.

Dispute resolution > Arbitration (including international arbitration) Tier 2

Noerr primarily acts in high-profile investment disputes, but also advises on energy-related disputes and competition damages claims; Meike von Levetzow, who acts as a party representative and arbitrator in international and national arbitration proceedings, is particularly highly regarded in this context. The German dispute resolution practice is co-led by Oliver Sieg, who specialises in insurance disputes, and Anke Meier, who focuses on international arbitration proceedings with particular emphasis on German-American legal communication.

Practice head(s):

Anke Meier; Oliver Sieg

Other key lawyers:

Meike von Levetzow; Jennifer Bryant


‘The dispute resolution team at Noerr is excellent. They are cooperative, work very well with U.S. attorneys, and are experts in civil and common law arbitration.’

‘Noerr supported us in a post-merger arbitration and we also won. The dispute, which was not an easy matter, was handled comprehensively, skillfully and persistently.’

Key clients

Bundesrepublik Deutschland

Königreich der Niederlande

Samsung Electronics




Work highlights

  • Represented the Federal Republic of Germany in two ICSID proceedings with a total value of over €1 billion. The proceedings relate to the Energy Charter Treaty (ECV) and were initiated by Austrian and Irish investors who had invested in offshore wind projects that were allegedly affected by changes in the law.
  • Representing VTBE in an LCIA arbitration in connection with transactions under an ISDA framework agreement, totaling more than €200 million.
  • Proceedings against RWE and Uniper to determine the inadmissibility of lawsuits filed by companies to challenge climate protection legislation under the ECV due to incompatibility with EU law.

Germany > Employment Tier 2

Noerr impresses with expertise in restructuring, transactions, collective agreement negotiations and operational changes, including reconciliation of interests and social plan negotiations, as well as in pension obligations and co-determination issues. In the contentious and preventive sphere, the practice advises on employment law compliance and associated internal investigations and assists with court and conciliation board proceedings that are based on management separations, among other matters. Competences in outsourcing, data protection, the use of external personnel and company pension schemes complement the group's offering; Stefan Schwab and Benjamin Jahn are among the key contacts for the latter, although both are also experienced in transactional support. Practice head Andreas Butz in Düsseldorf and Patrick Mückl focus on restructuring and reorganisation, while Mückl also handles insolvency-related issues. Boris Blunck (regulated remuneration, termination of employment and service relationships with managers and board members) made partner in January 2024.

Practice head(s):


‘Very short response times, professional focus and historical knowledge of us as clients built up through long-term cooperation. Appropriate team strengths depending on the problem.’

‘Very practical advice with consistent solution management.’

‘Expertise and specialist knowledge are a given. The team is consistently very committed and has an extremely good reaction speed. Last but not least, the collaboration is also very pleasant on a personal level.’

‘Stefan Schwab: Extremely committed, you always receive prompt feedback. Andreas Butz: Very experienced and tactically clever negotiator.’

‘Andreas Butz: Good overview, with deep detailed knowledge; Very cooperative approach, clear on the matter.’

‘Mareike Götte: Meticulous work, focusing on the essentials; Always keeps a cool and clear head, even in stressful situations.’

‘Benjamin Jahn: Expert in company pension schemes; thorough and practical work results; practical solutions.’

‘The collaboration with Stefan Schwab has been excellent for many years. He not only impresses with his professional skills, but also with his extremely flexible and, above all, quick work. Even under the greatest time pressure, it delivers top results. He makes everything possible for his clients and is also extremely pleasant as a person. I have never experienced such a commitment to work on behalf of its clients from any other team.’

Insurance > Insurance litigation Tier 2

Both policyholders and insurers call upon Noerr's insurance law expertise and litigation experience. Among the core competencies are major loss monitoring, D&O, product liability as well as financial loss and liability insurance; including cross-border issues, where Oliver Sieg is a key contact. He jointly heads the practice with Helmut Katschthaler, who is an expert in product liability and recall cost insurance and regularly acts in reinsurance arbitration proceedings. This is complemented by expertise in W&I, cyber insurance and political risk insurance, which is a recent growth topic.

Practice head(s):

Oliver Sieg

Other key lawyers:

Helmut Katschthaler; Thomas Heitzer; Dan Schilbach; Philipp Koch


‘Deep knowledge and experience in insurance and reinsurance.’

‘The team harmonizes perfectly with the firm’s strong liability, product law and regulatory practice. This means that a powerful team with both out-of-court and in-court experience is available for insurance cases of all types.’

‘Best networking in the German insurance scene. Highest professional competence. Strategic skills and forward-looking design of the mandate. High reputation also among the representatives of the opposing side.’

‘Friendly but always binding and absolutely goal-oriented, even in difficult negotiations or project phases.’

‘Noerr’s insurance team is certainly one of the leading ones when it comes to advising policyholders. Particular strengths lie in the areas of product liability and recall cost insurance (Munich – Helmut Katschthaler) and financial lines (Düsseldorf – Oliver Sieg).’

‘Dan Schilbach impresses with his above-average ability to quickly understand the specific case and process complex issues. He is available at any time and has relieved us of a lot of work in our legal support in a cyber insurance lawsuit.’

‘With Helmut Katschthaler, we have already processed and successfully settled a large number of insurance cases, particularly in domestic and foreign recall situations. He is an absolute expert in this area, always up-to-date, well connected and, particularly important for our purposes, confident and experienced in handling international insurance programs.’

‘Helmut Katschthaler provides very comprehensive and far-sighted advice, weighing up all alternatives. High social and professional competence. Oliver Sieg: Great strategist, undisputed in professional expertise and negotiating skills. Philipp Koch: Excellent project manager, learns from the best.’

Key clients

Fidelis Insurance

Work highlights

  • Advising the excess insurer in connection with claims arising from a W&I insurance policy due to alleged insolvency of a subsidiary of the target company at the time of the conclusion of the SPA and the closing.
  • Advice on coverage law for an international transport and logistics service provider on the enforcement of insurance claims from cyber insurance.
  • Advising an Irish and French reinsurer in an ad hoc arbitration relating to Covid-19 exposure claims of a large international primary insurance group headquartered in Germany; large-volume reinsurance program and fundamental questions regarding the aggregation of individual Covid-19 losses.

Intellectual property > Trade marks Tier 2

Noerr's German trade mark practice cooperates closely with the firm's office in Alicante, which focuses on prosecution and strategic advice, while the German dependency specialises in trade mark disputes and IP contracts. Practice head Tobias Dolde also divides his time between Munich and Alicante and can therefore provide clients with comprehensive advice on cross-border litigation and intellectual property rights at international level. With a focus on the consumer goods industry, Christoph Rieken's expertise covers transaction-related and strategic issues as well as representing clients before courts and authorities such as the DPMA and EUIPO. Valentina Nieß (pharmaceutical and consumer goods industry) made associated partner in January 2023.

Practice head(s):

Tobias Dolde

Other key lawyers:


‘The entire Noerr team is always available. Competence across all scenarios. Fast and uncomplicated clarifications. Pragmatic solutions. All from a single source.’

‘Christoph Rieken is an outstanding leader of our team. Pragmatic and combative.’

‘Excellent know-how, international connections.’

‘I have been working with the team for more than 15 years. They are extremely hardworking, responsive and enthusiastic. They always make the effort to understand complicated topics and refine the provisional to an excellent standard.’

‘Not only does the team do a great job, but they also care about the client. They are professional and effective. Highly recommended for anyone needing advice on design and TM protection.’

‘The team around Christoph Rieken is particularly committed, strategically excellent and always available. Very short response times.’

‘Christoph Rieken is particularly hands-on, extremely technically strong and an excellent strategist. Valentina Nieß is excellent in legal proceedings.’

Key clients

Abercrombie & Fitch

Abitron Gruppe

Barry’s Bootcamp LLC


BMG Rights Managements GmbH

Condor Flugdienst GmbH

Crocs Inc

Crocs Europe B.V.



Grand Slam Tennis Properties Ltd.

Health Care Systems


Käfer AG

Kanebo Cosmetics Deutschland GmbH

La Selva GmbH

Marc O’Polo


Philip Morris

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket GmbH & Co. KG

Schutzverband Dresdner Stollen e.V.

Sovereign Brands, LLC

Studiocanal GmbH

Thomas Beton GmbH

Thomas Concrete Group

Triumph Motorcyles

Volvo Trademark Holding AB

Work highlights

  • Advising Barry’s Bootcamp LLC and its German franchisee in several preliminary injunction proceedings before various German regional and higher regional courts against a large Danish sporting goods manufacturer as well as advising on further main proceedings with regard to EU-wide legal remedies and conducting several opposition, revocation and invalidity proceedings before the EUIPO and the DPMA.
  • Advising and representing Kanebo Cosmetics Deutschland GmbH on combating the gray market trade in luxury cosmetics outside a selective distribution system; among other things, representing the company in main proceedings (after successful implementation of an interim injunction procedure through all instances) due to a trade mark infringement against the online and offline sales of gray market goods against German retail chain Real.
  • Multi-jurisdictional representation of Abitron regarding post-M&A disputes regarding various trade marks and corporate symbols. At the same time, disputes are ongoing before, among others, the US Supreme Court, the ECJ as well as several German courts, the EUIPO and the German Patent and Trademark Office.

Intellectual property > Unfair competition Tier 2

Noerr focuses on competition disputes concerning trade secrets and advertising measures on one hand and on IP contract-related matters on the other. The group is predominantly instructed by clients from the gaming, pharmaceutical, automotive as well as retail sectors and led by Tobias Dolde, who specialises in trade mark and design law and divides his time between Alicante and Munich. Important team members include Christoph Rieken and Jessica Loew, who act across the entire soft IP spectrum, including product piracy and domain disputes. Valentina Nieß, who is experienced in competition law violations, made associated partner in January 2023.

Practice head(s):

Tobias Dolde


‘The entire Noerr team is always available. Competence across all scenarios. Fast and uncomplicated clarifications. Pragmatic solutions. All from a single source.’

‘Christoph Rieken is an outstanding leader of our team. Always available. Pragmatic and combative.’

‘Incredible lawyers!!! The professionalism, speed of service, attention to detail, along their strategic thinking is simply outstanding! I would highly recommend Noerr!’

Key clients

Abitron Gruppe

Barry’s Bootcamp LLC

C&A Mode GmbH & Co. KG


Crocs Inc, Crocs Europe B.V.


Marc O’Polo




Work highlights

  • Multijurisdictional trade mark and competition law representation of Arbitron in a case involving post-M&A disputes relating to various trade marks and corporate symbols; there are also parallel disputes before, among others, the US Supreme Court, the ECJ as well as several German courts, the EUIPO and the German Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Advising Mobility Trader GmbH (hey car), a subsidiary of Volkswagen Financial Services AG, on advertising law.

Media > Entertainment Tier 2

Noerr's digital business team combines media law expertise with competencies in e-commerce, IT and corporate law and supports clients from the film industry in transactions and contract negotiations as well as digitisation projects. A particular strength is the support in film project-related  joint ventures and the launch of new digital NFT platforms. The key contacts here are Thorsten Kraul, who jointly leads the practice with digitisation expert Thomas Thalhofer, and Hans Radau, whose advisory focus is on the intersection between M&A and media law. The team is also frequently instructed by collecting societies in antitrust negotiations and proceedings, while Ulrich Michel is well versed in copyright matters.

Practice head(s):

Torsten Kraul; Thomas Thalhofer

Other key lawyers:

Ulrich Michel; Jan Weismantel; Hans Radau; Carsten Bringmann


‘In addition to the individual outstanding quality and speed of the partners, what is unique is the always appropriate, individual combination of relevant specialist experts for each individual legal issue. This means that all possible legal implications – including those that are not apparent to the client in advance – are adequately addressed, discussed and resolved right from the start. I have never experienced a more effective collaboration with a law firm!’

‘Carsten Bringmann is certainly one of the smartest, fastest and most effective German lawyers.’

‘Very satisfied. Professionalism, very good specialist knowledge.’

‘Mr Bringmann is very efficient, quick and always thorough in his work. Even in very time-demanding situations, he always radiates calm, composure and professionalism and thus conveys a feeling of security. This makes their support stand out very positively compared to other law firms.’

Key clients

Allianz Deutscher Produzenten – Film & Fernsehen e.V.

BMG Rights Management GmbH

Bavaria Fiction GmbH

Casino Royal GmbH

Constantin Medien AG

Corint Media

Hearst Corporation

Heinrich Bauer Media Group

Hertha BSC


LÖWEN Entertainment GmbH

Omnicon Group

Right Livelihood Foundation

Sony Pictures Entertainment

Thüringer Staatslotterie

Westdeutscher Rundfunk

Ziegler Film GmbH & Co. KG

Work highlights

  • Advising the leading international media group Omnicom Group Inc on the establishment of a global joint venture with Mercedes-Benz to develop and market NFTs.
  • Representation of Corint Media in a complaint to the Federal Cartel Office due to Google’s violations of the antitrust law ban on abuse and Section 19a GWB through the news offering Google News Showcase.
  • Comprehensive media, funding, corporate and tax law advice to LionsGate on the establishment of a joint venture as well as on the drafting and negotiation of all transaction and production contracts for films.

Germany > Private clients and non-profits Tier 2

Noerr‘s private clients team acts in close cooperation with the corporate law practice and supports family offices and their foundations in inheritance and succession planning as well as in cross-border transactions. The team also assists with contentious matters, including inheritance disputes, as well as with the structuring of investements and funds. Practice head Tobias Bürgers acts at the corporate law interface and advises family businesses and foundations on governance structures. Michael Tommaso made partner in January 2023 and is a key contact for tax law issues; he regularly acts on behalf of companies and foundations. Frank Schuck is well versed in tax optimisation and also advises on the establishment of foundations and contentious proceedings. The former practice co-head Wolfram Theiss (company succession, establishment of foundations and inheritance disputes) moved to HASS DROSS THEISS RECHTSANWÄLTE PARTNERSCHAFT MBB in August 2023.

Practice head(s):

Tobias Bürgers

Other key lawyers:

Key clients


Dieter Schwarz Stiftung

Hermes Johannes Burges Stiftung

Kaufland Stiftung & Co. KG

Allianz Foundation

Villeroy & Boch


Embaré Indústrias Alimentícias S.A.



Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG




Work highlights

  • Advising the Else Kröner Fresenius Foundation as the largest shareholder on the strategic realignment of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA and deconsolidation of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA.
  • Advising the Dieter Schwarz Stiftung gGmbH on the financing of the TU Munich locations in Munich and Heilbronn and on the expansion of the research hub in the field of artificial intelligence with a total of 14 chairs.
  • Longstanding advice to Kaufland-Stiftung & Co. KG on all issues of corporate and group law.

Public sector > Commercial administrative law Tier 2

The main pillars of Noerr's consulting services include, on the private side, regulatory and project-related advice to companies in the energy and financial services sectors, and on public level, advice to and representation of federal ministries in relation to their legislative and regulatory projects. In close cooperation with its energy group, practice head Holger Schmitz advises on the design of a regulatory framework for electric vehicles, the introduction of an energy price cap and the setting up of various federal research projects; the team's energy expertise also comes to the fore in representing the Federal Republic of Germany in two ICSID arbitration proceedings as well as in infrastructure projects. Funding issues, particularly in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, represent another mainstay. Carsten Bringmann is increasingly advising various casino operators on gambling law matters.

Practice head(s):

Holger Schmitz

Other key lawyers:

Carsten Bringmann; Christof Federwisch; Christian Mayer; Bärbel Sachs; Peter Bachmann


‘The support is very intensive and personal with a high level of professional competence. If anything is unclear, the internal network is accessed to quickly clarify even complex issues. With pragmatism, complex contract negotiations are led to a quick conclusion without the quality of regulations having to suffer.’

‘Collaboration works smoothly.’

‘Holger Schmitz: An excellent expert in the field of spatial planning.’

‘The collaboration is always characterized by a pleasant, trusting atmosphere. Legal and practical/strategic considerations are always presented in a comprehensible and understandable manner, whereby questions are also addressed or aspects that arise from the authority’s perspective of technical and legal competencies are taken into account.’

‘The collaboration with Holger Schmitz and Christof Federwisch was particularly successful, also due to Dr. Schmitz geo-commercial knowledge. The collaboration with both gentlemen is characterised by a high degree of professionalism and competence. This also applies to the communication of legal and strategic considerations to colleagues without a legal background.’

‘Constructive and goal-oriented advice and litigation. As clients, we were very well integrated into the litigation and were always fully informed. The collaboration with Carsten Bringmann was very trusting.’

Key clients

Agricultural Bank of China Limited

Bazan Group Oil Refineries Limited

BlueBet Operations Ltd.

Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur

Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz

Bundesrepublik Deutschland


German Tote Service- und Beteiligungs GmbH / Wettstar GmbH

Handelsverband Deutschland – HDE – e.V.

Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen

ING Bank

Iberdrola Renovables


Norddeutsche Landesbank

Robert Bosch

SAIC Motor Europe B.V.

Thüringer Staatslotterie

VTB (Europe) Bank SE

Work highlights

  • Advising the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection on the introduction of the electricity price brake planned by the federal government as well as the gas and heat price brake.
  • Advising VTB (Europe) Bank on the conduct of its business in the interests of creditors and deposit protection with the main intention of ensuring compliance with sanctions law.
  • Advising ING Bank / Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen / Nord/LB, Norddeutsche Landesbank / Agricultural Bank of China Limited on the successful conclusion of a new financing agreement with STEAG.

Public sector > Planning and environment Tier 2

With expertise in energy law, environmental regulation and litigation, Noerr's broad expertise is primarily aimed at energy suppliers, real estate developers and public sector players seeking advice on urban development projects as well as at large companies in need of ESG advice. Energy lawyer Christof Federwisch represents clients in a variety of approval and planning proceedings in connection with offshore wind farm projects and is also involved in energy litigation, while practice head and compliance expert Holger Schmitz provides policy-oriented and litigation advice on large urban developments. Christian Alexander Mayer is considered a key contact for electromobility projects and has additional expertise in ​​product compliance.

Practice head(s):

Holger Schmitz

Other key lawyers:

Christian Alexander Meyer; Christof Federwisch; Peter Bachmann

Key clients

Atmira Gruppe

Bundesrepublik Deutschland

Deutsche Wohnen


HOWOGE Wohnungsbaugesellschaft mbH

Hessisches Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Energie, Verkehr und Wohnen

IBERDROLA Renovables

Landeshauptstadt Wiesbaden

Landesverband Erneuerbare Energien NRW

McDonald’s Deutschland

Nature Infrastructure Capital (NIC)

SEG Stadtentwicklungsgesellschaft der Landeshauptstadt Wiesbaden

SL Naturenergie Gruppe

Stadt Frankfurt

Stadt Köln

Swisspower Renewables AG

Work highlights

  • Representing the Federal Republic of Germany in an ICSID arbitration against Austrian investors from the Strabag Group.
  • Advising Iberdrola on the planning approval proceedings for the construction of the Windanker offshore wind farm as well as on the tender for 7,000 MW in the German North and Baltic Seas.
  • Advising Deutsche Wohnen on the acquisition of a portfolio of twelve real estate project developments yet to be built, which includes approximately 1,500 residential and commercial units with a total of approximately 114,000 m² of rental space at twelve locations in Leipzig, Cologne, Dresden and Böblingen.

Real estate and construction > Project development Tier 2

Real estate and construction > Real estate Tier 2

Noerr regularly assists with private equity, financing and restructuring-related matters in the real estate sector and frequently cooperates with the banking and finance experts as well as the restructuring practice; another key strength is asset management. Practice head Annette Pospich focuses on transactions as well as financing and structuring issues. She specialises in transactions in the retail, office and logistics asset categories, including related financing and investment law matters. Tim Behrens (transactions) was appointed to partner in January 2023.

Practice head(s):

Annette Pospich

Other key lawyers:


‘The practice is characterized by an extremely high level of professional expertise combined with a profound economic understanding and a very good overview of the respective market.’

‘Annette Pospich’s negotiation skills and solution-oriented approach also make it possible to solve seemingly unsolvable tasks.’

‘The real estate team covers all legal issues by involving additional specialists. The client relationship works thanks to a main contact.’

‘Annette Pospich is our go-to contact and strong negotiator.’

‘The absolute reliability (24/7), quick response, strong negotiation and methodological skills are highly valued, strong in terms of content with the additional economic understanding.’

Work highlights

Restructuring and insolvency > Restructuring Tier 2

Noerr's restructuring expertise is requested by investors, companies in crisis and creditors, which the team advises on financial restructuring as well as distressed M&A. Additionally, the team assists with reorganisation measures as well as a dedicated distressed disputes team covering relevant contentious matters. The practice is led by Thomas Hoffmann, who is experienced in trusteeships, and Marlies Raschke, who handles distressed M&A matters and out-of-court restructurings. Further key contacts are Dorothee Prosteder (restructuring, distressed M&A, insolvency law) and Simone Schönen (restructuring and refinancing, bond structuring).

Practice head(s):

Marlies Raschke; Thomas Hoffmann

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Adolf Mohr Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co KG

Agricultural Bank of China

AEQUITA Management SE Investmentgesellschaft

AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA

Avalkreditgeber der STEAG GmbH

Beissbarth GmbH

Bundesrepublik Deutschland – Finanzagentur GmbH

Compleo Charging Solutions AG

Fidelis Insurance Ireland DAC

GERRY WEBER International AG

Gienanth Group GmbH

GLAS Trust Corporation Ltd.

Hertha BSC

Inhaber von Schuldscheinen der ORPEA S.A

J&T Banka

KKR Credit Advisors (EMEA) LLP

Silvercourt Capital


Techno Design

Westron Group

Work highlights

  • Advising KKR Credit Advisors (EMEA) LLP on the restructuring of elevator parts supplier Wittur.

Germany > Antitrust Tier 3

Noerr is well versed in national and cross-border merger control, compliance, cartel damages compensation proceedings as well as supporting clients in antitrust investigations by the Federal Cartel Office and the European Commission. Practice head Fabian Badtke (finance, healthcare & life sciences sectors) regularly acts at the interface with EU state aid law, while Kathrin Westermann routinely leads in cartel, abuse and merger control proceedings before the relevant authorities. Alexander Birnstiel has expertise in digital antitrust law and also covers matters at the IP law interface.

Practice head(s):


‘Fabian Badtke: An excellent antitrust lawyer, working with him is a pleasure.’

‘Client-oriented, competent and friendly competition team.’

‘Sarah Blazek: She was very helpful in our case, especially since we were working under considerable time pressure. She was very good at stepping in when needed and making sure everything went according to plan. She provided helpful insight when needed and guided us through the process.’

‘Alexander Birnstiel: Competent and reliable and always available at short notice.’

‘There seems to be a good atmosphere among the team members. Good communication and a good sense of the client company’s goals.’

Key clients

Deutsche Börse AG

BVR Bundesverband der Deutschen Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken

PACCAR Inc. / DAF Trucks N.V. / DAF Trucks Deutschland GmbH

Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co. Ltd.

Altice Geodesia

Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH (DFL)


Lech-Stahlwerke GmbH / Max Aicher GmbH & Co. KG


Corint Media

Heinrich Bauer Verlag

KPS Capital Partners

Stellantis / PSA Automobiles SA / Automobiles Peugeot SA

Lear Corporation


Alcmene / Liwathon / PCK Raffinerie (Schwedt)

solarisBank AG

TeamBank / Genossenschaftsbanken

Work highlights

  • Advising and representing the BVR in various damages proceedings brought before the LG Berlin (including JET, Rossmann) due to damages allegedly suffered due to the payment of allegedly excessive dealer fees.
  • Defense of DAF Trucks NV and DAF Trucks Deutschland GmbH against all claims for damages made in Germany due to the truck cartel (EU Commission, AT 39824 – Trucks).
  • Advice on merger control law and registration with the Federal Cartel Office on the cooperation between solarisBank and the ADAC regarding the issue of the ADAC credit card (co-branding).

Banking and finance > Financial services: regulatory Tier 3

Noerr‘s multidisciplinary approach focuses on cross-practice cooperation, such as the advice on remuneration matters at the employment law interface, topics pertaining to IT security, data-driven business models and banking secrecy at the IT and data protection intersection as well as M&A transactions. Among the client roster are banks, payment services providers, asset managers, investors and companies, which regularly instruct the team on compliance matters, including MiFID and MiFID II in the securities area, AML matters as well as cooperation agreements and BaFin procedures and issues pertaining to payment services law. The team is led by insurance supervisory law experts Thomas Heitzer and Jens Kunz, who comprehensively cover financial regulatory, investment and money laundering law. The regulatory expertise in transactions was strengthened with the partner appointment of Dominik Kloka in January 2024.

Practice head(s):

Jens Kunz; Thomas Heitzer

Other key lawyers:

Torsten Fett; Karl-Alexander Neumann; Dominik Kloka


‘Excellent expertise, extremely quick response and top analytical skills.’

‘Karl-Alexander Neumann, in particular, stood out in our project because of his broad specialist knowledge and high performance.’

‘Very technically experienced and customer-oriented team in banking supervisory law.’

‘Jens Kunz has many years of expertise and is extremely familiar with new regulatory developments and the clients’ needs.’

‘Very friendly and courteous staff who strive to implement customer wishes in the best possible way. ‘

‘Jens Kunz is a pragmatic, experienced and solution-oriented lawyer who keeps an eye on current issues. Targeted advice that is not aimed at generating new mandates.’

Key clients

Baader Bank AG

FlatexDEGIRO Bank AG

Frankfurter Volksbank eG


Lunis Vermögensmanagement AG

Summit Partners

VTB Bank (Europe) SE

Wirecard AG (Insolvenzverwalter)

Deutsche Börse

Work highlights

  • Advising Summit Partners on a buy-and-build strategy to acquire independent asset managers in the DACH region; Structuring an innovative PE acquisition structure under the newly enacted Securities Institutions Act (WpIG).
  • Advising VTB Bank (Europe) SE on the repatriation of business activities.
  • Advising a leading German bank on a BaFin procedure with regard to AML compliance, including an expert opinion.

Banking and finance > Lending and borrowing Tier 3

Noerr's recent work includes the advice to banks on syndicated loans in the context of M&A and restructuring transactions, such as the advice to a banking consortium in connection with the large-scale restructuring of STEAG. Practice head Andreas Naujoks frequently took the lead in these restructuring matters; he has additional expertise in corporate and acquisition financing as well as real estate financing, where the practice is also instructed by companies. Other competencies include ESG-related finance transactions, promissory note loans, refinancing and mezzanine financing as well as venture debt and leveraged buyouts.

Practice head(s):

Andreas Naujoks

Other key lawyers:

Nikolai Warneke; Torsten Wehrhahn; Alexander Schilling; Michael Schuhmacher; Dorian Legel


‘Andreas Naujocks: Very proactive, good communicator, brilliant strategist.’

‘Alexander Schilling is very hard-working and committed.’

‘Fast service, good accessibility, targeted advice.’

Key clients

Aurelius Alpha Invest GmbH/VAG Holding GmbH

Bundesrepublik Deutschland – Finanzagentur GmbH

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft

Deutsche Bank AG

DuMont Mediengruppe GmbH & Co. KG

Dussmann Stiftung & Co. KGaA

European Investmentbank

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA

IDT Biologika GmbH

LEG Immobilien SE


Peach Property Gruppe

Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich Aktiengesellschaft

SAF Holland SE

Schaltbau Holding AG

Schwarz Gruppe

Sparkasse Rhein Nahe

TAG Immobilien AG

UniCredit Bank AG

Willy Bogner GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advising AEQUITA SE & Co. KGaA with a cross-practice team on the acquisition of the IFA Group (IFA Holding GmbH).
  • Advising a group of promissory note holders worth almost €1 billion on the largest European restructuring transaction of ORPEA SA in France.
  • Advising the guarantee lenders on the successful conclusion of a new financing agreement with STEAG.

Banking and finance > Real estate finance Tier 3

Noerr focuses on acquisition financing in connection with ESG-related performance indicators and is regularly instructed by banks, sponsors and other financial institutions. Most recently, the team advised on senior, mezzanine and bridge financing as well as refinancing and joint ventures in the real estate sector, frequently in connection with the construction of logistics centers, although the team covers various asset classes. Practice head Andreas Naujoks routinely assists with national and international financing transactions and has experience in corporate financing and restructuring. Counsel Doreen Pape (real estate and acquisition financing, corporate finance) is another key contact.

Practice head(s):

Andreas Naujoks

Other key lawyers:

Karsten Fink; Doreen Pape; Dorian Legel

Key clients

A&T Alpha |Credit SA

Ara Venn Fonds


Berliner Hypo

Berliner Sparkasse

Caerus Debt Investments



ING Bank



NordLB/Deutsche Hypo

Peach Property Gruppe

Postbank- eine Niederlassung der Deutsche Bank AG

Prime Capital Access

TAG Immobilien AG

Work highlights

  • Advising a banking consortium on the construction of a district consisting of ten building plots with diverse uses for different target groups and generations with around 128,800m² of rental space.
  • Advising a banking consortium consisting of NordLB, Commerzbank, Landesbank Saar, Sparkasse Bremen AG, Sparkasse Hannover, Stadtsparkasse München and Airbus Bank on the valuation of the T2 financing completed in 2019 (part of the overall project The Four by Groß & Partner in Frankfurt).
  • Advising TAG Immobilien AG on a €200 million capital increase with subscription rights and on the extension of the bridge financing.

Capital markets > Debt capital markets Tier 3

DAX and MDAX companies as well as banks recently instructed Noerr's DCM practice to advise on the set-up EMTN programs and debt issuance programs, on bond issuance, including Nordic bonds, and bond restructuring. In capital market transactions with a US connection - this applies in particular to the high-yield sphere and US placements - the group cooperates with US firms. The practice is jointly led by Holger Alfes and Julian Schulze De la Cruz, both of whom are experienced in DCM and ECM as well as in ongoing corporate and M&A matters. Dominik Kloka (DCM, regulated products, financial regulatory law) made partner in January 2024.

Practice head(s):

Holger Alfes; Julian Schulze De la Cruz

Other key lawyers:

Dominik Kloka; Laurenz Wieneke


‘Technically excellent, very structured, pragmatic.’

‘Professional product knowledge. Can explain complex issues in an understandable way. Negotiating strength with law firms on the other side. International.’

Dr. Schulze De la Cruz and Dr. Wieneke are excellent experts in their field.

Available at any time. Teamwork.

Key clients

Alvotech Holdings S.A.

Paul Weiss

Baader Bank AG

Bank of Communications Co. Ltd.


Demetra Holding S.p.A.

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA

Hertha BSC GmbH & Co. KGaA

Mutares SE & Co. KGaA


Quirin Privatbank AG

Semper idem Underberg AG

TAG Immobilien AG

Work highlights

  • Advising Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA on the issuance of a €750 million senior unsecured bond.
  • Advising investment company Mutares SE & Co. KGaA on the planned public placement of bonds with a total volume of over €100 million, including a public exchange offer for its existing €80 million and the subsequent increase to €150 million.
  • Advising CECONOMY AG on the issue and admission of new shares as well as the issue of convertible bonds.

Capital markets > Equity capital markets Tier 3

In addition to IPOs, Noerr's capital markets expertise also includes capital increases and subscription rights issues; the practice recently saw an increase in instructions on the banking side, but nonetheless still has numerous companies among its clients. Holger Alfes is experienced in ECM as well as in M&A and financing transactions and jointly leads the practice with Julian Schulze De la Cruz, who advises shareholders, banks and listed companies. Philip Schmoll is another key contact, particularly for corporate- and compliance-related matters.

Practice head(s):

Holger Alfres; Julian Schulze De la Cruz

Other key lawyers:

Laurenz Wieneke; Stephan Schulz; Philip Schmoll


‘Very strong combination of broad experience in capital markets and corporate law, both on the issuer side and (especially) on the bank side.’

‘Julian Schulze De la Cruz: Very experienced, balanced and pragmatic.’

‘The team is very practical, including BaFin’s administrative practice, and can therefore provide very tailored advice. It also understands the practical difficulties faced by companies and can therefore offer very pragmatic solutions and go along with them.’

‘Philip Schmoll: Very careful and service-oriented.’

‘Stephan Schulz is a very smart corporate and capital market lawyer. There is no topic on which he does not have or develop an informed opinion.’

Key clients

B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co. Aktiengesellschaft


Daimler Truck AG



Hypoport SE


Quirin Privatbank

SML Group

Stifel Europe Bank AG

TAG Immobilien AG

The Social Chain AG

Work highlights

  • Advising TAG Immobilien AG on a €202 million subscription rights capital increase.
  • Advising H&K AG on a debt-to-equity swap and a rights issue to implement a debt-to-equity swap.
  • Advising syndicate banks B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co. Aktiengesellschaft and Stifel Europe Bank AG on the postponed IPO of energy storage specialist INITILION AG.

Compliance > Internal investigations Tier 3

Noerr primarily assists DAX companies in the financial services, manufacturing and technology sectors with internal investigations and advises on allegations in connection with regulatory and tax law, sanctions, ESG, data protection and HR compliance. Torsten Fett is well versed in stock corporation and capital markets law and jointly heads the team with Sophia Habbe, who regularly supports cross-border investigations in connection with diversity and inclusion. Christian Pelz is experienced in corruption, fraud and embezzlement-related investigations, while Alida Gölz, who was appointed to associate partner in January 2023, covers regulatory issues and internal investigations. Senior associate Jana Hanke handles the criminal law interface. Stefanie Bischof (regulatory investigations) left the firm in June 2023 for an in-house position.

Practice head(s):

Torsten Fett; Sophia Habbe

Other key lawyers:

Christian Pelz; Alida Gölz; Jana Hanke


‘Very committed, well-positioned and diverse team, high flexibility, high level of professional expertise.’

‘Very motivated and qualified team members with different focuses.’

Key clients

Hertha, Berliner Sport-Club (Hertha B.S.C.) e.V. & Hertha BSC GmbH & Co. KGaA

Work highlights

  • Internal investigation for an international machinery manufacturer with regard to compliance with EU-Russia sanctions; Support in further improving the internal compliance program.

Germany > Consumer goods and food law Tier 3

Noerr's product compliance team advises on food-related product law (including product compliance, product liability and regulatory issues) and focuses on cosmetics, consumer goods and products that come into contact with food. The practice is co-led from Munich by Arun Kapoor (focus on technical compliance, product regulation of consumer products, product recalls) and Thomas Klindt (civil product liability issues and public law). The team regularly cooperates with Evelyn Schulz, who heads the life sciences practice in Dresden, and assists companies in the food and pharmaceuticals sectors with regulatory issues, sales and contract law issues.

Practice head(s):

Evelyn Schulz; Arun Kapoor; Thomas Klindt

Key clients

Procter & Gamble Germany

Deichmann SE

tonies GmbH

Lomotex GmbH

Tristel GmbH

SPRK Global

Käfer AG



Geobra Brandstätter Stiftung & Co. KG

RICOSTA Schuhfabriken GmbH

Home Shopping Europe GmbH/HSE

Wanzl GmbH & Co. KG

Schoko Winterscheidt GmbH


Work highlights

  • Advising a leading Latin American pharmaceutical company on the market launch of an isotonic drink in delimitation to pharmaceutical law.
  • Comprehensive advice and representation of Kanebo Cosmetics Deutschland GmbH to combat the gray market trade in luxury cosmetics outside of a selective distribution system.
  • Advice on product law and representation of an international manufacturer of childcare products in various fine proceedings due to alleged violation of approval requirements.

Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation Tier 3

Insurance > Advice to insurers Tier 3

Noerr primarily advises banks and insurers, which benefit from the expertise in interfacing corporate, M&A, capital markets, antitrust, tax and employment law matters. Practice head Thomas Heitzer advises insurers and reinsurers on insurance company law, particularly supervisory law matters as well as insurance portfolios and restructuring. In the area of ​​insurance distribution, Lisa Haseloff advises on regulatory requirements, including in the context of digital distribution systems.

Practice head(s):

Thomas Heitzer

Other key lawyers:


‘I used the services of Thomas Heitzer and Lisa Haselhoff on insurance-related topics. Key Strengths: The team’s commercial approach stands out, along with the ability to concretely explain risks and potential solutions to complex legal matters.’

‘I really appreciate the team’s availability, they really go “the extra mile” to get things done on time.’

‘I appreciate Thomas Heitzer for his pragmatic approach and his ability to explain complex legal matters simply and understandably.’

‘Lisa Haselhoff should be praised for her sociability and availability.’

‘Particularly noteworthy is the professional competence, reliability and understanding of the operational characteristics of large organizations.’

Key clients

Getsafe GmbH

heycar Group (Mobility Trader Holding GmbH)

BBV-Gruppe Die Bayrische

Allianz SE

Europäische Direktbank


Bayerische Versorgungskammer

Work highlights

  • Advising a large German primary insurance group on the group’s regulatory restructuring in international business; complex owner control procedure with supervisory authorities in other EU countries.
  • Advising a pension fund on restructuring with the participation of BaFin; Solving unaddressed legal requirements and developing a model with BaFin.
  • Advising various primary insurance groups on the design of investments worth billions.

Intellectual property > Patent litigation: solicitors Tier 3

Noerr's advice covers forensic infringement and nullity proceedings, including FRAND-related proceedings, while the team acts with a particular focus on telecommunications, connected cars, electronics and pharmaceuticals. Considered an expert for standard-essential patents, Ralph Nack is particularly active in the mechanical engineering and electronics sectors and heads the practice. In addition to patent disputes, associated partner Armin Kühne is further experienced in handling research and development contracts and licensing matters.

Practice head(s):

Ralph Nack

Other key lawyers:


‘Noerr has very good local contacts and helps clients greatly in understanding the local legal framework.’

“The team is good at solving difficult problems in quite creative ways and is open to exploring all possibilities.”

‘Ralph Nack is very creative when it comes to exploring new legal arguments. In addition, he understands how to think from the client’s perspective when preparing legal opinions.’

‘The good combination of specialists from different areas ensures that the case is examined from many sides. I like Noerr’s lawyers and their work ethic. They are easy to work with.’

‘Attention to detail and friendly attitude.’

Key clients

AIM Sport Vision AG

Andritz Küsters GmbH

Andritz Separation GmbH

Cambridge Mobile Technology

Centripetal Networks

Dellner Bubenzer

Edelmann Technology

Fluke Deutschland


Joskin AG





Work highlights

  • Represented Centripetal Networks in numerous patent infringement and invalidity disputes involving advanced network security technology against competitors Cisco, Palo Alto Networks and Keysight.
  • Represented Xiaomi in various patent disputes relating to standard essential patents, including active and defensive FRAND proceedings, as well as litigation prohibition proceedings, including a US 1782 discovery proceedings.
  • Represented Honor in litigation involving five SEPs relating to standards essential patents against VoiceAge, including FRAND defense and various counterattacks.

Public sector > State aid Tier 3

Noerr houses expertise in state aid law as well as overlapping antitrust issues and represents private companies and public sector clients in various litigation, notification and audit proceedings. EU state aid expert Sarah Blazek jointly leads the practice with antitrust lawyer Fabian Badtke and is particularly experienced in defending public stabilisation and restructuring initiatives pertaining to the Corona and energy crises. Blazek further assists public sector clients with state aid compliant structuring of such measures and advises companies across sectors on eligibility issues and foreign subsidies regulation. State aid advice on real estate transactions represents another practice mainstay.

Practice head(s):

Fabian Badtke; Sarah Blazek

Other key lawyers:

Jens Peter Schmidt


‘The team is technically excellent, responds very quickly to inquiries and is always well informed about proceeding status and next steps. New information is summarised and transmitted immediately, clearly and precisely. Lawyers are available at any time, I feel like a first class client.’

‘Sarah Blazek: Gives clear and pragmatic advice, she knows everyone involved in the federal government and the EU Commission and we always feel super supported.’

Key clients

Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz

Bundesrepublik Deutschland – Finanzagentur GmbH

Condor Flugdienst GmbH

Deutsche Fußball Ligaa

Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln

Work highlights

  • Representing Condor in several disputes with Ryanair before the General Court of the European Union (ECG) in Luxembourg.
  • Advising the BMWK on state aid in connection with the ongoing coal phase-out in Germany and on state aid in connection with the energy price caps in the form of a German aid scheme worth €50 billion to support companies in connection with the war in Ukraine.
  • Advising the federal government (via the finance agency) on the merger control and state aid review of a stabilisation package for TUI AG using funds from the federal economic stabilisation fund.

White-collar crime > Advice to companies Tier 3

Noerr‘s white-collar crime and tax law capacities are underpinned by longstanding experience in internal investigations and extend to criminal, confiscation and (association) administrative proceedings, where the team assists with allegations of money laundering, trade secret violations and cybercrime. Christian Pelz (fraud, embezzlement, criminal accounting, capital markets and employment law; environmental crimes, criminal tax and customs law as well as criminal foreign trade law) and Volker Rosengarten (defence against and management of cyber attacks, trade secret violations and criminal tax law issues) lead the practice together. Alida Gölz (foreign trade law and money laundering) made partner in January 2023.

Practice head(s):

Christian Pelz; Volker Rosengarten

Other key lawyers:


‘Volker Rosengarten is an experienced white-collar criminal lawyer.’

‘Noerr’s white collar criminal lawyers are proven experts with excellent legal, tactical and strategic skills who act very well organized, efficiently and effectively.’

‘Volker Rosengarten: Always available, solution-oriented and gives calm and targeted advice. It supports companies in crises as a reliable anchor point and quickly leads them out of such critical situations.’

‘Christian Pelz is the figurehead.’

‘Volker Rosengarten is an outstanding lawyer because he does not focus on simply fixing himself on a maximum position for the benefit of his clients, but rather works to find a solution that is potentially acceptable to all parties.’

‘Volker Rosengarten: A very experienced, prudent, goal-oriented and hands-on consultant.’

‘Christian Pelz: An outstanding white-collar criminal law expert who is characterized by the highest level of professional expertise.’

‘Christian Pelz is very competent and wonderfully pragmatic. He understands connections immediately and can also make an assessment immediately and quickly.’

Key clients

Hertha, Berliner Sport-Club (Hertha B.S.C.) e.V. & Hertha BSC GmbH & Co. KGaA

Work highlights

  • Defending a major German bank in investigations into violations of money laundering regulations.
  • Representation of a German listed real estate company in investigations into allegations of embezzlement against corporate bodies in the sale of a property.

Industry focus > Healthcare and life sciences Tier 4

Noerr's practice closely cooperates with the M&A team and frequently assists with transactions pertaining to nursing care facilities, hospitals, medical care centers and medical devices. The team offers further cross-practice capacities in the digital healthcare segment, where expertise in digital commerce and life sciences matters is combined. The practice is led by food law specialist Evelyn Schulz; she is supported by Susann Jahn, who is experienced in regulatory matters and joined the partner roster in early 2023.

Practice head(s):

Evelyn Schulz

Other key lawyers:

Susann Jahn

Key clients

Ada Health

Advokatfirman Vinge


Arrow Generics



Butler Snow

Carl Zeiss

Casa Verde Capital


Cerner Corporation

Debeka Krankenversicherung

Doctor mi! GmbH

DRK Kliniken Nordhessen

Ergon Capital Partners

Europäische Investitionsbank


Fresenius Medical Care


Helios Kliniken GmbH

Hera Residenzen Pflege

Home Shopping Europe GmbH


Laureus Capital



Loyens & Loeff


New Flag


Procter & Gamble

Qualitätssicherungs-Initiative Pathologie QuIP

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc

Stada Arzneimittel AG

Wacker Biotech

Wir für Gesundheit

Work highlights

  • Advising Ada Health on medical device law and data protection issues.
  • Advising a leading generic drug manufacturer on the defense of antitrust claims for damages following the European Commission’s fine decision in Lundbeck due to an alleged delay in placing a generic drug on the market.
  • Advising the Else Kröner-Fresenius Foundation on the ongoing reorganization of the Fresenius Group.

Germany > Tax Tier 4

Noerr focuses on transaction, fund and group tax law and thus advises large national and international companies, investment funds, insurance companies and wealthy individuals on tax aspects of transactions, investments and restructuring; this is complemented by experience in succession issues and tax proceedings. Tax advisor Carsten Heinz (transactional tax law, corporate reorganisations) and Georg Edelmann, who is experienced in the tax structuring of large medium-sized companies, international companies and financial institutions as well as in tax audits and tax litigation, jointly head the practice. The arrival of Andre Happel from Fieldfisher in February 2023 further strengthened the transactional tax practice, while succession planning expert Michael Tommaso made partner in January 2023.

Practice head(s):

Carsten Heinz; Georg Edelmann

Other key lawyers:

Elmar Bindl; Martin Haisch; Andre Happel; Michael Tommaso; Elisabeth Dworschak; Sebastian Leidel


‘The team led by Carsten Heinz follows a holistic approach that has economic understanding at the core of its tax structure advice.’

‘Carsten Heinz has the gift, which is very rare among tax lawyers, of communicating difficult matters and proposed solutions in an understandable manner so that clients are empowered to make decisions. His calmness and razor-sharp precision in negotiations are impressive.’

‘The practice covers all relevant tax areas.’

‘High level of specialist and industry knowledge from Georg Edelmann.’

‘My law firm for complex international tax disputes.’

‘Georg Edelman deserves special mention. He has a keen legal mind and a great ability to identify and resolve potential problems in large and complex transactions and disputes.’

‘Well-rehearsed interaction between law and tax and an excellent understanding of each other.’

Key clients



Golding Capital

Union Investment




Die Developer/Projektentwicklung

JT Bank

Work highlights

  • Advising media group Omnicom Group Inc. on the divestment of its various businesses in Russia, including the divestment of AO BBDO Group with over 30 subsidiaries, TBWA Group and Ketchum Group.
  • Advising JT Bank on the structuring of several large real estate portfolios in the European environment.
  • Regular legal, tax and investment advice to Golding Capital Partners on investments by various umbrella funds in various private equity and debt funds.

Public sector > Public procurement Tier 5

In addition to representing bidders in award and review proceedings, Noerr's procurement practice provides interdisciplinary advice on a range of regulatory procurement issues. Practice head Julian von Lucius advises on antitrust and procurement obligations in connection with corporate projects and business model changes. On project level, the practice has accumulated particular industry knowledge in the infrastructure and IT areas; among other matters, the team is increasingly active in tenders for the energy and transport transition.

Practice head(s):

Julian von Lucius

Other key lawyers:

Olav Wagner; Carsten Bringmann; Ines Mittermeier

Key clients

EAM GmbH & Co. KG


MIDEWA Wasserversorgungsgesellschaft in Mitteldeutschland GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advising a provider of charging infrastructure on procurement , contract and public law related to its participation in the procurement procedure for the so-called ‘Deutschlandnetz’ by the BMVI and Autobahn GmbH, including negotiations with the BMVD.
  • Comprehensive procurement and corporate advice to EAM GmbH & Co. KG on the conception and implementation of the establishment of a company that will support municipal shareholders with various services during the energy transition.
  • Public law advice to Wettstar GmbH, including with regard to a possible application for one of four concessions advertised by the Schleswig-Holstein Ministry of the Interior for the organisation of online casino games.

In a rapidly changing world, Noerr anticipates developments, transforming change into advantage and charting new ways into the future. Covering the full depth and breadth of corporate and business law, its 500 advisors craft solutions with a strategic perspective. Together they help international corporations, family-owned businesses, financial investors and the public sector to achieve maximum possible impact, sustainability and resilience.

Noerr has offices in ten countries, partners with top law firms worldwide and is the exclusive member firm in Germany for Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 125+ countries.

Department Name Email Telephone
Companies & Transactions
Banking & Finance Andreas Naujoks
Capital Markets Holger Alfes
Capital Markets Julian Schulze De la Cruz
Corporate Michael Brellochs
Corporate Martin Neuhaus
Employment & Pensions Andreas Butz
Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Michael Brellochs
Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Julia Sophia Habbe
Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Christian Alexander Mayer
Family-owned Businesses & Private Clients Tobias Bürgers
Mergers & Acquisitions Natalie Daghles
Mergers & Acquisitions Laurenz Tholen
Private Equity Christoph Thiermann
Private Equity Felix Blobel
Real Estate Investment Group Annette Pospich
Restructuring & Insolvency Thomas Hoffmann
Restructuring & Insolvency Marlies Raschke
Tax Carsten Heinz
Tax Georg Edelmann
Antitrust & Competition Alexander Birnstiel
Antitrust & Competition Fabian Badtke
Data Privacy Daniel Rücker
Data, Tech & Telecoms Tobias Frevert
Data, Tech & Telecoms Daniel Rücker
EU State Aid Sarah Blazek
Energy & Infrastructure Christof Federwisch
Energy & Infrastructure Katrin Andrä
Financial Services Regulation Thomas Heitzer
Financial Services Regulation Jens H. Kunz
International Trade & Investment Controls Bärbel Sachs
Life Sciences Evelyn Schulz
Insurance & Reinsurance Thomas Heitzer
Regulatory & Governmental Affairs Bärbel Sachs
Telecommunications Tobias Frevert
Telecommunications Tobias Bosch
Dispute Resolution
Arbitration Anke Meier
Class & Mass Action Defense Henner Schläfke
Compliance & Investigations Torsten Fett
Compliance & Investigations Julia Sophia Habbe
Coporate & Financial Litigation Christine Volohonsky
Distressed Disputes Simone Schönen
Distressed Disputes Oliver Sieg
Intellectual Property Tobias Dolde
Liability & Insurance Oliver Sieg
Liability & Insurance Helmut Katschthaler
Product Liability & Product Compliance Arun Kapoor
Product Liability & Product Compliance Thomas Klindt
Advisory Santiago Ruiz de Vargas
Advisory Oliver Schließer
Automotive & New Mobility Christian Alexander Mayer
Automotive & New Mobility Albin Ströbl
Commerce & Trade Michael Reiling
Digital Business / IT & Outsourcing Peter Bräutigam
Digital Business / IT & Outsourcing Thomas Thalhofer
Digital Business / IT & Outsourcing Torsten Kraul
Media Jan Weismantel
Number of lawyers : 580
In this country : 450
Lex Mundi
Contacts : Torsten Fett (managing partner)
Contacts : Alexander Ritvay (managing partner)
Other offices :
: Alicante
: Berlin
: Bratislava
: Brussels
: Bucharest
: Budapest
: Dresden
: Düsseldorf
: Frankfurt
: Hamburg
: London
: New York
: Prague
: Warsaw