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60486 FRANKFURT AM MAIN
Deloitte Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH > The Legal 500 Rankings
During the 2017/ 2018 research period, Deloitte Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH handled several instructions from major domestic and international banks, private banks, asset mangers, fintech start-ups and companies to advise on Brexit and fintech issues alongside the implementation of MiFID II and PSD 2. In Brexit-related work, Mathias Hanten’s team assisted various finance sector players with the development of company relocation strategies. In other work, foreign clients, most notably from China, India and the Middle East, routinely instruct the practice to assist with German market entry matters including the establishment of institutions and the acquisition of targets, while, in fintech, the team focuses on blockchain and cryptocurrency work, which is frequently dealt with in co-operation with its IT team. Recently, the practice advised an asset manager on contract adjustment matters following MiFID II, and assisted a financial services provider with licensing procedures for the establishment of a branch in a non-member country. Frankfurt-based Alexander Heist and Düsseldorf-based Albrecht Kindler are other key members of the team.
Deloitte Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH provides ‘a lean team structure’, ‘manoeuvres the client towards core issues’ and has ‘access to experts in other areas as needed’. The group worked with the firm’s labour and antitrust departments in advising Grupo Ferrer Internacional on the sale of Trommsdorff to Dermapharm. In another highlight, it assisted Kyocera with the acquisition of software provider Alos. Michael von Rüden, who is ‘competent’ and ‘responsive’, and ‘thinks like an entrepreneur’, led advice on this matter. Harald Stang ‘keeps an eye on all the components of a transaction’ and Julia Petersen ‘takes all areas into account and is a good negotiator’. Markus Schackmann is also recommended.
Deloitte Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH > Firm Profile
Experience the future of law, today. In an ever more global, interconnected and complex world, companies need smart lawyers who bring more to the table than legal advice and memoranda. They need their legal advisors to work better, faster and with lower total cost. Someone who knows their business and industry, yet thinks and works in new ways. A steady hand at the centre of the transformation all around. An expert in law, commerce and technology, who is able to serve its clients globally. An accomplished confidante who is both pragmatic and pioneering.
With more than 2,000 legal professionals in over 80 countries around the globe and more than 130 lawyers in Germany, Deloitte Legal invites businesses to experience the future of law, today.
In working with Deloitte Legal, companies can benefit from a commercial mindset that integrates legal, business and industry expertise. Deloitte Legal knows that legal matters don’t happen in a vacuum but emerge from real-world demands and permeate every aspect of business. The firm thinks not only like lawyers but like business people – seeking to understand your specific operating model. The firm addresses legal questions not just in the abstract but with a holistic understanding of what your organisation is trying to achieve. More than simply responding to challenges as they emerge, Deloitte Legal is proactive about helping you craft solutions to new legal and business issues.
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Areas of practice
Corporate and mergers and acquisitions services: Deloitte Legal* provides a full range of corporate law services from complex advisory services related to major business life events through to general secretarial services. Deloitte Legal advises both domestic and non-domestic companies as well as national and international groups of companies. Its specialists provide tailored solutions for demanding corporate reorganisations and complex domestic and international projects. Deloitte Legal’s M&A team offers the full range of services relevant for any type of merger, acquisition or divestment project.
Commercial law solutions: companies are facing an increasing number of business challenges globally, including more rigorous regulations and enforcement by local authorities in the countries where they operate. The digital revolution brings along unprecedented change – but also unprecedented opportunities. As experienced advisers with a practical focus Deloitte Legal* can help clients develop commercial solutions which meet regulatory challenges and empower companies to make use of new opportunities. Deloitte Legal invests time to understand the needs and operational nuances of its clients. It offers a broad variety of commercial business law services in multiple jurisdictions. Its experience and global reach, combined with its access to the global Deloitte network with its endless expertise allow the firm to provide clients with tailor-made services for any business law issue, anywhere.
Employment and pension solutions: the disruptive potential inherent to the digital revolution requires companies to be agile and flexible in their staffing to remain competitive. Complex policies, frequent legislative changes and global operations make managing employee relations and compliance with employment law challenging for businesses. Deloitte Legal* provides businesses with the advice they need to make informed decisions, comply with a multitude of regulatory and procedural requirements and minimise their exposure (including litigation if appropriate).
Business integrity: liability risks for both individuals and corporations and persecution are at a peak. The Deloitte Legal business integrity team advises German and international companies on all facets of mitigation and prevention of (liability) risks, supports the implementation of a deeply entrenched integrity culture and thereby assists in ensuring long-term corporate success. As part of its business integrity programme for corporate executives, the firm helps clients to systematically identify liability risks (business integrity assessment) and advise them on appropriate countermeasures (compliance capacity building).
Legal management consulting (LMC): this is a new approach and a new discipline, developed for lawyers by lawyers in co-operation with other relevant experts. With this collection of models, frameworks, and systems, Deloitte Legal* helps in-house lawyers run their departments more efficiently and meet the needs of their business more comprehensively.
Regulated industries: the business environment for regulated industries is increasingly being affected by international and national laws and regulations that demand specialised knowledge. To help clients deal with the associated challenges, both in Germany and globally, Deloitte Legal industry experts work alongside Deloitte colleagues with deep-rooted industry expertise and experience in tax, consulting, accounting, and financial advisory to deliver practical advice from multiple viewpoints.
*”Deloitte Legal” means the legal practices of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited member firm affiliates that provide legal services. For legal and regulatory reasons, not all member firms provide legal services.
|Corporate/M&A||Dr Markus Schackmann|
|Corporate/M&A||Michael von Rüden|
|Commercial||Dr Tobias Fuchs|
|Employment and pensions||Klaus Heeke|
|Business integrity||Alexander Schemmel|
|Tax controversy||Heiko Ramcke|
|Tax controversy||Dr C Alexander Neuling|
|IT/IP and data protection||Dr Söntje Julia Hilberg|
|IT/IP and data protection||Katharina Scheja|
|Regulated industries||Dr Peter Maser|
|Energy and resources||Florian Wesche|
|Banking and finance/FSI||Dr Mathias Hanten|
|Banking and finance/FSI||Dr Albrecht Kindler|
|Real estate||Felix Felleisen|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 2,000+ at this office : 21
LanguagesDutch English French German Greek Hungarian Italian Japanese Mandarin Russian Spanish Turkish
OtherOther offices : Berlin Other offices : Düsseldorf Other offices : Hamburg Other offices : Hanover Other offices : Munich Other offices : Stuttgart
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