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Oppenhoff
KONRAD-ADENAUER-UFER 23
50668 COLOGNE
Germany

Work Department

Corporate Law, Mergers & Aquisitions

Position

Alf Baars is a partner of Oppenhoff. Alf Baars advises German and foreign enterprises and financial investors on national and cross-border company transactions, joint venture projects, restructurings and other corporate law issues. He specialises in M&A transactions involving Iberian and Latin American jurisdictions.

Career

Alf Baars is a partner of Oppenhoff. In 2006 he began his career as an attorney at Linklaters LLP in Cologne.

Languages

German, English, Portuguese, Spanisch

Education

He studied law at the Universities of Bonn, Geneva and Munich and worked as a research associate at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg. He has collectively spent several years studying abroad, in particular in Latin America and Australia.

Lawyer Rankings

Deutschland > Handels- und Vertriebsrecht > Handel, Vertrieb und Logistik

Oppenhoff berät im Handels- und Vertriebsrecht entlang der gesamten Wertschöpfungskette inklusive Einkauf, Produktion und Logistik. Zum Portfolio der Praxisgruppe Commercial gehören Vertragsgestaltung, Konfliktlösung, Plattformlösungen und die Ausarbeitung von Vertriebssystemen, wobei man besondere Kompetenzen auf dem Gebiet E-Commerce aufweist. Branchenschwerpunkte bestehen außerdem unter anderem in den Sektoren Automotive, Healthcare, IT und Technologie sowie Aerospace und Defence. Praxisleiter Marc Hilber berät schwerpunktmäßig zur Gestaltung von Verträgen, Joint Ventures und bei Outsourcing- und Softwareentwicklungsprojekten. In Fragen rund um die Erarbeitung und Implementierung von Compliance-Strukturen wenden sich Mandanten an Stephan Müller. Alf Baars agiert an der Schnittstelle zum Gesellschaftsrecht.

Germany > Trade and distribution > Trade, distribution and logistics

Oppenhoff advises on commercial and distribution law along the entire value chain, including purchasing, production and logistics. The commercial practice group’s portfolio includes contract drafting, conflict resolution, platform solutions and the development of distribution systems, with particular expertise in the field of e-commerce. Industry focuses also include the automotive, healthcare, IT and technology sectors, as well as aerospace and defence. Practice head Marc Hilber primarily advises on the drafting of contracts, joint ventures and on outsourcing and software development projects. Stephan Müller covers the development and implementation of compliance structures, while Alf Baars acts at the interface with corporate law.