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10785 BERLIN

Industry focus > Energy

Raue focuses on litigation in the energy sector, including gas and electricity concession award procedures before the Federal Court of Justice and the repayment of the EEG levy to grid operators. This offer is complemented by regulatory expertise, where the team assists energy suppliers with the development of new business models and infrastructure projects, including the hydrogen sector, as well as experience in advising on transactions and joint ventures; Corporate VC matters are handled in close cooperation with the venture capital practice. Recent growth areas include smart metering, e-mobility and the advice to investors on green investment products. The team is led by Christian von Hammerstein, who covers all contentious and non-contentious energy law matters, he is supported by counsel Peter Roegele (energy law and financial regulatory law) and energy, antitrust and procurement law specialist Hans Heller; the latter made partner in January 2022.

Practice head(s):

Christian von Hammerstein

Other key lawyers:

Bernd Beckmann; Anna von Bremen; Hans Heller; Peter Roegele


‘The team responds immediately when contacted. Very good source of information on the topic at hand. Small but very efficient and effective energy team.’

‘Christian von Hammerstein has excellent industry knowledge and is also well informed about the latest topics. He familiarizes himself well with the topics, both contract drafting and negotiations are excellent. Litigation, if necessary, is also dealt with effectively. Anna von Bremen provides very good support. Pronounced detailed knowledge of the respective process.’

‘The standard way in which they deal with clients is at the highest level because the contact person also has the technical expertise. For us, this point of view is particularly important. Every euro is very well invested in Raue’s advice.’

‘Anna von Bremen provides reliable advice at the highest level. She is able to place her advice in a service-oriented, very understandable and helpful manner. i.e. every advice from Ms. von Bremen brings the desired step forward. The advice can be described as precise.’

‘Bernd Beckmann has been a sparring partner for strategic decisions for years because he understands the renewable energy market and the technical issues very well and is always up-to-date – professionally beyond any doubt.’

‘Raue advises comprehensively. For all our subject areas, we always have a competent contact at our side at a high professional level and with excellent specialist depth.’

‘Thanks to Mr. Roegele’s excellent industry expertise in energy and distribution law, we were able to achieve sensational success by interlinking the two legal areas.’

‘Anna von Bremen: Super lawyer, very precise and correct.’

Key clients

EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG/Netze BW GmbH

ENGIE Deutschland GmbH



RightNow GmbH

Verbund AG

Alpiq AG


CMB Management GmbH

Compensators e.V.

CrowdTiger GmbH

Donaukraftwerk Jochenstein AG

Dr. Ryll Lab GmbH

Enovos Ener-gie Deutsch-land GmbH

Enovos Renewables GmbH

envia Mitteldeutsche Energie AG

EWS Elektrizitätswerke Schönau eG

FPE Flowerpower Energy GmbH


Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH

Ladegrün! eG

Landwärme GmbH


LichtBlick SE

MITGAS Mitteldeutsche Gasversorgung GmbH

Priogen Energy B.V./GmbH

Quadra Energy GmbH

Stadt Bad Belzig

Swiss Krono

Tibber Deutschland GmbH

Trianel Kohlekraftwerk Lünen GmbH & Co. KG

Work highlights

  • Advising EnBW on a number of mandates under concession law.
  • Advising ENGIE on the drafting and negotiation of a power purchase agreement with BASF.
  • Advising GP JOULE on the drafting and negotiation of the power purchase agreement with AIRBUS Helicopters.

Industry focus > Healthcare and life sciences

Raue‘s team follows a full-service approach and offers regulatory and transactional know-how, which is utilised by investors, start-ups, medical care centers, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, and hospitals. The latter regularly instruct Wolfgang Kuhla in connection with planning and financing issues and the drafting of cooperation agreements and physicians’ contracts. Katharina Wodarz, in addition to transactional support, is well versed in pharmacy and pharmaceutical pricing law and also assists with contentious proceedings before the authorities and courts. Maren Bedau (hospital sector, physician contract law, nursing care companies and compliance) is another key contact. The team’s interface capacities include data protection, competition, corporate and employment law, which are frequently handled in cross-practice cooperation.

Practice head(s):


‘Dr. Katharina Wodarz: Precise, strong nerves, very familiar with market developments and the regulatory environment.’

‘Great law firm with a very human team and concentrated competence in all areas of health law. The team is characterized by a very practical approach with a great deal of sensitivity for the essentials.’

‘Dr. Maren Bedau: An extremely experienced and knowledgeable partner, guides safely through difficult negotiations and develops innovative solutions for new issues.’

‘Dr. Jörg Adam: Excellent expertise in all medical issues, has well-founded specialist knowledge and is always pleasant to deal with personally.’

‘Dr. Stephanie Wiesner: Extremely competent lawyer, has very well-founded industry-specific knowledge.’

‘Very experienced, technically excellent team.’

‘Wolfgang Kuhla: High professional expertise combined with absolutely good communication.’

‘Very well-rehearsed team that brings up-to-date expertise to the table for every sub-area, even in complex, new situations.’

Key clients

DocMorris NV

Deus Health GmbH

Kliniken Nordoberpfalz AG

Sanofi Deutschland GmbH

Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin (DHZB)

Labor Berlin

DRK Kliniken Berlin

Ceotra Vertriebs- & Handels GmbH

Omnicare, Dr. Römer Kliniken GmbH

Zur Rose Pharma GmbH, DocMorris Services NV

Eterno Health

DIZG Deutsches Institut für Zell- und Gewebeersatz gGmbH

Work highlights

  • Comprehensive advice to DocMorris on setting up the DocMorrisExpress health platform for products sold in pharmacies (including prescription drugs).
  • Advising Deus Health on the implementation of an innovative business model in the outpatient healthcare sector.
  • Advising Kliniken Nordoberpfalz AG and its subsidiaries on medical and labor law issues.

Media > Press and publishing Tier 1

Led by Robert Heine and Jan Hegemann, Raue‘s team advises and represents large press organisations such as Bloomberg and Axel Springer, including affiliated companies, in matters pertaining to free speech and personal rights as well as related contentious proceedings. This is complemented by expertise in interfacing art law and copyright issues. Felix Laurin Stang and Anna-Sophie Hollenders also cover this intersection and are supported by senior associate Lisa Schopp.

Practice head(s):

Jan Hegemann; Robert Heine


‘Outstanding expertise, independent advice, excellent reputation.’

‘Very high level of expertise and very good service level.’

‘Very good, client-oriented communication, also towards non-lawyers.’

‘Good nerves of steel and a relaxed approach to critical situations, including those that attract public attention.’

‘Mr Hegemann is not only very smart and well-read and an excellent lawyer, he also always remains cool and level-headed. His forecasts are of almost clairvoyant quality and always came true. He is simply the best.’

Key clients

Zeitsprung Pictures GmbH

Axel Springer SE


B.Z. Ullstein GmbH

WeltN24 GmbH


Ufa Fiction

Work highlights

  • Ongoing advice and legal representation of Axel Springer SE and affiliated companies (BILD GmbH, BZ Ullstein GmbH, WeltN24 GmbH) in legal proceedings and constitutional complaints.
  • Ongoing advice on copyright and personal rights to Zeitsprung Pictures GmbH in the filming of contemporary historical material.
  • Advising Bloomberg on the script development and film adaptation of A Thousand Lines of Lies.

Private equity > Venture capital Tier 2

Raue advises investors, companies and start-ups and has particular experience in the sectors media, telecoms, financial services and energy. The team frequently cooperates with the regulatory, corporate, employment and company law teams across practices. Michael Gläsner also covers these interfaces, which, in addition to his experience in private equity and venture capital, also includes expertise in corporate and M&A. Andreas Nelle heads the team and handles corporate law matters in transactions.

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‘Great collaboration between the different departments, easy accessibility.’

‘Andreas Nelle and Michael Gläsner: Deal-oriented, focused, down-to-earth.’

‘Dr. Jörg Jaecks: Extremely good industry knowledge, creative problem solver, very effective.’

‘Even as a small client, we feel that we are treated on an absolutely equal footing with other clients. Always quick consultations at partner level possible.’

‘Jörg Jaecks shines with extensive expertise and tremendous speed. He has an overall view of the timing of a round of financing and ensures that all stakeholders, including the client, provide their input in good time in order to successfully complete the financing.’

‘Always think entrepreneurially. I just have to explain what I want, never how.’

Key clients


Prima Materia

Berlin Brands Group


Tomorrow’s Education GmbH

Tau ACT GmbH

Yook GmbH

June Fund

Signals Invest GmbH




Gesellschafter der Labiotech UG

Lofelt GmbH

MeinWunschcatering GmbH (MyMy)

BigRep GmbH



Work highlights

  • Advising Volocopter GmbH on its Series E financing round; €170 million was raised in the first closing.
  • Joint advice with a Swedish law firm to Prima Materia on a €100 million investment in the Munich AI start-up Helsing.
  • Advising the EdTech start-up, which operates an online study platform, on its second round of financing. The round is led by Mediahuis Ventures, the venture capital firm of European media group Mediahuis. Other investors include the UK’s leading education fund Emerge Education and angel investors such as Verena Pausder, Celine Flores Willers and Kai Roemmelt.

Industry focus > Telecoms Tier 3

Raue frequently acts in close cooperation with foreign firms and assists with new business models, broadband expansion in the EU and fee regulation matters. Practice head Kornelius Kleinlein is a key contact for the latter. The team also represents telecommunications companies before the Federal Network Agency and in regulatory audits, civil court proceedings in connection with fee issues as well as antitrust infringement proceedings. Other core areas include satellite communications and broadcasting.

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HD Plus GmbH


Intellectual property > Unfair competition Tier 3

Raue's IP team acts both in an advisory and forensic capacity and assists clients, primarily from the media and healthcare sectors, with classic advertising law, e-commerce-related matters as well as counterfeiting. The group further covers trade mark issues and copyright as well as the data protection interface. Key figures include Markus Plesser, who is experienced in licensing agreements, Robert Heine (media and copyright) and Felix Laurin Stang, who advises on e-commerce issues, among other matters.


‘Very uncomplicated and helpful.’

Public sector > Commercial administrative law Tier 3

Raue's Berlin-based team impresses with strong relationships to the public sector as well as with media regulation expertise, while recently also becoming increasingly active on postal law issues within the framework of the Post Fee Regulation Ordinance; here, the practice applies its longstanding experience in sectors with regulated fees, in particular telecommunications and aviation. The frequently recommended Wolfram Hertel leads the team, which also includes European law expert Hans Heller, who made partner in January 2022, and Christoph-David Munding, who is experienced in representing commerce and industry chambers.

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‘Raue’s public law team has the ability to quickly adjust to more remote issues and also to understand technical details. They steer you through every process calmly, confidently and at eye level. And that with a good success rate over a long period of time!’

‘Christoph-David Munding always maintains an overview and gets down to business with all matters. At the same time, he manages to concentrate on the essential points and thus keeps the overall effort low. He has been an excellent advisor for almost ten years!’

‘A Berlin team with Berlin characteristics: careful, direct, confident, unconventional.’

Key clients

Medienanstalt Berlin-Brandenburg (mabb)

Medienanstalt Hamburg Schleswig (MA HSH)



Robert Koch-Institut

Parfümerie Douglas Deutschland GmbH

Kapsch TrafficCom AG, Wien

Corint Media (vormals VG Media) – Verwertungsgesellschaft

Vereinigte Domstifter zu Merseburg und Naumburg und des Kollegiatstifts Zeitz

MITGAS Mitteldeutsche Gasversorgung GmbH

Monbijou-Theater GmbH

Apple Retail Germany B.V. & Co.KG

Stadt Bad Belzig

Initiative Musik gGmbH

Caritasverband für das Erzbistum Berlin e.V.

envia Mitteldeutsche Energie AG

Hamburger Hochbahn AG

Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein GmbH

Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe – Anstalt des öffentlichen Rechts – BVG

DAkkS (Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH)

IHK Berlin

IHK Düsseldorf

IHK Köln

Handelskammer Hamburg

IHK Hanau-Gelnhausen-Schlüchtern

IHK Nord Westfalen

IHK Region Stuttgart

IHK Heilbronn-Franken

IHK Gießen-Friedberg

IHK Arnsberg, Hellweg-Sauerland

IHK Magdeburg

IHK Osnabrück-Emsland-Grafschaft Bentheim

IHK Koblenz


IHK Halle-Dessau

IHK Kassel-Marburg

IHK Erfurt

Auftragsberatungsstelle Sachsen-Anhalt

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung

RAK München


Landkreis Havelland

Work highlights

  • Advising the media authority Berlin-Brandenburg (mabb) on the ban on broadcasting and distribution of Russian propaganda station RT DE. In December 2021, mabb will initiate media law proceedings against the propaganda broadcaster RT DE operated by the Russian government.
  • Advising and representing the Federal Chancellery in legal proceedings brought by a journalist for information about background talks conducted by the Chancellor in 2016.
  • Comprehensive advice on art and monument law to the United Cathedral Donors of Merseburg and Naumburg and the Zeitz Collegiate Monastery on the question of whether the erection of a temporary altar in Naumburg Cathedral is compatible with the UNESCO World Heritage status of Naumburg Cathedral.

Transport > Advice to the transport sector Tier 3

In transport law, Raue mainly focuses on public transport and aviation, where the firm recently increasingly advised on matters pertaining to climate protection and decarbonisation. Co-head Kornelius Kleinlein is primarily active in the areas transport infrastructure and tariff regulation; he jointly heads the team with Wolfram Hertel, who is well versed in public law and public procurement law.

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Key clients

Kapsch TrafficCom AG, Wien

Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe Anstalt des öffentlichen Rechts (BVG)

Public sector > Planning and environment Tier 4

Raue advises the public sector, corporations and companies on planning law issues relating to infrastructure projects and larger real estate projects, including residential construction projects and urban development. The team around Wolfram Hertel is based in Berlin and primarily focuses on projects in the capital and its surroundings, such as planning the redesign of the former Berlin-Tegel Airport site.

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Absolute reliability and commitment.

Key clients


Tegel Projekt GmbH

Land Berlin

Onyx Power AG

Stiftung St. Matthäus

Zweite Caurus GmbH

Unternehmensgruppe Max Aicher

Ministerium für Umwelt, Landwirtschaft und Klimaschutz (MLUK) Brandenburg

CMB Management GmbH

Landesamt für Umwelt Brandenburg

Work highlights

  • Advice to the Federal Chancellery on the planning of the extension of the Federal Chancellery in the Chancellery Park. Advice on questions of construction planning, building regulations, nature conservation and green space law.
  • Legal advice to the State of Berlin, represented by the state-owned project company Tegel Projekt GmbH, on the planning of the redesign of the site of the former Berlin-Tegel Airport into an innovative commercial, industrial and research location (currently the largest infrastructure project in the State of Berlin). Advice on planning law, planning procedures, the strategic decision between public and private infrastructure and questions of implementation and approval proceedings.
  • Representation of the State of Berlin in negotiations with CA Immo AG regarding a comprehensive land swap agreement to acquire and secure the current museum location at Hamburger Bahnhof (Rieckhallen) in an extremely prominent location of the affected land in the immediate vicinity of Berlin Central Station; Advice on planning law, urban development measures and building permit and contaminated site issues.

Public sector > Public procurement Tier 4

Acting for for both bidders and the public sector, Raue's procurement expertise is primarily applied in the regulated energy, media and healthcare industries as well as in the real estate and infrastructure sectors  and, in addition to extensive support in procurement proceedings, also covers procurement compliance. The bar-certified specialist for public procurement Bettina Tugendreich leads the team and Hans Heller, who focuses on the energy and raw materials sectors, made partner in January 2022.

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‘Very well structured, client-oriented.’

‘Professionally competent and personable.’

‘Preliminary work is carried out promptly and reliably. Questions are answered and solved in a practical way.’

Key clients

Planungsgemeinschaft Neues Gartenfeld

Land Berlin (Tegel Projekt GmbH

Berliner Verkehrsbe-triebe An-stalt des öffentlichen Rechts (BVG

Kapsch TrafficCom AG, Wien

envia Mitteldeutsche Energie AG

MITGAS Mitteldeutsche Gasversorgung GmbH

Z-Catering Berlin GmbH & Co. KG

Ladegrün! eG

Work highlights

  • Support for the Neues Gartenfeld planning community in a bidding process for the selection of a district utility operator (central heating supply, cooling supply, electricity including tenant electricity, autonomous driving, service water, IT district networks), including extensive negotiations and support for the project developer up to the conclusion of the contract with the bidding consortium ENGIE Germany/GASAG .
  • Comprehensive advice to Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe AöR (BVG), among other things on the continuation of the BerlKönig pilot project for the introduction of an app-supported on-demand bus service and the tenders for converting the bus fleet to electric drives.
  • Legal advice to the State of Berlin, represented by the state-owned project company Tegel Projekt GmbH, on the redesign planning of today’s Berlin-Tegel Airport into an innovative commercial, industrial and research location.

Real estate and construction > Real estate Tier 5

Raue 's Berlin-based practice offers longstanding expertise in real estate transactions, here, practice head Cornelia Gorn is particularly well versed in the healthcare sector. The transactional capacities in the asset categories office, retail and logistics were strengthened with the addition of Stefanie Rzeniecki (formerly at EY Law ) in March 2022. A further focus is on project developments, where the team frequently cooperates with the construction law team. Rzeniecki is also well versed in commercial tenancy law.

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‘The entire team is well-established and customer-oriented.’

‘Stefanie Rzeniecki has always won us over with her constant availability, deep understanding and pragmatic solutions. In particular, the deal orientation should be emphasized here.’

‘Stefanie Rzeniecki understands how to solve deadlocked negotiations and move them forward with good approaches. If required, contracts are provided in an extremely short time with very high quality. The availability is very good.’

Key clients

Planungsgemeinschaft Das Neue Gartenfeld GmbH & Co.KG

HAMBURG TEAM Investment Management GmbH (HTIM)

Tegel Projekt GmbH

Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) AöR

Swiss Life


Land Berlin

ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg eV

Values Institutional. Invest GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advice to the planning association Das Neue Gartenfeld GmbH & Co.KG on the implementation of the structured bidding process and on the subsequent contract negotiations under real estate law.
  • Advice to HAMBURG TEAM Investment Management GmbH on the purchase of several senior housing projects.
  • Advising the State of Berlin, represented by the state-owned project company Tegel Projekt GmbH, on planning the redesign of the site of today’s Berlin-Tegel Airport into an innovative commercial, industrial and research location.

Germany > Antitrust Tier 6

Raue's antitrust advice focuses on transaction-related merger controls, compliance and damages claims. The team has in-depth knowledge of the energy, media and healthcare sectors, with the latter recently increasingly being applied in advising healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies. Berlin-based cartel damages compensation expert Michael Bergmann heads the unit, which also includes energy specialists Christian von Hammerstein and Bernd Beckmann as well as Hans Heller, who made partner in January 2022 and also focuses on the energy sector.

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‘The Raue team impresses with many years of reliability and quality. An antitrust market overview was also compiled in a very short time. The type and scope of the matter was always geared to our needs.’

‘Michael Bergmann did an outstanding job and looked after us as an individual professionally and tailored to our requirements right from the start. At the same time, he put together a team that delivered desired results in the shortest possible time. I look forward to further projects with Michael Bergmann.’

‘Raue’s team combines many years of experience in antitrust matters with a very creative and modern approach and is therefore best in class when it comes to new and challenging antitrust cases. In addition, the very pleasant cooperation should be emphasized.’

‘Solid, sound advice and representation in court.’

‘Michael Bergmann: Absolutely competent and committed advice, available in every situation, very high level of expertise, creative and goal-oriented advice, development of perfect compliance solutions, even in very complex issues. Absolutely perfect and with integrity. Very long cooperation.’

‘In-depth legal knowledge of antitrust law paired with a lot of experience. Are available and proactive.’

‘Bernd Beckmann: You can also discuss obscure legal issues with him in a solution-oriented manner.’

‘Great understanding of operational and economic needs.’

Key clients

Chal-Tec GmbH / Berlin Brands Group

DB Barnsdale AG (Tochter der Deutschen Bahn AG)

Sonae Arauco Deutschland GmbH

eBay Marktplatz GmbH

envia Mittel-deutsche Energie AG

MITGAS Mitteldeutsche Gasversorgung GmbH

Volocopter GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advice on merger control law and representation of e-commerce group Berlin Brands Group (BBG) in merger control proceedings of the European Commission on the entry of the investor Bain Capital.
  • Representing DB Barnsdale AG in a damages claim against the participants in the so-called air freight cartel.
  • Defending Sonae Arauco Deutschland GmbH against two cartel damages claims in the wake of the wood-based materials cartel.

Intellectual property > Trade marks Tier 6

Raue's strong industry focus also reflects on its trade mark advice and results in instructions by companies from the energy, health and start-up sectors; thanks to strong relationships with international firms, the practice also seamlessly handles cross-border matters. Markus Plesser heads the team with Robert Heine representing another key contact; both handle strategic advice and representation in- and out-of-court trade mark disputes.

Practice head(s):

Markus Plesser

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‘Very uncomplicated and helpful.’

Key clients

Parfümerie Douglas


Tele Columbus

DocMorris NV

Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH



Deus Health GmbH

Proteopath GmbH


Dentsu Aegis Network

Einstein Kaffee Rösterei

Lilou Sp. Zo.o.


Deutsches Institut für Zell- und Gewebeersatz GmbH


Liqid Investments GmbH

Work highlights

  • Representing Sony Music Entertainment in competition and trade mark matters in connection with the brand Die Drei ???.
  • Representation of Sky in all registering matters in Germany, in particular opposition proceedings, out-of-court disputes, trade mark cancellation proceedings; legal representation in a pan-European injunctive relief and damages claim against Skyworth / Metz for infringement of the SKY trade mark before the LG Mannheim.

Germany > Employment Tier 7

In addition to traditional individual and collective employment advice, Raue offers assistance with mergers, company pension schemes and employment law compliance as well as with industrial constitution law and intersectional social security issues. The group also takes on contentious matters; here, co-practice head Judith Heyn is increasingly instructed by stakeholders from the healthcare sector. Insolvency-related restructuring represents another core competence of the team  and of co-practice head Sascha Herms in particular.

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‘The team is responsive and serves English-speaking clients very well.’

‘They have in-depth legal knowledge and are a pleasure to work with.’

Key clients

NORMA Germany GmbH

Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin

Kliniken Nordoberpfalz

DAkkS (Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmBH)

Omnicare Beteiligungen GmbH

Berliner Ensemble GmbH

BT Berlin Transport GmbH

BVG Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe

Hochland SE/Hochland Deutschland GmbH

IHK Berlin

Rauch Möbelwerke

Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker

Walter de Gruyter GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advising NORMA Germany GmbH as part of the Get on Track restructuring project on the closure of the plant in Gerbershausen (Thuringia).
  • Advising the German Heart Center Berlin on its merger with Berlin University Hospital Charité and the merger of respective subsidiaries.
  • Comprehensive advice on employment law and social security law for Hochland SE/ Hochland Deutschland GmbH, including the implementation of a compliance management system, the conclusion of company agreements for IT systems and litigation.
Photo Name Position Profile
Jörg Adam photo Dr Jörg Adam Counsel
Bernd Beckmann photo Dr Bernd Beckmann Partner
Maren Bedau photo Dr Maren Bedau Partner
Michael Bergmann photo Dr Michael Bergmann Partner
Friedemann Eberspächer photo Dr Friedemann Eberspächer Partner
Annette Feissel photo Annette Feissel Partner
Klaus Goecke photo Dr Klaus Goecke Of Counsel
Cornelia Gorn photo Dr Cornelia Gorn Partner
Tatiana Gushchina photo Tatiana Gushchina Counsel
Jan Hegemann photo Prof Dr Jan Hegemann Partner
Robert Heine photo Dr Robert Heine Partner
Hans Heller photo Dr Hans Heller Partner
Sascha Herms photo Prof Dr Sascha Herms Partner
Wolfram Hertel photo Dr Wolfram Hertel Partner
Judith Heyn photo Judith Heyn Partner
Anna-Sophie Hollenders photo Dr Anna-Sophie Hollenders Associate Partner
Jörg Jaecks photo Dr Jörg Jaecks Partner
Fabian  Klein photo Dr Fabian Klein Counsel
Kornelius Kleinlein photo Dr Kornelius Kleinlein Partner
Stephan Bernhard Koch photo Dr Stephan Bernhard Koch Partner
Wolfgang Kuhla photo Prof Dr Wolfgang Kuhla Of Counsel
Gernod Meinel photo Dr Gernod Meinel Of Counsel
Georg Miggel photo Georg Miggel Partner
Manuel Milde photo Manuel Milde Counsel
Christoph-David Munding photo Dr Christoph-David Munding Associate Partner
Andreas Nelle photo Prof Dr Andreas Nelle Partner
Eva Pätzold photo Eva Pätzold Senior Counsel
Markus Plesser photo Dr Markus Plesser Partner
Peter Raue photo Prof Dr Peter Raue Partner
Peter Roegele photo Dr Peter Roegele Associate Partner
Stefanie  Rzeniecki photo Stefanie Rzeniecki Associate Partner
Justus Schmidt-Ott photo Dr Justus Schmidt-Ott Partner
Friedrich Tobias Schöne photo Friedrich Tobias Schöne Partner
Lisa  Schopp photo Lisa Schopp Senior Associate
Daniel Schubert photo Dr Daniel Schubert Counsel
Carl-Stephan Schweer photo Dr Carl-Stephan Schweer Partner
Vanessa Schwiegershausen photo Dr Vanessa Schwiegershausen Counsel
Hans M. Seiler photo Dr Hans M. Seiler Of Counsel
Felix Laurin Stang photo Dr Felix Laurin Stang Partner
Valentin Todorow photo Dr Valentin Todorow Partner
Bettina Tugendreich photo Dr Bettina Tugendreich Partner
Friedhelm  Unverdorben  photo Friedhelm Unverdorben Partner
Stephanie Wiesner photo Dr Stephanie Wiesner Counsel
Katharina Wodarz photo Dr Katharina Wodarz Partner
Christian von Hammerstein photo Christian von Hammerstein Partner


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We attach importance to increasing the proportion of women in management positions and support them on their way, e.g. with special career training for women. Women make up 39 percent of our associates, 38 percent of our counsel and 29 percent of partners (including associate partners). There are 25 percent female partners on the management board of Raue.

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Raue Advises Sonic Healthcare on the Acquisition of the Institute for Pathology & Cytology Rhein-Sieg

Berlin, July 3, 2023 - Sonic Healthcare Germany has signed an agreement to acquire the Institute for Pathologie & Zytologie Rhein-Sieg. The institute cooperates with several hospitals and numerous phy-sicians in private practice in the region for quality-assured histological, cytological and molecular pathological diagnostics in almost all medical specialties.

Raue Advises Sonic Healthcare on the Acquisition of Diagnosticum Laboratory Group

Berlin, 4 April 2023 – Sonic Healthcare Germany has signed binding agreements to acquire the Diag-nosticum Group of laboratories. The Diagnosticum Group provides services in the fields of laboratory medicine, microbiology, pathology and human genetics at nine locations in south-eastern Germany.

Expansion on Partner Level: Dr. Nadine Hartung Joins Corporate/M&A Practice at Raue

Berlin, 22 February 2023 – Raue is expanding its corporate and transactional team with the addition of Dr. Nadine Hartung as an equity partner on 1 March 2023. Dr. Nadine Hartung specializes in corpo-rate and M&A advice in the healthcare sector and was previously a partner with McDermott Will & Emery in Munich.

Raue Advises Tomorrow University on Series A Financing Round

Berlin, 21 June 2023 - Raue also advised EdTech startup Tomorrows Education GmbH on its Series A financing round.

Raue Advises on the Sale of the Rainer Maria Rilke Estate to the German Literature Archive Marbach

Raue represented the three great-granddaughters and sole heirs of the estate of Rainer Maria Rilke (deceased 29 December 1926) in the sales negotiations with the German Literature Archive Marbach. Aim of the negotiations was to sell the entire Rilke archive, which is owned by the Rilke heirs and has been excellently processed, to the Literary Archives. The purchase price was raised from public funds (Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, Baden-Württemberg and the Berthold Leibinger, Carl Friedrich von Siemens and Wüstenrot Foundations).

Raue advises TOBIS on the establishment of a joint venture

Raue has advised TOBIS, one of Germany's leading independent production companies and film distributors, on the formation of a joint venture with LEGENDARY Entertainment, an American film studio.

Raue Advises allmyhomes on Joint Venture in Austria

Raue advised Berlin-based allmyhomes GmbH, a platform for the data-based marketing of owner-occupied apartments, on a joint venture in Austria. allmyhomes holds a 75 percent stake in AMH AT GmbH (in future allmyhomes Austria GmbH), which was founded together with allmyhomes Venture Partner AT GmbH, an association of local real estate experts from Austria.

Raue Elects Anna von Bremen as Equity Partner and Peter Roegele as Associate Partner

Raue has elected Associate Partner Anna von Bremen to Equity Partner effective from 1 January 2023. In addition, Dr Peter Roegele has been appointed Associate Partner.

Götz Valien Sues the Estate Martin Kippenberger for Acknowledgement of Co-Authorship of the “Paris Bar” Paintings

Berlin, 4 July 2022 – The law firm Raue has filed an action on behalf of the Berlin-based artist Götz Valien before the Copyright Chamber of the Regional Court of Munich against the Martin Kippenberger Estate, which manages the copyright estate of Martin Kippenberger and publishes the artist's catalog raisonné. The action is directed at prohibiting the estate from any exploitation of the so-called "Paris Bar" paintings without naming Götz Valien as co-author.

Raue Advises VALUES Real Estate on two Real Estate Acquisitions

Raue advised VALUES Real Estate on the acquisition of an office building with the Hilden Job Centre as main tenant for its VALUES Public Sector fund. The seller of the property is Auric Investment. Raue also advised VALUES Real Estate on the acquisition of a kindergarten for the institutional daycare fund VALUES Daycare Invest.

Raue Advises Hydrogen Company HH2E AG on Financing Round

Raue comprehensively advised the Hamburg-based hydrogen company HH2E AG on an equity financing. With HydrogenOne and Foresight, two private equity investors are taking a stake in the green energy company HH2E. The HH2E founders and board members retain the majority of the shares.

Raue Advises BVG on new Digital Call-Bus Service for Berlin

Raue advises Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe AöR (BVG) on the tender and approval of the new digital call-bus sharing service for Berlin. BVG has now awarded the contract to the Via company for a service in eastern parts of the city.

Raue Law Firm is accepting applications for the Peter Raue Prize 2022.

Raue Law Firm is awarding the Peter Raue Prize this October for the second year in a row. Applications are being now collected. The deadline for entries is May 31, 2022.

Raue Advises VOLOCOPTER on Series E Funding Round

Raue comprehensively advised German Urban Air Mobility (UAM) provider Volocopter on its Series E funding round with a volume of 153 million euros. Volocopter intends to use the new the money raised to assist with the certification of Volocopter’s electric passenger air taxi and to accelerate Volocopter’s commercial launch in first cities worldwide.

Raue berät Volocopter bei Series E-Finanzierung

Raue hat das deutsche Flugtaxi-Unternehmen Volocopter umfassend bei einer Series E-Finanzierungsrunde im Volumen von 153 Millionen Euro beraten. Volocopter plant, mit dem neuen Kapital die Zertifizierung des elektrischen Passagierflugtaxis und die Markteinführung in ersten Städten zu beschleunigen.

Raue Advises Zeitsprung on Feature Film “Lieber Thomas“

Raue advised Zeitsprung on the production of the feature film "Lieber Thomas" (Dear Thomas) The film has been shortlisted for the German Film Award.

Raue further Expands its Real Estate Law Prac-tice with Stefanie Rzeniecki

As of March 1, Raue is further expanding its real estate law practice with the arrival of Associate Partner Stefanie Rzeniecki. Stefanie Rzeniecki joins Raue from EY Law in Berlin, where she advised as Associate Partner on real estate law since mid-2019.

Raue Advises Tomorrow’s Education on Financing Round

Raue has advised the EdTech startup Tomorrow’s Education GmbH on its seed financing round. The round is led by Mediahuis Ventures, the venture capital firm of European media group Mediahuis. Other investors include the leading UK Education Fund Emerge Education and angel investors like Verena Pausder, Celine Flores Willers, and Kai Roemmelt.

Raue Advises Zeitsprung on Documentary “The Schettino Files”

Raue advised Zeitsprung on the production of the Documentary „The Schettino Files".

Raue Advises Swiss Life on the Acquisition of two Medical Centres in Mannheim and Heidelberg

Raue advised the Swiss Life ESG Health Care Germany fund on the acquisition of two medical centres in Mannheim and Heidelberg from Heidelberg-based project developer Erhard & Stern.

Raue berät Swiss Life beim Ankauf von zwei Ärztehäusern in Mannheim und Heidelberg

Raue hat den Swiss Life ESG Health Care Germany Fonds beim Erwerb von zwei Ärztehäusern in Mannheim und Heidelberg vom Heidelberger Projektentwickler Erhard & Stern beraten.

Raue Advises Prima Materia on its investment in Helsing

Raue, together with Swedish partner law firm Cederquist, comprehensively advised Prima Materia on a 100 million euros investment in Munich-based AI start-up Helsing. The investment is still subject to investment approval by the relevant authorities.

Raue Advises Owners of Labiotech on the Sale to Inova

Raue advised the shareholders of Labiotech UG (haftungsbeschränkt), which operates an independent news media covering European biotech innovation, on the sale to Inova, the leading biopharma partnering platform.

Raue Elects Dr. Hans Heller as Equity Partner

Raue has elected Counsel Dr. Hans Heller to Equity Partner effective from 01. January 2022. Two senior associates were appointed as counsels.

Raue Advises on the Future-Oriented Project De-velopment “Das Neue Gartenfeld” in Berlin-Spandau

Raue has comprehensively advised the planning consortium "Das Neue Gartenfeld" on the legal planning for the model quarter of the future Das Neue Gartenfeld in Berlin-Spandau. For this purpose, ENGIE Deutschland and GASAG are forming a joint venture and investing a double-digit million sum in the development of sustainable solutions for energy, mobility and digitalisation. Both energy service providers have now signed the contract for the realisation of the new Gartenfeld district with the developers, Planungsgemeinschaft Das Neue Gartenfeld GmbH & Co.KG. The development plan is expected to be approved at the end of 2022.

Raue advises LOOKSfilm on the documentary series Colonia Dignidad

On October 1, the six-part documentary series COLONIA DIGNIDAD. EINE DEUTSCHE SEKTE IN CHILE, a co-production of LOOKSfilm, Netflix, WDR, SWR, ARTE, Canal 13, and Surreal Films will launch on Netflix.

Raue Advises GP JOULE on Solar PPA with Air-bus

Raue advised energy system provider GP JOULE on the conclusion of a power purchase agreement (PPA) for regional solar power with Airbus Helicopters in Donauwörth. The PPA, as signed by both companies, will secure long-term low electricity prices for Airbus, thereby strengthening its Donauwörth plant and helping to reduce the company's CO2 emissions.

Raue Advises ENGIE on PPA for Renewable En-ergy in Europe with BASF

Raue advised the French energy group ENGIE SA on the conclusion of a renewable energy power supply contract for the chemical group BASF. Both companies signed a corresponding Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), which is to run for 25 years.

Raue Advises BVG on the Acquisition of a 42.000 sqm Transport Logistics Location in Berlin

Raue advised Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) AöR, Germany’s largest local transport company, on the acquisition of a 42.000 sqm transport logistics site in Berlin from a private operator. In addition to the property and real estate, the acquisition also included substantial transport infrastructure and employees.

Raue Advises Tiko on its Series A-Financing Round

Raue comprehensively advised proptech start-up Tiko Real Estate Technologies ("Tiko") on its US$65 million Series A financing round. The financing round was led by the digital tech fund and private investor network of btov Partners. Tiko's shareholder base includes other well-known venture capital investors such as Rocket Internet and business angels. The equity financing round was accompanied by a debt investor. Tiko's innovative tech platform allows any homeowner to sell their house in a few days. This is done using a data-driven valuation algorithm. The financing round ensures Tiko's continued rapid growth. The capital raised will be used to further strengthen Tiko's data-driven valuation algorithm and to continue the international expansion beyond its home market of Spain. Raue advised Tiko on all German law aspects of the financing round especially on all corporate issues. About Tiko Tiko is a Proptech company, launched in 2018 in Spain by its founder and CEO, Sina Afra, and co-founders Ana Villanueva, Can Günay and Paco Sahuquillo. Today, Tiko is present in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Bilbao, Malaga and Seville. With an ambitious expansion plan in Europe, its model is based on applying technology to the real estate sector. The key to its rapid success is its technology platform, which only needs homeowners to fill out a short form to send them a purchase offer within 24 hours. Advisors to Tiko: Raue, Berlin (German Law): Prof. Dr. Andreas Nelle (Partner, Lead, Corporate/M&A, PE/VC), Dr. Michael Gläsner (Counsel, Corporate/M&A, PE/VC).

Raue Advises Tau on the Extension of its Series A-Financing Round

Raue advised Turin-based technology start-up Tau ACT GmbH („Tau“) on an extension of its Series A- financing round to raise a further 10.25 million euros. Investment company Finindus N.V., founded by the international steel group ArcelorMittal S.A. and the Flemish Region, joined Tau as a new investor. In addition, various existing shareholders, including the German specialty chemicals company ALTANA, took the opportunity for further investments. Raue had already comprehensively advised Tau in its Series A financing round in 2020 and in February 2021. Raue advised Tau on all corporate and tax issues related to the financing round. About Tau Focused on applications for automotive, energy and agriculture, Tau makes protective coatings for copper, aluminum and steel wire more durable, resistant and light. Tau’s proprietary DryCycle and LILIT technologies meet the demands of electrical automotive engineering for ever smaller, lighter and yet more powerful and reliable electric motors. DryCycle technology offers higher performance, greater sustainability and stronger reliability in wire enameling. By using only solvent-free polymers, DryCycle reduces the production of harmful VOC during the coating process and lowers carbon dioxide emissions. Tau has offices in Turin (Italy), Moscow (Russia) and Berlin (Germany). Advisor to Tau, Berlin Raue, Berlin: Prof. Dr. Andreas Nelle (Partner, Lead, Corporate/M&A, PE/VC), Dr. Friedhelm Unverdorben (Partner, Tax), Dr. Michael Gläsner (Counsel, Corporate/M&A, PE/VC), Susann Steinecke (Associate, Tax).

Federal Court of Justice Obliges State of Berlin to Award Gas Concession to NBB

Raue, together with BGH attorney Dr. Peter Rädler, secured a historic victory for GASAG/NBB. On 9 March 2021, the Cartel Panel of the Federal Court of Justice (BGH) handed down its decision that the State of Berlin is bound to award the tendered concession for the operation of the gas supply network in Berlin to NBB Netzgesellschaft Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH & Co. KG, the network subsidiary of GASAG, the Berlin-based utility.

Raue Advises Technology Start-up Tau on Series A-Financing by Altana Group

Berlin, 24. März 2020 - Raue comprehensively advised Tau, the Turin-based e-mobility and advanced materials venture, on its Series A-financing round led by a EUR 4.5 million investment of German specialty chemicals company Altana.

Raue Elects Friedhelm Unverdorben as Partner and Updates Career Model

With effect from 1 January, Raue elected Friedhelm Unverdorben as partner. In addition, seven senior associates are promoted to the newly created counsel position. Four associates have been appointed senior associates.

azur100 Ranking: Raue is among the Top Employers for Lawyers

According to the recently published azur100 ranking, Raue is one of the TOP employers for lawyers in Germany and was able to move up to the 42nd place.