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GRP Rainer LLP

AUGUSTINERSTRAßE 10, 50667 COLOGNE, GERMANY
Tel:
Work +49 221 272 27 50
Fax:
Fax +49 221 272 27 52 4
Email:
Web:
www.grprainer.com
Berlin, Bonn, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg and 3 more

The firm

GRP Rainer LLP is an international law firm with lawyers specialising in business law, commercial law and company law. The attorneys counsel commercial and industrial companies and corporations, as well as associations, small- and mid-sized businesses and private individuals worldwide from offices in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, DĂŒsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Germany and London UK. Knowledgeable and experienced.

Responding to clients‘ needs with personalised service is the priority at GRP Rainer LLP. The clients can rely on GRP Rainer’s guarantee of complete integrity and commitment to their interests at all times.

GRP Rainer is dedicated to working towards clients‘ success. Reliable and determined.

GRP Rainer LLP provides the comprehensive knowledge necessary to compete in today’s ever-changing and expanding global markets – legal advice and tax advice.

In order to gain a key competitive advantage, it is imperative to receive outstanding, well-rounded interdisciplinary advice based on analysing and optimising available legal, fiscal and economic opportunities. Proactive and multi-faceted.

The firm takes pride in being a client-oriented service provider. Its clients‘ best interests determine every move. With their dedication to reliable, individualised advice they develop customised interdisciplinary and comprehensive solutions.

GRP Rainer has access to a complete range of integrated and comprehensive consulting expertise at its fingertips, from legal advice to management consultancy. GRP Rainer is therefore able to offer rock-solid and well-balanced success-oriented solutions to national and international companies regardless of their size, legal form, industry sector or complexity of issues. The firm carefully considers all business aspects on the basis of its outstanding specialised knowledge and extensive experience.

GRP Rainer has steadily and consistently continued to develop its expertise since the establishment of the practice over 30 years ago. Today, the team of specialists made up of industry professionals and all of its staff members are working for the client from offices in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, DĂŒsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London.

LanguagesEnglish
French
German
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Other officesBerlin
Bonn
DĂŒsseldorf
Frankfurt
Hamburg
London
Munich
Stuttgart

MemberAmerican Bar Association
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Bank -und Kapitalmarktrecht im Deutschen Anwaltverein
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht im Deutschen Anwaltverein
Cologne Association of Lawyers
German-American Lawyer’s Association (DAJV)
German Chinese Lawyers Association
International Bar Association
Union Internationale des Avocats
Arbeitsgemeinschaft fĂŒr Internationalen Rechtsverkehr im Deutschen Anwaltverein

Number of lawyers 13

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