Deutschland Submissions (English)


The research schedule and guidelines for The Legal 500 Deutschland 2020 edition are now below.

Deutschland deadline: 24 May 2019

The deadline is both for the editorial submissions and the referee forms.

The template documents you will need to send submissions are here:

Template   If you wish to request a template in English, please get in touch via email.
Client referee form

Please send your completed submission forms via the below link.

If you have forgotten your password, please click on «Lost your password?» and follow instructions to reset it. If you do not yet have an account, please request one at

Alternatively you can email the submission form and referee form to us by 24 May 2019. Please mark the subject line as follows: Deutschland/practice area/firm name.

Please ensure you send your submissions in by the deadline. The timetable for the research will be adhered to rigorously.


Details of researchers are now available and can be found here.

Practice areas

Regions and practice areas we are researching for the Deutschland 2020 edition include:

(Click on each icon to reveal the specific practice areas covered)

The regional section features domestic and local firms with one or two offices with regard to their capabilities in all aspects of commercial law. Firms are invited to submit overviews of their practices, highlighting areas of specialism.

If your firm is an international firm or multi-office domestic firm, please submit for the national section by practice area.

Antitrust Banking & finance Capital markets Compliance Corporate & M&A Dispute resolution
Employment Industry
Insurance Intellectual property Media
Non-profit Private equity Public sector Real estate/ construction Restructuring
& insolvency
Trade & distribution Transport White-collar crime Local firms: Commercial law

Research schedule info

Firm interviews conducted: 10 June – 22 August 2019

Publication: January 2020

FAQs and supporting info

Frequently asked questions

Referees explained