THE FIRM The 11-partner team at this firm concentrates on large transactional mandates, where it works closely with the real estate finance department. It acts for clients drawn from a range of industries, including the financial and retail sectors, and recently assisted WealthCap with its EUR200 million acquisition of commercial buildings in Düsseldorf, Hanover and Hamburg.
Sources say: "The team has very good legal knowledge, gets work done quickly, is contactable 24 hours a day, and does everything to our highest satisfaction."
KEY INDIVIDUALS Peers acknowledge Johannes Niewerth's extensive experience in this field. Clients are equally impressed, saying: "Everything runs smoothly with him on board."
Lawyer and notary Detlef Schmidt advises on domestic and international real estate transactions.
Christian Steinke handles a wide range of real estate-related matters, including development projects, due diligence and sale and leaseback transactions.
Tim Weber is appreciated for his broad knowledge of real estate law and excellent service. "He is very agreeable to work with, dedicated and responds quickly," say sources.