- Managing Partner: Rainer Loges
- Number of partners: 89
- Number of other lawyers: more than 200
Gleiss Lutz is one of Germany’s leading full service law firms. The firm’s success and reputation are based on its commitment to providing both top-quality advice and outstanding service to clients. As a full service firm, Gleiss Lutz provides lawyers recognised as true experts in their chosen fields. Their legal skills set the standard for the competition. The lawyers work in small, hand-picked teams that can be scaled up and down as required. As one of Germany’s largest law firms, the firm also has the necessary resources to manage even the most complex projects.
Main Areas of Practice:
The practice focuses on syndicated loans, acquisition, real estate and project finance, refinancings and restructurings. In the area of capital markets, the team has special expertise in structuring cross-border equity offerings, as well as in the debt market.
Contact: Hoimar von Ditfurth
Gleiss Lutz is one of the leading antitrust practices in Germany and Europe. It has been involved in shaping antitrust law since day one, having played an active role in all major national and international developments and cases formore than 60 years.
Contact: Ingo Brinker
Gleiss Lutz assists clients in internal investigations, in court proceedings and in dealing with antitrust and criminal authorities. The team also helps optimising tailored compliance programmes.
Contact: Hansjörg Scheel
Gleiss Lutz is one of Germany’s leading M&A firms, with decades of experience in advising on complex transactions.
Contact: Christian Cascante
Gleiss Lutz is a market leader in complex business law proceedings and arbitration. The practice covers all disputes in financial and capital markets, on questions of product liability, contract disputes, energy law, contractual disputes and litigation relating to M&A transactions, and on plant engineering projects, restructurings and insolvencies.
Contact: Stefan Rützel
Gleiss Lutz is a market leader in Germany in the area of employment law. The practice covers all areas of individual and collective employment law.
Contact: Stefan Lingemann
Gleiss Lutz’s energy practice is recognised as a leader in the market. The team provides advice along the entire energy value chain and has a particular strength in the renewables market, most notably the wind sector.
Contact: Petra Linsmeier
Gleiss Lutz has decades of experience in assisting clients with intellectual property issues. The spectrum of services covers trademarks and designs, patents and utility models, unfair competition and food as well as information technology and copyright.
Contact: Andreas Wehlau
Gleiss Lutz supports clients through the entire lifecycle of an investment project. The firm advises on the structuring and financing of investments and the structuring of private equity and venture capital funds. Additionally, the practice assists on exit strategies, such as private sales, IPOs, or dualtrack processes.
Contact: Christian Cascante
Gleiss Lutz advises on all issues of building and planning law, especially on regional planning matters and on the preparation or amendment of development and land utilisation plans, on environmental law issues and on PPP-projects, to only name a few.
Contact: Marcus Dannecker
The team provides advice on all questions of real estate deals,project development and property use.
Contact: Hans Schlarmann
Gleiss Lutz has long been a go-to firm for restructuring, insolvency and distressed M&A, and has advised on many major restructuring and insolvency cases in Germany in recent years.
Contact: Andreas Spahlinger
Gleiss Lutz covers the entire spectrum of national and international tax law. The main strengths of the practice lie in the development of innovative, tailored solutions for complex structures and in providing advice on complex tax matters.
Gleiss Lutz is regularly involved in major crossborder projects and is counsel to a wide range of international clients. For example, the firm has advised on some of the largest cross-border M&A deals in recent years. The firm has built a strong and tested international network with leading law firms and lawyers across the globe. This flexible network enables the firm to put together international project teams,pooling expertise and know-how across borders tailored to the client’s needs.
Clients:Areas of PracticeBanking/Finance
Company Succession & Trusts
Corporate Dispute Resolution
Mergers & Acquisitions
Leading German and international businesses, including numerous DAX listed and Fortune 500 companies, major privately held companies and public authorities.