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Firm Profile

GvW Graf von Westphalen

Firm Profile

Munich

  • Profile
  • Sophienstrasse 26 – Sophien Gaerten
  • Munich
  • Bavaria
  • Germany
  • D-80333

Firm profile submitted by GvW Graf von Westphalen

Managing Partners: Dr Robert Theissen, Christof Kleinmann
Number of partners: 61
Number of lawyers: 130 (including partners)
Languages: Danish, English, French, German, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu


GvW is a partnership of 130 lawyers. With national offices in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Munich and international offices/representations in Brussels, Istanbul and Shanghai, the firm is one of the largest independent law firms in Germany.



Corporate:
12 partners, 12 fee earners
H-Hotels: Comprehensive advice on corporate law, in particular group financing; Advice for fortune 500 company United Technologies Corporation (UTC); HSH Nordbank: Advice on the corporate structuring in preparation of a sale of subsidiaries; Advising DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung in its expansion to China and other countries.
Contact: Dr Frank Süss
Tel: +49 69 80 085 190
Email: [email protected]

M&A:
14 partners, 8 fee earners
Joachim Herz Stiftung: Advice on the sale of the shares in TROST AUTO SERVICE TECHNIK to Wessels + Müller; Turkish Areospace Industries acquires Airbus supplier with GvW; Advising Barnes Group on the acquisition of FOBOHA shares; Ongoing advice for Penske Automotive Group in transactions in Germany; Advice for a Chinese investor on the acquisition of the majority participation in Romaco Group.
Contact: Dr Markus Sachslehner
Tel: +49 69 800 85 1943
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
8 partners, 6 fee earners
Deutsche Telekom: Multilevel project development and financing (real estate leasing) of currently the biggest and most modern computing centre in Germany at the client’s multi-branch location in Saxony-Anhalt; Credit Suisse Asset Management: Comprehensive ongoing advice on commercial tenancy law; TH Real Estate: Advising on property purchases (logistics objects) for a newly created fund; Outgoing advice to Brack Capital: Transactions, financing, asset management.
Contact: Dr Lorenz Czajka
Tel: +49 30 7261 110
Email: [email protected]

Construction:
7 partners, 8 fee earners
University Hospital Dusseldorf: Strategic expansion of the advisory services to all construction law related areas of the hospital; Union Investment: Construction and planning law advice regarding various projects all over Germany; Advice for the Karlsruher Sport-Club in connection with the new construction of a stadium; Construction advice regarding major projects for euromicron.
Contact: Dr Robert Theissen
Tel: +49 40 359 116
Email: [email protected]

Information Technology & IP, Data Protection:
7 partners, 8 fee earners
SapientNitro: Providing ongoing full scope legal services; VDMA: Preparation of the guide ‘Data Protection in Industry 4.0’; Max Planck Society: permanent advice on IT related contracts and affairs including public tenders; Advice and negotiations on an SAAS contract for Evonik Industries.
Contact: Stephan Menzemer
Tel: +49 69 800 85 190
Email: [email protected]

Foreign Trade & Customs:
3 partners, 6 fee earners GEA Group: Comprehensive export control advice; Celanese: Advice on foreign trade law and customs; Mirion Technologies with regard to export controls; Shell Deutschland: Ongoing customs law and energy tax law advice; Representation GE Healthcare in a customs law model proceeding; DNV GL: Ongoing comprehensive foreign trade law advice.
Contact: Dr Lothar Harings
Tel: +49 40 35922 0
Email: [email protected]

Employment:
5 partners, 6 fee earners
Orica: Restructuring across Europe, massive cut back in staff; VAC: Restructuring and downsizing of approx. 350 employees; Advising Alnatura on legal disputes with the works`council; Cockpit: Ongoing advice in proceedings and on collective bargaining law; Stadtwerke Lübeck: Advising on various matters in connection with preferential treatment of members of the works council; Advising VION on factory closings, arbitration proceedings etc.
Contact: Dr Malte Evers
Tel: +49 40 359 220
Email: [email protected]

Branches

  • Potsdamer Platz 8,
  • Berlin,
  • Germany
  • D-10117
  • Tel +49 30 726111 0
  • Fax +49 30 726111 333
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Königsallee 61,
  • Köblick,
  • Düsseldorf,
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Germany
  • 40215
  • Tel +49 211 56615-0
  • Fax +49 211 56615-123
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Ulmenstraße 23–25,
  • Frankfurt am Main,
  • Hessen
  • Germany
  • D-60325
  • Tel +49 69 8008519 0
  • Fax +49 69 8008519 99
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Poststraße 9,
  • Alte Post,
  • Hamburg,
  • Germany
  • 20354
  • Tel +49 40 3 59 22 0
  • Fax +49 40 3 59 22 123
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Sophienstrasse 26 – Sophien Gaerten,
  • Munich,
  • Bavaria
  • Germany
  • D-80333
  • Tel +49 89 68 90 77 0
  • Fax +49 89 68 90 77 100
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Level 4,
  • 227, Rue de la Loi,
  • Brussels,
  • Brussels Capital Region
  • Belgium
  • 1040
  • Tel +32 4033-659
  • Fax +32 4033-750
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Kanyon Kat. 6,
  • Buyukdere Cad. No. 185,
  • Beşiktaş,
  • Istanbul,
  • Turkey
  • 34394 Şişli
  • Tel +90 212 319 7784
  • Fax +90 212 319 7600
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Chong Hing Finance Center,
  • Room 906,
  • 288 West Nanjing Road,
  • Shanghai,
  • China
  • 200003
  • Tel +86 21 63223131
  • Fax +86.21 6322 2430
  • Email : shanghai©gvw.com