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Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek  

Legal Services | Germany

www.heuking.de
tel: +49 211 600 55 105 | fax: +49 211 600 55 100
Georg-Glock-Strasse 4 | Duesseldorf | D - 40474 | Germany


Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's Overview

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek is a name synonymous with competence. They are one of the major commercial law firms in Germany. About 400 specialized lawyers and tax advisers represent the interests of national and international clients. Their client list includes medium-sized and large German and international companies in all areas of the manufacturing industry, as well as trade and service industries, associations, government and public-sector organizations, and individual clients.

The firm has eight offices across Germany, as well as an office in Brussels and an office in Zurich. In addition, they work closely with partner firms in all of the key global markets.

Their legal counseling is based on substantial legal competence, excellent education and continuing legal training, extensive specialization and a comprehensive knowledge of specific industry sectors. Experienced Partners and carefully selected Associate Lawyers develop innovative solutions to complex legal problems. The firm's culture values entrepreneurial thinking on behalf of their clients, efficient and cost-effective work, and strong personal dedication. At the end of the day, their Clients' success is also their own.

Cross-border and cross-sector knowledge combined with a deep understanding of business reasoning makes it possible for them to provide clients with wide-ranging support in their negotiations and business decisions. This also applies to legal advice on company structure, business risk management, negotiation and negotiation tactics, training, crisis and insolvency counseling and corporate finance matters. The early and timely legal advice they provide enables companies to function in a legally secure manner. If conflicts arise, they seek innovative resolution avenues, for example, through ADR and mediation.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1971
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 10
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 400

Languages: German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Dutch, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Greek, Czech, Hungarian, Icelandic, Turkish

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Accessions Tax Law
  • Advertising Law
  • Anti-Counterfeiting
  • Antidumping
  • Antitrust Compliance
  • Antitrust fine proceedings
  • Antitrust Law
  • Antitrust Litigation
  • Apartment Ownership Law
  • Arbitration
  • Asset Management
  • Association Law
  • Aviation
  • Banking Supervision Law
  • Book resale price maintenance
  • Brokerage Law
  • Budget and Charges Law
  • Budget Law
  • Budget Law and Law on Fees
  • Cable and Satellite
  • Capital Market Compliance
  • Capital Market Criminal Law
  • Capital Market Law
  • Charges Law
  • Chemicals Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Co-determination on supervisory board level / Election of employee representatives in the supervisory board
  • Collective Bargaining Law
  • Combined Heat and Power
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Commercial Law
  • Company Pension Schemes
  • Compliance
  • Compliance and Employment Law
  • Compliance at M&A Transactions
  • Compulsary Auction
  • Compulsory Enforcement
  • Compulsory Purchase Law and Compensation Law
  • Construction Law
  • Consumption Tax
  • Contracts for national and international infrastructure projects
  • Copyright and Publishing Law
  • Corporate Criminal Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Corporate name law
  • Corporate Succession
  • Cosmetics Law
  • Criminal Compliance
  • Customs Legislation
  • Data Processing Law
  • Data Protection Law
  • Delisting
  • Design Patent Law
  • Design Protection
  • Development Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Distribution Law
  • E-Banking and Retail-Banking
  • Emissions Trading
  • Emissions Trading and Climate Protection
  • Employee Invention Law
  • Endowments and Foundations
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Taxes
  • Environmental Criminal Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Liability Law/Environmental Damage Law
  • Environmental Management/Certification
  • EU-Trade Law/WTO
  • Facility Management
  • Family Law
  • Film and TV Production, Financing
  • Financing
  • Food Law, Tobacco Products Law, Cosmetics Law
  • Foreign Trade & Customs
  • Franchise Law
  • Freedom of Speech
  • French Law / French Clients
  • Gaming & Betting Law
  • General Terms and Conditions
  • Geographical Indications
  • Going Public
  • Immission Protection Law
  • Industrial Actions
  • Industrial Property Law
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Infrastructure/Regulated Markets
  • Inheritance and Gift Tax Law
  • Inheritance Law
  • Insolvency Law
  • Insurance Distribution Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Construction Law
  • Internet Law
  • Investment Funds
  • Investment Protection / Investor-State disputes
  • Investor Models
  • IT-Outsourcing Tech-driven transactions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Labor Law
  • Land Law
  • Large Construction Disputes
  • Lauterkeitsrecht
  • Law of Medical Practitioners
  • Law of Trademarks and Related Marks
  • Law on advertising of medical products
  • Law related to architects and engineers
  • Laws governing Hospitals
  • Leasing Law
  • Lending and Securities
  • Liability issues of legal practitioners
  • Liability Law
  • Licensing Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation
  • Logistics Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Media Concentration Law
  • Media Law
  • Mediation
  • Medical Law
  • Medical Liability Law
  • Merger Control
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mining Law
  • Monument Conservation Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Non-marital Partnership Law
  • Patent Law
  • Pharmaceutical Law
  • Pharmacy Law
  • Planning and Public Building Law
  • Plant Variety Protection Law
  • Postal Service
  • Press Law and Freedom of Speech
  • Private Clients
  • Private Construction Law
  • Private Equity
  • Private Succession Planning
  • Privatisation
  • Product Liability Law
  • Product Safety Law
  • Professional Liability Law
  • Property Management
  • Public Construction Law
  • Public Funds and Subsidies
  • Public Infrastructure and Large-Scale Projects
  • Public Law
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Public Procurement and Investor Contests
  • Public Procurement Law
  • Public Procurement of Services
  • Public Restructurings and Cooperations
  • Public Sector Law
  • Public Transport
  • Public Utility Law
  • Publishing Law
  • Radio Broadcasting Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Recapitalization
  • Reinsurance
  • Renewable Energy
  • Reorganisation [of group of companies]
  • Restructuring
  • Soil Protection and Brownfield Sites
  • Specialist Planning Law
  • Sports Law
  • State Aids
  • Stock Corporation Law
  • Subsidy Law
  • Supervision of Securities
  • Tax Criminal Law
  • Tax law
  • Tax Planning for private clients
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Tenancy Law
  • Tenancy Law/Brokerage Law
  • Tobacco Products Law
  • Transport Law
  • Unfair Competition Law
  • Utility Models
  • Venture Capital
  • Waste Management Law
  • Water and Waste Water Law
  • Work Title Law
  • Works Constitution Law
Professionals

Partners

Other

Michael Below

Michael BelowSalaried Partner

Marvin Lederer

Marvin LedererSenior Associate


Janina Theven

Janina ThevenAssociate


Leonard Urban

Leonard UrbanAssociate



Alexander Bork

Alexander BorkSalaried Partner


Florian Brombach, LL.M.

Florian Brombach, LL.M.Salaried Partner

Anna Coenen

Anna CoenenSenior Associate


Bodo Dehne

Bodo DehneSalaried Partner

Sabine Dethof

Sabine DethofSalaried Partner

Mathis Dick

Mathis DickSenior Associate


Rebecca Dreps

Rebecca DrepsSenior Associate

Anne Erning

Anne ErningSenior Associate


Sen Gao

Sen GaoSenior Associate


Svenja Guse

Svenja GuseAssociate


Anton Horn

Anton HornPartner




Eylem Kaya, LL.M.

Eylem Kaya, LL.M.Senior Associate


Michael Kreisler, LL.M.

Michael Kreisler, LL.M.Senior Associate

Gesa Krohn

Gesa KrohnAssociate



Astrid Luedtke

Astrid LuedtkeSalaried Partner

Christopher Marx

Christopher MarxSalaried Partner

Joern Matuszewski

Joern MatuszewskiSalaried Partner



Gunter Muehlhaus

Gunter MuehlhausSalaried Partner

Sebastian Muller-Pfannkuche

Sebastian Muller-PfannkucheDirector of Human Resources & Business Development


Tobias Plath, LL.M.

Tobias Plath, LL.M.Salaried Partner



Yvonne Remplik

Yvonne RemplikSalaried Partner

Markus Rheinlaender

Markus RheinlaenderSalaried Partner

Maren Rinkens

Maren RinkensAssociate


Tanja Rodiek

Tanja RodiekSenior Associate

Miriam Schaefer

Miriam SchaeferSalaried Partner


Anna Schenke

Anna SchenkeSenior Associate


Rene Schnichels

Rene SchnichelsSenior Associate

Philipp Roman Schröler

Philipp Roman SchrölerSenior Associate


Beatrice Stange, LL.M.

Beatrice Stange, LL.M.Salaried Partner


Urs Jakob Stelten

Urs Jakob SteltenSenior Associate


Birthe Struck, LL.M.

Birthe Struck, LL.M.Senior Associate

Andreas Urban

Andreas UrbanManaging Partner



Laurence M. Westen

Laurence M. WestenSalaried Partner

Tobias Woltering

Tobias WolteringSalaried Partner

Articles

Trade and business secrets law enacted
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2019

It is here. The German Trade and Business Secrets Law (Geschäftsgeheimnisgesetz; GeschGehG) came into effect on April 26, 2019. Companies wishing to ensure protection of their business and trade secrets (such as customer, supplier and staff lists) in the future are required to take and document appropriate non-disclosure measures. This is effective immediately. APPROPRIATE NON-DISCLOSURE MEASURES One of the major changes in the legal situation under the new GeschGehG is that business and trade secrets now comprise only those secrets that have been actively protected by the employer...

Unfounded fixed term ("previous employment")
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2019

Federal Labor Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht; BAG) dated January 23, 2019 – 7 AZR 733/16 The unfounded limitation of the term of an employment contract, when an employee is employed again by the same employer, is only permissible when and if the application of the prohibition of unfounded fixed-term employment under Sec. 14(2) s. 2 Part-Time and Fixed-Term Employment Law (Teilzeit- und Befristungsgesetz; TzBfG) would be unreasonable for the parties. Thus, the BAG agrees with the ruling of the Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht, BVerfG) dated June 6, 2018...

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Press

Heuking Advises Aquila Capital on Sale of Three DHL Freight Terminals to Savills IM
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2019

AGRAF German Real Estate Holding No. 1, a fund managed by Aquila Capital, has sold three freight terminals in Berlin, Leimen near Heidelberg, and St. Ingbert in Saarland to Savills Investment Management. A team led by Dr. Sönke Görgens and Dr. Michael Dröge, both Partners at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised Aquila Capital on the sale. Savills Investment Management acquired the three freight terminals on behalf of European Logistics Fund 2 for a purchase price of some EUR 48.7 million. The three properties constructed in 2014 each feature 5,000 square meters of rental space and are leased out to Deutsche Post Immobilien with an average remaining term of about ten years...

India Business Law Journal: Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek is “Top International Law Firm for India-Related Work”
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2019

For the seventh consecutive time, trade magazine India Business Law Journal named Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek a “top international law firm for India-related work.” India Business Law Journal has been publishing an “Intelligence Report” for 13 years now, listing top law firms that have concluded Indian-related transactions in the past twelve months. This year, 600 law firms worldwide were analyzed. With its India Desk, Heuking ranks among the “Regional & specialist firms (worldwide)” and thus among the top national law firms with strong Indian business...

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