Corporate Lawyer in Germany

Utilizing our knowledge of corporate law in all its complexities and facets is one of our firm’s particular strengths. In this area, our experienced corporate lawyers can assist you from our offices in Aachen, Cologne, Düsseldorf and beyond. Whether you are dealing with a conflict between shareholders, need to understand regulations in the German Commercial Code (Handelsgesetzbuch), want to set up a business, or expand or restructure one – we can provide comprehensive assistance in transactions concerning your business, from its creation to its sale. Due to our firm’s interdisciplinary focus, our corporate lawyers are also able to advise our clients on the intersection between corporate law and other legal areas, such as employment, tax, insurance  and copyright law.

Our Corporate Law Services

Our corporate lawyers have a high level of expertise in working on all types of legal issues that can arise in corporate law. We can advise you, in accordance with your wishes, at our offices in Aachen, Cologne and Düsseldorf, and beyond this throughout all of Germany. We work for international companies as well as regional businesspeople in a variety of businesses.

  • Strategic alliances, joint ventures and other partnering transactions
  • Leveraged buy-outs
  • Startup counseling
  • Restricted Stock Purchase Agreements and other founder agreements
  • Closing down a business in Germany

You’re not running an average business, so why would you want an average corporate lawyer?

Schlun & Elseven – So you can focus on your business.

M&A Transactions and Due Diligence

Schlun & Elseven can provide you with comprehensive advice when purchasing a business and will assess all risks and benefits of a transaction. In the context of the Due Diligence Assessment, we will inform you of all legal issues surrounding the business and assist you in making strategic decisions. Our corporate lawyers will give you comprehensive advice regarding your options and how to implement your transaction in a straightforward manner and in accordance with your expectations.

Corporate Lawyer: Business Formation

Further, our team will assist you in setting up a business in Germany and will provide advice tailored to your wishes and the nature of your business. We are available to advise you on the creation of individual companies, partnerships (GbR, OHG, KG, PartnerG) and public limited companies (UG (limited liability), GmbH or AG). From choosing the legal form to drafting the contract – our  corporatelawyers do not leave anything to chance. We will help you deal with all formalities and enable you to establish yourself firmly on the German market. By instructing us, you can avoid errors in setting up your business, which would often have far-reaching consequences. We regularly continue assisting our clients as reliable advisors after they have finished setting up their business.

Corporate Lawyer: Comprehensive Service & Expertise

We know that it is particularly important for a business to be built on a legally sound and reliable basis. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of our team, our corporate lawyers are not only able to assist you in all company law issues, but can also help with any other legal issues concerning your business. The portfolio of our corporate lawyers  ranges from traffic law advice on your vehicle fleet to all employment law matters, insurance law related concerns, developments with e-Commerce and debt collection proceedings. It is this ability to combine our knowledge in a range of legal area that allows us to provide our clients with full legal cover. We are happy to explain our portfolio to you in detail when we meet you in person.

International Team of Lawyers

The international team of lawyers at Schlun & Elseven can advise and represent individuals and companies with business fluency in the following languages: Arabic, German, English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish. Our corporate lawyers seek to ensure that clarity in communication is at the forefront of our business dealings with our clients. This is why we value open and clear communication to make sure that nothing gets lost in translation.

Practice Group for German Corporate Law

Aykut Elseven Lawyer

Aykut Elseven

Jens Schmidt Lawyer

Jens Schmidt

Simon Krämer Lawyer

Dr. Simon Krämer

Florian Reisser Lawyer

Florian Reisser

Contact our Practice Group for German Corporate Law

Locations & Contact

Office Hours

Mon. – Fr:
09:00 – 19:00 o’clock
24h Contact:
+49 211 882 84196

Appointments only after
telephone arrangement.


Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte PartG
Von-Coels-Straße 214
52080 Aachen (Eilendorf)
Tel: +49 241 4757140
Fax: 0241 47571469


Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte PartG
Kyffhäuserstr. 45
50674 Köln
Tel: +49 221 93295960
Fax: 0221 932959669


Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte PartG
Königsallee 60F
40212 Düsseldorf
Tel: +49 211 882 84196
Fax: 0221 932959669

Conference Rooms

Munich 80339
Theresienhöhe 28

Hamburg 20354
Neuer Wall 63

Berlin 10785
Potsdamer Platz 10

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