German Attorneys for the Automotive Industry

Legal Solutions Made in Germany

Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte PartG is a full-service law firm who are active all over Germany. We offer our clients in the automotive industry comprehensive legal advice from one source combined with industry-specific expertise. Get to know us, our services and more about our automotive industry knowledge today.


Reliable Counsel & Industry-Specific Expertise: Your German Legal Partner

Our German automotive lawyers have many years of experience representing both publicly and privately held automobile dealers and local, regional, and nationwide dealer groups. We understand the complex inner workings of the automotive industry and based on our experience across multiple manufacturer lines, we offer reliable counsel on risk avoidance, as well as defence when litigation arises.

At Schlun & Elseven our automotive lawyers have an extensive background of working alongside key Original Equipment Manufacturers (or OEMs) and suppliers in the local automotive industry, as well as assisting foreign clients with the German legal framework and its implications. Our approach is practical and highly specialised, having a multidisciplinary unit specialized in the German Automotive field, formed by a team of expert lawyers in different branches of law, with full knowledge of the industry difficulties that commonly arise.

Automotive Industry Legal Interactions: Our Expertise in Specific Fields

Our full-service approach allows us to provide comprehensive assistance and insightful advice across the broad spectrum of legal areas in Germany. Below we provide an outline of how some legal fields interact with the automotive industry. If you have a specific legal situation which requires astute advice on or in which legal representation is required, our legal team can be reached through our contact details at the bottom of this article.

Drafting and Reviewing Contracts
Corporate Law Concerns
Litigation Services
Employment Law Considerations
Trademarks, Intellectual Property and Patents
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The Importance of the Automotive Industry in Germany

There is no doubt that the automotive industry is of particular importance in the global industry network. In the case of Germany, the automotive industry is one of the largest employers, boasting a labour force of more than 900 thousand people. Outside to the automotive chain itself, having a good affiliation with sectors like steel and derivatives, machinery and equipment, electronic materials and more; are also key for any investment in the automotive industries.

Schlun & Elseven Rechtsanwälte consists of a team of lawyers with experience and knowledge across a wide field of legal areas in Germany. From our offices in Cologne, Düsseldorf and Aachen as well as conference rooms across Germany, your business can benefit from full legal service from one source. Our practice group for the German automotive industry is composed of professionals with in-depth knowledge of the regulations and the needs and opportunities of the industry. Our team is familiar with the concepts and terminology of the industry and highly qualified to serve customers at all points of the vehicle production chain, from the manufacture of parts to automakers, carriers, dealers and sales. Contact us today to start a productive legal partnership.

The Drafting and Review of Contracts & Commercial Activities