Real I.S. accompanied in the acquisition of the TechPark in Erlangen
Munich-based Real I.S., a subsidiary of Bayern LB with property assets of around EUR 7 billion under management, has acquired TechPark in Erlangen with a total usable space of 11,500 sqm. The seller is the real estate developer Sontowsky & Partner. The office property was acquired for a real estate special AIF. The transaction was partly financed via the crowdinvestment platform Zinsbaustein. A total of 291 investors invested EUR 1.25 million in the property through subordinated bonds. The total volume was EUR 25 million. The Sparkasse Erlangen financed the main share with EUR 22.5 Million.
A team from the commercial law firm HEUSSEN headed by its partner Christoph Hamm provided legal advice to Real I.S. on the acquisition. Further team members were Bernhard Schex (partner), Rupert Klar (partner), Dr. Nicole Wolf (associate) and Charlotte Zais (associate), all from Munich.
HEUSSEN: Among the best law firms in public procurement law at WirtschaftsWoche
For the second time since 2014, WirtschaftsWoche (WiWo) has selected Germany's top law firms and top lawyers for public procurement law - an area in which EU-wide invitations to tender for public contracts amount to more than two trillion euros per year, in Germany alone more than 440 billion euros. This makes it even more important to find out which law firms and lawyers in Germany have earned a first-class reputation through their practical work.
As in 2014, the procurement law practice of HEUSSEN and its Partner Uwe-Carsten Völlink are among the top players in 2018 as well.
Accompanied ehret + klein in the acquisition of a real estate portfolio with 13 properties in a share deal
Franconia Portfolio Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, a company of the ehret+klein Group based in Starnberg, took over a real estate company of the P&P Group based in Fürth together with a partner on 9 November 2018. Together with the real estate company, ehret + klein takes over its real estate portfolio with a total of 13 properties, three of which are partially owned. The properties are in Nuremberg, Fürth, Bamberg and Lauf a. d. Pegnitz. The centrally located properties have a rental area of around 22,500 m², of which around 14,100 m² are commercial properties (60%) and approx. 8,400 m² residential properties (40%). The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.
A team of the commercial law firm HEUSSEN headed by partner Dr. Jan Dittmann advised ehret + klein on the legal aspects of its acquisition. Other team members were Dr. Johannes Weidelener, LL.M. and Alexander Jekeli, both partners in Munich and partner Michael Wichert from Berlin.
For more information, please contact: Dr. Jan Dittmann
HEUSSEN cocktail reception on the occasion of the IBA Annual Conference 2018 in Rom
Almost 200 lawyers from all over the world attended the HEUSSEN Cocktail Reception at the Terrazza dei Cavalieri di Rodi overlooking the Imperial Forum for exchange and networking in the early evening during the IBA Annual Conference 2018 in Rome.
HEUSSEN: Labour law and mediation listed by FOCUS Top Commercial Law Firms 2018
In 2018, HEUSSEN is again one of the top recommended commercial law firms in Germany, according to the result of the annual survey conducted by the market research company Statista for the news magazine FOCUS. HEUSSEN was selected for the two practical areas of labour law and mediation.
HEUSSEN has been recommended by colleagues and clients alike in these two specialist areas and is therefore ranked among the top commercial law firms.
Industria advised on portfolio sale worth more than EUR 1 billion
Industria Wohnen, the real estate subsidiary of Degussa Bank, has sold the real estate portfolio of its real estate special fund Wohnen Deutschland. The buyer is the Danish PFA. The Century portfolio comprises 33 residential properties. The purchase price amounts to approximately 900 million euros (net), the total investment volume including development potential is estimated at approximately 1.2 billion euros gross.
A team of the commercial law firm HEUSSEN under the direction of partner Christian Weinheimer advised Industria on the sale.
Wöhr + Bauer assisted in the purchase of three office towers in Eschborn
The Munich project developer Wöhr + Bauer acquired an office ensemble with 22,000 m² Rent and 1.5 hectares of land in Eschborn. Seller is the Karl Group from the Bavarian Innernzell. The office ensemble, consisting of three empty, eight-storey office buildings will be used for commercial and residential purposes in the future. The purchase price has been agreed not to disclose anything.
A team of the commercial law firm HEUSSEN under the direction of partner Dr. Jan Dittmann has advised Wöhr + Bauer on the acquisition.
BlueRock advised on the sale of Techem Headquarters in Eschborn
The BlueRock Fund has sold the headquarters of energy service provider Techem Energy Services GmbG in Eschborn to a Luxembourg fund. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. However, BlueRock director Ronny Pifko speaks of a "profitable sale" and the associated "excellent return".
A team of the commercial law firm HEUSSEN under the direction of partner Dr. Jan Dittmann advised BlueRock on the sale.
Award of the Benno Heussen Prize to Prof. Matthias Kilian
The working group "Kanzleimanagement" in the German Bar Association has awarded the Benno Heussen Prize to Cologne law professor Dr. Matthias Kilian this year. The award ceremony took place on 7 June 2018 in Mannheim as part of the German Lawyers' Day 2018.
Prize winner Prof. Dr. Kilian has been Director of the Soldan Institute and Professor at the University of Cologne for many years. Within the scope of his activities, Kilian deals with the internal structures of the legal profession, developments on the legal services market as well as professional law issues. "Prof. Dr. Matthias Kilian's research has rendered outstanding services to the successful and future-oriented management of law firms," emphasized Soldan Managing Director René Dreske, who was a member of the jury at the award ceremony.
Legal Advice for Real I.S. on Recent Transaction
Munich-based investment fund provider Real I.S. recently sold the Circoleum office building, located at Siemensstraße 21 in Bad Homburg near Frankfurt. The purchaser is Concarus, a corporate affiliate of the May & Porth Group. The selling price for the property was listed at approx. 40 million Euros.
A legal expert team from the HEUSSEN corporate law firm headed by Christoph Hamm, one of the firm’s partners, provided Real I.S. with legal advice throughout the transaction.
New Online-Tool: Assess your Brexit-risk
The negotiations between the European Union and the Government of the United Kingdom are virtually at a standstill. The Federal Association of German Industry (BDI) has advised its members to prepare for an unregulated "hard" Brexit. Basically, every company with business relations to the UK will be affected by this.
Our international law firm network Mutilaw, supported by HEUSSEN, incorporated a "Brexit-Response-Team", which monitors the developments closely and deals with the legal impacts of Brexit. The team developed an interactive online-tool, which you may use to identify your Brexit-related exposures and possible approaches to solutions.
This "Brexposure"-tool is now online. This link takes you directly there. If you have any questions about the report, please give us a call without any obligation.
Following the progress of negotiations, the Brexit-Response-Team will provide continuous updates of analyses and recommendations.
HEUSSEN: Legal Support for Magelan During Development of DSGVO Navigator – Presentation at IT-SA
With preparations underway for legal conformity with the basic data protection law recently enacted by the EU, local data security engineers and companies are both feeling the heat. That’s because they have to analyze any and all data-related processes they may have for compliance with the new law before it takes effect in May 2018.
Enter Munich-based IT service & software provider Magelan GmbH, which rose to the challenge and stands ready to present a solution at it-sa, Europe’s largest IT security expo held in Nuremberg, Germany.
HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH: Legal Support for CIREAS in Real Estate Acquisition
German-based CIREAS GmbH – Consultants in Real Estate and Structuring – has acquired another specialty market of Accom, a leading real estate investor and service provider in Germany, for a local family office. That specialty market is located in the town of Hoyerswerda, Saxony. Accom had put the object in question up for sale as part of a portfolio adjustment. All parties involved agreed not to disclose the actual purchase price. This follows a similar transaction finalized just the summer before, in which CIREAS acquired a specialty market located in the Bavarian resort town of Bad Tölz for another family office.
When purchasing their latest object, CIREAS received expert advice in real estate and corporate law matters from a team of the international corporate law firm HEUSSEN. Heading the team was one of the firm’s partners, attorney Christoph Hamm (construction/real estate law). Team members included Alexander Tauber (Senior Lawyer, corp. law), Bernhard Schex (Partner, public law, construction/real estate law) and Nina Klotz-Hörlin (Senior Lawyer, real estate law).
HEUSSEN: Nominated Law Firm of the Year for Media and Technology 2017 by JUVE
This year, German publisher JUVE-Verlag once again marks the occasion to present corporate law firms and their lawyers with the JUVE Awards. In their choice for nomination, JUVE editors look for practice groups that have shown uniquely positive trends within the past 12 months. For 2017, they’ve chosen HEUSSEN as "Law Firm of the Year" in the field "Media & Technology", along with four other law firms. The awards will be presented on October 26 at Frankfurt’s Alte Oper (Old Opera).
Ranked Among in Official Guide to Germany’s Top Lawyers for 2017
This year, US publisher “Best Lawyers” has once again joined forces with German business publication “Handelsblatt” to identify Germany’s most renowned lawyers from a variety of law fields.
As a result, HEUSSEN, a full-service commercial law firm with branch offices in Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich and Stuttgart, has been able to further fortify its presence on the list, with its team of legal experts being ranked in the fields of real estate law, IT law, engineering law, public law, public procurement law and arbitration.
6% Interest on Tax Arrears as of 2012 Hanging in the Balance
German Federal Court of Finance (BFH) OKs Appeals as Interest Level Raises Constitutional Concerns
It all began over a taxpayer’s complaint over the interest rate charged by the German government on his tax arrears from the year 2012. Now the matter has been brought before the country’s financial courts, where it is being argued by Partner Dr. Christof Schmidt and attorney Dr. Thomas Griebel, both of the HEUSSEN law firm.
International Law Firm Network Multilaw Mentioned by Chambers in “The Elite” and by The Lawyer in “Network of the Year”
Multilaw, one of the largest networks of independent law firms worldwide, has been chosen by Chambers and Partners for its third mention in the Chambers Global guide “The Elite”. This makes Multilaw one of only ten law firm networks to be listed among the best in the Chambers guide. The publisher bases its choice on thousands of interviews conducted among lawyers, law firms and businesses.
Around the same time, Multilaw has been awarded “Global Network of the Year 2017” by renowned British publication “The Lawyer”.
Legal Advice for BlueRock on Real Estate Acquisition
Gibraltar-based real estate fund BlueRock Fund has acquired three objects from the real estate portfolio of German management company Haus Ruhrort II Verwaltungsgesellschaft.
During its acquisition of the three objects, BlueRock received comprehensive legal advice from a team of the international corporate law firm HEUSSEN. Heading the team was Dr. Jan Dittmann (Partner, real estate law). Team members included Carsten Richter, LL.M., Dr. Simone Schultheiß (Lutz) (both Associates, tenancy law) and Bernhard Schex (Partner, public law).
Legal Advice for Schwermer on Sales Transaction
Heidi Chocolat Group AG, based in Zug/Switzerland has acquired tradition-steeped chocolate company Schwermer, based in Bad Wӧrishofen/Germany. Specializing in high-quality chocolate, the Heidi company belongs to the company Kex AG, which in turn is part of the Julius Meinl Group, which is based in Austria.
Throughout the transaction, the managing partners of Schwermer relied on the comprehensive legal advice of HEUSSEN attorneys Dr. Georg Anders and Cornelia Weber (both Partners, corporate law, Munich office).
Consulting for Real I.S. AG on Retail and Office Property Sale in Central Berlin
An investment company affiliated with Munich-based real estate investment company Real I.S. AG has sold roughly 8,500 sq. meters (almost 91,500 sq. ft.) of retail and office property to Truvia, a capital management company based in Frankfurt. The anchor tenant of the property is Swedish retail clothing company H&M. Designed by engineering company Kollhoff Architekten, the property was built in 1996 as part of the ensemble "Hofgarten am Gendarmenmarkt" (Courtyard at the Gendarmes’ Market).
New Talent for Construction & Real Estate Law Practice Group in Stuttgart
Attorney Roland Kahabka is set to join the HEUSSEN corporate law firm as partner at the firm’s Stuttgart Office on January 1st, 2017. A specialized attorney for construction and architectural law, Mr. Kahabka, 55, brings extensive experience in private building law, land law, architectural law and in construction litigation to the table. Add to that his special expertise in cases intersecting with real estate law, particularly those pertaining to real estate transactions. This makes Roland Kahabka, who had previously partnered with the Stuttgart law firm Diem & Partner, an excellent choice as new legal talent for HEUSSEN’s Construction & Real Estate Law Practice Group at its Stuttgart location.
Consulting for Ostertag Solutions AG on Shareholding Deal
Frankfurt-based equity investor VR Equitypartner is participating in a consortium for shares in Ostertag Solutions AG, a Stuttgart-based communications service provider. As part of the deal, company founder Gerhard Ostertag, retains both his interest in the company and his operational capacity as its executive director. For its part, Ostertag Solutions AG agreed to the deal with the intended goal of continuing the same period of strong growth it has been experiencing for the past several years, expecting that being part of the consortium will put it in a favorable position to meet any challenges in the future.
Benno-Heussen Prize Award Given to Sabine Jungbauer
The Arbeitsgemeinschaft Kanzleimanagement, or “Working Group for Law Firm Management”, of the German Bar Association has bestowed the Benno-Heussen Award on certified legal specialist and office administrator Sabine Jungbauer. The awards ceremony took place on June 2nd, 2016 as part of the 2016 Conference of German Lawyers in Berlin. This year marks the third time the Benno-Heussen Award has been presented.
Employment & Corporate Law Practice Listed Among FOCUS Top Corporate Law Practices 2016
Oct. 10, 2016: HEUSSEN once again makes the list of Germany’s top recommended corporate law firms in 2016, according to the results of the annual survey of market research company Statista for German news magazine FOCUS. This year, HEUSSEN was specifically chosen for its employment and corporate law practices.
The fact that HEUSSEN has been equally recommended by fellow lawyers and by clients puts this firm right in the ranking of the top 50 corporate law firms.
Legal Advice for Fidor Group on Being Taken Over by Major French Bank BPCE
Fidor Group takeover: Both the Fidor Bank, founded in 2009, and Fidor AG, an innovative fintech pioneer and winner of multiple awards in its field, are facing takeover by BPCE, France’s second largest banking group. The corporate takeover is currently pending approval by anti-trust authorities and other relevant regulatory authorities.
BREXIT – what´s next?
To foresee the (possible) consequences of a (possible) BREXIT today is difficult, if not downright impossible. Indeed, to many of us here on the Continent, the whole issue may seem remote right now. Undeterred by this, many consultants are already filling their clients’ heads with ideas like "Fit for the BREXIT" and other advice. Sorry, our idea of effective legal counselling generally doesn’t include fitness training for budget warriors or any leaps of faith. However, we do agree that now is a good time to start thinking about what legal form a limited company based in Germany may take on in the future or what the legal protection of your own brand might look like in the UK in the future.
Four Law Practices Once Again Awarded in Chambers Europe 2016
With its law practices Construction Law/Projects, Public Procurement Law, Real Estate Law and Information Technology, the HEUSSEN law firm has once again seen four of its main areas of consultancy make the list of the best of the best, this time in the current issue of Chambers Europe 2016. Add to that Uwe-Carsten Völlink, HEUSSEN partner at the firm’s Munich office, who’s listed among Germany ‘s top 18 attorneys in public procurement law, and fellow HEUSSEN partner Dr. Jan Dittmann, who’s listed among Germany ‘s top 33 attorneys in the area of Construction Law/Projects.
Partner Pool in Frankfurt Extended by Public Procurement and Anti-Trust Law Expert
With the addition of Heinz-Peter Zirbes, the HEUSSEN law firm further expands public procurement law practice at its Frankfurt office. Mr. Zirbes, who has more than 16 years of experience in offering legal advice on all aspects of public procurement law, began his work as Partner there on April 1, 2016. Before that, he was an attorney and partner working for the law firm of Buse Heberer Fromm at their Frankfurt office.
Expansion Continues as Stuttgart Office Welcomes New Partner
With the addition of Volker Mattausch as their new partner, HEUSSEN continues its strategic expansion at their Stuttgart office. A specialized attorney for employment law as well as tenancy & residential property law, Volker Mattausch joined the HEUSSEN law firm on April 1st as partner. Although he mainly practices employment law, he also works in real estate law, especially in land and tenancy law.
Legal Advice for BlueRock Fund on Acquiring Headquarters of DuMont Media Group
BlueRock Fund, a real estate investment fund, has acquired the headquarters of DuMont Media Group located in Amsterdamer Straße, Cologne. The sale was closed at 60 million euros. When acquiring the object, BlueRock Fund received full legal advice from an expert team at the international corporate law firm HEUSSEN. Heading the team was Dr. Jan Dittmann, a real estate law expert and law firm partner. Team members included experts Carsten Richter, LL.M. (tenant law), Bernhard Schex (public law), Rupert Klar (tax law) and Franziska Reuber (tax law).
Major Expansion of IP Law Practice as Two New Partners Join Stuttgart Branch
By adding new partners in the form of two distinguished IP specialists, both well-known in Germany’s legal community, HEUSSEN continues its strategic expansion at its Stuttgart office. One of them is Dr. Wolfgang Heisrath, former name partner of Stuttgart-based law firm Haggeney Heisrath, joined HEUSSEN as partner on January 1, 2016. The other one is Dr. Thomas Beck, former partner of multidisciplinary law firm KMZ Kullen Müller Zinser based in Sindelfingen/Stuttgart, who also joins as partner. Both partners are specialized attorneys in the field of industrial property rights, and they are both well-known for their vast expertise in IP law.
HEUSSEN and aureal: Legal Advice for Real I.S. on the Sale of Real Estate Portfolios
As part of its BGV II portfolio management for institutional investors, German real estate company Real I.S. AG. recently sold its Pan-European multi-sector CLOVER portfolio. It was acquired by the real estate investment trusts of Blackstone, a globally leading investment company. Throughout the process of selling the portfolio, Real I.S. relied on the real estate and corporate law advice offered by a team of attorneys from the international corporate law firm HEUSSEN.
Legal Consulting for Hamburg-based reconcept Involving Bond Issue
Headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, investment company reconcept has issued a bond for its latest wind energy project (“reconcept 07 Anleihe der Zukunftsenergie Wind Deutschland GmbH & Co KG”). At a volume of 7.75 million Euros, the bond comes with a 5-year maturity and a fixed interest rate at 5% p.a.
For more information, please contact: Dr. Christof Schmidt
Legal Consulting for Orchestra Service GmbH Involving Sale of Business
Avnet, a publically listed US tech company headquartered in Phoenix/AZ, is slated to take over Orchestra Service GmbH (Orchestra), a special IT distributor for innovative storage solutions and services for EMC products headquartered in Munich, Germany. Both parties already signed the takeover agreement on Sept. 30, 2015. Pending approval by anti-trust authorities, the deal is expected to conclude in October 2015 at a total transaction volume worth almost 100 million euros.
Tax Advice for Krauss-Maffei Wegmann During Merger
Corporate groups Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Nexter Systems are planning to merge. In fact, both parties sealed the deal by signing an agreement on July 29, 2015 in Paris. Throughout the preparatory stages of the merger and the merger itself, KMW relied on a legal expert team from the corporate law firm HEUSSEN and their comprehensive tax consultancy covering international tax law, among others. Included in the legal expert team were Martin Grasser (Partner, tax law), Rupert Klar (Partner, tax law) and Anna Schneider (Associate, tax law).
HEUSSEN Helps KIRKBI A/S and ehret + klein Joint Venture Acquire Major Commercial Complex
Danish holding and investment company KIRKBI A/S, the Family Office of Lego, as main investor, along with German real estate company ehret + klein have acquired a major commercial complex in Munich, known locally as Ridlerstraße 37, from seller SSRP-Fonds. The ensemble boasts a total of approx. 17,528 m² (862.986 sq. ft.) The complex comprises a main building, which houses a noteworthy mix of tenants since undergoing an interior makeover in 2013, and an unrefurbished older structure.
1st Auction for Open Space Photovoltaic Plant – HEUSSEN Represents Four Successful Bidders
Two weeks after the submission deadline for the first tender for open space photovoltaic plants, the German Federal Network Agency, or Bundesnetzagentur, has announced the winners. The successful bidders include four market players represented by HEUSSEN. Thus, all bidders represented by HEUSSEN were awarded contracts.
Four Law Practice Groups Awarded in Chambers Europe 2015
The current edition of Chambers Europe 2015 marks the first time that HEUSSEN has made the list in no less than four of its categories, namely Construction Law, Projects, Public Procurement Law and Real Estate Law. Also, Uwe-Carsten Völlink, HEUSSEN partner at the firm’s Munich office, is mentioned in the handbook as one the best attorneys in Public Procurement Law. So is fellow partner Dr. Jan Dittmann as one the top attorneys in the handbook’s category for projects in construction law.
Enthusiastic Koningsdag 2015 in Munich
Casual networking the Dutch way characterized the festivities for this year‘s Koningsdag in the great audi-torium of the Sofitel Munich Bayerpost, one of the city‘s finest hotels. Following longstanding tradition, Koningsdag, or King’s Day, is a national holiday in the Netherlands celebrating the King’s birthday. For the Dutch, it marks a day of celebration outside their native country too.
Consultancy Services for Industria Wohnen During Real Estate Acquisition
German real estate investor Industria Wohnen has acquired three new construction projects including 349 residential units and 360 underground parking units in Frankfurt for its two open-ended real estate funds Wohnen Deutschland II and Industria Wohnen Deutschland IV.
Berlin Office Grows by Merging with Feitsch und Feitsch Attorney Team
On April 1, 2015, the Berlin-based law firm Feitsch und Feitsch, headed by renowned inheritance and foundations law expert Dr. Frank Grischa Feitsch will merge with HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft at the latter’s Berlin office.
Support for Renewable Energies Start-up
One of the focal points the international corporate law firm HEUSSEN has long been known for is its corporate consulting and representation services in the legal field of renewable energies. Now the law firm is taking things a step further by direct supporting a start-up with a highly promising product. Based in the town of Korbach in northern Hesse in Germany, APT-GmbH is a recently formed company active in the storage of electricity from renewable energy sources – specifically, the generation of compressed air as a storage medium.
Partner for Labor/Employment Law Brings More Legal Talent to Stuttgart Office
Axel J. Klasen, an attorney specializing in labor/employment law, began contributing his legal talent as a partner to the HEUSSEN’s Employment & Human Resources Team at the firm’s Stuttgart office in February 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Klasen, 51, worked for the Melchers law firm in Heidelberg. Further career stops include his position as Head of Personnel at the DGH Group and his legal work at the Kübler and Nörr law firms.
HEUSSEN: New Talent Added to IT Law Practice in Stuttgart
Attorney Mark Münch, LL.M., just made law partner at HEUSSEN, bringing his legal talent to the firm’s IT law practice at its Stuttgart office. A specialized attorney for information technology law, Mr. Münch previously worked as a lawyer at a Munich-based law office that specializes in IT law. Notably, the 47-year-old Münch is expected to bring his extensive know-how in information technology law, software copyright, data protection law and IT procurement law to HEUSSEN and, specifically, to bring exponential growth of the firm’s IT law practice.
Seven Lawyers Among the Best in Handbook “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2014”
In an exclusive for the German business publication Handelsblatt, the US publication “Best Lawyers” ranks German attorneys from all law fields for the year 2014, based on latest recommendations by peers. As part of the ranking, lawyers were asked to mention any fellow lawyers they would refer clients to outside of their own law offices due to lack of time or conflicts of interest in representing these clients. Following completion of the selection processes, the current issue “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2014” lists seven lawyers from the HEUSSEN, adding three more of the law firm’s lawyers to debut among the best.
Public Procurement Law Partner Völlink and Real Estate Lawyer Dr. Jan Dittmann Mentioned in Chambers Europe 2014
Uwe-Carsten Völlink, Partner at HEUSSEN’s Munich office, is mentioned in the latest edition of the internationally recognized guide Chambers Europe 2014 as one of the best lawyers for public procurement law. Mr. Völlink is one of a total of 20 German lawyers listed for this sector. Also mentioned in the guide is his fellow law partner Dr. Jan Dittmann as one of the 31 top lawyers in the sector of construction law projects.
HEUSSEN: Dr. Martin Feyock Adds Talent to Media Law Practice
Renowned media law expert Dr. Martin Feyock is expected to join HEUSSEN on April 1, 2014 as Of Counsel at the law firm’s Munich office. Dr. Feyock is a former partner of Straßer Feyock Ventroni Deubzer, the media firm he co-founded. The 52-year-old Feyock is also Managing Director of the recently established German Advertising Film Academy and Advertising Director of the German Producers Alliance - Film & Television, in addition to being the legal consultant of the German TV station RTL 2 since 1994. He furthermore renders his services for film and television projects and remains involved in the operative business of the licensing and collecting society TWF, which he co-founded too.
HEUSSEN: Expanding Banking & Real Estate Law Practice in Frankfurt
HEUSSEN is set to expand its international law practice in its Frankfurt office. With the New Year 2014, the firm welcomes attorney and notary public Dr. Stefan Bauer (53), formerly of the law firm Zirngibl Langwieser, along with attorney and advocate Karl Woschnagg (52), formerly of the law firm of Buse Heberer Fromm, to its team of legal experts
HEUSSEN: Benedikt Murken, Uwe-Carsten Völlink and Dr. Dendorfer-Ditges mentioned in Who’s Who Legal
The HEUSSEN partners Benedikt Murken (Real Estate & Construction Law), Uwe-Carsten Völlink (Public procurement law) and Dr. Renate Dendorfer-Ditges (Dispute Resolution) were appointed as best lawyers in their respective fields in the international handbook “The International Who´s Who Legal Germany 2014“.
HEUSSEN: Construction Team Adds New Talent
The HEUSSEN law group keeps adding new talent to its construction & real estate practice, recently bringing aboard Dr. Marc Diekmann, LL.M., an experienced construction lawyer. Specializing in construction as well as architectural law, Dr. Diekmann joins the law firm’s Munich office as Senior Lawyer. Having begun his career at the law firm of Kapellmann & Partner in 2004, he most recently worked for MEK Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, a construction law firm.
Stuttgart: HEUSSEN joins forces with Wahlert
On March 1st 2012 HEUSSEN joins forces with Wahlert, a Stuttgart law firm. With a total of 23 professionals HEUSSEN now ranks among the ten biggest law firms in Stuttgart.
HEUSSEN wins Acquisition International Award „German Property Law Firm of the Year“
HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH is pleased about the receipt of the „German Property Law Firm of the Year 2011 award“, which is awarded by the British business magazine Acquisition International in the context of their annual “Legal Awards“.
HEUSSEN Frankfurt: two partners appointed as notary public
Norbert Pahl and Wolfgang Trautner, both partners at HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH in the Frankfurt office were appointed as notary public by the higher regional court Frankfurt am Main.
Prof. Dr. Renate Dendorfer appointed as ABA Vice Chair
Prof. Dr. Renate Dendorfer was appointed Vice Chair of the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association (ABA) for at least one year with assignment to the Private International Law Committee.
HEUSSEN expands Berlin office
On July 1st 2011 lawyer and notary Dr. Thomas Miller joined HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH. Until recently he was partner at KROHN in Hamburg and Berlin. Dr. Miller will work at HEUSSEN’s Berlin office, which just moved to larger office premises in Joachimstaler Straße/ Ecke Kurfürstendamm.
HEUSSEN among the TOP 100 European law firms according to the rank-ing of “The Lawyer“
For the first time, the leading British law-magazine „the Lawyer“ included HEUSSEN in its annual ranking „European 100 – The Continental Elite“, which identifies the top high profit law firms in continental Europe. HEUSSEN is listed in this ranking together with only 15 other law firms from Germany.
HEUSSEN extends its copyright and media law practice group in Berlin
On 1 May 2011 Marcus M. Hotze joined the Berlin office of HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH. Mr. Hotze (38) is qualified as lawyer in Germany and is a specialist for copyright and media law. He previously worked for Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft in Berlin where he was co-head of the nationwide practice group „Media & Advertising“.
HEUSSEN Frankfurt office takes over SNP office
The HEUSSEN Frankfurt office will start invigorated into the new year 2011. The SNP Schlawien Naab Partnership, consisting of ten lawyers, will join the HEUSSEN office, situated at the Platz der Einheit, as a whole in the coming weeks.
HEUSSEN strengthens its Stuttgart office
The Stuttgart office of HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschafts mbH was able to win over two partners of the law firm Kleiner Rechtsanwälte, also situated in Stuttgart. With these two experienced lawyers joining HEUSSEN, the law firm will gather strength in the Stuttgart region and its Corporate Law practice group will be able to focus on new sectors.
Endowed chair for the law of renewable energies – HEUSSEN actively engaged in EBS Law School
The newly founded EBS Law School in Wiesbaden is pleased to announce its first endowed professorship: together with HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH the EBS Law School has taken the initiative to build up a chair with focus on the law of renewable energies. This chair will contribute to the academic foundation of this young field of law in Germany.
HEUSSEN welcomes new partner to the practice group Public Law / Public Procurement Law
SIBETH co-founder Dr. Norbert Huber joined HEUSSEN’s Munich office and will from now on strengthen the practice group Public Law/ Public Procurement Law. 40 years old Dr. Huber was partner at SIBETH since 2005 in the field of “Public Sector“. He began his career at Nörr Stiefenhöfer Lutz and then moved on to ARCON Schmitdt-Sibeth Heisse Weisskopf Kursawe.