Germany: A sense of place

13-Jan-2014 | By Joanne Harris

In Germany’s decentralised legal market, different cities have their own attractions for local and international firms looking to open an office


European firms in London: City of dreams

4-Nov-2013 | By Joanne Harris

With a focus on internationalisation and a determination to forge bonds with clients, European firms are finding their City bases increasingly important


Germany: All-aktion

15-Jul-2013 | By Joanne Harris

New entrants plus a mix of up and downsizing equals an active legal market in Europe’s strongest jurisdiction


Go Deutsche

14-Jan-2013 | Updated: 1-Feb-2013 | By Joanne Harris

Difficulty securing financing has slowed corporate activity but Germany’s Mittelstand sector is helping firms buck the trend


Last-mover advantage

19-Nov-2012 | By Joanne Harris

Going your own way can pay off big time - just ask The Lawyer’s European Firm of the Year, Noerr

More from Special Reports


Noerr co-speaker Alexander Ritvay: We’re outgrowing the market

23-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

German heavyweight Noerr’s co-leaders reveal the secret of their firm’s success.

hamburg 317

Taylor Wessing anoints Hamburg IP partner Meissner as new Germany chief

8-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Taylor Wessing has elected Hamburg IP partner Andreas Meissner as its new German managing partner, following the sudden decision of Florian Ranft to step down after just one year in the job.

Berlin Germany

Eversheds' German ally launches in Berlin as full merger mooted

2-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Eversheds’ German arm Heisse Kursawe Eversheds has launched a Berlin office, ahead of a possible full merger between the firms.

frankfurt germany

Taylor Wessing beefs up private equity team in Germany

2-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Taylor Wessing has strengthened its private equity offering in Germany with the hire of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom partner Walter Henle.

More from Germany News

Germany Briefings

A consistently broad interpretation of ‘health claim’ emerges in Europe download subscription

Taylor Wessing 24-Apr-2014

A decision by the German Federal Court of Justice has confirmed the broad interpretation of the term ‘health claim’ in the context of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006.

Brands Update — April 2014: German Federal Court of Justice — ‘OTTO CAP’ download subscription

Taylor Wessing 17-Apr-2014

The German Federal Court of Justice has found that a party does not need to intend to take unfair advantage of the distinctiveness of a mark without due cause.

Understanding Forex manipulation download subscription

Collyer Bristow 15-Apr-2014

Stephen Critchley and Robert Andrews describe in simple terms: what the alleged manipulation is; who may have suffered from it; and the ongoing investigations into it.

Special problems of syndicated loans download subscription

Dentons 15-Apr-2014

Syndication continues to grow in popularity among lenders. Here, the authors explain the significant legal issues surrounding such transactions.

Comparing countries — more on spousal maintenance download subscription

Withers 10-Apr-2014

In a two-part analysis, Withers compared how different jurisdictions dealt with spousal maintenance.

The Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility download subscription

Collyer Bristow 8-Apr-2014

The Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility is a tax disclosure facility for UK taxpayers. It is open to those with unpaid UK tax liabilities who had assets outside the UK as at 1 September 2009.

Small print — the position in Germany download subscription

Taylor Wessing 8-Apr-2014

General terms and conditions are any contractual terms that have been provided by one contracting party (user) to the other party.

Antitrust Matters — April 2014: state aid; cartel facilitators; Belgium’s Competition Authority; exercising patent rights; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 4-Apr-2014

DLA Piper has released the second issue of its global competition and antitrust law newsletter Antitrust Matters.

More from Germany Briefings