The optimal corporate form and the appropriate articles of association are of fundamental importance for a company. This does not only apply to the phase of founding a company. Especially for established companies that are positioned in a rapidly changing environment, there is an increasing need to adapt the existing corporate structure and thus also the corporate form and possibly also the articles of association to changes.
We advise individual entrepreneurs and co-entrepreneurs, managing directors and shareholders on the establishment, restructuring and termination of their company or group of companies, taking into account all forms of company, and on all legal issues arising in connection with the management of a company and a shareholding in a company. In the case of the acquisition or sale of a company, our services focus in particular on optimizing the structure of the acquisition or sale and on assisting in the drafting of contracts.
In addition to the classic legal forms such as AG, GmbH, GmbH & Co. KG, OHG, GbR or the partnership company, we also look after foundations, which are becoming increasingly popular as a means of asset succession and asset protection. We advise you on legal structuring issues in the establishment of foundations and their further development.
We offer companies ongoing advice on all labor law issues. We represent employees and employers in proceedings for protection against dismissal and examine all social law issues. For employers and employees, we undertake the forward-looking drafting of employment contracts and support them in the preparation as well as in the termination of employment relationships. We advise employees in defending themselves against emerging conflicts with their employers and in the settlement of their employment relationships.
Inheritance can pose a considerable risk to the existence of an asset or a company if it is not handled with foresight. In order to preserve values in the best possible way, it is advisable to act in good time. We advise you on the drafting of a will as well as on the transfer of assets by way of anticipated succession. We support private individuals in all matters of personal provision, the drafting of a health care proxy, a care proxy or a living will. We advise shareholders, managing directors and their heirs on the succession of their company and arrange this in such a way that the future of your company and your assets is also secured for the next generation.
The relationship between landlord and tenant offers many occasions for conflict. This is reflected in tenancy law with its extensive case law. We assist our clients in all questions of tenancy law on both the tenant's and the landlord's side. This applies to the drafting of tenancy agreements for residential and commercial space as well as to all disputes arising from or in connection with tenancies. Another focus of our work is legal support in the termination of tenancies.
We advise medium-sized companies on their steps into new foreign markets within and outside the European Union (outbound advice). If required, we can draw on long-standing contacts to foreign legal and tax experts, of whom we are convinced in terms of quality and service. In inbound consulting, we assist foreign companies and private individuals with their investments in Germany. In close cooperation with their foreign advisors, we support our foreign clients in structuring their engagement, especially the ongoing administrative management.
In addition to the above areas, we represent clients in the following legal matters in particular: