In this chapter, 29 individuals are listed for their expertise in debt and equity capital market transactions, advising issuers and underwriters in IPOs (especially on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange), secondary offerings including rights issues, placements and other debt and equity issuances.
Seven leading lawyers are highlighted in this chapter for their exceptional asset recovery work, assisting clients with disclosure, freezing and seizure orders and recovery claims.
In this chapter, 13 leading sports and entertainment specialists are recognised who cover a wide area of practice, including labour, contract and intellectual property law, as well as merchandising and licensing work.
We recognise 47 individuals as leaders in the field of domestic and international arbitration. Those listed will act as counsel or arbitrator in both commercial and international investment arbitration proceedings.
A total of 23 lawyers are listed in this chapter, which focuses on practitioners who provide guidance to companies under investigation by regulatory authorities, as well as companies conducting internal investigations into potentially unlawful practices.
In this chapter, we identify the country’s leading lawyers active in the telecommunications, media and technology sectors. We single out 80 individuals in the following pages.
In this chapter, we recognise 29 government contracts specialists from 23 firms. The individuals selected advise public authorities and private-sector clients in relation to all issues surrounding public procurement, from drafting and structuring procurement bids and PPP contracts to bid challenges and disputes arising from such arrangements.
This year, we list 42 leaders in German corporate law, with varying expertise in public and private M&A, joint ventures, private equity, and cross-border transactions.
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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.