In this chapter we highlight 16 impressive lawyers in the German market who stand out for their exceptional work on a broad range of franchise matters for domestic and international clients.
Most Highly Regarded
From Schiedermair, Marco Hero stands out as a go-to lawyer for international franchisors seeking entry into the European market.
Noerr’s Karsten Metzlaff is a “vastly experienced franchise lawyer” with sweeping knowledge of distribution and antitrust law.
Tom Billing is highly sought-after in the financial services industry for his expertise in the implementation of franchise and distribution systems.
From Buse Heberer Fromm, Dagmar Waldzus comes “highly recommended as a very specialised franchise lawyer” with an “immaculate international reputation” for her expertise in licensing and franchise agreements.
Ruth Dünisch of TCI comes highly esteemed for “her in-depth knowledge of franchise law" as well as her "pragmatic approach to resolving complex issues".
Liesegang Aymans Decker Mittelstaedt & Partner’s Eckhard Flohr is “among the most prominent franchise lawyers in the market” thanks to his 40-plus years of experience advising clients on the full range of franchising, licensing and distribution issues.
Baker McKenzie’s Ulf Wauschkuhn is a seasoned practitioner who is celebrated for his “decades of experience in the field” advising an array of domestic and international clients on the establishment and restructuring of distribution systems.
The “excellent” Jan Patrick Giesler of Busse & Miessen has amassed significant experience advising franchisors on the expansion of franchise and distribution systems.
Kay Jacobsen of Jacobsen & Confurius has more than 25 years of experience advising on the full gamut of inbound and outbound franchise and distribution law issues.
Independent practitioner Dieter Stummel is lauded for his extensive experience navigating franchisors in the hospitality sector through the complexities of expanding into the German market.