Mannheimer Swartling is the only large Scandinavian business law firm in Germany and has a substantial share of the Nordic-German transaction market. For more than 20 years, the firm’s offices in Germany have worked with Nordic clients operating in Germany and German clients operating in Sweden. As a result, the Rechtsanwälte of the firm are familiar with both the German and the Nordic legal systems.
The firm’s German business is run from full service offices in Berlin and Frankfurt, with approximately 35 lawyers. All lawyers have an international background, hold the title Rechtsanwälte and speak Swedish or other Nordic languages.
The offices in Germany are often instructed in Nordic-German real estate transactions, mergers & acquisitions for both industrial and private equity clients and in connection with financial transactions. The offices are also increasingly instructed in transactions relating to other German speaking countries.
In addition, the German Rechtsanwälte of the firm represent clients in international law suits and arbitration proceedings. Major international arbitrations are often managed by cross-office teams, in which the German offices participate.
The firm has noticed an increased demand from, amongst others, Swedish energy companies operating in Germany. For German energy companies, wind power financing is a sought-after service. Another specialist area for the firm’s German offices is Health Care/Life Science, an area in which the firm has solid experience as it is often instructed by several companies in the pharmaceutical industry.
Mannheimer Swartling is the leading business law firm in the Nordic region with an international practice and assignments all over the world. By combining the highest legal competence with industry know-how, the firm offers professional legal advice with added value. For several consecutive years, Mannheimer Swartling has been chosen as the favourite law firm of both clients and students.
Berlin: Maria Wolleh
Frankfurt: Oliver Cleblad
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