Matthias focuses on corporate and commercial law and mergers & acquisitions. Prior to joining LEBUHN & PUCHTA, he worked for a number of years for one of the most prestigious large German corporate law firms and for a renowned London corporate law firm. Matthias acts for clients on a wide range of issues covering the entire life cycle of corporate entities, including company formation, shareholders’ meetings, shareholder disputes, capital issues and winding up. Matthias is known for the accuracy of his work and his handling of highly difficult matters. He has in-depth experience of matters such as shipping pool agreements and shipping funds, including complex multi-layered arrangements and offshore structures, both on the drafting side and on the contentious side. He advises start-up ventures and companies on the restructuring of their commitments and corporate structures, both in the shipping and non-shipping sectors.
In the Legal 500 Dr. Matthias Wittschen is recommended in maritime law, in particular for his expertise at the interface between maritime and corporate law/M&A.