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. His M&A work comprises (also cross-border) corporate acquisitions and mergers as well as advice for start-up companies. In addition, Matthias advises our clients on restructurings. Further core activities are the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts, plant engineering and construction, complex tender procedures and litigation.
Matthias is known for the accuracy of his work and his handling of highly difficult matters. The directory “The Legal 500” has repeatedly recommended Matthias, in particular for his expertise at the interface between maritime and corporate law/M&A, and ranks him as a “Leading Individual in Maritime and Shipping” in Germany. The JUVE Handbook Business Law Firms recommends him for being „highly competent in corporate law, with proven litigation experience, very team-minded and forceful” and “highly regarded due to his deep knowledge and creative ideas for finding solutions”.