Firm Profile

Header Image for POELLATH

POELLATH

Firm Details

POELLATH is a market-leading, international business and tax law firm with more than 150 lawyers and tax advisors in Germany.

We stand for high-end transactional and asset management advice. We offer legal and tax advice from one source. Together with our clients, we shape the best practice in the market. We use our proven expertise and our understanding of economics to develop resilient and innovative solutions for you. In doing so, we increasingly use Legal Tech products that we ourselves have developed.  

We always have your business in mind and offer economic solutions, clear advice and comprehensive service in the following core advisory areas:

M&A
Acquisitions, Structuring, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Antitrust Law, Management Participation Programs, Financing, Distressed M&A, Arbitration/Litigation

Private Funds Formation
Structuring, Fund Manager and Investor Advisory, Regulatory Law, AIFM-Directive/German Capital Investment Act, Secondary Transactions, Fund Compliance

Corporate / Capital Markets
Company, Shareholder and D&O Matters, Corporate Litigation and Compliance

Real Estate
Transactions, Project Development, Financing, Joint Ventures, Restructuring

Private Clients
Inheritance and Tax Advice for Family Companies and HNWI, Foundations and Trusts, Family Offices

Tax
M&A and PE Tax, International Tax Law, Structuring and Taxation of Investment Funds, Corporate and Real Estate Tax Law, Tax Litigation

Our partners are members of supervisory and advisory boards of well-known companies. Many of our experts are regularly listed in national and international rankings as leading advisors in their respective fields of expertise. Clients appreciate our unlimited accessibility, our international network and our clear advice.

For more information (including on pro bono work and POELLATH foundations) please visit our website www.pplaw.com

Law Firm of the Year Awards

  • Private Equity Law in Germany (2022)
  • Tax Law in Germany (2022)
  • Private Equity Law in Germany (2021)
  • Trusts and Succession Planning in Germany (2021)
  • Venture Capital Law in Germany (2019)
  • Private Equity in Germany (2018)
  • Private Equity in Germany (2016)
  • Trusts and Succession Planning in Germany (2016)

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in Germany in Investment Funds with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Germany in Private Equity Law with 15 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Germany in Private Funds with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Germany in Trusts and Succession Planning with 6 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Berlin in Investment Funds with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Munich in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 10 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Munich in Private Equity Law with 10 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Berlin in Private Equity Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Berlin in Private Funds with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Berlin in Tax Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Munich in Tax Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Munich in Trusts and Succession Planning with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Munich in Venture Capital Law with 4 lawyers

"Law Firm of the Year"

Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2022 Germany
Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2021 Germany
Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2019 Germany
Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2018 Germany
POELLATH has received the following "Law Firm of the Year" accolades. Only one firm in a practice area is awarded this top honor each year:
  • Germany's "Law Firm of the Year" awards:
    • Private Equity Law - 2022
    • Tax Law - 2022
    • Private Equity Law - 2021
    • Trusts and Succession Planning - 2021
    • Venture Capital Law - 2019
    • Private Equity - 2018
    • Private Equity - 2016
    • Trusts and Succession Planning - 2016

Firm Practice Areas

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Capital Markets Law
  • Competition / Antitrust Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Family Law
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Funds
  • Investment Funds
  • Leveraged Buyouts
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Non-Profit and Charities Law
  • Private Equity Law
  • Private Funds
  • Project Finance and Development Practice
  • Real Estate Law
  • Regulatory Practice
  • Restructuring and Insolvency Law
  • Tax Expert
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Succession Planning
  • Venture Capital Law

Office Locations

Germany

Germany

Berlin, Germany

Potsdamer Platz 5

Berlin 10785

Germany

49 30 25353 0

Get Directions

Frankfurt/Main, Germany

An der Welle 3

Frankfurt/Main 60322

Germany

49 69 247047 0

Get Directions

Munich, Germany

Hofstatt 1

Eingang Färbergraben 16

Munich 80331

Germany

49 89 24240 0

Get Directions