Andreas is a renowned corporate lawyer who leads Gowling WLG's Corporate/M&A practice in Germany. He can draw upon close to 25 years of experience in negotiating major and complex cross-border projects. Among his - very international - clients, there are leading multinationals, public authorities, private equity firms and private equity owned businesses. Andreas brings with him expertise in reorganisations and compliance investigations and has worked in-house. Andreas is highly recognized among his non-German clients for providing incisive and accurate legal and tactical advice on German law and cultural issues. What makes him stand out is his intercultural competence, combined with the ability to consider and counterbalance different points of view.
Andreas' reputation is based upon superior client ratings throughout the last two decades. He has constantly been recognized as one of the leading lawyers in top legal rankings. Clients praise him highly, saying 'He is very proactive, a good responder and enthusiastic about his work.' (Chambers Global, 2015). The renowned German JUVE Handbook acknowledged in 2014/15 that '[t]he addition of corporate lawyer Dr Andreas Woelfle has given the practice a significant boost, especially with regard to cross- border transactions'. Previously, JUVE praised his working style as 'considerate but very effective', called him 'an engaged consultant with solid knowledge' and 'smart with strong legal expertise'. For several years, Andreas has been ranked in 'Germany's best lawyers', the German publication 'Handelsblatt' has listed Andreas as one of the 'best lawyers' in M&A and in Corporate and he has been listed by "Best Lawyers" for his corporate and M&A work.