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Dr. Matthias Lupp


Matthias is an M&A partner at Lupp + Partner. He focuses on transactional advice in a national and international context, ranging from classic M&A transactions through private equity deals. With a passion for entrepreneurs Matthias’ focus in particular includes venture capital work. His clients comprise strategic and institutional investors as well as family offices, start-up companies and founders.

Having worked in both UK and US driven international law firms, Matthias, amongst other international clients, geographically focuses on US and UK clients.

Before co-founding Lupp + Partner Matthias was a partner at DLA Piper UK LLP where he headed the German private equity and venture capital practice for six years. Before joining DLA Piper Matthias was a counsel at Clifford Chance.

JUVE, the German equivalent to Legal 500, lists Matthias as a recommended lawyer for both M&A and venture capital work.


Ksenia Ilina


Ksenia is an M&A partner at Lupp + Partner. She focuses on M&A and real estate transactions, both in a domestic and international context.

Ksenia advises international and German clients on acquisitions and disposals, including in particular real estate investments. Ksenia is both German law and Russian law qualified lawyer. As such she is very active in the German – Russian business community, regularly advising Russian investors in Germany. Ksenia’s experience includes general corporate law advice as well as the implementation of complex corporate compliance structures.

Before co-founding Lupp + Partner Ksenia was a counsel at DLA Piper UK LLP, where she worked for the last six years. Before joining DLA Piper Ksenia worked at Clifford Chance and EY Law.


Patrick Schwarzbart


Patrick is a commercial and technology partner at Lupp + Partner. He focuses on advising clients on their operational side of the business covering all kinds of commercial matters as well as unfair competition, IT-, data protection and intellectual property law matters, including corresponding litigation proceedings. With his deep knowledge in the sector, he also frequently advises clients in the context of technology related investments and transactions.

Patrick advises both established international companies as well as start-ups with a focus on e-commerce, software and technology, consumer and commercial products, gaming and financial services.

Before co-founding Lupp + Partner Patrick was a counsel at DLA Piper UK LLP, where he worked for the last eight years.


Christiane Conrads


Christiane is a real estate partner at Lupp + Partner. She has experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, with particular emphasis on developments and investment work.

Christiane advises national and international corporations, investors and banks on real estate law, including in particular acquisitions and disposals. She also advises real property owners and occupiers on various matters of asset and facility management.

In addition, Christiane is an expert in sustainability in the built environment. She focuses on innovations and developing suites of documentation and best practice in this dynamic area, including the creation of an award winning green building management concepts and a German Green Lease Model.

Before joining Lupp + Partner Christiane was a counsel at DLA Piper UK LLP, where she worked for the last 8 years.


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Dr. Maia Welters


Maia is Counsel at Lupp + Partner. She focuses on transactional advice of German and foreign clients on domestic, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions, corporate reorganisations, joint ventures and other areas of corporate and commercial law.

Before joining Lupp + Partner Maia was a senior associate at Clifford Chance, where she worked for the last eleven years.

Chambers Global 2014 ranks her as a leading lawyer.


Felix Stützer

Senior Associate

Felix is a senior associate at Lupp + Partner. He focuses on Venture Capital transactions and related areas of corporate law. Felix advises both German and international investors on the acquisition and disposal of shareholdings in start-ups. Furthermore, Felix advises start-ups and their founders regarding the legal setup for their enterprise.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Felix was an associate at Baker Tilly Roelfs where he had worked for the previous 4 years. Felix is a Specialist Lawyer (Fachanwalt) for commercial and corporate law.

Luca Göttle

Assistant / Accounting Management

Tel.: +49 151 57 67 24 27


Daniela Kaltenecker

Assistant / Office Management

Daniela is currently taking parental leave.

Cornelia Fink


Tel.: +49 89 6142424-0



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