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Dr. Matthias Lupp

Partner

Matthias is a 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.


Matthias’ Contact Details

T (München) +49 89 614 24 24 – 20
T (Hamburg) +49 40 40 11 334 – 20
M +49 171 788 37 99

Ksenia Ilina

Partner

Ksenia is a 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.

Ksenia is a Member of the Board of the German-Russian Lawyers’ Association.

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.


Ksenia’s Contact Details

T +49 89 614 24 24 30
M +49 179 66 3 66 88

Patrick Schwarzbart

Partner

Patrick is a commercial and technology partner at Lupp + Partner. He specialises on advising clients on their operational side of the business with a focus on commercial 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 clients primarily consist of 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 in 2015, Patrick was a counsel at DLA Piper UK LLP, where he worked for the last eight years. He is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR) and frequent speaker at investor and entrepreneur forums on legal topics in the technology and digital field.


Patrick’s Contact Details

T +49 89 614 24 24 – 40
M +49 151 24 50 26 62

Carsten Hohmann

Partner

Carsten is a M&A partner at Lupp + Partner. He focuses on M&A, real estate transactions, corporate reorganisations and other areas of corporate and commercial law, both in a domestic and international context. His experience includes transactional and general corporate law advice as well as distressed M&A transactions.

Carsten is admitted to the bar both in Germany and in New York, USA. Having worked in China, the UK and the US, Carsten, amongst other international clients, advises in particular US and Asian investors on doing business in Germany.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Carsten was a senior associate at Hengeler Mueller, where he worked in their London, Berlin, Shanghai and Dusseldorf offices.


Carsten’s Contact Details

T +49 40 401 13 34 70
F +49 40 401 13 34 11

Dr. Nis Carstens

Partner

Nis is an M&A partner at Lupp + Partner. Primarily focused on domestic and cross-border M&A work, Nis advises corporate clients, financial sponsors, financial institutions and individuals across a wide range of industries, including TMT, travel/hospitality/leisure and eCommerce.

Nis brings a pragmatic approach and gets involved in all aspects of his deals, combining technical skills with commercial awareness. His wide portfolio of clients and expertise provide him with a flexible outlook and a huge range of experience, including in private equity and venture capital, corporate and financial restructurings and general corporate work.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Nis was a partner at BDO Legal and co-head of its Hamburg office for several years and, before that, a senior/principal associate in the corporate/M&A practice of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he spent more than seven years.


Nis’ Contact Details

T +49 40 40 11 334 80
M +49 160 702 13 15

Raphael Söhlke

Partner

Raphael is a real estate partner at Lupp + Partner. He is an experienced transaction lawyer, be it in a national or an international context. He focuses on transactions involving commercial and residential real estate; in addition, he has a huge range of experience in advising transactions relating to nursing homes and related facilities. Among his clients are German and international real estate investors, developers as well as family offices.

Raphael also advises project develoments on a regular basis. With his more than 15 years experience in this field, he gets involved in all relevant aspects of the project development including the advice on lease contracts, contracts with architects/engineers and building contractors as well as advising joint venture agreements.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Raphael was an associated partner at P+P Pöllath + Partners, where he worked for more than 15 years.


Raphael’s Contact Details

T +49 40 40 11 334 60
M +49 174 33 55 829

Dr. Christoph Weber

Partner

Christoph is an M&A partner at Lupp + Partner. He focuses on M&A, Private Equity/Venture Capital, Management Participations and corporate law issues, both in a domestic and international context. He renders legal advice to investors, business owners, founders and managers/management teams.

Christoph has a wide range of experiences in various industries, in particular in the health care sector, ecommerce sector and personnel services sector, and is often involved in technology related transactions. Having worked on various multinational transactions, Christoph advises, amongst other international clients, in particular U.S. and Scandinavian investors on investments in Germany.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Christoph was a partner at AFR Legal where he worked for four years, thereof three years as a counsel. Before that, Christoph was a senior associate in the M&A/corporate practice of P+P Pöllath+Partners, where he worked for more than five years.


Christoph’s Contact Details

T +49 89 614 24 24 65
M +49 174 33 55 836

Dr. Severin Löffler

Of Counsel

Severin is an Of Counsel at Lupp + Partner. He focuses on technology related aspects, digitalisation and M&A-transactions in the technology/digital sector. Severin worked for Microsoft over the last 12 years and held the position as an Assistant General Counsel. He headed the Legal, Government Affairs and Compliance department in Germany and, over the last 5 years, in Central & Eastern Europe. Severin also held the position of chairman of the „Commission for Internet and Digital Economy“ of the Economy Counsel of the German Christian Democratic Party (Wirtschaftsrat der CDU e.V.). Prior to Microsoft, he was a Counsel at Clifford Chance.


Severin’s Contact Details

T +49 89 614 24 24 45
M +49 175 22 54 862

Dr. Maia Welters

Counsel

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 law.

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

Chambers Global 2014 ranks her as a leading lawyer.


Maia’s Contact Details

T +49 89 614 24 24 24
F +49 89 614 24 24 10

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 and frequent speaker at investor and entrepreneur forums on legal topics in the technology and digital field.


Felix’s Contact Details

T +49 89 614 24 24 25
M +49 151 201 098 01

Lars Christian Hülsmann

Senior Associate

Christian is a senior associate at Lupp + Partner. He advises national and international clients in corporate law matters with a main focus on mergers & acquisitions in a variety of sectors.

Before joining Lupp + Partner Christian was an associate in the corporate/M&A practice of BDO Legal in Hamburg for more than four years and, before that, he was a project attorney in the litigation team of Latham & Watkins LLP in Hamburg, where he spent about a year and a half.


Lars Christian’s Contact Details

T +49 40 40 11 334 82
M +49 151 240 663 71

Tim Weber

Associate

Tim is an associate at Lupp + Partner. He focuses on mergers & acquisitions, real estate transactions and other areas of corporate and real estate law. Tim advises both German and international clients on the acquisition of shareholdings and related areas of corporate law as well as in relation to the acquisition of real estate in an asset or share deal context.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Tim was an in-house counsel at HAVI Global Logistics GmbH, where he started his professional career. Tim holds a master degree (LL.M.) in commercial and tax law.


Tim’s Contact Details

T +49 40 40 11 334 26
M +49 171 69 08 046

Julia Kuhn

Associate

Julia is an Associate at Lupp + Partner. She focuses on commercial matters as well as unfair competition, IT-, data protection and intellectual property law matters, including corresponding litigation proceedings. Julia advises both German and international clients with a focus on e-commerce, software and technology, consumer and commercial products.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Julia was a lawyer at WKGT Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, where she started her professional career.


Julia’s Contact Details

T +49 89 614 24 24 41
M +49 169 447 40 53

Moritz Schade

Associate

Moritz is an associate at Lupp + Partner. He focuses on Mergers & Acquisitions, Venture Capital transactions and other areas of corporate law. Moritz advises both German and international clients on the acquisition and disposal of shareholdings. Furthermore, Moritz advises start-ups and their founders regarding the legal setup for their enterprise.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Moritz was an associate at Baker Tilly, where he started his professional career.


Moritz’ Contact Details

T +49 89 614 24 24 66
M +49 175 529 01 34

Iryna Mandt

Transaction Lawyer

Iryna is a Transaction Lawyer at Lupp + Partner. She specializes on M&A Transactions, in particular in an international context.  Furthermore, she supports international and German clients in the areas of compliance and corporate governance. Iryna completed her legal education in Ukraine and holds a master degree (LL.M.) from Cologne University. Before joining Lupp + Partner, Iryna was an academic visitor at Bonn University and a legal intern at Noerr LLP and Clifford Chance Deutschland LLP in Düsseldorf. She speaks German, English, Russian, Ukrainian and Polish.


Iryna’s Contact Details

T +49 40 40 11 334 35
M +49 151 29 60 73 58

 

Lilit Lomakina

Transaction Lawyer

Lilit is a Transaction Lawyer at Lupp + Partner. She specialises on M&A and Real Estate Transactions, both in a domestic and international context. Lilit completed her legal education in Russia and is admitted to the Moscow Bar. She holds a master degree (LL.M.) in European and International Law with a specialisation on International Dispute Resolution and European Protection of Human Rights from Saarland University. Before joining Lupp + Partner, Lilit worked as an attorney at law (advocate) in Yekaterinburg and Moscow, she also was a legal intern at CMS Hasche Sigle in Düsseldorf. She speaks German, English and Russian.


Lilit’s Contact Details

T +49 40 40 11 334 92

Daniela Kaltenecker

Assistant / Office Management / HR Coordinator

Tel.: +49 89 6142424-0
Office:
Daniela:

Luca Göttle

Assistant / Accounting Management

T +49 89 614 24 24 15
M +49 151 57 67 24 27

Cornelia Fink

Assistant / Office Management

Tel.: +49 89 6142424-0
Office:
Cornelia:

Michelle Motten

Assistant

Tel.: +49 40 40 11 334 – 0

Contact

LUPP + PARTNER

Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB

München

Bürkleinstr. 10
80538 München
T +49 89 614 24 24 – 0

Hamburg

Großer Burstah 32
20457 Hamburg
T +49 40 40 11 334 – 0