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Dr. Matthias Lupp

Partner

Matthias is a M&A and founding partner at Lupp + Partner. He focuses on transactional advice in a national and international context, ranging from classic M&A transactions through to 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.

Handelsblatt “Best Lawyer” recognises Matthias as among the top lawyers in corporate and private equity.

 

Matthias’ Contact Details
T (Munich) +49 89 614 24 24 20
T (Hamburg) +49 40 40 11 334 20
M +49 171 788 37 99
matthias.lupp@lupp-partner.com

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Ksenia Ilina

Partner

Ksenia is an M&A partner and founding partner based in our Munich office. She focuses on M&A and real estate transactions, both in a national and international context. Ksenia advises national and international clients on acquisitions and disposals, including in particular real estate investments.  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.

 

Ksenia’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 30
M +49 179 663 66 88
ksenia.ilina@lupp-partner.com

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Patrick Schwarzbart

Partner

Patrick is a founding partner and technology lawyer specialising in advising clients on their operational side of the business with a focus on commercial as well as IT-, data protection, intellectual property and unfair competition 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 in the private equity and VC space.

Patrick’s clients primarily consist of established national and international technology companies with a focus on software/SaaS, data/AI and e-commerce.

Before co-founding Lupp + Partner in May 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).

 

Patrick’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 40
M +49 151 24 50 26 62
patrick.schwarzbart@lupp-partner.com

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Carsten Hohmann, LL.M. (NYU)

Partner

Carsten is a M&A partner specializing in M&A, real estate transactions, corporate reorganisations, financing and other areas of corporate and commercial law, both in a national 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.

Carsten works in our Berlin office and is a member of the Berlin Bar Association.

In 2021, Carsten became a certified Notary in the district of Berlin.

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 30 314 929 53
M +49 170 520 70 92
carsten.hohmann@lupp-partner.com

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Dr. Nis Carstens

Partner

Nis is an M&A and Private Equity partner specialising in domestic and cross-border M&A work, he advises financial sponsors, corporate clients and individuals across a wide range of industries.

JUVE, the leading German legal directory, regularly lists Nis as a frequently recommended lawyer for private equity and M&A work.

Before joining Lupp + Partner in January 2018, Nis was a partner at BDO Legal and co-head of its Hamburg office for several years. Prior to this, he was 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
nis.carstens@lupp-partner.com

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Raphael Söhlke

Partner

Raphael is a real estate partner in our Berlin office. He is an experienced transaction lawyer, both in a national and 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 nationsl and international real estate investors, developers as well as family offices.

Raphael also specializes in project development. With more than 17 years experience in this field, he advises on all aspects of project development including advice on lease contracts, contracts with architects/engineers and building contractors as well as advising on 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 30 314 929 59
M +49 174 335 58 29
raphael.soehlke@lupp-partner.com

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Dr. Nikolaus Schrader

Partner

Nikolaus is a partner and Head of M&A at Lupp + Partner. He focuses on transactional advice in a national and international context, ranging from “classic” M&A transactions to “tailor-made” deals. Nikolaus combines an extensive transactional experience with pragmatic efficiency, always with a view of getting the deal done. His clients comprise large and medium-sized corporates, financial investors, and family offices.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Nikolaus was a partner at PwC Legal, a PwC’s legal leadership team member, and co-headed the Corporate/M&A practice group. Prior to PwC Legal, Nikolaus was a long-standing Corporate/M&A partner at a magic circle firm in Hamburg.

Nikolaus works from the firm’s offices in Munich and Hamburg.

 

Nikolaus’ Contact Details
M +49 172 454  34 21

nikolaus.schrader@lupp-partner.com

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Dr. Christian Rodorff, LL.M. (UWE BRISTOL), EMBA

Partner

Christian is a partner for M&A/Corporate and is based in our Munich office. He regularly advises national and international clients on transactions, joint ventures, co-operations, reorganizations, management participation schemes, and general corporate matters, with regard to commercial and contract law issues. His previous projects covered a wide range of sectors (IT/Software, Tech, Healthcare, Medicine, Automotive, Food, Logistics, Energy etc.) and jurisdictions.

Christian has a broad range of experience and expertise in all types of national and international M&A deals, private equity transactions, and venture capital investments (eg. share and asset deals, LBOs, management buy-outs, majority and minority investments, auction processes, seed investments, financing rounds and exits).

Prior to joining Lupp + Partner, Christian was a partner at Luther for more than two years. He started his career as an associate in the corporate/M&A practice of P+P Pöllath + Partners where he worked for more than six years. Afterwards he practised at a Big4 accounting firm and an international law firm.

 

Christian’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 44
M +49 151 65 91 67 31
christian.rodorff@lupp-partner.com

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Dr. Thomas Krawitz, LL.M. (COLUMBIA)

Partner

Thomas is a private equity partner based in our Munich office. He joined the firm in October 2020, strengthening the firm’s presence in the private equity market with his extensive private equity-specific expertise and his diverse contacts in the industry.

Prior to his move to Lupp + Partner, Thomas was a partner at the US law firm Kirkland & Ellis having moved there from the German top-tier firm Hengeler Mueller where he worked in their Munich and London offices.

 

Thomas’ Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 16
M +49 160 90 48 89 51
thomas.krawitz@lupp-partner.com

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Christopher Kellett

Partner

Christopher is a private equity and M&A partner based in our Frankfurt office. Previously of magic circle firms such as Clifford Chance, where he spent over 20 years as a partner and head of the German private equity practice, and more recently as a partner at Linklaters, Christopher is one of Germany’s leading private equity lawyers. He has extensive experience in advising major private equity investors on a wide variety of transactions and investments throughout Europe (particularly the DACH region), CEE and the Nordic regions, in sectors including, business services, chemicals, consumer and retail, financial services, healthcare, industrials and TMT.

Christopher has been recognized for many years as a leading private equity and M&A lawyer in Germany in rankings such as JUVE and Chambers Europe. Most recently, Euromoney’s IFLR1000 recognizes him as a market leader for private equity, while Handelsblatt (Germany’s leading business newspaper) named him Lawyer of the Year for Private Equity 2019 as well as ranking him among the best corporate and M&A lawyers in 2023.

Christopher is registered with the Frankfurt bar association (Rechtsanwaltskammer) and is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales and in Ireland.

 

Christopher’s Contact Details
T +49 69 756 622 27
M +49 172 968 30 96
christopher.kellett@lupp-partner.com

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Felix Stützer

Partner

Felix is a partner specializing in venture capital as well as private equity transactions and related areas of corporate law. Felix advises both national and international investors on the acquisition and disposal of shareholdings in start-ups. He also has vast experience in advising start-ups and their founders on the whole legal lifecycle of a start-up, from founding until Exit. Felix is a Specialist Lawyer (Fachanwalt) for commercial and corporate law and a 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 20 10 98 01
felix.stuetzer@lupp-partner.com

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Dr. Lutz Drallé

Partner

Lutz is a partner based in our Hamburg office and specializes in commercial law, intellectual property, and information technology. With extensive experience in technology, life science, and IT law, he advises companies and investors in the context of M&A transactions and in stand-alone operational legal matters.

Lutz joined Lupp + Partner in 2021. He was previously part of the corporate IP/IT expert team at a magic circle firm in Hamburg.

 

Lutz’s Contact Details
T +49 40 40 11 334 23
M +49 171 692 33 84
lutz.dralle@lupp-partner.com

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Dr. Stefan Jörgens

Partner

Stefan is a private equity and M&A partner based in our Frankfurt office, where he advises private equity and venture capital investors in relation to investments in Germany. His practice area covers a broad range of technology and software investments and he is a leading advisor in relation to healthcare investments, in particular in ambulatory healthcare and the healthcare service market.

Before joining Lupp + Partner in March 2021, Stefan was a partner at an international law firm for many years, where he was instrumental in building up the German private equity practice.

 

Stefan’s Contact Details
M +49 151 16 14 73 03
stefan.joergens@lupp-partner.com

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Dr. Kerstin Kopp

Partner

Kerstin is a private equity and M&A partner based in Frankfurt office. Previously of a magic circle firm Clifford Chance, Kerstin spent over 25 years as a partner. She has extensive experience in advising mid-cap private equity investors on a wide variety of transactions and investments throughout Europe.

Kerstin has been recognized for many years as a leading private equity and M&A lawyer in Germany in rankings such as JUVE and Handelsblatt. Most recently, Euromoney’s IFLR1000 recognizes her as highly recommended for private equity.

 

Kerstin’s Contact Details
M +49 160 90 17 83 63
kerstin.kopp@lupp-partner.com

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Dr. Dirk R. Reidenbach, LL.M. (CAMBRIDGE)

Partner

Dirk is a partner based in our Frankfurt office. He specializes in national and international transactions (M&A and restructurings) as well as in general corporate law, also with reference to capital markets, finance, and regulatory law.

Before joining Lupp + Partner in 2021, Dirk spent 15 years with major international and German law firms in Frankfurt am Main, the last eight years as a partner.

 

Dirk’s Contact Details
T +49 69 756 622 20
M +49 170 944 64 28
dirk.reidenbach@lupp-partner.com

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Sebastian Kost

Partner

Sebastian is a tax partner based in our Munich office. He is a lawyer and tax advisor with extensive experience in transactional and structural advice in a national and international context, in particular with M&A transactions, private equity and real estate investments, corporate restructurings and managing investments.

After earlier positions at U.S. law firms, Sebastian was most recently at an international law firm in Munich.

 

Sebastian’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 60
M +49 171 212 52 01
sebastian.kost@lupp-partner.com

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Dr. Tobias Brinkmann

Partner

Tobias heads the Lupp + Partner transaction employment practice. He focuses on M&A transactions as well as personnel restructurings.

Tobias began his career at an international law firm in the leveraged finance team in Frankfurt before joining a magic circle firm, where he specialized in advising national and international clients on employment law.


Tobias’ Contact Details

M +49 171 288 74 49
tobias.brinkmann@lupp-partner.com

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Sarah Richter

Partner

Sarah is a real estate partner based in our Munich office. She has specialized experience in advising national and international companies, investors, developers, and banks regarding real estate transactions and the real estate end of financing as well as commercial tenancy law and asset management.

She is well versed in advising on large-scale leases, (cross-border) portfolios, and large single-asset transactions in all asset classes including office, logistics, and retail.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Sarah was a Managing Associate at Linklaters LLP.

 

Sarah’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 85
M +49 170 293 78 25
sarah.richter@lupp-partner.com

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Dr. Dominik Moser, MJur (Oxford)

Partner

Dominik is based in our Berlin office. He specializes in national and international corporate transactions, in particular in the areas of M&A, private equity, joint ventures, and venture capital with a focus on the IT, technology, NewSpace, biotech, and pharmaceutical industries. He also has expertise in search fund transactions. In addition, he regularly advises on general corporate law (in particular limited liability company and stock corporation law), corporate governance, compliance as well as national and international transformation processes. In addition to his legal training in Germany (Regensburg, Frankfurt/Main, Hamburg), Spain (Madrid), England (Oxford), and Singapore, Dominik completed a degree in business administration.

Before joining Lupp + Partner in September 2021, Dominik spent more than six years at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (as Principal Associate) and more than four years at Morrison & Foerster.

 

Dominik’s Contact Details
T +49 30 314 929 56
M +49 160 891 53 99
dominik.moser@lupp-partner.com

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Dr. Johannes Kater, LL.M. (LSE)

Partner

Johannes is a private equity and M&A partner based in our Berlin office. He advises financial sponsors, corporate clients, venture capital funds and family offices on private equity, M&A and venture capital transactions across various sectors with a particular focus on technology and healthcare.

Johannes specializes in private equity and M&A transactions and also advises on venture capital investments. His focus areas include the technology (Software, AI/IoT) and healthcare (MedTech) sectors. He also has extensive experience with complex, cross-border transactions, carve-outs and corporate reorganizations in the pharma, chemicals and energy sectors.

Before joining Lupp + Partner in 2021, Johannes worked in the global transactions department at a magic circle firm.

 

Johannes’ Contact Details
T +49 30 314 929 54
M +49 170 944 80 40
johannes.kater@lupp-partner.com

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Dr. Erik Göretzlehner, LL.B. (LONDON)

Partner

Erik is a private equity and M&A partner based in our Berlin office. He specializes in private equity/venture capital transactions and cross-border and national mergers and acquisitions. Erik focuses on transactions of regulated targets such as FinTechs, banks, insurance, ambulatory health centers, and hospitals. In addition, he advises on corporate insolvency law and investments in distressed situations. 

Before joining Lupp + Partner in 2021, Erik was an associate at an international law firm in Frankfurt am Main and New York. In addition to his legal training in Germany (Passau and Hamburg), Erik earned a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of London.

 

Erik’s Contact Details
T +49 30 314 929 52
M +49 170 957 12 07
erik.goeretzlehner@lupp-partner.com

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David Hössl

Partner

David is a partner based in our Hamburg office. He specializes in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and corporate structuring/reorganizations. David also regularly advises on general corporate law questions, corporate housekeeping, and joint ventures. His clients comprise company owners, all corporation sizes, investors, and start-ups from various jurisdictions and sectors.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, David was a senior manager at PwC Legal for five years.  Prior to joining PwC Legal, David was a senior associate at Allen & Overy where he worked for five years.

David works from the firm’s Hamburg office.

 

David’s Contact Details
T +49 40 40 11 334 47
M +49 151 74 45 79 74
david.hoessl@lupp-partner.com

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Tim Weber, LL.M.

Partner

Tim is a partner in our Hamburg office. He focuses on M&A, real estate transactions, corporate reorganizations and other areas of corporate and real estate law. Tim advises both national 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. Tim holds a master´s degree (LL.M.) in commercial and tax law.

 

Tim’s Contact Details
T +49 40 40 11 334 26
M +49 171 690 80 46
tim.weber@lupp-partner.com

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Anna-Lena Haggeney, LL.M. (KING´S COLLEGE LONDON)

Partner

Anna-Lena is a private equity and M&A partner based in our Frankfurt office. She advises national and international private equity funds and related portfolio companies on the whole PE transaction lifecycle as well as on general corporate law and corporate governance matters.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Anna-Lena practiced law at the international law firm Mayer Brown. She holds a Master of Law degree in International Business Law of King’s College London.

 

Anna-Lena’s Contact Details
T +49 69 756 62 22 76
M +49 151 67 77 54 23
anna-lena.haggeney@lupp-partner.com

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Tilman Siebert

Partner

Tilman is a partner in our Munich office specialising in competition law and foreign investment control regulation. He advises companies and investors on the entire range of competition law issues, in particular, merger control, competition litigation, investigations, competition advisory and compliance. Additionally, he advises on German foreign direct investment regulation.

Tilman has many years of experience in particular in advising private equity investors and companies on cross-border transactions. He is ranked in JUVE and Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers.com.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Tilman was a partner at King & Wood Mallesons in Frankfurt.

Tilman’s Contact Details
M +49 172 8859027
tilman.siebert@lupp-partner.com

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Marc Hildebrand

Counsel

Marc is a counsel at Lupp + Partner. He advises national and international corporates as well as private equity funds and family offices on all kinds of M&A transactions, both domestic and cross-border. He has extensive experience in conducting legal due diligence, advising on M&A deals and negotiating transaction agreements.

Prior to joining Lupp + Partner, Marc was a counsel in the M&A/corporate department of one of the “Big Four” professional services firms in Munich. Prior to this, Marc was a lawyer at two Munich-based transaction boutiques.

 

Marc’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 21
M +49 175 529 01 34
marc.hildebrand@lupp-partner.com

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Marc Bartholomy

Of Counsel

Marc is widely recognized as a leader in transactional real estate and is continuously accredited in global top-tier rankings. He specializes in real estate projects, including acquisitions and disposals, construction and development, financing, and leasing. Additionally, he has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other types of investment projects in Russia and the CIS across a broad range of sectors.

Previously of Clifford Chance where he spent 27 years, 25 of which was spent building and heading the real estate practice in Moscow. In 2021 Marc and his team moved to DLA Piper Moscow office and since then he has relocated back to Germany.


Marc’s Contact Details

T +49 69 756 62 22 25
marc.bartholomy@lupp-partner.com

Moritz Schade

Counsel

Moritz is a senior associate at Lupp + Partner. He advises entrepreneurs, financial investors, and medium-sized family businesses on the entire field of transaction and corporate law, in particular on buy-and-build, private equity transactions as well as venture capital financing.

Moritz has several years of professional experience at leading M&A/corporate law firms.

 

Moritz’ Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 51
M +49 160 92 11 71 44
moritz.schade@lupp-partner.com

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Laura Haßel

Senior Associate

Laura is a senior associate based in our Hamburg office. She focuses on commercial and real estate transactions in a national and international context. Laura also advises on project developments, in particular on lease contracts, contracts with architects/engineers, and building contractors.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Laura worked as a legal intern at Luther in Yangon and Frankfurt.

 

Laura’s Contact Details
T +49 40 40 11 334 82
M +49 151 24 06 63 71
laura.hassel@lupp-partner.com

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Elisabeth Kreitmair

Senior Associate

Elisabeth is a senior associate at Lupp + Partner. Elisabeth specializes in complex cross-border and domestic private equity transactions. She also advises on M&A transactions and general corporate law. 

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Elisabeth worked for several years as an associate in the corporate/M&A department of a major German law firm.

 

Elisabeth’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 74
M +49 170 944 64 59
elisabeth.kreitmair@lupp-partner.com

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Angelika Pikulska

Senior Associate

Angelika is a senior associate in our Munich office. She focuses on M&A, private equity, and venture capital transactions. She advises national and international clients on the acquisition and disposal of shareholdings. Angelika also has vast experience in the field of acquisition finance. Angelika speaks German, Polish, English and French.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Angelika was a lawyer in the banking and finance department of a magic circle firm for three years, where she began her professional career.

 

Angelika’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 32
M +49 160 220 53 82
angelika.pikulska@lupp-partner.com

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David Wiegand

Senior Associate

David is a senior associate in our Hamburg office. He advises on national and cross-border transactions which include classic M&A deals, corporate restructurings as well as public takeover proceedings and capital market transactions. He also regularly advises on general corporate law, corporate governance and corporate housekeeping as well as capital markets law issues.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, David worked for several years at a magic circle firm in Hamburg.

 

David’s Contact Details
T +49 40 40 11 334 10
M +49 160 452 48 87
david.wiegand@lupp-partner.com

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Raffaella Samantha Rusin

Senior Associate

Raffaella is a tax senior associate based in our Munich office. She is a lawyer with experience in transactional and structural advice in a national and international context, in particular with M&A transactions, corporate restructurings, and managing investments.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Raffaella was a Senior Associate at DLA Piper UK LLP.

 

Raffaella’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 1
M +49 151 59 02 83 76
raffaella.rusin@lupp-partner.com

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Bao-Ngoc Nguyen

Senior Associate

Bao-Ngoc is a senior associate based in our Munich office. She works in the firm´s corporate and tax departments and advises national and international clients on all aspects of corporate and tax law with a focus on domestic and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions as well as tax-efficient reorganizations.

Prior to joining Lupp + Partner, Bao-Ngoc worked as an associate at an international law firm.

 

Bao-Ngoc’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 54
M +49 151 18 19 45 43
bao-ngoc.nguyen@lupp-partner.com

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Philipp Keller

Senior Associate

Philipp is a senior associate in the IPT team of Lupp + Partner. He specializes in data protection, IT, and intellectual property law as well as commercial law including corresponding litigation proceedings.

Before joining Lupp + Partner Philipp worked at CMS Legal.

 

Philipp’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 34
M +49 160 97 97 94 75
philipp.keller@lupp-partner.com

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Milad Ghafarian

Senior Associate

Milad is a senior associate focusing on Venture Capital, M&A, and related areas of corporate law.

Before joining Lupp + Partner in 2021, Milad was a lawyer in the corporate, commercial, and IT departments of MediaMarktSaturn and two boutique law firms for four years in total.

 

Milad’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 57
M +49 160 891 49 02
milad.ghafarian@lupp-partner.com

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Clemens Canel, LL.M. (TEXAS)

Senior Associate

Clemens is an senior associate at Lupp + Partner. He advises both national and international clients in private equity, venture capital and M&A transactions. Clemens studied law at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and earned his Master of Laws Degree (LL.M.) from the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas. As an attorney, he is qualified as a German Rechtsanwalt and as an Attorney at Law in New York.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Clemens clerked and lead a small team of Legal Assistants for a vendor in the United States legal department of a global company. in Austin, Texas. As a trainee lawyer, he subsequently gained experience clerking for an international law firm in Frankfurt.

 

Clemens’ Contact Details
T +49 40 40 11 334 45
M +49 175 329 88 79
clemens.canel@lupp-partner.com

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Pia Plonner

Senior Associate

Pia works in the firm’s corporate department and specializes, in particular, in private equity and M&A transactions in a national and international context. She also regularly advises on all aspects of general corporate law and corporate housekeeping.

Pia began her career as an associate at Lupp + Partner.

 

Pia’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 69
M +49 151 25 40 30 61
pia.plonner@lupp-partner.com

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Ricarda Popert, LL.M. (Columbia)

Senior Associate

Ricarda is a senior associate at Lupp + Partner. She specializes in corporate and M&A transactions, advising national and international private equity and venture capital funds.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Ricarda was an associate at an international law firm in Frankfurt.

 

Ricarda’s Contact Details
T +49 40 40 11 334 38
M +49 151 15 95 51 06
ricarda.popert@lupp-partner.com

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Franziska Leubner

Senior Associate

Franziska is a senior associate based in our Munich office. She is part of our employment practice and advises national and international companies on all questions of individual and collective employment law, including M&A transactions, personnel restructurings, employee data protection, as well as individual contractual and works constitution disputes.

Before joining Lupp + Partner Franziska worked for an international law firm in Munich for several years.

Franziska’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 22
M +49 151 50 41 85 31
franziska.leubner@lupp-partner.com

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Viktoria Partin

Associate

Viktoria is an associate based in our Frankfurt office. She specializes in M&A and private equity transactions.

Viktoria also holds a master’s degree in economics (M.A.).

 

Viktoria’s Contact Details
T +49 69 756 62 22 10
M +49 151 21 49 47 10
viktoria.partin@lupp-partner.com

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Michael Kreisel

Associate

Michael is an associate at Lupp + Partner. He specializes in corporate and M&A transactions.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Michael was an associate at Reed Smith LLP in Munich.

 

Michael’s Contact Details
T +49 69 756 622 29
M +49 151 22 11 12 50
michael.kreisel@lupp-partner.com

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Isabelle Simons, LL.M. (LONDON)

Associate

Isabelle is an associate at Lupp + Partner. She works in the firm´s IP/IT team where she specializes in intellectual property law and commercial law matters.

She holds a Master of Law Degree in International Business Law with a focus on IP, compliance and tax law.

 

Isabelle’s Contact Details
T +49 40 40 11 334 39
M +49 151 15 20 64 78
isabelle.simons@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Isabelle Simons

Leonie Töppich, LL.M.

Associate

Leonie is an associate in our Hamburg office. She specializes in advising both national and international clients on post-acquisition disputes and related litigation and arbitration as well as private equity and M&A transactions.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Leonie worked for several economically oriented law firms in Hamburg accompanying her education. Leonie studied law at the University of Hamburg.

 

Leonie’s Contact Details
T +49 40 40 11 334 31
M +49 170 944 68 21
leonie.toeppich@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Leonie Töppich

Caroline Walz

Associate

Caroline is an associate in our Munich office. She is in the IPT team, specializing in data protection, IT, and intellectual property law and also advises on transactions in this area.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Caroline was an associate in data protection law at an international law firm in Munich.

 

Caroline’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 50
M +49 151 43 13 73 64
caroline.walz@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Caroline Walz

Vera Oldenburger

Associate

Vera is an associate in the Lupp + Partner Berlin office. She focuses on advising on venture capital and M&A transactions.

Before joining Lupp + Partner in January 2022, Vera Oldenburger was an associate at Becker Büttner Held Rechtsanwälte, Wirtschaftsprüfer und Steuerberater PartGmbB in Berlin for almost two years.

Before that, Vera worked for one year as an associate at Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, also in Berlin.

 

Vera’s Contact Details
T +49 30 314 929 57
M +49 151 42 14 70 31
vera.oldenburger@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Vera Oldenburger

Dr. Richard Schwander

Associate

Richard is an associate at Lupp + Partner. He specializes in intellectual property law, commercial law and data protection law matters.


Richard’s Contact Details

T +49 40 40 11 334 28
richard.schwander@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Dr. Richard Schwander

Dr. Mirko Grunert

Associate

Mirko is an associate based in Hamburg. He advises both national and international clients on private equity, venture capital and M&A transactions. In addition, he also advises on general corporate law with reference to capital markets, finance and regulatory law.

Mirko holds a Bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance and is a qualified banker.

 

Mirko’s Contact Details
T +49 40 40 11 334 90
M +49 151 10 57 74 62
mirko.grunert@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Dr. Mirko Grunert

Dr. Maximilian Wollenhaupt

Associate

Maximilian is an associate at Lupp + Partner based in our Hamburg office. He advises national and international clients on private equity and M&A transactions as well as related areas of corporate law.

Prior to joining Lupp + Partner, Maximilian gained both practical and academic experience in the fields of restructuring and insolvency law.

 


Maximilian’s Contact Details

M +49 151 640 648 55
maximilian.wollenhaupt@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Maximilian Wollenhaupt

Roschan Babat

Associate

Roschan is an associate in our employment practice in Frankfurt, Roschan advises national and international companies on all issues of individual and collective employment law.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Roschan worked as a lawyer for other international law firms in Germany. In addition, Roschan is a graduate of the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen. He completed his legal clerkship at the District Court of Darmstadt and was admitted to the German bar in 2021. 


Roschan’s Contact Details

M +49 151 55 40 90 29
roschan.babat@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Roschan Babat

Dr. Insa Tilk

Associate

Insa is an associate at Lupp + Partner. She specializes in corporate and M&A transactions.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Insa gained practical experience as a trainee lawyer and legal assistant in corporate and M&A at Linklaters LLP, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP and Noerr PartGmbB. Insa studied at Humboldt University in Berlin.

 


Insa’s Contact Details
T +49 30 314 92 95 17
M +49 151 55 91 57 47
insa.tilk@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Insa Tilk

Philipp Timm

Associate

Philipp is an associate at Lupp + Partner.

Previously, Philipp worked as an associate in the corporate department at a major German law firm and as an investment manager at the listed DEFAMA AG. A trained banker, he also gained practical experience as a research assistant in the corporate department at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Philipp studied at the Humboldt University in Berlin and completed his legal traineeship in Düsseldorf as well as a banking apprenticeship in Munich.

 


Philipp’s Contact Details

M +49 151 15 93 84 60
philipp.timm@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Philipp Timm

Natalie Schwab

Associate

Natalie is an associate at Lupp + Partner based in our Munich office. She is part of the employment practice and advises national and international companies on all issues of individual and collective employment law.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Natalie gained practical experience during her traineeship in Munich and Cape Town, South Africa commercial law firms. Natalie studied at the University of Passau and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich.


Natalie’s Contact Details

T +49 89 614 24 24 38
natalie.schwab@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Natalie Schwab

Konrad Seibold

Associate

Konrad is an associate at Lupp + Partner in our Frankfurt office. He advises on corporate M&A with a focus on private equity transactions.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Konrad worked for two years as an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in the tax law department, where he had also previously gained experience as a trainee lawyer.


Konrad’s Contact Details

M +49 171 698 60 31

konrad.seibold@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Konrad Seibold

Laura Sturm

Associate

Laura is an associate at Lupp + Partner.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Laura gained practical experience as a legal trainee in a renowned law firm in Frankfurt.

Laura studied law at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz.


Laura’s Contact Details
T +49 69 756 62 22 16
M +49 151 70 58 40 23
laura.sturm@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Laura Sturm

Ellen Birke

Associate

Ellen is an associate at Lupp + Partner based in our Munich office. She is part of our corporate practice and specializes in M&A transactions as well as venture capital deals.

Before joining Lupp + Partner Ellen gained practical experience as a trainee lawyer and working student at Linklaters LLP and DLA Piper.

Ellen studied law at Augsburg University and Eötvös Lorand University in Budapest.

 

Ellen’s Contact Details
T: +49 89 614 24 24 18
M +49 151 70 58 40 03
ellen birke@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Ellen Birke

Nadine E. Sonnemann

Associate

Nadine is an associate at Lupp + Partner.

Prior to joining Lupp + Partner as an Associate, Nadine gained practical experience as a legal trainee in the real estate department at POELLATH and later at Lupp + Partner.

Nadine studied at the Humboldt University in Berlin.


Nadine’s Contact Details
T: +49 30 314 92 95 16
M: +49 171 129 1185
nadine.sonnemann@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Nadine E. Sonnemann

Dr. Raoul-Darius Veit

Associate

Raoul-Darius is an associate at the Lupp + Partner’s Hamburg office.

Raoul-Darius’ Contact Details
T: +49 40 401133424
M: +49 170 3230439
raoul-darius.veit@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Raoul-Darius

Kseniia Metlenko, LL.M. (Passau)

Transaction Lawyer

Kseniia is a transaction lawyer based in our Munich office. She specializes in M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital Transactions, both in a national and international context. Kseniia holds a master’s degree (LL.M.) in legal studies from the University of Passau. Kseniia speaks German, English and Russian.

Before this, Kseniia obtained a bachelor’s degree from MGIMO in Moscow and she was also a legal intern at Rödl & Partner in their Moscow office.

 

Kseniia’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 46
M+49 151 18 90 46 63
kseniia.metlenko@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Kseniia Metlenko

Raphael List, LL.M.

Transaction Lawyer

Raphael is a transaction lawyer in our Munich office. In addition to his focus on succession planning, he specializes in advising entrepreneurs, financial investors and medium-sized family businesses in the field of transaction and corporate law, in particular buy-and-build and private equity transactions as well as financings (LL.M.).

Raphael has several years of professional experience in a leading commercial law firm and M&A/corporate boutique.

 

Raphael’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 64
M +49 151 67 77 54 11
raphael.list@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Raphael List

Joelle Weinreich

Transaction Lawyer

Joelle is a transaction lawyer at Lupp + Partner.

During her studies, she also spent a semester studying in Italy and gained work experience in a Big Four company as well as in the start-up industry. She holds a Bachelor (LL.B.) and Master (LL.M.) degree in Business Law with a focus on Accounting and Tax.


Joelle’s Contact Details

T +49 30 314 92 95 19
M +49 151 55 73 28 61
joelle.weinreich@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Joelle Weinreich

Elshad Mammadli

Transaction Lawyer

Elshad is a transaction lawyer at Lupp + Partner. He specializes in M&A, Private Equity Transactions and related areas of corporate law, both in a national and international context. Elshad holds a master’s degree (LL.M.) in legal studies from the University of Wuerzburg. Before this, Elshad obtained a bachelor´s degree from Baku State University.

Before joining Lupp + Partner, Elshad worked for several years as a senior legal counsel in the legal department of a major sovereign wealth fund.

Elshad’s Contact Details
T +49 69 75 66 22 236
M +49 175 4571165
elshad.mammadli@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Elshad Mammadli

Yvonne le Quément

Head of Business Development

Yvonne’s Contact Details
M +49 151 25 21 06 93
Yvonne.LeQuement@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Yvonne le Quément

Denise Thürke

People & Culture Coordinator

Denise’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 53
denise.thuerke@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Denise Thürke

Elena Stefanova

Accounting Senior Coordinator

Elena’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 59
M +49 151 17 27 84 89
elena.stefanova@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Elena Stefanova

Susann Stöck

Executive Assistant

Susann’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 14
susann.stoeck@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Susann Stöck

Romina Smith

Legal Assistant

Romina’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 73
romina.smith@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Romina Smith

Jessica Bender

Executive Assistant

Jessica’s Contact Details
T +49 69 756 622 21
M +49 151 26 55 13 44
jessica.bender@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Jessica Bender

Patricia Marreiros-Hoffmann

Office Coordinator

Patricia’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 36
patricia.marreiroshoffmann@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Patricia Marreiros-Hoffmann

Selma Perez Gamez

Office Coordinator

Selma’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 28
selma.gamez@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Selma Perez Gamez

Natalie Gabor

Office Manager

Natalie’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 61
M +49 151 70 50 36 61

natalie.gabor@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Natalie Gabor

Elizaveta Stanke

Office Coordinator

Elizaveta’s Contact Details
T +49 69 75 66 22 20
M +49 151 72 61 93 34

elizaveta.stanke@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Elizaveta Stanke

Yuanchun Lin

Accounting Coordinator

Yuanchun’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 4
yuanchun.lin@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Yuanchun Lin

Madeleine Ludwig-Rausch

Executive Assistant

Madeleine’s Contact Details
T +49 40 40 11 334 64
madeleine.ludwigrausch@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Madeleine Ludwig-Rausch

Sofiia Zolotarova

Project & Event Coordinator

Sofiia’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 17
sofiia.zolotarova@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Sofiia Zolotarova

Valeska Karadag

Notary Clerk

Valeska’s Contact Details
T +49 30 314 92 95 11
M +49 151 172 863 30
valeska.karadag@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Valeska Karadag

Fabienne Daum

Head of People & Culture

Fabienne’s Contact Details
T +49 69 756 62 22 15
fabienne.daum@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Fabienne Daum

Matthias Thomsen

Head of Finance

Matthias’ Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 23
M +49 151 11 82 82 71
matthias.thomsen@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Matthias Thomsen

Marina Blüthmann

Executive Assistant

Marina’s Contact Details
T +49 40 40 11 334 66
M +49 151 23 95 63 40
marina.bluethmann@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Marina Blüthmann

Daria Dublei

Office Coordinator

Daria’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 37
daria.dublei@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Daria Dublei

Vincent Barthel

Business Support Manager

Vincent’s Contact Details
T +49 69 756 62 22 80
M+49 151 67 77 54 17
vincent.barthel@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Vincent Barthel

Simone Hirt

Office Coordinator

Simone’s Contact Details
T +49 69 756 62 22 19
simone.hirt@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Simone Hirt

Susanne Engl

Legal Assistant

Susanne’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 33
susanne.engl@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Susanne Engl

Roman Czaja

Manager Controlling

Roman’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 41
roman.czaja@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Roman Czaja

Behram Yilmaz

Legal Assistant

Behram’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 29
behram.yilmaz@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Behram Yilmaz

Kerstin Hensel

Notary Clerk

Kerstin’s Contact Details
T +49 30 314 92 95 15
M +49 151 25 80 36 97
kerstin.hensel@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Kerstin Hensel

Elena Pohl

Office Coordinator

Elena’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 3
M +49 175 325 47 34

elena.pohl@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Elena Pohl

Sascha Jankowiak

Senior IT Manager

Sascha’s Contact Details
T +49 69 756 62 22 23
sascha.jankowiak@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Sascha Jankowiak

Vera Zimmer

Manager Accounting

Vera’s Contact Details
T +49 69 756 62 22 22
vera.zimmer@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Vera Zimmer

Henrike Schwarten

Office Coordinator

Henrike’s Contact Details
T +49 40 40 11 334 0
henrike.schwarten@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Henrike Schwarten

Julia Blumenschein

People & Culture Coordinator

Julia’s Contact Details
T +49 69 756 62 22 26
julia.blumenschein@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Julia Blumenschein

Oliver Stuis

IT Coordinator

Oliver’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 43
oliver.stuis@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Oliver Stuis

Silvia Rüller

Research & Information Manager

Silvia’s Contact Details
T +49 89 614 24 24 47
silvia.rueller@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Silvia Rüller

Artur Zelazowski

Senior IT Coordinator

Artur’s Contact Details
T +49 40 401133418
artur.zelazowski@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Artur Zelazowski

Nomizamo Tyalisi

Office Coordinator

Nomizamo’s Contact Details
T +49 40 40 11 334 0
nomizamo.tyalisi@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Nomizamo Tyalisi

Iuliana Gromadska

Office Coordinator

Iuliana’s Contact Details
iuliana.gromadska@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Iuliana Gromadska

Sabrina Funkner

Legal Assistant

Sabrina’s Contact Details
sabrina.funkner@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Sabrina Funkner

Irena Sladojevic

Office Coordinator

Irena’s Contact Details
irena.sladojevic@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Irena Sladojevic

Cristina Vogado

Office Coordinator

Cristina’s Contact Details
cristina.vogado@lupp-partner.com

icon_contactvCard Cristina Vogado

Tina Bulschak

People & Culture Senior Coordinator

Tina’s Contact Details
tina.bulschak@lupp-partner.com

 

Checchi

Checchi is CDO of Lupp + Partner and leads our food and hospitality practice. On top of that, she is the leading expert on matters dealing with canine-human relations and is responsible for Lupp + Partner’s security on its premises. Behave nicely and you will find the cutest dog in the history of law firms. Indecent behavior and non-payment of bills, however, will not be tolerated. Clients Beware!

Contact

LUPP + PARTNER

Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten, Steuerberater und Solicitor mbB

Munich

Kardinal-Faulhaber-Str. 10
80333 Munich
T +49 89 614 24 24 0
lp@lupp-partner.com

Hamburg

Großer Burstah 1
20457 Hamburg
T +49 40 40 11 334 0
lp@lupp-partner.com

Frankfurt am Main

Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 49
Messeturm, 50th floor
60308 Frankfurt
T +49 69 75 66 222 0
lp@lupp-partner.com

Berlin

Kurfürstendamm 14
10719 Berlin
T +49 30 314 92 95 0
lp@lupp-partner.com