Our German-speaking lawyers specialise in advising German, Austrian and Swiss clients on matters of English law.
The team members are either native Germans, or have worked or studied in German-speaking countries. Drawing together expertise from across our firm, the team provides legal expertise based on a practical understanding of the respective legal systems and business cultures, and the economic and cultural distinctions between the UK and Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Members of the team practise in all of our core departments.
“Alex Kaufmann of Fladgate LLP is located in London and is admitted to the Bar in Germany and England. He regularly advises German investors and manufacturers on joint ventures and acquisitions in the UK. Also active in cross-border real estate transactions, he recently advised Berlin-based Cultuzz Digital Media on the acquisition of Recommended Hotels.
Dual-qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales and as a German Rechtsanwalt, Alexander Wildschütz of Fladgate LLP is based in London. He focuses on cross-border commercial disputes, including damages claims and corporate liability for banks and insurers.”
“London-based Alex Kaufmann of Fladgate LLP is dual-qualified in Germany and England & Wales. He often works with German, Austrian and Swiss clients on cross-border transactions.
A fluent German speaker, Andrew Kaufman regularly advises German clients on corporate and commercial matters in the UK.
London-based Alexander Wildschütz is recognised for his experience of German commercial disputes, and is qualified to practise in both the UK and Germany.”
“Andrew Kaufman is deemed an “experienced German specialist and speaker” who advises German SMEs on acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures in the UK. He is a member of the German-British Chamber of Commerce.
Alex Kaufmann, also of Fladgate, is dual-qualified in England and Wales and Germany. He represented a German paper manufacturer in the purchase of Cheshire Recycling from administrators.
Dual-qualified Alexander Wildschütz focuses on cross-border disputes, particularly on behalf of German and Central European clients.”
“Alex Kaufmann of Fladgate LLP is admitted to practise in Germany and the UK. He advises on cross-border M&A, private equity transactions and venture capital, with a particularly strong focus on clients from the German Mittelstand. He also regularly represents Austrian and Swiss enterprises, in addition to companies from French-speaking countries.”
“Andrew Kaufman is a fluent German speaker and an active member of various Anglo-German professional groups. He advises German, Austrian and Swiss clients on corporate, commercial and employment issues relating to their UK business operations.”
“Alexander Wildschütz focuses on cross-border litigation. He serves a wide German-speaking client base and is qualified in both Germany and the UK. He is singled out by independent sources for his work for German banks.”
“Alex Kaufmann, who is fluent in French, German and Romanian as well as English, advised dbg on its sale to Merkle, and assisted Newson Gale with its sale to Hoerbiger.”