The focus of our work is to assist companies in all sectors in structuring their businesses. In this way we create the conditions for the company to function as well as it can. 

In our Grant Thornton network we have extensive experience stretching back over many years in advising local and international companies and groups of companies in all areas of business law.

Our services

Starting a business
  • With national and international directors and shareholders
  • Drafting articles of association for single member companies and companies with several members
Restructuring of groups of companies
  • Mergers (domestic and cross-border)
  • Changing legal form and spin-offs
Ongoing legal advice for companies
  • Appointing and dismissing directors and authorised signatories
  • Capital increases
  • Amendments to articles of association
  • Rules of order
  • Excluding shareholders and settlement
  • Shareholder meetings and resolutions on all aspects of business
Transparency Register matters
  • Determining the beneficial owners of businesses, particularly for international group structures
  • Advice on the requirement of foreign companies to register with the German Transparency Register
Financial statements and going concern
  • Contributions to capital reserves
  • Debt to equity swaps
  • Subordination agreements
  • Letters of comfort
  • Initiating liquidation proceedings
  • Advice on audit exemptions
  • Assistance with liquidation including deregistration from the commercial register
Joint ventures
  • Assistance with negotiating joint ventures (MOUs, LOIs, etc.)
  • Drafting all contracts related to the joint venture
Holding, investment and other shareholder agreements, venture capital
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Investment agreements
  • Convertible loans
  • Silent partnerships
  • Secondary participants
  • Agreements on exit proceeds
  • Trust agreements
  • Shareholder loans
Shareholder disputes
  • Avoidance of shareholder disputes
  • Resolving shareholder disputes efficiently
Business address and mail forwarding service
  • Domestic business address made available
  • Weekly mail forwarding
  • Reviewing and reporting of incoming post

Get in touch, without any commitment.

Are you looking for comprehensive legal advice for companies? Contact Dr Thomas Griebel and the experts with him. They will be glad to help!

Our awards 

We’re proud of the awards we’ve won. And we’re just as happy that our clients give us top ratings! We’re working hard to keep it that way. And that’s a promise!