Manufacturing and engineering are critical to our economic success but generating investment and growth raises legal and commercial challenges at every stage.

              To find out more about our global sector expertise please visit our global site

              Spanning the advanced manufacturing, engineering, aerospace, chemicals and rapidly developing additive manufacturing sectors our multidisciplinary team of legal experts works with everyone from start-ups and multi-nationals through to developers, funders and investors.

              We have a proven track record for providing decisive, clear solutions and for innovation and sustainability. Whether managing the design and manufacturing cycle, leading on a merger or acquisition, importing or exporting goods, raw materials and components, exploiting intellectual property assets, resolving disputes, tackling fraud, navigating EU, competition law and state aids, managing your workforce, providing real estate advice or advising on funding for expansion, we work hard to reduce risk and help you make smarter decisions.

              Our understanding of commercial needs, objectives and working environments is recognized internationally. Operating both within the UK and cross jurisdictionally our clients include Aga Rangemaster plc, Volkswagen, Jaguar Land Rover, BASF, Bentley Motors, Bombardier Transportation GmbH and Doosan Power Systems.

              "Michael Falter and his team have been invaluable to us. Their deep understanding of law, government and international business has helped us tremendously in navigating through many complex legal and structural matters that we have faced in Germany. They have a unique ability to combine legal strategy with practical business solutions. We view them as key advisors to our German operation and enjoy the very efficient and pleasant relationship."
              Jürgen Homann | Trustee of the Trust holding the shares in Hytorc Group 

              "DWF Germany´s team has significantly supported us in our ambitious growth plans. In this context, me and my employees particularly appreciated the promptness and accuracy in the analysis and in the completion of our tasks with respect to distribution law as well as contract law. The advice of Dr. Mathias Reif and his team has been and still is an asset for us, both professionally and personally."
              Frederik Schaefer | Managing Director | CaPlast Kunststoffverarbeitungs GmbH

              Oliver Bolthausen, LL.M. (USA), FCIArb (UK)

              • Partner // Managing Partner (Germany) // Global Head of International Arbitration & Disputes

              Dr. Mathias Reif

              • Partner // Executive Partner (Cologne) // Head of Corporate & M&A (Germany) // Global Head of DWF Israel Desk

              Klaus Brisch, LL.M. (USA)

              • Partner // Global Head of Technology // Certified Information Technology Attorney

              Marco Müller-ter Jung, LL.M. (Informationsrecht)

              • Partner // Certified Information Technology Attorney

              Dr. Daisy Walzel

              • Partner // Head of Competition (Germany)

              Dr. Benjamin Kroymann, E.M.L.E. (Madrid)

              • Partner // Head of China Desk (Germany)

              Claudia Rehse

              • Senior Associate

              Dr. Dietmar Althaus

              • Senior Associate

              Fritjof von Nordenskjoeld

              • Ambassador (Retired)

              Marcus Kissel

              • Partner // Head of Employment (Germany) // Certified Attorney for Employment Law

              Thorsten Kühnel

              • Senior Associate

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