Mythical Mittelstand How to Invest in German Family-Owned Companies

Wednesday, 24. September 2014

What You Do not Read in M&A Textbooks [more]

Written by: Dr. Reinhard Hermes

Mytical Mittelstand: German Family-Owned Companies Offer Investment Opportunities

Thursday, 22. May 2014

What you Don’t Read in M&A Handbooks[more]

Written by: Dr. Reinhard Hermes


Friday, 24. May 2013

TOP TEN MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN HIRING A FOREIGN LAW FIRM   As the English would say, US clients or US law firms (and clients or firms from other common law countries) in need of legal advice in Europe face interesting...[more]

Written by: Reinhard Hermes

How to Find the Right Lawyer in Germany

Monday, 11. March 2013

In our last blog, we offered an overview of the German law firm scene. As we explained, from a foreign (in particular non-European) perspective, the market is not very transparent because unlike in France, the UK or Italy, where...[more]

Written by: Rolf Giebeler and Reinhard Hermes

Choosing a Law Firm in Germany – About Independence and Conflicts of Interest

Thursday, 31. January 2013

Your lawyer should be on your side, and exclusively so. This almost banal statement is embodied in the rules pertaining to conflicts of interest. Yet the devil is in the detail,[more]

Written by: Rolf Giebeler and Reinhard Hermes

German Law Firms – An Introduction to Foreign Users

Monday, 17. December 2012

International clients or foreign law firms in need of competent German legal advice face quite a challenge trying to find appropriate German counsel if not familiar with the German market. The German legal scene is fairly...[more]

Written by: Rolf Giebeler and Reinhard Hermes

„Mission Statement“

Friday, 30. November 2012

The Client’s View is the name of a new blog that Hermes & Giebeler Legal Solutions is starting today. The name stands for the purpose of the blog: to address the business of law firms in Germany and the German law business from a...[more]

Written by: Rolf Giebeler und Reinhard Hermes