Corporate law is one of the core areas in which we offer advice. The clients who come to us for this service range from start-ups and family-run companies to larger medium-sized companies and listed stock companies. Our activities include organisational advice, e.g. for the founding and reorganisation of companies, and guidance on matters relating to company succession and the formation of joint ventures in Germany and abroad, as well as dispute settlements between shareholders. We also regularly represent our clients in special proceedings under corporate law such as rescission and annulment challenges concerning stock corporation law, and judicial review or approval proceedings in accordance with the Transformation Act (Umwandlungsgesetz).


Dr. Martin Witt

Secretary’s Office:
Nike Rummer
Notary’s Office:
Nike Rummer
+49 431 97918-38

born 1979, university studies in Kiel, postgraduate judicial service training in Kiel, Hamburg and Copenhagen/Denmark. Admitted as attorney in 2009, Certified Specialist for trade and corporate law, diploma in business administration, alumnus of the Foundation of German Business, notary since 2019

Specialisation: Mergers and acquisitions, change of legal form and succession arrangements, corporate law

Dr Martin Witt focuses on the handling of corporate transactions, in particular the acquisition and sale of companies and company holdings, and advises investors and entrepreneurs on the sale of or obtaining a stake in existing and newly created enterprises.

In addition, he advises entrepreneurs and companies on all forms of business restructuring, including mergers, split-ups and split-offs, spin-offs, and on squeeze-out procedures, as well as general advice on corporate law, including stock corporation law and succession arrangements. Alongside this, he is the point of contact for issues relating to the transparency register.

Until 2014, Dr Martin Witt worked for a law firm in Hamburg specialising in corporate law and mergers and acquisitions. Advising both buyers and sellers, he helped conclude many of these mergers and acquisitions for private equity companies, entrepreneurs, and strategic investors.

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