Sammler Volhard Bren & Lange
SAMMLER VOLHARD BREN & LANGE was formed in 2002 by the partners of the Leipzig office of Clifford Chance LL.P. (through 1999: Pünder, Volhard, Weber & Axster). We advise German and foreign corporates on matters of commercial, real estate, and tax law.We are committed to providing our clients with highest-quality services. The guideline and benchmark for our work is the success and financial benefit to the client. We regard personal consultation as the essence of continuous and trustful collaboration.We provide a comprehensive service to medium-sized and international corporations. We view our legal and tax advice as an active and creative contribution to our clients‘ business success. We work in integrated and interdisciplinary fashion. For major transactions, we build teams comprising different fields and departments.Through our affiliate, MRT Mitteldeutsche Revision und Treuhand GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, we also offer auditing services.JUVE gave SAMMLER VOLHARD BREN & LANGE its Law Firm of the Year Award (Region East) for 2005/2006 (2005/2006 JUVE Handbook of Law Firms: Corporate Attorneys).CorporateWe advise German and foreign clients on all matters of corporate law, especially founding of companies (including joint ventures), mergers and acquisitions, change of corporate form, corporate succession and wind-ups. Another area we focus on is litigation, such as shareholder disputes. SAMMLER VOLHARD BREN & LANGE is „one of the few East German corporate practices with a supraregional reputation“ (JUVE Handbook 2006/2007).LabourWe advise clients on all questions of collective and individual labour law issues. We advise companies on restructurings, operational changes and transfers of business, e.g. in negotiations and disputes with works councils and unions. We also represent our clients before the labour courts.Intellectual propertySAMMLER VOLHARD BREN & LANGE advise clients on competition law and the protection of intellectual property. We represent our clients both in and out of court in matters of copyright, trademarks, registered designs, patents, and licensing. If necessary, we work together with well-known, highly qualified patent attorneys. In competition law, our practice focuses on court cases, particularly obtaining preliminary equitable relief.BankingIn banking law, we advise banks and investors on the financing of acquisitions and major projects. We also advise clients on public banking law.Real estate transaction lawIn real estate law, we advise clients on transactions involving commercial real estate and real estate packages, including due diligence reviews. We design the tax structure of the transaction based on the profile of the individual investor, and advise clients on creating the necessary conditions in company law. We also advise our clients with respect to acquisition financing.Legal advice for construction projectsAn essential aspect of our real estate law practice is providing advice on private construction law for construction projects. We advise our clients at each stage, from the construction contract to the construction process. We also have broad experience with insolvencies and the resulting issues. The scope of our advice includes developer law, architectural law, and public contract law.Commercial landlord and tenant lawAnother focus of our activities is commercial tenancy law, structuring long-term lease agreements for operators of complex rental projects (shopping centres, technology parks) and ensuring best distribution of operating costs.Public lawWe provide investors with advice on public building and planning law for all stages of project development, from zoning codes to building permits. We advise clients on questions of urban land use planning, local development law, and for urban land use agreements. We help the investors obtain building permits. Our consulting encompasses infrastructural planning law (public roads, railways, waterways) and compensation. The focus of our environmental practice is on waste law, contamination law, and immission control law. In economic administration law, we advise corporates on subsidies proceedings. We have distinctive expertise in the special law due to German Unification, in particular in the field of restitution law.Conceptual tax consulting and tax returnsin line with our commitment to offering clients comprehensive, interdisciplinary legal advice, our services traditionally include tax law. Our conceptual tax consulting services include advising clients in connection with corporate and real estate transactions, as well as comprehensive advice on structural tax issues. Our services also include providing expert opinions on matters of tax law, as well as advising clients in connection with field audits and representation before revenue services and tax courts.We also prepare annual financial statements and tax returns and advise our clients on all current tax matters.Auditing and business consultingOur affiliate, MRT Mitteldeutsche Revision und Treuhand GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, performs services which may only be rendered by certified auditors, such as statutory and voluntary end-of-year audits.Our business consulting services include corporate and share valuations, consulting in connection with accounting matters and advising clients on financing and investment decisions. We also draft structural analyses of corporates‘ financial, earnings and liquidity positions.

practice areas

Commercial LawCorporate LawEnergyFinanceReal Estate

Reviews (0)

Log In to write a review or Sign Up if you don't have an account yet.