Handelsblatt and the US specialist publisher Best Lawyers have included Dr. Christian Franz, Dr. André Kowalski and Dr. Patrick Vogt, three partners of FRANZ RECHTSANWÄLTE, in their current Best Lawyers Ranking for the field of corporate law.
"We are very pleased with the awards and are proud to be recommended by colleagues in our field of law," states Dr. Christian Franz. "Following last year's award by FOCUS magazine as a top law firm for corporate law, which was based in particular on recommendations from our clients, these awards, based on recommendations from colleagues, confirm the appreciation of our work in the market".
Dr. Christian Franz is admitted as a German lawyer and as a French avocat. He advises German and international companies and financial investors on acquisitions, financing and corporate and capital market law issues as well as in arbitration proceedings. In addition, as part of the French Desk of FRANZ RECHTSANWÄLTE, he advises French companies on commercial law issues and assists German companies in their business activities in France.
Dr. André Kowalski is mainly active in Mergers & Acquisitions and advises companies, its shareholders and corporate bodies in corporate related matters, in particular, but not limited to, restructuring processes as well as the establishment of joint ventures. Another focus is advising family owned companies and their shareholders. Dr. André Kowalski is also frequently appointed as arbitrator in corporate-related arbitration proceedings.
Dr. Patrick Vogt is mainly active in Mergers & Acquisitions and corporate law advice to partnerships and corporations. Dr. Patrick Vogt furthermore advises clients on corporate group law issues and intra-group restructuring processes. Dr. Patrick Vogt teaches M&A at Hochschule Fresenius.
FRANZ RECHTSANWÄLTE is a business law firm with around 20 lawyers and headquartered in Düsseldorf. The firm's practice focuses on operational business / commercial and corporate law / M&A, complemented by the full spectrum of commercial law advice, including employment law, litigation, financing and antitrust law. In addition to listed companies, the firm supports medium-sized companies and entrepreneurs in Germany and abroad.