Company Law

Lawyer for commercial and company law

COELER LEGAL has been active as a project-related or permanent consultant in a large number of transactions for domestic and foreign companies since 1950. Our aim is to provide integrated and comprehensive advice on national and cross-border investments, including the tax implications through the use of specialised lawyers and external tax advisors. Our specialists and specialist lawyers for company law advise on the choice of legal form, the structuring of Joint Ventures and Public Private Partnerships. The focal points of our activities are

  • Consulting on the legal form (GbR, oHG, KG, GmbH & Co. KG, GmbH, AG, UG)
  • Establishment of partnerships and corporations in Germany and abroad
  • Drafting and negotiation of shareholder agreements
  • Legal advice on acquisitions of shareholdings (share deal / asset deal)
  • Due diligence
  • Drafting of management contracts
  • Drafting of employment contracts and employment law advice
  • Representation at shareholders’ and general meetings
  • Liability of governing bodies
  • Management consulting
  • Domiciliation of companies
  • Settlement and liquidation of companies
  • Advice on insolvency law

Current projects

  • Formation of a company in Norway, Statutes of the Board of Directors, Shareholder Agreement
  • Consulting, negotiation and structuring of a German-Bulgarian joint venture
  • Advising Volkswind Group on the sale of wind farms in France to English and Danish funds
  • Advising a major project developer on the purchase of a 70 MW wind farm
  • Tax advice and corporate law structuring of closed-end real estate funds in Bulgaria
  • Corporate and tax advice as well as design of photovoltaic projects in France and Bulgaria

Contact partner

Dr. Frank Schmitz