The Firm

Herfurth & Partner is an independent law firm specialising in national and international business law, both for family-owned medium-sized enterprises and for national and international industrial companies and groups.

We focus our advice and representation on the strategic issues of entrepreneurs and management:

  • Business
  • Markets
  • Technology

Herfurth & Partner consists of 18 German and international lawyers in Hanover and covers all areas of general business law, including corporate law, M&A, management, finance & tax, trade & distribution, competition, intellectual property, human resources & labour law, technology & digitalisation, and in the private sector real estate and wealth.

Many of the companies we serve are active and represented worldwide as manufacturers of innovative and high-quality products. To this end, we have built up the Alliuris Group, an international alliance of business law firms, today with 20 firms and with 450 lawyers in Europe, the USA, Latin America, Russia, China and India (

The firm was founded in 1988 by Ulrich Herfurth and has been operating as Herfurth & Partner since 1990. Today, Herfurth & Partner is ranked as one of the leading corporate and commercial law firms in Hanover and Lower Saxony (Legal500, Best Lawyers).

“Herfurth & Partner is one of the leading  business law firms in Lower Saxony – with a strong international background.”

(recognized by Legal500, BestLawyers, CorpIntl among others)

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Herfurth & Partner advises companies in all their questions relating to development and structure. Our clients include family-owned companies, multi-corporate enterprises, German companies, which maintain interests abroad and foreign companies in Germany. Our experience cover companies law, restructuring, competition law, commercial law and the laws relating to corporate groups.



The provision of legal advice in the area of international business is one of Herfurth & Partner’s most important specialities. More than 16 of our lawyers have a foreign background via their place of origin, education or language spoken. This places our firm in the special position to be able to furnish quick and direct advice in cross-boarder transactions and consultations, even when numerous countries are involved.



The amount of advice, which our firm has provided for technology-orientated projects, has increased tremendously in the past years. This increase is particularly significant in international projects.

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