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. Our lawyers speak numerous languages originating from Europe, America, Asia and Africa, including
Herfurth & Partner has run the Alliuris Group, which is an alliance of international commercial law firms, since 2003. The group consists of some 20 offices within Europe and some 200 lawyers. These law firms co-operate in various legal transactions, which range from the issue of a letter of demand, the provision of advice on contractual issues to corporate acquisitions. You would be able to find further details on the Alliuris group at
The accompaniment of foreign companies in their projects is the dominant and most important of our various services. In the provision of support to such companies in their activities within the German market, we furnish advice inter alia in
- The establishment of a branch office
- The incorporation of a subsidiary
- Appointment of business partners
- Legal relations with clients
- Employment of employees
- Purchase of real property
- Protection of technology and intellectual property
- Adherence to German statutes and regulations
Our international lawyers are either members or play a managerial role in numerous professional organisations, including foreign working committees maintained by Chambers of Industry and Commerce, foreign Chambers of Industry, international associations for enterprises and law societies.
We have developed special consultation packages for the provision of advice in international business. You will find further details on such packages at
Legal Advice on Foreign Business
International Claims Management, settlement of claims outside court and debt collection
Publications and Conferences
Herfurth & Partner has issued numerous articles relating to corporate acquisition and corporate succession. In addition, the firm organises seminars and conferences relating to corporate law on a regular basis. The ministry of trade and economics in Lower Saxony has appointed our firm to publish a handbook on doing business in Germany for the benefit of foreign companies.
This handbook contains comprehensive information on the most important elements on commercial and business and can be found at:
Clients & Projects
Our law firm has, through the years, worked with numerous clients in the area of corporate law. Herfurth & Partner has participated in more than 50 transactions in various sectors and dealing with sums between 1.0 and 100 million Euros in the last years.
The lawyers in our firm work in competence-related teams. We are happy to introduce the lawyers working in the area of corporate law. Each land and region is supervised by a lawyer with the relevant language competence (Country Desk).