Managing Partners: Dr Thomas Bezani, Dr Jens-Dietrich Mitzlaff, Dr Christian Wolf
Number of partners: 112
Number of lawyers: 290
Languages:Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, German, Farsi, French, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Polish, Portugese, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
GÖRG is one of Germany’s leading independent business law firms. With 290 lawyers and tax advisors in total, GÖRG advises well-known domestic and foreign businesses from all areas of industry, banking, real estate, trade, media and services on all core areas of business law. GÖRG achieves top rankings and client references for its work in corporate law, real estate and insolvency/ restructuring, among other fields. All teams have proven expertise with transactions and project development.
With five offices throughout Germany, clients are guaranteed local and personal advice – no matter where they are. In addition, the partner-oriented approach means that a fully informed contact person is available at all times. Tailor-made solutions are what clients expect from GÖRG – and what they get. The partners are involved in every single assignment, applying a wealth of experience to develop unique solutions that also succeed where more conventional thinking reaches its limits. The matters clients retain GÖRG for cover all aspects of business law. To meet this challenge the firm has created distinct practice groups with experienced specialists in each particular field.
Close cooperation between groups of experts across different offices allows GÖRG to offer a unique combination of specialist skills and teamwork that characterizes the high quality of its work. The firm is always committed to its clients’ success and its accumulated knowledge can be accessed by the individual lawyer and the team alike. Since many of the firm’s projects have an international element, GÖRG regularly teams up with leading law firms in other countries, with whom GÖRG has developed strong links. A further advantage of GÖRG’S independent status is the fact that it can precisely deliver the right kind of international expertise that is needed for the case at hand.
Main Areas of Practice:
■Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions
■Private Equity/Venture Capital
■Banking & Finance, including Banking Supervision
■Investment Funds, Restructuring/ Insolvency
■Labour & Employment
■IP; IT & Outsourcing
■Litigation & Arbitration, Compliance & Internal Investigations
■Commercial & Public Law
In addition to the main practice areas, GÖRG provides comprehensive legal advice in all major industry sectors, e.g. automotive, banking and financial institutions, energy and utilities, family-owned enterprises and entrepreneurial families, health care/ life sciences, infrastructure/transport/logistics, private equity, real estate, TMT, public and insurance.
■Advising PAX Global Technology Limited, a leading provider of electronic payment terminal solutions and related services, on its joint venture with CCV Group B.V., one of the largest payment service providers and payment solution providers in Europe
■Advising MK-Kliniken on the sale of 19 nursing homes to the French investor Icade Healthcare Europe
■Accompanying the restructuring of the Senvion Group in self-administration, an internationally active company in the wind energy sector (one of the largest insolvencies in 2019)
■Advising Boluda Towage - Boluda Corporación Marítima regarding a EUR 980m refinancing of existing financings as well as the acquisition of the Dutch company Kotug Smit Towage
■Advising a joint venture of x+bricks AG and SCP Group S.à r.l. on the acquisition of the supermarket chain Real from Metro AG
■Successful representation in resolution proceedings to dissolve the works council of DURA Automotive