Welcome to Germany and Europe!

Access to the German and European markets involves pitfalls that about 400 lawyers and tax advisors in our 20 specialized practice groups are navigating to find tailored solutions for our clients who rely on our many years of experience

Using our specialist knowledge and expertise, we provide foreign investors with comprehensive support. 

Use the "Lawyer Search” function to find the lawyer whose qualifications best fit your needs. Send an email or simply leave a voice message. The lawyer will contact you promptly and discuss your specific situation.

We also advise on legal aspects relating to the right of residence. This includes, in particular, advice on finding the most suitable residence permit as well as legal assistance during the application procedure, and we also provide support on labour, social security and tax law issues which may arise while working in Germany.

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s China Desk accounts for the increasing need for advisory services, as well as the particular complexity involved in doing business with China. We offer legal advice and business support both to German and European clients in the Chinese market, and conversely for Chinese clients in Germany and Europe.

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France is one of Germany's closest and most important business partners. For 40 years, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek has been advising German companies on their French business and French companies on their activities in Germany. All lawyers of our "French Desk" team have either studied or worked in France. This competence allows us to offer tailor-made solutions for cross-border enterprises between Germany and France.
La France est l’un des plus proches et des plus importants partenaires économiques de l’Allemagne. Depuis 40 ans, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek conseille des entreprises allemandes dans leurs activités en France et des entreprises françaises dans leurs activités en Allemagne. Tous les avocats de notre « équipe franco-allemande » ont étudié ou travaillé en France et possèdent donc tous les compétences leur permettant de proposer des solutions sur mesure pour les opérations transfrontalières entre la France et l’Allemagne.

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India continues to experience a climate of pioneering and optimism. With the “Make in India” campaign, the Indian government wishes to attract foreign investors to the country and create an upturn in the Indian economy. The country is rapidly opening up its markets to foreign investors, offering them attractive conditions and subsidy programs. Combined with a campaign to simplify its bureaucracy, the largest democracy in the world is facilitating market entry for European investors.

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For many years now, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek has supported Japanese companies comprehensively on their business matters in Germany and Europe. As a full service firm, our advisory range covers all issues from market launch to ongoing support in daily business to special situations involving investigations by the antitrust, customs, or tax authorities.

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Economic relations between Germany and Russia and other CIS countries have a long tradition and considerable potential for development. We advise in Russian and offer tailor-made solutions for cross-border cooperation between German companies and companies from Russia/CIS countries.

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The Turkish economy is one of the world's fastest growing economies and, based on its sustained and steady growth in the last 12 years, is the 6th largest economy in the European Union and the 16th largest worldwide.

Due to the structural reforms implemented in the last decade and the harmonization of the Turkish legal system with the laws of the European Union, Turkey is now one of the largest markets for foreign direct investment.

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Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek is represented in Switzerland with an interdisciplinary team and combines Swiss legal know-how with the full expertise of a large law firm. From our Zurich office we advise our clients in matters of Swiss, German and international law.

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Better Business in Germany

The German legal system turns out to be one of the most complex and comprehensive legal systems in the world. "Doing Better Business in Germany" provides an initial overview and gives readers the information needed to better judge and prepare the demand for tax and legal advice regarding their investment and exporting projects. 

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Cross-border Mergers & Acquisitions in Germany

Foreign investors need to be aware of certain particulars of the German market. An overview can be found in our brochure "Cross-border Mergers & Acquisitions in Germany - A Transaction Guide for Foreign Investors."

In addition to the legal aspects, the brochure also deals with cultural differences and possible pitfalls that may occur during a transaction.


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