Dr. Bodo Dehne


+49 211 600 55-268 +49 211 600 55-278

German, English, Dutch, Chinese
Consulting focuses
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Corporate Law
  • Foreign Investment Control
  • Foreign Trade Law
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Carve-out-transactions
  • Reorganisation [of group of companies]
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital
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  • Admitted to the Bar since 2010
  • Education and former activities
  • Noerr LLP, Senior Associate 2011-2016
  • Shearman Sterling LLP, Associate 2010-2011
  • Legal clerkship at District Court of Aachen with stations at German Embassy Beijing and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP2007-2009
  • Study of law at universities in Cologne/Germany, Chengdu/China and Passau/Germany 1999-2006


  • German-Chinese Lawyers Association (DCJV, 中德法学家协会)
  • German-Dutch Lawyers Association (DNRV, Duits-Nederlandse Advocatenvereniging)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Dr. Bodo Dehne's Distinctions

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2024

Best Lawyers 2025

Legal 500 EMEA 2024

Legal 500 Germany 2024

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2023/2024

Best Lawyers 2024

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2023

Legal 500 Germany 2023

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2022/2023

Best Lawyers 2023

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2022

Best Lawyers 2022

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2021

China Business Law Journal 2021

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2020

Recommended in the field of "Corporate Law"

Legal 500 EMEA 2018

Legal 500 Germany 2018




China remains outside
© All rights reserved. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung GmbH, Frankfurt. "China bleibt draußen" from the F.A.Z., December 16, 2020. Provided by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Archiv.,
together with Michael Kreisler, LL.M.
German foreign investment control tightened amidst Covid-19 pandemic
IBA Corporate and M&A Law Committee eBulletin, summer 2020,
together with Boris Dürr



Legal Aspects for Doing Business in Germany and the Difference between the Business Environment in the UK and Germany
Business Environment for Chinese Companies, September 20, 2019, London
Going Global – Germany
Entrepreneurs Week: Going Global Session, September 19, 2019, London
Brexit and Tighter Investment Control – Impact on Investments
NRW Business and Investors Forum, April 2, 2019, Beijing


Stricter control of foreign investment in German companies – current developments and impact on mid-tier businesses
2. Düsseldorfer M&A Roundtable, November 21, 2018, Düsseldorf
Land recycling in practice – Legal hurdles for property developers and investors
Immobilien-Frühstück Nordrhein-Westfalen, August 31, 2018, Düsseldorf
Update investment control – stricter rules of the game for Chinese M&A deals
Chinesische Unternehmenskäufe in Deutschland im Jahr 2018, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 1, 2018 in Hamburg, March 19, 2018 in Düsseldorf, March 23, 2018 in Frankfurt


Legal Aspects of Setting Up Business in Germany
Smart Manufacturing in North Rhine-Westphalia – Taiwan-Germany Business Seminar on Industry 4.0, October 24, 2017 in Taichung, Taiwan
Chinese investment in Germany –background and analysis
DCW regional meeting China and Germany in the year of the rooster, DCW, May 30, 2017 in Düsseldorf
Aixtron, Kuka, & Co. – current and planned investment restrictions on Chinese M&A deals
Chinese M&A transactions in Germany, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Düsseldorf, March 2, 2017


Choosing the suitable legal form
seminar for Chinese investors (在德国成立公司 – Establishing business in Germany), December 2015, Aachen/Germany


Corporate law and employment law issues
seminar for Chinese investors (在德国成立公司 – Establishing business in Germany), December 2014, Duisburg/Germany

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