Dr. Peter Vocke


+49 211 600 55-369 +49 211 600 55-362

German, English, French
Consulting focuses
  • Land Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Tenancy Law
  • Brokerage Law
  • Property Management
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Civil Litigation
  • Compulsory Enforcement Law
  • Investment Funds
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Insurance Law
  • Reinsurance Law
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  • Admitted since 2001
  • Education and former activities
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Düsseldorf (as to 2008 Hölters & Elsing Rechtsanwälte) 2002 to 2013
  • ASPELIN & BRIDGMAN, L.L.P., San Francisco (USA) 2000 to 2001
  • District Court (Landgericht) Düsseldorf Trainee (Referendar), 1999
  • University of Konstanz 1993 to 1998; Dr. jur. 2002

Qualifications/current topics

  • Lecturer at ADI (Academy for real estate industry)
  • IBA Real Estate Officer
  • Jury member Next Economy Award
  • Jury member GC Academy Award 2019


  • Council member at ADI (Academy for real estate industry)
  • German Council of Shopping Centers (GCSC)
  • DIS 40 – Initiative of young arbitrators
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Dr. Peter Vocke's Distinctions

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2024

Best Lawyers 2025

Legal 500 EMEA 2024

Legal 500 Germany 2024

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2023/2024

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2023

Best Lawyers 2024

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2022/2023

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2022

Best Lawyers 2023

WirtschaftsWoche Top Anwalt 2022

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2021/2022

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2021

Best Lawyers 2022

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2020

WirtschaftsWoche TOP Anwalt 2021

JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2020/2021

Best Lawyers 2021

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2019

Best Lawyers 2020

Legal 500 EMEA 2019

kanzleimonitor 2018/2019

Legal 500 Germany 2019

Handelsblatt: Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2018

Best Lawyers 2019

Legal 500 EMEA 2018

kanzleimonitor 2017/2018

Legal 500 Germany 2018

Legal 500 EMEA 2017

Legal 500 Germany 2017

JUVE Award 2016

JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms 2014/2015

Legal 500 EMEA 2014

Legal 500 Deutschland 2014


Advising the German subsidiary of UK-based Kexgill Ltd. on the acquisition of a large student residence portfolio all across Germany
Advising a closed-end special fund of British residential real estate company Circle Anglia Ltd. on the acquisition of a large residential real estate portfolio all across Germany
3w/ING advice to a joint venture on the urban development dialogue on the reorganization of the downtown of Hanau
Sale of a multi-story car park in development
Bridging financing of an offshore wind park
Sale of 50% in CentrO Oberhausen by Stadium Group to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board at a sales volume of about EUR 650 million
AXA Real Estate Investment Managers, UK: Acquisition of several retail properties and various portfolios of healthcare and retail real estate at a total transaction value in excess of EUR 200 million
AXA Investment Managers Deutschland GmbH: Acquisition and sale of various individual properties in the fields of retailing, offices, hotels, logistics and residential real estate at a total transaction volume of about EUR 1 billion



Issue 15 - Immobilienunternehmen
Handbuch Unternehmenskauf, Hölters (Ed..), 9th edition 2019


Challenging retail: multichannel concepts and the question of turnover
International Real Estate News, IBA, September 2016


Umsatz oder nicht?
Immobilienmanager, 12-2015, p. 14-15
Praxishandbuch Gewerberaummiete
Tipps und Tools für Vermieter und Rechtsanwälte, Fritzsche/Bonnmann/Vocke (ed.), De Gruyter Verlag 2015



1. Düsseldorfer Immobilien Talk (DIT)
Zum Leitthema "Immobilienwirtschaft 2025", October 29, 2019


Squaring the circle: innovative asset management and add-value-strategies in times of high prices
10th Annual Real Estate Investments Conference, June 07, 2018, Zurich


Recent developments in M&A real estate
8th IBA Real Estate Investment Conference, April 14, 2016, Copenhagen


Negotiation clinic: sharpening your skills
Presented by the Real Estate Committee, Annual Conference of the International Bar Association (IBA), October 8, 2015 in Vienna
Retail roundabout: hot topics in fashion, fun and food retail
IBA 7th Annual Real Estate Conference, April 23, 2015, Atlanta


How to negotiate Contracts successfully (Verträge erfolgreich verhandeln)
Management Circle, 26./27. September 2011, Berlin


How to negotiate Contracts successfully (Verträge erfolgreich verhandeln)
Management-Circle, 14./15. February 2006, Munich


Facility Management (Kompaktkurs Immobilienverwaltung)
Management-Circle, 13./14. April 2005, Frankfurt/Main

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