Taylor Wessing

Taylor Wessing, one of the largest law firms in Germany, supports clients through its forward-thinking and innovative approach, wherever they do business. As a full-service firm with more than 340 advisors in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Munich, Taylor Wessing has a strong presence in Germany's most important economic hubs. Our focus on the industries of tomorrow has enabled us to develop market-leading expertise in Technology, Media & Communications, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Private Wealth and Energy.

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

Legal Update
Recently published research of the European Patent Office and the UK government as well as a German government agency’s policy paper confirm the role of IP for start-up success, particularly for academic spin-offs.
Member Firm News

Taylor Wessing, one of WLG's two member firms for Germany, calls the country's stable economy, strategic location, skilled workforce, innovative drive, and supportive infrastructure the main advantages to doing business there. There is ample opportunity for foreign investment in the automotive industry. As the birthplace of the automobile, Germany is now leading the transition to electric and autonomous vehicles. However, be mindful as, "German business culture values punctuality, directness, and formality. Misunderstanding these nuances can lead to lost opportunities." Learn more about doing business in Germany.

Legal Update
The newly passed Future Financing Act (Zukunftsfinanzierungsgesetz) in Germany significantly expands the scope of Section 19a EStG, enhancing employee equity participation by extending tax deferral benefits and eligibility criteria for companies.

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction

Germany

Frankfurt
Berlin
Düsseldorf
Hamburg
Munich

Firm Offices in Other Jurisdictions

North America

United States 
USA - California, Palo Alto
USA - New York, New York City

Europe

Austria,
Klagenfurt Vienna
Belgium, Brussels
Czech Republic,
Brno Prague
France, Paris
Hungary, Budapest
Netherlands,
Amsterdam Eindhoven
Poland, Warsaw
Slovak Republic, Bratislava
Ukraine, Kiev
England,
Cambridge Liverpool London Tech City London
Ireland, Dublin

Africa & Middle East

Middle East 
United Arab Emirates, Dubai

Asia-Pacific

China,
Beijing Hong Kong Shanghai
South Korea, Seoul

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All Firm Contacts Committees
Young Lawyers Forum
Young Lawyers Forum
Stephanie Richter s.richter@taylorwessing.com
Stephanie Richter s.richter@taylorwessing.com
Stephanie Richter s.richter@taylorwessing.com
Stephanie Richter s.richter@taylorwessing.com
Stephanie Richter s.richter@taylorwessing.com
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Practice Groups
International Corporate Transactions
International Corporate Transactions
Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution
Privacy & Data Protection
Privacy & Data Protection
Stephanie Richter s.richter@taylorwessing.com
Stephanie Richter s.richter@taylorwessing.com
Stephanie Richter s.richter@taylorwessing.com
Stephanie Richter s.richter@taylorwessing.com
Stephanie Richter s.richter@taylorwessing.com
Banking & Finance
Banking & Finance
Technology
Technology
Other Firm Members
Jennifer Glöckner j.gloeckner@taylorwessing.com
Marc-Oliver Kurth m.kurth@taylorwessing.com
Michael Professor Dr. Pils m.pils@taylorwessing.com
M. Florian Ranft m.ranft@taylorwessing.com
Christian Tenkhoff c.tenkhoff@taylorwessing.com
Ernst-Albrecht von Beauvais a.beauvais@taylorwessing.com
Axel von dem Bussche a.bussche@taylorwessing.com
Donata von Enzberg d.enzberg@taylorwessing.com