Our Strength

We offer comprehensive advice in all important areas of business law. Our emphasis is on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law as well as banking and capital markets. We also have highly developed expertise in further relevant areas of law such as labour, commercial, environment regulatory, intellectual property and IT. We represent our clients in high-profile litigation and arbitration.


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  • Interviewees praise this firm for its expertise in the banking and real estate sectors as well as environment and public law. Björn Neumeuer is a well-reputed corporate lawyer.

Chambers Europe 2011 

  • This long-standing Düsseldorf stalwart has considerable banking and capital markets expertise, which enhances its corporate and M&A practice.


Chambers Europe 2012


  • This highly reputed Düsseldorf firm has been extremely busy in the energy sector of late
  • Best known in the domestic market, the team has also assisted a number of Chinese clients in recent months
  • Sources say: "A very dedicated and service-oriented firm."


Chambers Europe 2013

  • The large team at Hoffmann Liebs Fritsch & Partner (HLFP) is best known for providing advice to the chemicals and pharmaceuticals industries, but the team also advises on a wide range of other, more general, labour law issues.
  • Hoffmann Liebs Fritsch & Partner (HLFP) is known for its comprehensive expertise in advising medium-sized companies.
  • Hoffmann Liebs Fritsch & Partner (HLFP) is ‘well known throughout Germany’ and has a particularly strong corporate and environmental law practice. While the majority of the firm’s clients are medium-sized companies, its client base also includes several high-profile organisations, such as HSBC and RheinEnergie.

Legal 500 Deutschland

  • “HLFP is increasingly expanding its client base, which is rooted in medium-sized companies and Rhine-region industries, to include foreign clients, who rely on the firm’s specialised environmental law expertise. 

Kanzleien in Deutschland 2012

  • With its focus on corporate and environmental law, HLFP consistently lands top-level clients.
  • […] valued firm, known for its first rate advice to medium-sized companies.
  • “professional excellence, calm and reliability” of its lawyers
  • Far-reaching corporate competence, also with respect to large, listed companies. Impressive knowledge of the capital market for a firm of its kind.
  • High level of technical knowledge


Juve Handbuch 2009 / 2010

  • Top quality legal advice at comparatively low costs; strong practice relating to listed companies.
  • Far-reaching corporate competence, also with respect to large, listed companies. Impressive knowledge of the capital market for a firm of its kind.
  • However, it remains the less expensive alternative. The firm’s trump card is its specialised knowledge with respect to transactions involving environmental issues, as deals within the energy sector do on a regular basis.


Juve Handbuch 2011 / 2012

  • The individual partners at this highly recommended firm in Düsseldorf enjoy strong reputations. The firm traditionally stands for high-quality corporate and administrative law, a combination which has allowed the lawyers to adivse more intensively on energy law advice
  • High-quality legal advice for comparatively resonably cost; strong practice for listed companies; speciality in China-related work.


JUVE Handbuch 2012/2013

  • The firm Hoffmann Liebs Fritsch & Partner is highly valued throughout Germany, particularly in the field of corporate law and the laws governing capital markets, and thrives on the exceedingly good reputation of its lawyers. The firm has been able to continue and build on its success in the past year.


Kanzleien in Deutschland 2011



Employment Law Firm of the Year in Germany

Mid-market winner of Corporate Intl Magazine’s 2014 Global Award



Corporate Intl Magazine, which is published worldwide, has awarded Hoffmann Liebs Fritsch & Partner (HLFP) its Global Award as Employment Law Firm of the Year in Germany. Hoffmann Liebs Fritsch & Partner had previously been awarded Corporate Intl Magazine’s Global Award accolade in 2012 in the category Environment Law, Firm of the Year in Germany.