Dr. Thomas Görgemanns

Rechtsanwalt (Attorney-at-Law), Düsseldorf Office


  • Legal studies at the universities of Trier and Bonn
  • 1997-1999 Attorney-at-Law, Hölters & Elsing (now: Orrick), Düsseldorf
  • 1999-2005 Attorney-at-Law, Baker & McKenzie, Düsseldorf
  • 2001-2002 Foreign Associate, Baker & McKenzie, Washington D.C.
  • 2006-2011 General Counsel, GAGFAH Group, Luxembourg / Essen
  • 2011-2013 General Counsel, LEG Immobilien AG, Düsseldorf
  • 2013-2016 General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, VONOVIA SE, Bochum
  • 2017-2018 Attorney-at-Law, Aulinger, Essen
  • Since 2019 Attorney-at-Law (of Counsel) with ARQIS Rechtsanwälte


  • Thomas Görgemanns was in charge of two IPOs, several public takeovers and other large transactions which were covered by the general media as well as legal media.
  • With respect to his work in the public takeover of the MDAX-listed GAGFAH group by the DAX-listed VONOVIA, Thomas Görgemann and his team in 2015 were nominated for the award as “inhouse team for M&A” by the JUVE magazine, Germany’s leading specialist publisher of independently researched information on the German legal market for lawyers.


Thomas Görgemanns published expert papers on M&A and antitrust law subjects in the periodicals “M&A Review”, “The International Lawyer” as well as other legal journals. His doctorate thesis dealt with small and medium-sized companies in the context of German antitrust laws.


  • German
  • English


Hammer Straße 19
40219 Düsseldorf

+49 211 13069-131

+49 211 13069-099

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