Five ARQIS partners honored as "Best Lawyers in Germany in 2020"

28. June 2019

Again this year, several ARQIS lawyers are among the “Best Lawyers” in Germany: Dr. Andrea Panzer-Heemeier received the award for her advice on employment law. Prof. Dr. Christoph von Einem and Andreas Dietl received the award for their reputation in the Mergers & Acquisitions segment. And while Dr. Jörn-Christian Schulze received the award for his services as a corporate lawyer, Dimitrios Christopoulos was appointed one of the best lawyers for litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution.

“We are all very pleased with the award and proud of its underlying market recognition,” said Dr. Andrea Panzer-Heemeier, Managing Partner at ARQIS Rechtsanwälte. The leading legal advisors in the market are identified annually by the US publishing house Best Lawyers on the basis of an extensive peer-to-peer survey. Lawyers are first suggested by colleagues and other market participants and then evaluated in an anonymous survey. The complete list of “Best Lawyers 2020” can be found « here  ». In addition, the results are published exclusively in the Handelsblatt under the title “Germany’s Best Lawyers”.

« Dr. Andrea Panzer-Heemeier » is a specialist lawyer for labour law, managing partner and heads the practice group labour law at ARQIS from the Düsseldorf office. Her focus lies in the support of labour law restructurings, in particular with regard to collective labour law, transaction support and long-term advice to companies. She is also an expert in the field of employee data protection.

« Dr. Jörn-Christian Schulze » is a partner at ARQIS and works as a specialist lawyer in the areas of commercial and corporate law as well as international commercial law. His clients include large and medium-sized companies as well as financial investors, whom he advises on all questions of corporate law and on company acquisitions, particularly in cross-border constellations.

« Prof. Dr. Christoph von Einem » manages the Munich office of ARQIS. At the beginning of the 2000s, he had built up a reputation as one of the main players in Munich’s private equity and venture capital scene. He also has a teaching assignment at the Technical University of Munich on “Entrepreneurship and Law” and heads the Munich Venture Capital Club.

« Dimitrios Christopoulos » directs the litigation practice of the firm. He specializes in conflict solutions relating to plant engineering and product liability. In addition, he regularly defends law firms and consulting firms in disputes.

« Andreas Dietl »  is a founding partner and works in Düsseldorf and Munich. He has been advising on M&A for many years and is also responsible for private clients and family offices.


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