The Legal 500 Germany: Edition 2018

GERMANY 2018: INSURANCE LAW

The ‘excellent and highly professional litigation law firm’ Patzina Lotz Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB is considered an excellent match when it comes to the representation of tax advisors, auditors, lawyers and notaries in liability cases as well as D&O liability cases. Known to be ‘analytical’, René Matz is a ‘great litigator, who’s highly competent in his field’, having represented a consulting company in a liability case involving accusations of improper counsel following a share deal and a tax advisor from southern Germany during recourse proceedings over allegedly having failed to inform the plaintiff about incorrect documents and the required correction thereof in the course of financial bookkeeping. Thorsten Lotz has represented a lawyer, who belonged to an office partnership, in asserting an indemnity claim worth € 3 million. Reinhard Patzina ‘gets right to the core of the problem and offers solutions that make sense’.

METROPOLITAN REGION OF FRANKFURT/RHINE-MAIN

The core competence of the law firm of Patzina Lotz Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB consists of interdisciplinary legal services for mid-sized companies, freelance professionals, wealthy individuals and the private sector. Its team of six legal experts primarily advises at the interface of corporate and tax law while also covering the fields of employment law and dispute resolution. Thorsten Lotz has rendered his legal services to a Flemish shipping company in covering the tax and corporate law aspects of the latter’s foundation of a German-based holding company, while Reinhard Patzina has rendered his legal services to an industry association during its foundation of a subsidiary. In addition, René Matz recently represented a Berlin-based company in a proceeding involving the correction of the latter’s capital contributions account for tax purposes.

Publication details

Source: Legalease Ltd.

Edition: 2018