CMS Hasche Sigle

legal consultancy in Germany and Europe

CMS Hasche Sigle is one of the leading German law firms with more than 500 lawyers. We cover the entire area of commercial law and provide legal advice to major German and international companies from a wide range of sectors at home and abroad. Our offices in nine German cities and in Brussels, Moscow and Shanghai offer a true full service advice having strong practice groups particularly in Corporate, M&A, Private Equity as well as in capital markets and financing next to all other fields of legal advice.

CMS Hasche Sigle is a member of CMS, a group of major independent European law firms. More than 2,000 lawyers and tax consultants are active for our clients across 31 countries in more than 50 cities – including Amsterdam, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, Moscow, Paris and Shanghai. CMS enables us to provide cross-border projects with a one-stop, consistent and seamless service with identical high standards. By working with us, our clients benefit from our network of offices and extensive international connections. Moreover, we are able to provide legal advice in nearly every local language in Europe.

Our activities in China

Experience, competence and market knowledge are the core strengths of CMS Hasche Sigle’s China team. At our office in Shanghai Chinese and German lawyers work together for more than five years offering European and Chinese investors on-site contact partners. Our local team has extensive expertise in advising on Chinese and German law and provides advice in Chinese (Mandarin), German and English. The tailor-made consulting services often extend beyond legal aspects – we share our detailed understanding of different mentalities and corporate cultures combined with in-depth awareness of the international economic environment. CMS Hasche Sigle took the lead on advising Chinese companies (e.g. ZhongDe Waste Technology and Asian Bamboo) on their IPO in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Moreover, we advised on the merger between Combinature Biopharm, Germany, and MerLion Pharmaceuticals, Singapore, and supported several Chinese companies in the establishment of branches, registration of IPR and commercial disputes in Germany.


Dr Ulrike Glück, Shanghai
phone + 86 (0) 21 / 62 89 - 63 63

Dr Andreas Zanner, Frankfurt am Main
Phone: + 49 (0) 69 / 7 17 01 - 139

Dr Henrik Drinkuth, Hamburg
Phone: + 49 (0) 40 / 3 76 30 - 327

Volker Potthoff, Frankfurt am Main
Phone: + 49 (0) 69 / 7 17 01 - 312

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