ACURIS Attorneys at Law Krieger Nöth Stahlberg Müller-Volbehr
(Law firms in Germany 2010)
The Firm – History and Development
The Munich-based law firm was founded in 2002 as a spin-off of an international law firm. After Dr. Hans-Christian Fink (who has been working with Heuking for a couple of years) has joined as an attorney at law and partner, the firm consists of five active attorneys at law. The firm has specialized in rendering services for medium-sized companies and is divided into four different departments as there are corporate law/M&A/transactions, commercial and distribution law, labor law and litigation. ACURIS Attorneys at Law cooperate with law firms in the United States, Great Britain, Spain, Italy, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands on a "best friends" basis.
The aim of the legal services is the client’s success, based on a diligent analysis of all legal and economic circumstances. The lawyers don’t offer any standard solutions. The client is rather offered a tailor-made general and innovative concept including legal and economic aspects based on the client’s requirements and a diligent analysis of all legal and economic circumstances.
The firm comprehends itself as a legal service boutique. The legal services extend to the following areas: corporate law, stock corporation law and company group law, M&A, general business law, commercial and distribution law as well as labor law. The main focus is on corporate and commercial law.
The partners specialize in advising on the reorganization of companies, M&A transactions, MBOs, MBIs, joint ventures, venture capital and fund structuring, as well as on issues concerning capital market law and shareholder conflicts.
In the area of corporate succession / succession of property, the tailor-made solutions offered also include tax advice.
The firm represents private equity companies, venture capital funds, venture capital companies, insurance companies, employment agencies, transport and logistics companies, film production companies, health professionals, media enterprises, IT- and telecommunication companies as well as companies in the building and the automotive sector. Mainly medium-sized companies are represented.
Clients are inter alia: permanent advice for Dr. Hönle AG in the areas capital market law and company law, expert monitoring of Bösch Feinmechanik regarding the sale of the business to Vivisol Deutschland GmbH and of Novis GmbH regarding the acquisition of Theodor Bauer GmbH, advice and representation of Blue Cap AG regarding the acquisition of Planatol Holding GmbH as well as the consultation of Vertilas GmbH and Alrise Biosystems GmbH in the context of a VC financing.
The partners publish in legal journals and give lectures in their areas of specialization, for example at the "Frankfurt School of Finance and Management".
The firm as employer
ACURIS Attorneys at Law is interested in the gain of lawyers for the areas company law, commercial law, M&A, stock- and company group law as well as for real estate law. According to the information given by the firm itself the firm offers a good and attractive salary, team-orientated working and a good work-life-balance as well as realistic chances of partnership after four or five years.
ACURIS Attorneys at Law is a highly specialized law firm which is especially known for its competent legal advice in corporate law, especially for smaller private equity funds.