News | February 18, 2021
The corporate law firm SNP Schlawien advised LIP INVEST GmbH on the acquisition of two logistics properties in Schwülper near Braunschweig and Cologne Hürth. The advice included both the legal due diligence review and support in drafting and negotiating the contracts.
News | February 01, 2021
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien has gained two experienced lawyers, Dr. Kai-Oliver Giesa and Dr. Wolf Beck, as new partners for its team at the Freiburg office as of February 1, 2021.
News | January 04, 2021
We have compiled the following information on particularly frequent legal questions in connection with the coronavirus (COVID-19), which will be continuously updated.
News | December 11, 2020
Munich, December 11, 2020 - In the current issue of Focus Business magazine, No. 4/2020, the commercial law firm SNP Schlawien is named Top Employer in Medium-Sized Businesses 2021. In the category 'Legal Advice', SNP Schlawien is ranked 12th in Germany, and even 3rd among law firms of the same (medium) size.
News | December 10, 2020
In the 2020/2021 edition of the Law Firm Monitor, SNP Schlawien is once again among the most recommended law firms in Germany (Top 75) and is named a "leading law firm" in the legal fields of lobour law, corporate law, real estate and construction law, capital markets law, public construction law, public law, and contract law.
News | December 09, 2020
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien has won the experienced lawyer Peter Fabry as a new partner for its tax law team as of 1 December 2020.
News | October 14, 2020
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The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien advised the investment and project development company QUEST Investment Partners on the acquisition of the historic Hindenburghaus in Hamburg's city center. The advice included both the due diligence review and the negotiation of the purchase agreement. The seller of the property was Allianz.
News | October 13, 2020
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The law firm SNP Schlawien advised the investment and project development company QUEST Investment Partners on the sale of a commercial property at Alexanderstraße 1, Hamburg, to Aviva Investors.
News | September 08, 2020
In its supplement FOCUS-Spezial "Ihr Recht 2020" in issue 37/2020 of FOCUS magazine, the magazine FOCUS has selected "Germany's Top Lawyers 2020".
News | August 24, 2020
Over seven million households and twice as many individuals in Germany are currently over-indebted. Experts even expect the figures to continue to rise significantly in the years 2020/2021 due to the corona pandemic. It is therefore fitting that a new law is expected to come into force on October 1, 2020, which will make debtors debt-free after just three years instead of six.
News | August 14, 2020
The law firm SNP Schlawien represented a listed commercial landlord (defendant) in a lawsuit against an operator of car service centres and online shop for car accessories (plaintiff) before the District Court Mannheim. The judgement handed down is one of the first ones concerning a possible adjustment of the rent for commercial leases for office purposes in the context of the Corona pandemic.
News | August 06, 2020
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien advised the investment company F4 GmbH in connection with a participation in PlusDental. In its latest Series C financing round, PlusDental was able to raise a total of € 32 million in fresh capital from new investors F4 and the Hong Kong-based Ping An Global Voyager Fund on the one hand, and from its existing investors Lakestar and HV Holtzbrinck Ventures on the other. SNP Schlawien's advice to SNP Schlawien on the transaction included trademark law aspects, in particular risk assessments.
News | July 03, 2020
For a few days now, various articles in the social media have been reporting on the allegedly registered trademark 'Webinar' and speculating whether the use of the term could lead to warnings.
News | July 01, 2020
From 1.7.2020 to 31.12.2020, the VAT rates will be reduced from 19% (standard tax rate) to 16% and from 7% (reduced tax rate) to 5% as an essential part of the so-called second Corona Tax Assistance Act. You can find out everything important about this measure here.
News | June 26, 2020
In its ranking "Germany's Best Lawyers 2020", the Handelsblatt (edition of 26 June 2020) recommends six attorneys from SNP Schlawien.
News | June 25, 2020
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien will open a new office in Stuttgart on 1 July 2020. With Christof Blauß, Dr. Mark-Oliver Scholz, Oliver Truckenmüller and Pierre Weisgerber, three partners and one associate have been added to the team. In addition, the Freiburg partner Richard Rummel will support the development of the new location and will work proportionately from the offices in Stuttgart and Freiburg.
News | May 29, 2020
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien advised the architect Prof. Dr.-Ing. h. c. Hans Günter Merz on the acquisition of the new business premises in Berlin. The consultation included both the legal due diligence and support in the drafting and negotiation of the contract. It was agreed that the purchase price would not be disclosed. The seller of the property is a private investor.
News | May 25, 2020
The magazine Stern has awarded SNP Schlawien in the category "Best Law Firms 2020" in the field of tenancy and residential property law.
News | March 02, 2020
The law firm SNP Schlawien has advised the project developer Hellmann Investment on the development, completion and sale of a logistics property for Volkswagen in Fritzlar (Schwalm-Eder-Kreis/Hessen). The advice included the construction and leasing to Volkswagen AG as well as the negotiation of the sales contract to an investor.
News | February 13, 2020
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien advised LIP INVEST GmbH, a Munich-based investment specialist for logistics real estate, on the acquisition of a logistics property in Braunschweig. The advice included legal due diligence as well as support in drafting and negotiating the contract. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The seller of the property, which was offered by NAI apollo on its behalf to a limited circle of investors, is a large German pension fund.