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Dr. Claudia Pleßke
Partner

Dr. Claudia Pleßke advises national and international companies on corporate and transactional law. In this connection, she advises companies mainly from the automotive, aerospace, pharmaceutical and food industries, on national and cross-border M&A transactions and in recent years increasingly on Chinese outbound transactions. Another focal point of her work is advice on formulating contracts for companies in all fields of commercial law. Claudia Pleßke is in charge of the China Desk at RITTERSHAUS.

Practice areas
  • Company acquisitions and disposals
  • Commercial law
  • Stock corporation law
  • Restructuring and change of corporate form
Vita
  • 1990 - 1995 Law studies in Heidelberg
  • 1998 Admitted to the German bar
  • 2007 PhD (Dr. iur.) at Heidelberg University (Prof. Dr. Peter Hommelhoff)
  • 1998 - 2003 Lawyer at Melchers in Heidelberg
  • 2003 - 2010 Lawyer at and Partner of Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
  • 2010 Joined RITTERSHAUS law firm as Partner
Other activities and memberships
  • Member of the Gesellschaftsrechtliche Vereinigung - Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht (VGR) e. V., Frankfurt/Main (Corporate Law Association – Academic Association for Business and Corporate Law)
  • Member of the tax committee of the IHK Rhein-Neckar (Rhine-Neckar Chamber of Industry and Commerce)
  • Founding member of the Sino-German Business Federation e.V.
Publications
  • „Modernes Sanierungsmanagement“, Crone/Werner (Koautorin), 4. Auflage 2014, ISBN 978-3-8006-4741-5
  • „Die Satzungsstrenge im Aktienrecht - Mehr Gestaltungsfreiheit für die kapitalmarktferne Aktiengesellschaft“, 2007, ISBN 978-3-631-56380-9
Selected mandates
My motto

“Do not waste your time looking for an obstacle. Maybe there is none.” (Franz Kafka)

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