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Dr. Moritz Weber
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Dr. Moritz Weber offers predominately medium-sized companies comprehensive legal advice on economic, commercial and corporate law in matters relating to operations and strategy. A further focus of his work is drafting contracts in all areas of economic law, including commercial tenancy law. Furthermore, Moritz Weber provides legal advice to companies involved in national and cross-border corporate transactions with particular emphasis on the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, health care, chemical, food and plant construction sectors. He has a great deal of experience in advising both strategic investors as well as private equity fund or venture capital investors. In addition, Moritz Weber has advised clients in the entertainment sector for many years, with a particular emphasis on the entertainment music industry.

Practice areas
  • Legal guidance for medium-sized companies in matters pertaining to economic law
  • Partnership and corporation law
  • National and international corporate transactions
  • Formulation of contracts, in particular in the fields of commercial, corporate and economic law
  • (Live) entertainment law
Vita
  • 1995 - 2001 Law studies at the Universities of Heidelberg and Leuven (Belgium)
  • 2003 Assessor at Shearman & Sterling LLP, Mannheim
  • 2004/2005 Assessor at the Treuhand Kurpfalz Steuerberatungs- und Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft mbH, Mannheim
  • 2005 Admitted to the German bar
  • 2006 PhD (Dr. iur.) at Mannheim University
  • 2005 - 2007 Lawyer at Shearman & Sterling LLP, Düsseldorf
  • 2010 Secondment in the department of corporate group law of Evonik Industries AG, Essen
  • 2007 - 2012 Lawyer at Allen & Overy LLP, Düsseldorf
  • 2017 Partner of RITTERSHAUS law firm
Publications
  • "Was könnte spannender sein - Unternehmensverkauf in einem beschränkten Bieterverfahren", Azur 1/2008, Beilage Wirtschaftsrecht in der Praxis, Kapitel 5, S. 129 ff. (Koautor)
  • "Die Haftung der Wertpapieranalysten für fehlerhafte Analysen", 2006 (ISBN 978 3 89936 516 0)
Selected mandates
In my spare time

The term “music nerd” is quite apt – classical music and heavy metal improve the quality of my life immeasurably. I consider them as both a source of fascination and relaxation, but also an expression of joie de vivre. I consider myself very fortunate that I can enjoy them both passively and actively.

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