Dr. Friedrich Werk
Solicitor of England and Wales

After many years of working as a Partner of international commercial and corporate law firms and as an in-house counsel and department head of international companies I am offering comprehensive legal advice to entrepreneurs and company clients on commercial and corporate matters as well as on international projects and compliance aspects.


I consider myself to be an independent thinking and pragmatic professional, who is qualified to deal with the diversity and multiplicity of legal issues confronting a successful company in challenging markets. I am driven to seek economically viable and ethical solutions which will be in the best interests of my clients.


I am committed to support my clients with my thorough and well-grounded knowledge and experience in national and international commercial, corporate and compliance matters. My main practice areas include:

Corporate and M&A

  • National and international M&A projects and legal project management
  • Share purchase and asset purchase agreements
  • Shareholders` agreements
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Due Diligence

Commercial and Compliance

  • National and international commercial agreements in various business sectors
  • Sales, supply and procurement agreements
  • Energy contracts (electricity, gas, wind power)
  • Securing legal compliance, Environmental Social Governance (ESG)

Project Qualifications

  • Prince2 Agile Project Practitioner
  • Scrum Master

Business Sector Experience

  • Energy
  • Chemistry
  • Logistics
  • Healthcare
  • Medical Sector


  • Country experience: Europe, South America, Nothern - and South Africa, India, VAE
  • In cross-border matters I am cooperating with highly regarded foreign law firms, which I am selecting to accommodate the specific needs of a client.


Examples of my commercial and corporate practice include:

  • Dispose of a medium-sized equipment labeling company
  • Acquisition of a physiohterapy practice
  • Divestiture of a medical equipment manufacturer in the course of a portfolio adjustment of an international private equity company
  • Venture Capital transaction in the logistics sector
  • Public Private Partnership-project in the health sector
  • Sale of a subsidiary of an international chemical company
  • Corporate reorganization of an international chemical company
  • Development of several wind farms in Germany
  • Acquisition of a share in a solar thermal project in Spain


  • Deutsche Post DHL Group
  • Lanxess Deutschland GmbH
  • Steag GmbH
  • Buse Heberer Fromm law firm
  • Simmons & Simmons law firm
  • Dual qualification as a German Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) and Solicitor of England and Wales(until 2020/21)
  • Universities of Bielefeld and Lausanne, College of Law London, Doctorate (Juris Doctor)
  • Bar admisssion 1988


Dr. Friedrich Werk
Hoelderlinstr. 13
40474 Duesseldorf

Phone +49 172 5217923
Email contact@werk-law.de


Dr. Friedrich Werk Rechtsanwalt Solicitor, Hoelderlinstr. 13, 40474 Duesseldorf

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