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  • University of Passau, Degree (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • University of Münster, LL.M. (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Languages: German, English

Jan Fischer, LL.M.

Attorney (Germany),
Partner - Düsseldorf

Specialist lawyer for corporate and commercial law (Fachanwalt für Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht)

Jan specializes in mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate and commercial law. He regularly advises companies, shareholders, managers and executives with regard to the drafting of contracts (e.g. limited liability companies (GmbH), stock corporations (AG), limited partnerships (GmbH & Co. KG)). Jan also advises with regard to shareholder meetings, matters of liability (including D&O insurance), and in contract disputes.

Over the years, he has advised buyers and sellers in numerous corporate transactions and group restructurings. In addition, he has intensive knowledge of aviation law, representing an airline company for many years.

Jan regularly advises in the area of insolvency law, particularly regarding management board, CEO and shareholders' liability in make-or-break situations and/or insolvency cases. He assists with applications for insolvency and provides advice to creditors, if there is the threat a business partner may become insolvent. He also regularly acts for and against insolvency administrators if the matter relates to director or shareholder liability and insolvency contestation rights.

With a focus on international business, Jan’s clients profit from the fact he grew up in the U.S. In addition, Jan is an active litigator for plaintiffs and defendants.

Prior to joining Andersen in 2019, he worked for the law firms Beiten Burkhardt Rechtsanwalts-gesellschaft mbH, Kluth Rechtsanwälte and Schröder Fischer Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, where he was a Partner.