Law Firm ROSE & PARTNER in Frankfurt

Lawyers, Certified Specialist Lawyers & Tax Advisors

Welcome to ROSE & PARTNER! We are a well-established German law firm specialising in corporate law, real estate law, financial industry regulation, tax law, inheritance law & asset protection with offices in the major financial and commercial hubs of Germany.

Our team of lawyers, certified specialist lawyers and tax advisors in Germany’s financial capital Frankfurt am Main, advises and represents corporations, small and medium sized companies and entrepreneurs, advisors and executives on corporate and commercial law, corporate financing, banking regulation and all Fintech related matters as well as asset protection, inheritance law and succession planning. Our team in Frankfurt advises our international clients in English and Russian.                                

Our Frankfurt legal services are complemented by services rendered from our other German offices in Hamburg, Berlin and Munich. Below you will find an overview on our core service areas in Frankfurt:

Corporate and Commercial Law

Our team of corporate lawyers in Frankfurt advises companies, entrepreneurs, executives and investors comprehensively on German corporate law:

  1. Formation of companies under German law (GmbH, KG, AG etc.); joint venture
  2. Advice to shareholders, managing directors and board members
  3. Drafting and negotiating articles of association, shareholders‘ agreements, rules of procedure, etc.
  4. Domestic and cross-border M&A
  5. Acting as German local counsel
  6. Representation in disputes between shareholders
  7. Representation in litigation against managing directors
  8. Advice to managing directors regarding their service agreement, duties, liability risks
  9. Advice to start-ups and their shareholders and investors, particularly in the Fintech industry

Financial Regulation, Fintech and Financial Industry

ROSE & PARTNER further advises Fintech companies, managing directors and board members of financial institutions on all matters regarding financial regulation, BaFin-licenses, banking supervision and the respective legal requirements to obtain the various individual licences required to offer financial services or banking services in Germany. His expertise in particular includes:

  1. Advice to start-up companies interested to obtain a banking license or license as a financial services provider or payment services provider according to the Payment Services Directives, the German Banking Act or the German Payment Services Act
  2. Advice to companies conducting peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding or crowdinvesting
  3. Advice in connection with the issuing of tokenized bonds (Inhaberschuldverschreibungen), digital bonds and the viability of various business models in connection therewith under German law
  4. Advice regarding cryptocurrencies, digital assets, DLT based business models and investments in connection therewith
  5. Advice to (prospective) managing directors and board members of financial institutions in connection with the assessment of their individual suitability for management positions within banks or financial institutions

Inheritance Law, Succession, Estate Planning, Private Clients

Dr. Daniel Elias Serbu is heading our Frankfurt office’s inheritance law department, his practice is particularly focused on:

  1. Domestic and cross-border succession planning through wills and inheritance contracts
  2. Handling of inheritance cases, probate proceedings
  3. Representation in conflicts regarding multiple heirs and communities of heirs
  4. Advice to heirs, co-heirs, persons entitled to compulsory participation, executors of wills or legatees
  5. Asset protection for entrepreneurs, domestic and cross-border asset protection and complex multi-jurisdictional inheritance cases with a particular focus on Russian and U.S. clients
  6. Advice on inheritance and gift tax planning

Tax law

Our expert and certified specialist for tax law Dr. Deniz Hoffmann advises private clients and companies on the following topics:

  1. Tax law
  2. Inheritance tax, gift tax
  3. Real estate transactions, real estate transfer tax
  4. Criminal tax law

Real Estate Law

The Team of our Frankfurt office’s real estate law department advises commercial and private clients on German real estate law. Our expertise includes, in particular:

  1. Advice for commercial and private real estate investors on real estate transactions (asset and share deals), bothportfolio properties and development properties (forward funding/forward purchase), when buying property in Germany
  2. Commercial rental law (drafting and negotiating lease agreements; ongoing asset management)
  3. Broker law

Russian Law Desk

Our Russian native speaking colleague Dr. Daniel Elias Serbu heads our firm-wide Russian desk and advises on certain Russian-German cross-border legal issues. Our Russian speaking team has particular experience with:

  1. Cross-border inheritance law with a connection to Russia and or Russian law
  2. Russian real estate property law
  3. Advice to Russian clients on all matters related to corporate law in Germany
  4. Cross-border transactions with connections to Russia and Germany


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