Concerning the planning, foundation and commencement of their enterprise, start-ups are faced with varied legal questions: A first guidebook is available under Watch this video to get to know our start-up advisors 

The Düsseldorf office of GvW is the newest office for the law firm. What started in Düsseldorf Köblick with two desks in 2012 is in the meantime an integrated office with attorneys in the fields of public procurement, construction, energy, customs, cooperate law, M&A and IP. Art is also a special aspect at the office. 

The European Union eased various trade sanctions with Iran this year. Which branches of industry are covered by this easing, in which areas the sanctions continue and how the US sanctions against Iran have an effect on European commerce with Iran is explained by the embargo experts at GvW Dr. Lothar Harings, Marian Niestedt and Dr. Gerd Schwendinger.


Located in the center of town at the Potsdamer Platz, our Berlin office symbolizes the cohesive, many years of work by our employees in the national capital and other parts of Germany. This is our main office close to the center of politics in which our attorneys contribute also their political competence in addition to their legal skills. 

Durch den starken Zustrom von Flüchtlingen im vergangenen Jahr stehen die Städte und Kommunen vor der großen Herausforderung, ausreichend Wohnraum zu schaffen.

Der Gesetzgeber hat reagiert und zahlreiche Erleichterungen für den Bau von Flüchtlingsunterkünften geschaffen. Bei diesen Unterkünften handelt es sich um Spezialimmobilien mit besonderen Anforderungen für die Gestaltung von Mietverträgen.

We moved into our Munich office in the Lenbach Gardens around one year ago. The move was a further step in the positive development and constructive attitude at the office.

Centrally located with good traffic connections between the Munich railway station, the Königsplatz and Stachus, the office is an important address for clients of the firm located in Bavaria as well as international clients and their investments in southern Germany.

Frankfurt office of GvW is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year.  The office has developed dynamically to become the second largest office of our law firm in recent years.

Especially the international nature is represented at GvW Frankfurt.

Selling things privately as simple as possible. That is the goal the Hamburg company Stuffle is pursuing with its online platform

After getting the idea with friends over beer, the founders continuously further developed the app and sold the startup to Immobilienscout 24 group.

"Die Alte Post" is one of the most well-known and historic buildings in Hamburg. We are proud that our Hamburg office has been located in this special property since 2011. 130 people work here directly next to the Hamburg town hall.

The goal for BABADADA is to make languages and dialects easily accessible using image dictionaries. BABADADA GmbH is a client of the start-up consulting team at the law firm GvW Graf von Westphalen ( Ruben Bach, one of the managing directors of BABADADA, explains the foundation for the business in our video.