15 February 2024 Press releases

Legal 500 Germany: GvW with three Tier 1 rankings for the first time

Foreign trade law, sanctions law and plant construction: the law firm GvW Graf von Westphalen has achieved three Tier 1 rankings in the Legal 500 Germany handbook for the first time this year. In addition, it is represented in more top lists than ever before with a total of 22 specialist areas.

What our clients say about working with us:

  • "We appreciate that the firm can provide very comprehensive advice from a single source in Germany"
  • "In particular, the interdisciplinary and rapid connection between the different areas never ceases to amaze"
  • "High level of expertise and specialist knowledge"
  • "Client-focused, pragmatic and results-oriented"
  • "Very high level of service"
  • "Uncomplicated contact, perfect cooperation, immediate availability"

The law firm is also valued for its advisory approach in the area of environmental social governance. "The cooperation with the GvW team is unique due to its innovative approach to ESG," the handbook states. "A focus was set in good time, so that excellent expertise is already available in this area". Thanks to its interdisciplinary approach, GvW covers "(ESG) compliance comprehensively".

The firm has received a recommendation in these areas: Plant construction, employment law, foreign trade law, construction law, state aid law, data protection, energy, corporate law and M&A, trade/distribution and logistics, insolvency, real estate law, information technology and digitalization, food law and consumer goods, M&A, patent law, restructuring, sanctions law, telecommunications, environmental and planning law, public procurement law, insurance law and competition law.

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