With 104 recommendations in this year’s Best Lawyers survey, GvW scored its best ranking ever. In all, 80 of the firm’s lawyers are ranked in 30 different areas of law. In addition, Dr Raimond Emde (Insurance Law), Dr Robert Theissen (Private Construction Law) and Dr Sigrid Wienhues (Public Commercial Law) were each personally recognised as “Lawyer of the Year”.
The firm received recommendations for the following practice areas: Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Labor and Employment Law, Foreign Trade Law, Banking and Finance Law, Construction Law, Company Pension Schemes, Data Security and Privacy Law, European Union Law, Franchise Law (new), Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Intellectual Property Law, Hospitality and Tourism Law (new), Real Estate Law, International Arbitration, Information Technology Law, Maritime Law, Media Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Public Commercial Law, Litigation, Public Private Partnership, Regulatory Practice, Restructuring and Insolvency Law, Arbitration/Mediation, Tax Law, Telecommunications Law, Environmental Law, Venture Capital Law and Insurance Law.
The ranking is based on a survey US publisher Best Lawyers conducts annually among law firms in Germany exclusively for the business newspaper “Handelsblatt” to identify the country’s top business lawyers.