act legal Europe: The one-stop solution for

International Business

Internationally, we have an absolutely perfect footing. Our virtually unique position in the market and our excellent contacts make us a strong partner. In all manner of ways.

Legal advice in Europe

Our 13 offices are located in central cities at the economic heart of Europe with a population of more than 320 million, representing more than 60% of Europe’s total economiy. We can reach every European core place of business within an hour. For companies and investors from all over the world in need of first-class legal advice in Europe, we are one of the first choices and an attractive alternative to major international law firms.

With Europe being our main focus, we act here for clients referred to us by law firms worldwide. We ensure client protection and manage our mandates holistically in the interests of our worldwide partner law firms.

Legal advice worldwide

In all key economic centres outside Europe we operate through “best friend” law firms, with whom we have been personally associated for years and whose integrity and professionalism we vouch for. This way, worldwide, we can guarantee the same high standard of consulting style and professional expertise as our own. Due to the high volume of business which we at act legal refer to our partner law firms outside Europe every year, our clients are always considered preferred clients and accordingly receive first-class advice on attractive terms.

Economic contacts and cultural translation

We are our clients’ confidantes in all commercial matters. It goes without saying that we therefore make our excellent contacts in the business world available to them, including financial institutions, investors and authorities.

Clients of act legal receive not only essential legal support in culturally highly sensitive cross-border business, but also 360° care.

25. March 2021

act legal ranked in Chambers Europe 2021

We are delighted to announce that we have received recognition from Chambers Europe for our practices and individual recommendations for our practitioners. Recommendation for act legal’s law ... read more
22. March 2021

CEE Legal Matters Interview

In this legal world dominated by large international groups or long-standing local firms, we choose to be both by combining effective local law firm structures and international standards of legal ... read more
19. March 2021

act legal Czech Republic succeeded in Chambers Europe 2021

Chambers & Partners, the prestigious rating agency that maps out the quality of legal services in Europe, named act legal Czech Republic (act Řanda Havel Legal) as a&nb... read more
11. March 2021

act legal Germany – China Business

As one of the very few European law firms, Dr. Stephan Schwilden, MBA is registered with the Chongqing Judicial Bureau as “Foreign Legal Counsel” of ZHH | Zhonghao Law Firm, one of the ... read more
11. March 2021

Distressed M&A Deal: Traditional foundry Walter Hundhausen successfully saved from insolvency

As of March 1, 2021, Beinbauer Group has acquired the traditional foundry company Walter Hundhausen GmbH from insolvency, supported by a senior team of the law firms act AC Tischendorf (Frankfurt),... read more
11. March 2021

act legal Germany advised HQIB on the acquisition of Ergosign-Group

Harald Quandt Industriebeteiligungen GmbH („HQIB“), the principal investment firm of the family Harald Quandt, acquired a majority stake in Ergosign-Group, the market leading digital agency with fo... read more
11. March 2021

Pioneering real estate deal: Captiva acquires two new construction quarters in Bavaria from KRE Group

The Hamburg-based investment and asset manager Captiva has acquired two inner-city quarters with around 20,000 m² of rental space from the KRE Group in Bamberg, which are currently under constructi... read more
9. March 2021

WMWP advises Wowflow from Vienna on EUR 300,000 financing round

WMWP Rechtsanwälte GmbH, led by partner Dr. Paul Koppenwallner, LL.M., advised and supported the Viennese start-up Wowflow in the current financing round with its legal expertise. The two founders ... read more

act legal Uniqueness

Here is why act legal Europe is the first choice of law firm for international businesses, corporate clients, investors, entrepreneurs and executives.

Reasons to work with us