Practice Areas

  • Real estate law, in particular transaction advice for institutional investors and project developers, portfolio structuring for portfolio holders
  • Investment law, in particular with reference to asset management companies/special funds/German Master-KVGs
  • Commercial tenancy law
  • Project development
  • Real estate agent law
  • Public sector real estate law
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Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer and equity partner at GSK Stockmann since 2011
  • Equity partner at a major international law firm from 2004 to 2011
  • Lawyer specialising in real estate since 1995
  • Additional studies in constitutional and administrative law at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer
  • Law studies at the University of Kiel and the University of Surrey
  • Foundation course in economics at the University of Kiel
Languages
  • English, French, German, Italian
Awards
  • Ranking “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2022” in the area of “Real Estate Law” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
  • Recommended lawyer in the fields of “Real Estate Law”, “Project Development and Plant Engineering” and “Construction Law” (Juve Handelsblatt 2021/2022)
  • Ranking “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2021” in the area of “Real Estate Law” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
  • Ranking “Germany’s Best Lawyers 2020” in the area of “Real Estate Business Law” (Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers in Germany)
Publications
  • Jani, Michael: “Die partielle verwaltungsrechtliche Inpflichtnahme Privater zu Handlungs- und Leistungspflicht”, Pfaffenweiler (Centaurus) 1992.
  • Jani, Michael: „Neuregelung des Zahlungsverzuges und des Werkvertragsrechts durch das Gesetz zur Beschleunigung fälliger Zahlungen vom 30.3.2000“, BauR 2000, 949.
  • Deal News
    04 February 2022

    GSK Stockmann advises Values Real Estate on the purchase of a medical centre in Essen

    GSK Stockmann provided comprehensive advice on real estate, tax and investment law to Values Real Estate GmbH on the acquisition of the Essen-Altenessen medical centre for the inst...

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  • Deal News
    08 June 2021

    GSK Stockmann advises Quantum on the sale of “Haus am Aegi” in Hanover

    With comprehensive real estate, tax and investment advice from GSK Stockmann, Quantum Immobilien KVG has sold the office building "Haus am Aegi" in Hanover's city centre to Union I...

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  • Deal News
    03 March 2021

    GSK Stockmann advises Values REAL ESTATE and Bayerische Versorgungskammer on the acquisition of the "Herrlichkeit" in Hamburg

    With comprehensive advice from GSK Stockmann related to real estate, tax and investment law, VALUES Real Estate GmbH acquired the office building at Rödingsmarkt 16, known as “Herr...

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