Practice Areas

  • Real estate transactions (asset and share deals, forward and forward funding deals, portfolio transactions, sale-and-leaseback, real estate M&A)
  • Equity investments and joint ventures for real estate projects
  • Project structuring and project development
  • Legal asset management and leasing
  • Special expertise in healthcare properties, care homes and micro-living properties
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Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at GSK Stockmann since 2004
  • Co-Managing Partner of GSK Stockmann from 2014 to 2018
  • Transaction Manager at Mansford Real Estate LLP in London (2007)
  • Worked for Nabarro LLP (now CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP) in London (2007)
  • Lawyer at a law firm in Hanover specialised in real estate law
  • Admitted to practise law in Germany (2001)
  • Studies and doctorate from the University of Hanover
  • English, German
  • 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)
  • Deal News
    04 March 2021

    GSK Stockmann advises FAY Projects on the sale of the "Future Living" quarter in Leipzig

    FAY Projects develops a hotel and a Co-Living concept on the site at Berliner Strasse 22-30 near Leipzig's main station.

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  • Deal News
    05 February 2021

    GSK Stockmann advises UBM on acquisition of headquarters of luxury sports fashion manufacturer Willy Bogner in Munich

    GSK Stockmann has provided legal advice to UBM Development AG as it acquired the headquarters of fashion company Willy Bogner from Willy Bogner GmbH & Co. KGaA. The purchase pr...

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  • Olaf Schmechel Deal News
    06 January 2021

    GSK Stockmann advises AviaRent on the sale of 10 care homes from the CareVision I fund

    GSK Stockmann has advised AviaRent Invest AG on the sale of a real estate portfolio consisting of 10 care homes to Hemsö Fastighets AB, providing comprehensive legal and tax advice...

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