• Good to see what has allready been achieved. Better to know what still needs to be done.
  • Precision, perfect timing and an eyefor what matters.
  • Doing the right thing at the right time.That's what seperates the best from the rest.
  • Achieving your goalswith a reliable partnerby your side.

Dr. Stefan Kraus


Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Anna-Schneider-Steig 22
50678 Cologne

Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
7 Pilgrim Street
EC4V 6LB London

Phone +49 221 9937 25743 / +44 20 7002 5332
Fax +49 221 9937 110 / +44 20 7002 110

Languages: German, English
Curriculum vitae

Stefan Kraus was born in 1957. He studied Business Administration at the University of Cologne, Germany, and at Pennsylvania State University in the U.S. as well as law at the University of Cologne. He received his doctorate degree under Prof. Dr. Klaus Tipke in 1987 in accounting and tax law. Stefan Kraus began his career as a lawyer in 1988 in a partnership of lawyers, accountants and tax advisors in Wuppertal. In 1989 he joined the Cologne office of Arthur Andersen, where he was significantly involved in setting up Andersen Legal in Germany and abroad, from which Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH originated. From 1995 until 2010, Stefan Kraus was Managing Partner of Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH. He is a member of the Cologne as well as of the Luxembourg bar. He is the Co-Head of Luther´s London office.

Areas of Practice

Stefan Kraus specialises in advising entrepreneurs and companies on M&A transactions and corporate reorganisations, particularly in a cross-border context. He also advises individuals and companies in matters involving corporate and commercial litigation.