Dr Axel Mühl

Dr Axel Mühl

Dr Axel Mühl


T +49 711 9338 19191

Certified Specialist in Commercial and Corporate Law
Certified Specialist in Tax Law
Partner , Location Head
Industries Mobility & Logistics , Automotive , Air

Areas of practice

Dr Axel Mühl specialises in providing corporate and corporate-related tax law advice. He advises domestic and foreign companies as well as groups of companies who operate internationally in all matters relating to commercial and corporate law, paying special attention to tax matters. His work includes, in particular, advising companies and groups on national and international restructurings and also providing advice on the sale and purchase of companies (M&A). Another focus of his work lies on litigation, in particular in the field of corporate law disputes and arbitration tribunals. In addition, he supports and advises high-end medium-sized businesses and business owners on succession planning.


Dr Axel Mühl studied law at the University of Bayreuth, where he was awarded his doctoral degree in European law. At the same time, he also completed an additional business qualification (finance and tax). He has been admitted to the German Bar since 2000. Dr Axel Mühl is a visiting lecturer at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (HDBW) (partnerships, group law, and transformation law/transformation tax law). He is the head of the national Practice Group Family Businesses - Entrepreneurial Families at Luther an he is head of Stuttgart office since January 2023.

Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide 2023/2024: Listed under "Frequently Recommended" in "M&A" ("fast and assertive", "very creative, tough negotiator", competitor)
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2024: Mention in "City Focus - Stuttgart"
  • Best Lawyers 2025: Recommended in "Corporate Law" (first recommended in 2021) and "Mergers and Acquisitions Law"
  • WirtschaftsWoche 2024: Recommendation "Top Lawyer" in "Corporate Law" (first recommended in 2022) and "M&A"