Dr Claus Trenner, LL.M.

Dr Claus Trenner, LL.M.

Dr Claus Trenner, LL.M.

T +65 6408 8009


Industries Singapore

Areas of practice

Dr Claus Trenner covers the whole range of corporate and commercial legal activities in Asia. He focuses on M&A, the setting-up of regional joint ventures and structuring cross-border transactions including financing and security documentation, advising lenders as well as borrowers. He is a member of the Board of several European companies in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.


Dr Claus Trenner has been  an accredited lawyer in Germany since 2000 and in England since 2002. He studied law at the Universities of Passau and Munich, Germany, wrote his PhD thesis under the professorship of Prof. Dr Hausmann in the field of international procedural law and received his Master of Laws degree from the National University of Singapore. After having worked in the project finance department of a German bank in Singapore and in the banking department of Clifford Chance in Frankfurt, he joined a German law firm in Singapore in 2003 before becoming a partner in Luther's Singapore office in 2008.

Honors and distinctions
  • kanzleimonitor.de 2015/2016: Listed in "Region Singapore"

  • Purchase and JV of palm plantations
  • Rendering extensive advisory services to German banks in Singapore and South-East-Asia, including loan documentation and security structures
  • General advice to medium-sized and large German firms and concerns with respect to their investments in Singapore and South-East-Asia