Dr Florian Schulz M.B.A. (Nimbas)

Dr Florian Schulz M.B.A. (Nimbas)

Dr Florian Schulz M.B.A. (Nimbas)


T +49 40 18067 18023

Certified Specialist in Commercial and Corporate Law
Certified Specialist in Banking and Capital markets
Partner , Location Head
Industries Logistics , Mobility & Logistics , Sea

Areas of practice

Dr Florian Schulz advises on Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), corporate law, maritime business law and investment fund law. His M&A services especially include carrying out due diligence reviews, providing assistance during the transaction process, and drafting and negotiating contracts, including joint venture agreements. In the area of corporate law, he particularly advises on national and international restructurings and reorganisations. Dr Florian Schulz further advises on investment funds, including, inter alia, shipping, real estate, container and renewable energy funds. He has conducted over 200 lawsuits in his areas of expertise, in particular, post-M&A proceedings, proceedings regarding disputes among shareholders, and proceedings in relation to banking and capital markets law. He regularly lectures on commercial and corporate law issues. He is visiting lecturer at the University of Europe for Applied Sciences for Commercial and Corporate Law. His clients include investors, issuing houses, banks, shipping companies, investment companies, port operators and trading houses.


Dr Florian Schulz studied law at the University of Hamburg (Germany). Afterwards he earned his MBA from NIMBAS Business School, where he specialised in Financial Management. He was admitted to the German Bar in 1998 and received his doctorate in 2001 for a thesis on an international issue. Dr Florian Schulz joined Luther’s predecessor firm in 2002. He is a certified specialist in commercial and corporate law as well as banking and capital markets law. He is co-head of the German-wide Complex Disputes team and head of the the Hamburg office. In addition, Dr Florian Schulz is a lecturer for commercial and corporate law at the University of Europe for Applied Sciences.

Honors and distinctions
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2023: Recommended in "Transport - Maritime and Shipping" (first listed in 2016, "Mr Schulz is a very experienced, motivated, determined, assertive partner.") and "City Focus Hamburg"
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2022: Listed in "Corporate Law" (first listed in 2021)
  • Best Lawyers 2024: Recommended in "Energy Law" 

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