Certified Specialist in Commercial and Corporate Law
Dr Knop works for both German and international clients and advises listed and non-listed companies and their corporate bodies on commercially complex matters, which also partly include cross-border issues. He advises in and out of court both on corporate and capital markets law. The range of his court experience includes in particular shareholder disputes and enforcing D&O liability claims. A further significant focus of his work is accompanying private equity/M&A transactions as well as general meetings.
Dr Johannes Knop studied law at the University of Kiel (Germany) focusing on civil procedural law and obtained his doctorate on a insolvency law subject from the same university. He carried out his legal training at the Higher Regional Court of Schleswig-Holstein (Germany). During this legal training he worked for a law firm that specialised in insolvency law. He was admitted to the German Bar in 2015. He initially started to work for Luther and then subsequently worked for a boutique law firm in the area private equity/M&A. He returned to Luther in December 2018. In 2018 he gained the additional qualification of certified specialist in commercial and corporate law.