Dr Klaus Schaffner

Dr Klaus Schaffner

Dr Klaus Schaffner


T +49 341 5299 0

Industries Mobility & Logistics , Automotive , Logistics , Air

Areas of practice

Dr Klaus Schaffner primarily provides assistance in economic law for communes and other public establishments during privatisations/M&A, participation management, in legal project management, controlling/public procurement law, as well as during restructuring and reorganisation.


After studying law in Tübingen, Germany, Dr Klaus Schaffner received his doctorate in anti-trust law at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, at the Institute for European Law. He joined Luther’s predecessor firm in 1999.

Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide 2022/2023: Listed under "Frequently Recommended" in "M&A" (first listed in 2016/2017)
  • JUVE Guide 2020/2021: Listed under "Frequently Recommended" in "Corporate Law" (first listed in 2016/2017)
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2019: Listed in "Corporate Law" (first listed in 2018) and "Restructuring"

  • Accompaniment of the acquisition of approximately 10,000 accommodation units for various communal property owners
  • Restructuring and sale of mid-sized businesses within the food industry (revenue approximately € 350 mil.)
  • Privatisation proceedings for approximately 10 public utilities providers on the part of both buyers and sellers

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