Dr Stefan Galla

Dr Stefan Galla

Dr Stefan Galla


T +49 201 9220 24016

Notary with office in Essen
Certified Specialist in Commercial and Corporate Law
Industries Energy , Health Care & Life Science

Areas of practice

As a lawyer and a notary, Stefan Galla respectively advises and provides legal services to medium-sized businesses, large groups and financial investors in all matters pertaining to corporate law. The focus of his advice is on national and international restructurings, including all associated corporate law issues, and on corporate acquisitions and international joint ventures.


Stefan Galla studied law in Bonn, Germany, completing his accelerated degree program in 1999. His legal training included working for a business law firm in London, England. He passed his second state bar examination in 2002 and subsequently received his doctorate under Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Marcus Lutter at the Centre for European Economic Law at the University of Bonn. In 2008, Stefan Galla worked for Pinsent Masons LLP in Leeds and London, England as part of a secondment. He has been a partner and civil-law notary since 2010. Stefan Galla joined Luther’s predecessor firm in 2004. Dr Stefan Galla directs the Dutch Desk and the Essen office and is a lecturer teaching company law as part of the “RUBlaw-active” course at Ruhr University in Bochum (Germany).

Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide 2023/2024: Mentioned under "Frequently Recommended" in "Notaries" (first listed in 2019/2020) and "Corporate Law (first listed in 2019/2020, "works very accurately, yet remains flexible", "high service level", competitor)
  • JUVE Guide 2022/2023: Mentioned under "Frequently Recommended" in "M&A" (first listed in 2017/2018, "flexible but accurate", client)
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2022: Recommendation in "Corporate Law" (first listed in 2020)
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2018: Listed in "Industry Focus - Energy"

  • Advising Open Grid Europe GmbH on the acquisition of jordgasTransport from Statoil
  • Advising Alloheim Senioren-Residenzen SE on diverse corporate transformations
  • Advising Ottobock on diverse corporate transformations
  • Advising the Comcave Group on sale to Gilde Buy Out


  • Deutsch-Britische Juristenvereinigung e.V.
  • Gesellschaftsrechtliche Vereinigung – Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht (VGR) e.V.
  • Essener Anwalt- und Notarverein e.V.