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
Partner, Location Head
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
  • Legal 500 (2021): Nomination in Corporate Law
  • JUVE Guide (2020/2021): Mentioned under frequently recommended in "Corporate Law" and "Notary's Office" ("accurate but flexible", competitor, "very pragmatic", law firm)
  • The Legal 500 Germany (2020): Mentioned in Corporate Law and M&A - Corporate Law
  • JUVE Guide (2019/2020): Mentioned under frequently recommended in "Corporate Law" and "Notaries"
  • The Legal 500 (2018): Recommendation in the energy sector focus
  • often recommended by JUVE in the area of M&A
  • often recommended by JUVE in the field of corporate law
  • often recommended by JUVE in the area of notary's office 
  • Dr. Stefan Galla is "flexible, but always very precise", says a client, JUVE Verlag

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