Dr. Volker Schulenburg

Dr. Volker Schulenburg

Dr. Volker Schulenburg


T +49 40 18067 24687


Areas of Practice

Dr Volker Schulenburg provides company law advice. As a business lawyer, he advises inter alia national and international groups of companies, family-owned businesses, shareholders, managing directors and board members both on ongoing business matters and on strategic decisions. His advice and economic understanding are additionally sought in connection with restructurings, transactions and disputes among shareholders, amongst other things.

Volker Schulenburg specialises inter alia in stock corporation and group law, including acting as an advisor to German partnerships limited by shares (KGaA). He advises companies, the management boards, managing directors and supervisory boards of companies, and large shareholders comprehensively on matters pertaining to company and capital market law. He assists with the organisation and holding of annual shareholder meetings and with structural measures (such as capital increases, squeeze-outs and public takeovers). His assistance is further sought in connection with investments and the withdrawal of investors, M&A transactions, and liability issues.

In addition to the above, Volker Schulenburg regularly advises and represents clients in judicial disputes, conducting, for example, shareholder disputes and disputes regarding faulty resolutions (actions to set aside), but also post-M&A disputes and (D&O) liability proceedings.


Dr Volker Schulenburg was born in 1973. Before practising law, his work experience included sitting on the management board of a small stock corporation. He was admitted to the German Bar in 2004 and joined Luther in 2007. Volker Schulenburg did a vast amount of work as (assistant) lecturer, including in a stock corporation law course for lawyers wishing to specialise in this field; he also wrote numerous papers, contributions to books and comments on topics relating to company law and M&A.