Katja Neumüller

Katja Neumüller

Katja Neumüller

Cologne

T +49 221 9937 25039

Lawyer
Senior Associate
Industries China , India

Areas of Practice

Katja Neumüller specialises in corporate cross-border transactions, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region with a focus on China and India. She primarily advises German and European companies in various industries on national and international M&A transactions, on the establishment and dissolution of joint ventures, as well as on corporate restructuring for the integration of an efficient corporate and capital structure within the company group. In addition, Katja Neumüller advises foreign investors on their market entry into Germany, with particular expertise in assisting Chinese companies in capital market law matters during their IPOs on the  German stock exchange.

Practices
Vita

In addition to qualifying for university in Germany, Katja Neumüller graduated from an American high school in Michigan, USA in 1999. After studying law at the universities of Göttingen, Germany, and Madrid, Spain, she completed her legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, which also included working for the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Düsseldorf as well as for Luther in Düsseldorf and Singapore. Katja Neumüller was admitted to the German Bar in 2011 and in the same year joined the Corporate / M&A team of Luther in Cologne. In the first half of 2014, Katja Neumüller worked for several months in the office of Luther in Shanghai, China. Since May 2015 she has been the representative / speaker of the OAV Young Leaders of the German Asia-Pacific Business Association for North Rhine-Westphalia.

Honors and Distinctions
  • The Legal 500 (2016): Germany: Listed under M&A: international mid-sized deals (€100m - €500m)
Publications
Lectures
  • Outbound Investments into Germany, The 6th China (Jiangsu) Enterprises Outbound Investment Conference, CEO Forum - Invest in NRW, Germany 
  • Joint Venture Enterprises, NIT-NUAA International Law 2014
  • Länderübergreifende Mandatsbearbeitung und interkulturelle Fähigkeiten im Tagesgeschäft, Clavisto/StudZR-Karriereforum 
  • Vertragsgestaltung beim Joint Venture, Best Graduates
  • Rechtliche Aspekte bei der erfolgreichen Führung indischer Tochtergesellschaften, Indische Tochtergesellschaften professionell führen
  • Markteintritt in Asien - Herausforderungen und Chancen für deutsche Unternehmen, Bucerius Law School: SPAIR-Seminar zur HPAIR Konferenz an der Havard University 2013 zum Thema "Doing Businss in Asia - Herausforderungen beim Markteintritt in Asien"
  • Seminar: Recht für Führungskräfte, Fachverlag der Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt GmbH, WSF Wirtschaftsseminare
  • Seminar: Recht für Führungskräfte, Fachverlag der Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt GmbH, WSF Wirtschaftsseminare