Matthias Wagner

Matthias Wagner

Matthias Wagner

Frankfurt a.M.

T +49 69 27229 18835

Notary with office in Frankfurt a.M.
Certified Specialist in Landlord and Tenant and Apartment Ownership Law
Industries Real Estate & Infrastructure

Areas of practice

Matthias Wagner provides legal advice to national and international investors (funds, institutional investors, investment and asset managers and wealthy individuals) pertaining to real estate law and the legal areas associated with this. The focus of his work is advising on transactions and on asset management. In addition, he also assists with disputes that are related to real estate and advises on commercial tenancy law and the law governing agents and brokers.

As a notary, Matthias Wagner mainly provides advice on real estate and corporate law. Notarisations can be carried out in German and in English.


Matthias Wagner is a trained banker and studied law in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and in Keele (England) from 1996 to 2001. As part of his legal training in Darmstadt (Germany) he worked for a law firm in Boston (USA), having previously spent a semester at the University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer (Germany).

He was admitted to the German Bar in 2004. In 2007 he became a Certified Specialist in Rental and Residential Property Law and in 2018 he was admitted as a German notary. He was a Partner at Simmons & Simmons LLP up until 2019. He has been a Partner at Luther since 2020.

Matthias Wagner is a member of the Working Group for Tenancy and Real Estate Law and the Working Group for Lawyers Who Are Commissioned as Notaries, both of which are Groups belonging to the German Lawyers’ Association.

Honors and distinctions
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2023: Recommended in "City Focus Frankfurt"
  • The Legal 500 Germany 2021: Listed in "Real Estate Law" (first award "Name of the Next Generation" in 2018, "captivating through lightning-fast response times and always providing practical usable advice")
  • Best Lawyers 2024: Recommended in "Real Estate Law" (first recommended in 2022)

  • Legal advice Space Plus Store on the acquisition of several real estate for self-storage units
  • Legal advice SleevesUp! on commercial lease law
  • Legal advice family office on commercial lease law and insolvency law (lender side)
  • Ongoing legal advice to M7 Real Estate on the acquisition, management and sale of property (asset and share deals).
  • Advising a US investor on all legal matters relating to asset management for a large logistics property portfolio.

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