Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Hahn

Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Hahn

Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Hahn


T +49 511 5458 17647

Settori economici Health Care & Life Science , Mobility & Logistics , Automotive

Areas of practice

With over 20 years of experience in the area of M&A, Prof Dr Hans-Georg Hahn is appropriately qualified to cover a broad range of legal advisory services. An important part of his work is providing comprehensive advice to corporate clients and medium-sized family businesses with regard to national and international acquisitions and sales of businesses, advising on MBOs and MBIs, as well as carrying out complex due diligence reviews. As an advisor to the public sector, he structures complex competitive bidding procedures and assists with privatisations and the formation of strategic partnerships. In new/start-up companies, Hans-Georg Hahn sits on various advisory boards, provides assistance with financing rounds, and negotiates shareholder and investment agreements. In summary, Hans-Georg Hahn’s main areas of activity include corporate law (law governing German limited liability companies, stock corporations and groups of companies), corporate disputes, and disputes in connection with acquisitions and their tax aspects.


Prof Dr Hans-Georg Hahn studied law in Göttingen (Germany), following which he received his doctorate for a thesis on product liability law. After graduating from university, he worked as an assistant to the chairman of the board of directors of a German insurance group. Hans-Georg Hahn was admitted to the German Bar in 1991; in 1997, he was additionally admitted to practise as a tax advisor. He joined the Legal and Tax Department of Arthur Andersen in Hanover (Germany) in 1993 and has worked for Luther or its predecessor firm since the year 2000.

Honors and distinctions
  • JUVE Guide (2019/2020): Leading consultant in Lower Saxony - Northern Region: Lower Saxony (Corporate Law/M&A)
  • JUVE Handbuch (2018), Recommendation in the category "M&A"
  • JUVE Guide (2016/2017): Listed in "Region Lower Saxony" and "M&A"

  • Revell AG:  comprehensive legal assistance during the squeeze-out process
  • TÜV NORD AG: legal counsel in all national and international acquisitions and joint ventures, including due diligence
  • A French investment group: legal advice during the purchase of shares in a German nursing home group, including due diligence
  • University Clinics in Giessen and Marburg: comprehensive legal counsel during the first privatization of university clinics
  • Federal Republic of Germany, Deutsche Bahn AG, State of Lower Saxony: comprehensive assistance during the competitive bidding procedures for the privatization of the Ost Hannoversche Eisenbahn AG
  • State of Lower Saxony: comprehensive counsel during the competitive bidding process for the privatization of the Spielbanken Niedersachsen GmbH, a state-owned gambling establishment
  • SOLVAY Deutschland GmbH: providing comprehensive advice on various acquisitions and sales of businesses by asset or share deal.