Dr. Jan Hückel focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions, as well as corporate law matters and corporate restructuring.


  • Advised SIGNA Group in various corporate transactions, including its acquisition of Karstadt Group
  • Advised Van Leeuwen Group (the Netherlands) on the sale of its shares in a joint venture to its joint venture partner
  • Advised United Conveyor Corporation (USA) on the acquisition of PLAKON, a German engineering company

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  • JUVE 2018/2019, frequently recommended for Mergers and Acquisitions
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2016, Corporate and M&A/Private Equity: Transactions. Lauded as « pragmatic and client-orient. »
  • Chambers Europe 2016, « Up and Coming » in Germany: Private Equity
  • The Best Lawyers in Germany 2020, Private Equity Law


University of Würzburg, Dr. jur. (PhD), 2005
Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Second State Exam, 2005
University of Frankfurt, Second State Exam, 2002
University of Salamanca, 1998


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Dr. Jan Hückel

Insights & Events / Media

Handelsblatt Supplement "Initiativbanking", Issue 1 / February 26, 2015

Management Participations, from Employed Manager to Entrepreneur