Dr. Norbert Schulte advises clients on complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions as well as joint ventures. Norbert is partner-in-charge of the Firm’s Düsseldorf office and leads the Firm’s German Practice. He is also a member of the Firm-wide Management Committee.

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  • Advised Heckler & Koch Group, a privately held defense company active in the manufacturing of small arms for the North American Treaty Organization (NATO), in the corporate restructuring of its top-level holding company
  • Represented Intersnack Group, one of the leading manufacturers of savory snacks in Europe, in the formation of an equity joint venture with Johanning Snack GmbH & Co. KG
  • Advised the shareholders of S1nn GmbH & Co. KG (S1nn) on the sale and transfer of all of their partnership interests in S1nn to Harman Group

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  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2020 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Real Estate Law
  • JUVE Handbook

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  • German-American Lawyers Association


Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe, Second State Exam, 1997
University of Freiburg, Dr. jur. (PhD), 1995
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, MALD, 1995
University of Freiburg, First State Exam, 1993
University of Münster, 1988 – 1990


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Dr. Norbert Schulte

Insights & Events / Media

Unternehmeredition, Special edition "Familienvermögen", Issue 5 / October 2018

International News / Spring 2016

Unternehmeredition (Germany) / January 20, 2016

Publications / May 2015

Joint Venture Companies (4th Edition)

Munich, Germany / Diversity Event / September 24, 2014

Unternehmeredition – Private Equity/M&A / August 2014

Family Office as an Investor