Thomas A. Beisken, LL.M. - McDermott Will & Emery


Thomas Beisken advises national and international real estate investors including private equity funds, pension funds, real estate consulting companies, family offices and financial institutions on all aspects of real estate law in the field of real estate transactions (asset und share deals, single- and portfolio transactions), project developments, asset und property management, commercial lease law, real estate financing and real estate joint ventures.

He has extensive experience with regard to office and retail assets as well as hotel and project developments.


Thomas advised:

  • Values Real Estate on the acquisition of Multimedia Centre Rotherbaum in Hamburg and on the acquisition of Industriepalast in Leipzig
  • DIC-Gruppe on the acquisition and sale of various real estate assets across Germany amongst others in Berlin, Munich, Darmstadt and Bonn
  • Art-Invest on various transactions including Kaiserhof in Cologne (Allianz-Property at Kaiser-Wilhelm-Ring), Fürst und Friedrich in Düsseldorf, Neuer Kanzlerplatz in Bonn and Alter Wall in Hamburg as well as ongoing lease law advise including post-closing
  • Blackstone on the acquisition of the high-rise building Pollux in Frankfurt
  • SEB Investment on the sale of its Europe-wide office portfolio including real estate assets in Amsterdam, Brussels Hamburg, London, Milan, Paris and Rotterdam


  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™, Germany, Real Estate Law, 2021-2024
  • JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms, Recommended Lawyer for Real Estate Law, 2023
  • The Legal 500 EMEA/Germany, 2022


  • Düsseldorf Bar Association


Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Second State Exam, 2008
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, LL.M., 2007
University of Bonn, First State Exam, 2005
University of Freiburg, 2003


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