Dr. Pierre-André Brandt - McDermott Will & Emery


Dr. Pierre-André Brandt advises clients on corporate and real estate law. He has particular experience in real estate transactions (asset and share deals, single and portfolio transactions), in project developments and in the area of commercial tenancy law. In addition, he has special expertise in real estate financing and real estate asset management.

As part of his PhD studies through the University of Düsseldorf, Pierre-André Brandt was a visiting scholar at the institute for private law at the University of Oslo. As a legal trainee at the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Pierre-André worked, inter alia, at McDermott on real estate matters in Düsseldorf and New York.


Pierre-André advised:

  • Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof GmbH on protective shield proceedings
  • 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
  • Art-Invest on the sale of a hotel project development on Florence to Invesco

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  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™, Germany: Real Estate Law, 2020-2024
  • JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms, “Rising Star”: Real Estate and Construction Law (under 40), 2022-2023


  • Deutsch-Nordische Juristenvereinigung e.V.
  • JDWA – Verein Junger Düsseldorfer Wirtschaftsanwälte


Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Second State Exam, 2015
University of Düsseldorf, Dr. jur. (PhD), 2015
University of Oslo, 2012
University of Düsseldorf, First State Exam, 2011
University of Bonn, 2007


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