Dr. Ulrich Flege - McDermott Will & Emery


Dr. Ulrich Flege focuses on real property law with an emphasis on the law of sale/acquisition of real property, financings and re-financings, as well as project developments and the law of commercial tenancy. He advises institutional investors, project developers, builder-owners and private clients on commercial real estate transactions (asset and share deals) and the realization of complex construction project. He has first-hand knowledge in retail and logistic real estate and has gained significant experience in this asset class.

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  • Advised a German open-ended funds on the sale of a €1 billion portfolio consisting of 13 high-class office buildings across seven European countries
  • Counselled SIGNA Group on the acquisition of Karstadt Group and real estate rented by the group companies
  • Advised Mitsubishi Electric on its acquisition and development of the new corporate headquarters near Düsseldorf

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  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2020-2023 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Real Estate Law
  • Legal 500 EMEA 2022: Recommended for Real Estate and Construction
  • Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyers – independently rated lawyers 2022
  • JUVE Handbook 2021/2022: Frequently recommended for Real Estate and Project Development and Plant Construction. Competitors praise him as “competent and pragmatic” and “experienced negotiator“.


  • Düsseldorf Bar Association


Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Second State Exam, 2004
University of Münster, Dr. jur. (PhD), 2002
University of Münster, First State Exam, 2000
University of Trier, Diploma in Anglo-American Law (FFA), 1996


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