Prof. Dr. Clemens Just - McDermott Will & Emery


Prof. Dr. Clemens Just advises clients on all aspects of corporate law and M&A transactions. He has extensive experience acting for financial and strategic investors and on private and public takeovers. His experience includes corporate restructurings and insolvency law issues.

Furthermore, Clemens has been admitted as a civil law notary (“Notar”) in Frankfurt am Main since 2018.

Clemens also publishes and lectures regularly on these topics, including at the Frankfurt School of Finance.


Clemens advised:

  • The sole shareholder on the sale of all shares in isel Germany, as well as the real estate used for operations, to Dutch listed Aalberts
  • Volkswagen Financial Services on its joint venture with J.P. Morgan International Finance in Volkswagen Payments
  • CWS-boco International on the acquisition of all shares in profi-con Contamination Control including its international subsidiaries

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  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™, Germany: Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Private Equity Law, Corporate Law and Public Law, 2018-2025
  • The Legal 500 EMEA, Recommended, Germany: Corporate M&A: Corporate, 2022-2024
  • JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms, Recommended: Corporate Law, 2024


  • British German Jurists’ Association


Appointment as Civil Law Notary (“Notar”), 2018
Court of Appeal in Berlin, Second State Exam, 2001
University of Freiburg, Dr. jur., 2000
London School of Economics and Political Science, LL.M., 1999
University of Freiburg, First State Exam, 1998

England and Wales (Solicitor)

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