Prof. Dr. Clemens Just advises clients on all aspects of corporate law and mergers and acquisitions transactions. Clemens has extensive experience acting for financial and strategic investors and on private and public takeovers. His experience includes corporate restructurings and insolvency law issues. Clemens also lectures regularly on these topics, including at the Frankfurt School of Finance. Since 2018 Prof. Dr. Just admitted as a civil law notary (“Notar”) in Frankfurt am Main.

Previously, Clemens worked for law firms in London and Frankfurt.


  • Represented owners of Elmotec Group on the sale of their shares to Schaeffler Technologies
  • Represented the sellers of beauty and health company KBL AG to Deutsche Industry Holding
  • Represented owner Oliver Karrié on the sale of all his shares in KBS Infra GmbH and its subsidiaries (“KBS Group”) to Cramo AG (“Cramo”)
  • Represented the sellers of imes-icore GmbH in the sale of all shares to France’s biggest private equity investor Ardian and the subsequent management participation program
  • Represented the selling shareholders in Polytech Health & Aesthetics GmbH in the sale of all shares to a fund controlled by Deutsche Beteiligungs AG, one of Germany’s most reputable private equity companies

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  • The Best Lawyers in Germany 2019, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • The Legal 500 Germany


  • British German Jurists’ Association (Deutsch-Britische Juristenvereinigung e.V.)


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

England and Wales (Solicitor)

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