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 is admitted as a civil law notary (“Notar”) in Frankfurt am Main. Prof. Dr. Clemens Just is the managing partner for the Firm’s Frankfurt office.
Represented the sole shareholder on the sale of all shares in isel Germany AG, as well as the real estate used for operations, to Dutch listed Aalberts NV.
Represented Volkswagen Financial Services AG (“VWFS”) on its joint venture with J.P. Morgan International Finance Limited (“JPM”) in Volkswagen Payments S.A.
Advising CWS-boco International GmbH on the acquisition of all shares in profi-con GmbH Contamination Control including its international subsidiaries
Advising the sellers of the Lässig Group on the sale of all shares in Lässig Holding GmbH to the private equity company Arcus Capital AG
Advising the sellers of Arges GmbH on the sale to Novanta Inc.
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 to Cramo AG
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
Represented TechniSat Digital GmbH in the sale of its entire automotive business to China-based Joyson Electronic Corp. and its wholly owned subsidiary Preh Holding GmbH
Represented Telefónica S.A. in connection with the €8.55 billion acquisition of E-Plus group from KPN N.V., consisting of a cash component of €3.64 billion financed by means of a fully underwritten rights offering and new shares in Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG issued from a capital increase against contribution of E-Plus group and consisting of 24.9 percent of Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG’s total share capital issues and outstanding after closing of both capital increases
Represented various German insolvency administrators regarding the sale of assets out of insolvency as well as giving corporate and restructuring advice
Represented Celanese Germany in various transactions and restructurings, including corporate and commercial advice
Represented CompuGroup Medical AG in several strategic acquisitions
Represented a leading German bank in various transactions, including giving specific corporate, commercial and restructuring advice
Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2023 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law and Public Law
Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2022 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Corporate Law
The Legal 500 Germany
British German Jurists’ Association (Deutsch-Britische Juristenvereinigung e.V.)
Appointment as Civil Law Notary (“Notar”), 2018
Court of Appeal in 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
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