Dr. Jens Ortmanns advises national and international real estate investors on domestic and cross-border transactions, property developments, financings and joint ventures. Jens is the head of the Firm’s European Real Estate Group and managing partner of the Firm’s Düsseldorf office. He has particularly extensive experience in the following:

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  • Advised Art-Invest on the acquisition and acquisition financing of the Allianz headquarter in Cologne
  • Advised Blackstone on the acquisition of the Pollux office tower in Frankfurt
  • Advised SEB Investment on the sale of a pan-European office portfolio, including assets in Amsterdam, Brussels, Hamburg, London, Milan, Paris and Rotterdam

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  • The Legal 500 Deutschland 2020, Band 1: Real Estate
  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2021 Germany: Lawyer of the Year and Leading Lawyer for Real Estate Law
  • Chambers Europe 2020, Band 2 in Germany: Real Estate
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2020, ‘Leading Individual’ in Germany: Real Estate

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University of Trier, Dr. jur. (PhD), 2002
Higher Regional Court of Cologne, Second State Exam, 2002
University of Trier, First State Exam, 1999
Université d’Orléans, 1997 – 1998


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Dr. Jens Ortmanns

Insights & Events / Media

Munich, Germany / McDermott Event / October 8, 2019

Immobilien Zeitung (Germany) / September 13, 2018

On the Subject / December 5, 2016

Real Estate Finance Journal / Fall, 2016

International News / Spring 2016