To a client, only the solution is of importance, not the process of finding it. For this reason, we go sure that our practice areas are relevant within the scope of transactions, as well as in continuous consultations and litigation. Ultimately, a client seeking legal advice is best supported by being presented with a satisfactory solution to their respective problem. Whether this is achieved by settling disputes outside of court or by filing a lawsuit plays a subordinate role to the client.

We excel in the branches of financing and corporate transactions and have particular expertise in the aviation sector and the economic region of Saudi Arabia.
  1. Finance
    We advise borrowers and lenders on structured financing. Our range of expertise includes compound lease and project finance, asset finance, and acquisition, and syndicated corporate finance. It additionally expands to the finance of real estate portfolios, corporate acquisitions, infrastructure facilities, renewable energy, and aviation. We provide comprehensive advice on all aspects of due diligence, contract negotiations, and the provision of collateral. We, moreover, take action for lenders and servicers in the management of receivables portfolios along with the restructuring and enforcement of loan receivables and the realization of loan collateral. 
    Furthermore, we hold expertise in specific markets such as soccer financing as well as in the expanse of art law.
  2. Corporate Transactions
    We provide advice to companies and entrepreneurs on the purchase or sale of businesses and respective units or assets. We also always accompany these mandates with the necessary insight on taxes. In addition, we advise venture capital investors, company founders, and high-growth companies in financing rounds, in business-set up together with transactions, and, indubitably, in all questions regarding an exit. In the area of general corporate law, we concern ourselves with all questions of partnership and capital company law as well as questions of the founding, reorganisation, and restructuring of companies and the entering into national and international joint ventures. We furthermore advise on disputes between shareholders.
  3. Litigation
    We represent clients in front of state courts and arbitration tribunals as well as in alternative dispute resolution proceedings, even in an international context. In particular, we conduct litigation and arbitration in the fields of financing and corporate transactions, thus combining specialized expertise with forensic know-how. Our assistance is deeply rooted in the methodical evaluation of the circumstances of the case and a transparent risk and cost analysis in regards to the available procedures. When choosing the optimal litigation strategy in agreement with the client, we additionally consult with litigation finance companies to best reflect our clients‘ risk preferences. We recognize that effort and added value must remain proportionate for our clients. Consequently, when employed, we are more than willing to adapt the broad skillset we require as advisors to what is asked from us by the case, which we are inclined to reflect in the fees we charge.
  4. Aviation/Asset Management
    We advise national and international airlines, investors, and institutional lenders on short- and long-term leasing and sale-and-lease-back transactions. Over and above the drafting and negotiation of contracts, our advisory services further include consultation on all inquiries regarding aviation law and licensing procedures in aviation, the collateralization of aircraft alongside the management of the coordination process with aviation authorities and public institutions to acquire necessary licenses and registrations. Through our consulting unit 360 Aircraft Finance GmbH (, our expertise expands to aircraft valuation matters, technical analysis of aircraft in terms of technical reliability and commercial performance, issues related to maintenance compliance, maintenance reserves, and return conditions, and back-to-birth traceability of aircraft documentation. We also maintain an intensive network with buyers and sellers of aircraft and are contacted when capacity needs to be adjusted or fleet planning needs to be supported.
    In addition, we advise institutional investors, asset managers, and financial service providers in the sectors of investment and asset management and regulatory law. Our ambit of know-how mainly lies in the structuring of funds and investment platforms for institutional investors, assisting national and international asset managers on the implementation of business models structuring of investment products and the provision of cross-border financial services.
  5. Saudi Arabia
    Dr. Johannes Bruski worked for Allen & Overy in Saudi Arabia for ten years and enjoys countless valuable contacts and deep connections there. He acts as a permanent advisor to the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce and presently apprises clients primarily on cross-border projects related to Saudi Arabia. Johannes Bruski's clients in Saudi Arabia have been comprised of Saudi state-owned enterprises and sovereign wealth funds, as well as numerous foreign companies, which he has advised on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and a wide variety of commercial contracts, along with litigation (commercial and administrative), regulatory and competition cases. He furthermore has admonished the Ministry of Commerce and other government agencies on various legislative projects and is currently listed as the only European-based foreign expert on Saudi Arabian affairs (Chambers 2020/2021, global edition), in conjunction with being a member of the “Hall of Fame” for Corporate/ M&A Saudi Arabia in Legal 500. Thus we are provided with superb prowess in regards to the Saudi Arabian legal region.




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