Innovations are among the decisive motors for growth and business success. But how can you protect and use innovations in the long term?


Labour law is as diverse as everyday business life in your company. Out team provides you with comprehensive advice in the field of individual and collective labour law.

Corporate / M&A

The corporate landscape in Europe is in motion. There are diverse reasons for this. The financial and economic crisis as well as strategic challenges.


When the Member States of the EU procure products and services, a gigantic market is set in motion. Clients and contractors require more than just special consulting.

Banking and Finance

The spotlight continues to be on the international financial markets. New regulatory measures are being discussed and decided. The financing structures are also undergoing further dynamic development.

Plant Engineering

Schindhelm provides you with comprehensive support in the realisation of national and international projects in the field of plant engineering.

Real Estate

A highly complex field: Consulting with regard to real estate law requires a broad range of legal and commercial know-how.

Insolvency and Restructuring

Corporate crises frequently demand drastic, rapid and often also painful restructuring measures from a commercial and legal perspective. However, it is also about discovering new prospects and opportunities.

Antitrust / Sales

Cartel law as the law against restrictions on competition has rapidly gained in importance over the last few years at European and national level. It is therefore all the more important to recognise cartel law risks with foresightedness and to avoid them with suitable preventive measures.

Litigation / Dispute Resolution

Nobody likes to be involved in disputes. Our specialists have many years of experience and superb expertise in the averting and enforcement of all disputed claims. Consequently, we know what is important when a dispute has arisen.

Commercial Criminal Law / Compliance

Today, more than ever, entrepreneurial activity harbours the risk of coming under the spotlight of the state prosecutor's office, tax fraud investigations teams or other investigative authorities.

Investments in Romania

Romania has developed into an attractive business location for foreign companies. We advise domestic companies who are planning activities on the Romanian market as well as Romanian companies who are interested in entering local markets.

Investments in China

China is one of the fastest growing markets worldwide. This dynamism offers excellent business opportunities for foreign companies. We advise domestic companies who are planning activities on the Chinese market as well as Chinese companies who are interested in entering local markets.

New Schindhelm Office in Munich

On 1 April 2018 Schindhelm Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH Osnabrück is opening its new  office in Bavaria’s vibrant metropolis Munich. The office is located at Goethestraße 52, 80336 Munich, Germany.  It will be managed by attorney-at-law and  Diplom-Betriebswirt FH (degree in business administration) Dr. Thomas Scharpf. Mr. Dr. Scharpf worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG, Munich  prior to joining Schindhelm with a professional focus on commercial law, corporate law as well as national and international capital market law.

With its new office in Munich, Schindhelm intensifies its presence in Southern Germany and strengthens its link to the Schindhelm offices in Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania.

New data protection law 2018

With effect from 25.05.2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply within the European Union. Until that date companies and public authorities have time to implement the necessary measures. A breach of the provisions of the GDPR could lead to financial penalties of up to €20 million or 4% of global annual turnover for the previous business year.

Further details on this subject are available here.

New at Schindhelm: Strong Network in Asia

By way of the newly established Asia Network we offer profound legal advice in Asia with reliable and competent local partners. Therefore, our Asian engagement which commenced in 2010 by setting-up our Asia Desk (previously China Desk) and the Shanghai Office has now been broadened and strengthened.

Schindhelm’s Shelf Companies

Are you stuck in the middle of a transaction, reorganization or restructuring and you need a shelf company urgently – or do you want to establish a subsidiary quick and easy? Schindhelm has shelf companies of all common legal forms available. Please look here for Details.

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