Prof. Dr. Jochem Reichert (partner) practices in the areas of corporate law and M&A. His practice covers both transactions and disputes. Among his clients, which often have been with him for many years, are major listed companies as well as leading family-owned businesses and entrepreneur families. He is well known for boardroom advice: He has particular expertise in corporate governance, decisions subject to the business judgment rule, compliance (including internal investigations), directors' liability and capital markets law. Furthermore, he focuses on the structuring of companies, joint ventures and groups as well as on advice in connection with syndicate agreements and business combination agreements. Prof. Dr. Jochem Reichert has advised on numerous national and international headline transactions and has long-standing experience in the fields of mergers, acquisitions and sale and purchasing processes. Moreover, he represents clients in complex disputes out-of-court, in arbitration, and in state court proceedings, in particular in connection with corporate and post-M&A issues, and is highly valued as an arbitrator. He is honorary professor at the University of Jena and the editor and author of numerous publications on corporate law and compliance. He has been recognized by Chambers, Who's Who Legal, Legal 500, and the German trade publications Handelsblatt, Wirtschaftswoche, and JUVE as one of the leading practitioners in his fields.
"Jochem Reichert maintains a standout practice in significant corporate matters, counting a number of supervisory boards of listed German corporates among his clients. He draws praise for his expert management of complex corporate situations. One client reports: "He achieves solutions that require skilful mediation between opposing interests and opinions." (Chambers 2020)
"Jochem Reichert combines professional excellence with a confident and convincing appearance in contentious proceedings." (Legal 500 2021)