Dr. Johannes Grooterhorst

Date of birth: 1955, Partner

Main Points of Focus
– law of the limited company (“GmbH”)
– stock corporation law
– mergers and acquisitions
– real estate law
– public construction and planning law
– arbitration

Education / Professional Career

1976–1981 Studied at the universties of Münster and Lausanne/Switzerland, Premier Cycle de Droit Comparé, Faculté Internationale de Droit Comparé Strasbourg
1984 Second State Examination
1985–1986 Scientific research assistant at the Chair of Urbanism and Public Law at the University of Münster (Prof. Dr. Werner Hoppe)
1986 Awarded doctorate in law; awarded the university prize and the research prize awarded by the German municipal, regional and local authorities
Since 1986 Lawyer in a large law firm specialised in commercial law. Focus on national and international companies and entrepreneurs
1990–1994 Partner of a large law firm in Dusseldorf specialised in commercial law
of 01.08.1994 Foundation of the law firm specialised in commercial law Grooterhorst & Partner Rechtsanwälte

admitted at all national courts with the exception of the Federal Supreme Court („Bundesgerichtshof“) in civil matters

Foreign Languages
English, French and Spanish