Our law firm

A competent and committed commercial law firm in the heart of Düsseldorf

We are  an internationally oriented law firm, acting for corporate and commercial clients. Von Dr. v. Woedtke lawyers offers you access to  experienced specialist lawyers who work with competence and passion for delivering excellent client service and tailored legal solutions to your legal needs. Our team, centered on Dr. Peter von Woedtke, is specialized in all areas of corporate and commercial law and offers its clients related legal expertise in banking and finance law, employment and media law, real estate and transport law, and tax and competition law.

A new approach: combined expertise and distinct synergy

As a business-focused law firm Dr. v. Woedtke follows an innovative concept: Newly formed in 1990 as spin-off of lawyers of an international major law firm, we concentrate local and international legal knowledge, and appellate legal quality, specifically targeted at assisting commercial and corporate clients. On behalf of our clients, our lawyers are able to offer positive synergies between their areas of expertise, thanks to their experience in many legislative areas.

Our committed legal team thereby covers all facets of corporate and commercial law and many other legislative areas. Our clients especially appreciate the benefits of intense team-working between our specialist lawyers, which gives a focus and an overall context to the questions clients ask us, and in our responses, we strive to equally consider the interests, needs and demands of our clients.

Business law at the focus of our commitment

Although we work in many different areas of law, corporate and commercial law is the focus of our work. As an experienced  business law firm  we can offer you comprehensive counseling and assistance in the field of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), company sale and purchase and corporate restructuring, tax and fiscal law, business and trade law as well as investment law. Additionally, we offer expert advice and opinion in related fields with relevant sectoral experience with in real estate, employment, competition law, transport media law. We also support our clients in criminal matters, particularly in ‘white collar’ criminal matters, involving economic and fiscal offences. Our aim is to advise your business in good times and bad, and on issues such as corporate succession and transfer.

Committed, competent and reliable in acting on our clients’ interests

Our special strength is in developing pragmatic and practical solutions to complex and demanding legal questions. Our team is big enough to competently cover any or all relevant legal disciplines with high quality advice and representation, and small enough to personally attend to your needs. We are committed to our work, engaging with our clients with real enthusiasm for doing a great job and delivering our legal services, reliably and well. We are always available for you.

At Dr. v. Woedtke lawyers our experts intensively communicate with each other to develop an optimal solution for you. With dedicated personal contact between you and your designated legal adviser, that personal level of service means, our clients always have the combined expertise of the whole law firm at their disposal. Our interdisciplinary experience in manifold areas secures you with a well-versed legal and commercial perspective that never loses sight of your individual interests – including the business rationale behind the advice sought.

Consequently international for business and private clients all over the world

We’re conveniently situated in attractive premises in a central position in Düsseldorf. From here we accompany businesses and businessmen, as well as private clients in developing sustainable legal solutions for their various problems and concerns.

Beyond Düsseldorf, our international orientation makes us a much demanded partner for ambitious clients from Europe, the United States and Asia. Our lawyers at the firm speak German, English and French and keep intensive contact with our network partners all over the world.


Dr. v. Woedtke Rechtsanwälte
Bastionsstr. 37
40213 Düsseldorf
Telefon +49 211 8 64 77-0
Fax +49 211 8 64 77-50

Mobil +49 172 2170298 (Dr. Peter v. Woedtke)
peter.v.woedtke [ @ ] woedtke.de