The origin of Engel Heckmann Ulrich is the law firm Dr. Capelle, founded in 1949, which acquired an outstanding reputation as a law firm for medium-sized and larger companies in nearly 70 years. The combination of its manageable size and the Lawyer´s individual skills form the firm´s unique approach. Engel Heckmann Ulrich are a team of experienced lawyers standing for the high professional standards of the founders of this law firm.
Drafting, negotiation and termination of employment contracts; employment relationships with employees enjoying special protection; Law concerning employees' representation and co-determination in business and industry including individual works agreements, balance of interests and social redundancy plans; representation in board of conciliation and court procedures, collective bargaining Law.
Drafting and negotiation of building, builder's and architect's contracts; advice and representation with regard to Claims for remuneration, fees and damages, warranty Claims and contract awarding matters; safeguarding of compensation for work and Claims for Performance. We deal with individual commercial properties, business parks, shopping centers and domestic developments. We act for property owners, insurance companies; public businesses, authorities incl. the German State; construction companies, architects and planners.
Drafting and negotiation of commercial transactions; negotiation of agency agreements; setting up of exclusive distribution systems under German and European Law; Court proceedings in commercial collection matters.
Formation and structuring of partnerships and German corporations, liquidation, disputes between partners/shareholders and between corporations and their management bodies, managing director contracts. Advise for public stock companies, mid-size businesses or private, family-led organizations. Corporate reorganizations and restructurings, preparation and holding of general shareholders’ meetings. Drafting and implementation of Management participation schemes.
Strategic planning of company acquisitions or sales, due diligence examinations, negotiations, drafting of M&A agreements mostly for and regarding mid-size businesses, their shareholders and individual investors.
Advise in competition Law issues and proceedings, representation before the competition authorities in fines and abuse proceedings; strategic decisions on new corporate concepts. Advise on distribution, and franchise agreements. Establishment of competition- compliance systems and compliance training to mid-size companies, especially from the food industry. Unfair competition, advice on the design of advertising, legal representation in court.
Application and conflict-of-Laws examination, warning notices, trademark Law proceedings, co-operation with patent agents.
Negotiation of contracts for commercial applications; residential tenancy agreements; rent collection; eviction proceedings
Advise on national and international overland, air and sea transports, including dangerous goods and claims; recourse by insurers; customs matters; summary proceedings; drafting of logistics agreements; M& A of logistics companies.
Enforcement of and defence against claims from insurance contracts; recourse action for insurers.
Phone +49 211 989 059-0
Fax: +49 211 989 059-29