Dr. habil. Peter Preu

Of Counsel

Dr. habil. Peter Preu

Of Counsel

Dr. habil. Peter Preu

Dr. Peter Preu set up as lawyer after obtaining the “habilitation” (second PhD) in public law (the University of Göttingen). He specialises in advising companies, shareholders and board members on corporate and contractual disputes with shareholders, other companies, board members and insolvency administrators. Over recent years, he has developed expertise in handling large industrial construction projects that result in dispute and in the recovery of public subsidies. Dr. Preu provides preliminary advice and also represents his clients in disputes before state courts and arbitration tribunals.

  • Liability of board members
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Energy Law (Electricity, Gas)
  • Co-operations and Joint Venture agreements
  • Disputes arising out of corporate acquisitions and sales
  • Arbitrator in arbitration proceedings
  • Litigation before state courts and arbitration tribunals (particularly DIS and ICC)
  • Gesellschaftsrechtliche Vereinigung (VGR)
  • German Arbitration Institute (DIS)
  • Honorary assessor in the German WpÜG Objection Committe of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)
  • Since 1989 at Hoffmann Liebs
  • Habilitation at the University of Göttingen
  • Legal clerkship in Hamburg
  • Promotion at the Univerisity of Göttingen
  • Studied law at the University of Göttingen
  • “Compact team best known for its expertise in M&A transactions, venture capital financing and corporate structuring matters.”
    Chambers Europe 2018
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market – Germany
  • Dr. habil. Peter Preu is listed as Best Lawyer of Germany for Corporate Law (for 2021).
    Best Lawyers / Handelsblatt (The Best Lawyers Germany)
  • Liability of board members
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Energy Law (Electricity, Gas)
  • Co-operations and Joint Venture agreements
  • Disputes arising out of corporate acquisitions and sales
  • Arbitrator in arbitration proceedings
  • Litigation before state courts and arbitration tribunals (particularly DIS and ICC)
  • Gesellschaftsrechtliche Vereinigung (VGR)
  • German Arbitration Institute (DIS)
  • Honorary assessor in the German WpÜG Objection Committe of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)
  • Since 1989 at Hoffmann Liebs
  • Habilitation at the University of Göttingen
  • Legal clerkship in Hamburg
  • Promotion at the Univerisity of Göttingen
  • Studied law at the University of Göttingen
  • “Compact team best known for its expertise in M&A transactions, venture capital financing and corporate structuring matters.”
    Chambers Europe 2018
    Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market – Germany
  • Dr. habil. Peter Preu is listed as Best Lawyer of Germany for Corporate Law (for 2021).
    Best Lawyers / Handelsblatt (The Best Lawyers Germany)