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Holger Adam

Lawyer | Partner

Corporate

M&A

Market Entry

Energy Law

China Desk

T +49 30 88 060 910
F +49 30 88 060 919

Areas of expertise

 
 

Consultation of Chinese clients in respect to their business development and investments or acquisitions in Germany

Market Entry

Corporate

M&A

Energy Law

Languages

 
 

German

English

Mandarin (basic knowledge)

References

 
 

Strategic and legal consultation and representation of a Chinese electric utility company primarily operating grids in the Expression of Interest procedure regarding a German grid, including legal questions relating to the German Foreign Trade & Payments Act

Support and strategic consultation of a Chinese electric utility company primarily operating grids in preparing several investment projects in Germany, including legal questions relating to the German Foreign Trade & Payments Act

Extensive consultation of a Chinese electric utility company primarily operating grids in its participation in a privatization project regarding a power plant in Nigeria; transfer of shares, service contract

Extensive consultation and representation of a Chinese company in the solar sector in the development of various photovoltaic plants in Germany

Representation and extensive consultation of a Chinese company in the solar sector regarding its corporate structure in Europe (China, Germany and Luxembourg)

Consultation of a Chinese Energy company active in Storage regarding the transfer of shares between different subsidiaries from China, Singapore and Germany; management of this process

Numerous consultations in various legal aspects of a Chinese automotive group

Several years of consultation of a Chinese airline in all legal matters

Supporting and consultation of another Chinese airline in relation to founding its Berlin branch

Comprehensive consultation of a Chinese company in fulfilling their assignment by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs to establish so called Chinese Visa Application Service Centers in Germany

Strategic and legal consultation and representation of various Chinese companies in their establishment and in their commencement of business activities in Germany; support in intercultural aspects

Rankings

 
 

JUVE Directory 2013/2014 „very experienced expert in the China Business“

Professional background and education

 

Since 2017

Hyazinth LLP, Berlin, Partner

2014-2016

CMS China, CMS Hasche Sigle, Berlin and Shanghai, Partner, Lawyer

2008-2013

Graf von Westphalen, Berlin und Shanghai, Partner, Lawyer

2001-2017

Law office Holger Adam, Berlin

2000-2001

Yuleclub GmbH, Berlin A so called new economy internet company financed by co-shareholder Bertelsmann Valley GmbH, a subsidiary of Bertelsmann AG Shareholder, authorized representative and head of the legal department

1999-2000

E&E Information Consultants AG, Berlin Legal assistant und online editor

1999

Admitted to the German Bar, Berlin

1995-1998

Legal clerkship, Berlin Including also legal traineeship at De la Rosa & De la Rosa, Wall Street, New York

1989-1990

Studies at City University New York, New York International Relations, Philosophy of Law

1988-1995

Studies at the law school of Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin

Published works (selection)

 
 

co-author of the book “Chinese Outbound-Investment in Germany“, publisher Mohr Siebeck GmbH & Co. KG, published in 2014 in Germany and in 2015 in China

Memberships

 
 

Berlin lawyer association (Berliner Anwaltsverein e.V.)

Weserbrück e.V. (supporters of the delegation of the state of Bremen at the Federal Government of Germany), member of the board