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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 with their Business Development, for 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 that primarily operates grids in their expression of interest in participation in a bidding process with respect to a German grid including legal questions in relation to the German Foreign Trade & Payments Act

Supporting and strategic consultation of a Chinese electric utility company that primarily operates grids in relation to identifying and fostering potential investments in Germany including legal questions with respect to the German Foreign Trade & Payments Act

Extensive consultation of a Chinese electric utility company that primarily operates grids with its engagement with a privatization energy project in Nigeria (power plant), transfer of shares, service contract

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

Representation and extensive consultation of a Chinese company out of the solar industry with respect to its corporate structure in Europe (China, Germany and Luxembourg)

Consultation of a Chinese Energy company out of the field of storage in regards with transferring shares in-between different subsidiaries from China, Singapore and Germany, management of the whole process

Various consultations of a Chinese automotive group in different legal aspects

Years of consultation of a Chinese airline in all legal matters

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

Full consultation of a Chinese company, that has been assigned by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs to establish so called Chinese Visa Application Service Center in Germany, with respect to fulfill its contract

Strategic and legal consultation and representation of various Chinese companies in relation to establishing subsidiaries respectively companies and engaging in business activities in Germany, supporting 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 legal traineeship also 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