Your lawyers for commercial and corporate law in hanover

Are you looking to shape the future of your enterprise? Are there conflicts pending with your fellow partners? Are you interested in selling your shares or considering changing or restructuring the legal form? Do you need assistance in transferring your company to an in-house or an external successor?
We provide legal advice for our – often long-term – clients with respect to all issues concerning Commercial and Corporate Law.
Our main areas of focus are:

Focus of our activities:


  • Startups and founders – Incorporations – Company formations
  • Consulting and representation of existing enterprises “in all walks of life”
  • Comprehensive legal advice for the executive bodies of the company, litigation for the company’s bodies, in particular concerning issues of liability and damages
  • Change of shareholders and dissolution of a company
  • Restructuring Advice
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Shareholder succession


  • Commercial agents, authorized dealers
  • Compensatory claims of commercial agents, § 89b HGB
  • Distribution issues
  • Commercial transactions
  • Drafting of contracts • review of agreements • contract negotiations
  • General terms and conditions
  • Service agreements
  • Dispute resolution  – litigation and enforcement

Your contact persons

N. Fontaine

Matthias Fontaine
Certified Tax Law Specialist
Mediator for business law


Dr. Nicolas W. Fontaine
Attorney-at-law and Notary
Certified Inheritance Law Specialist

Stephen C. Merz

Stephen C. Merz
Certified Commercial and Corporate Law Specialist