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Helge Kolaschnik specializes in corporate and business law, including, in particular, providing counsel to small and medium-sized companies on all restructuring measures; advising start-ups through their entire lifecycle, from the start-up phase to the sale of the company; and advising buyers and sellers that are parties to M&A transactions. Helge Kolaschnik advises entrepreneurs and wealthy families on how to transfer assets to the next generation as well as on questions of how to draft an entrepreneur’s last will. He has published articles and delivered lectures in the field of corporate law and business law, and he has served on various boards of directors and advisors.

  • Education / Professional Experience

    Since 2005

    Partner at Kolaschnik Partner Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB



    Associate/partner at a medium-sized interdisciplinary law firm in Hamburg



    Associate in the legal department of an international auditing and tax consulting firm, Hamburg



    Lectureships in corporate, competition and commercial law at the Universities of Hamburg and Hagen



    Research assistant to the chair of commercial law, Prof. Dr. Dr. Erlinghagen, director for the Institute of Commercial Law, University of Hamburg



    Studied law in Hamburg and Konstanz. Focused on commercial and tax law.



    Training and employment as a banker


  • Main Practice Areas / Range of Consulting Topics

    Commercial law, corporate law, and civil law

    Mergers & acquisitions


    Business restructuring


    Corporate succession/inheritance law


    Supervisory and capital market law


    Law of corporations and partnerships


    Private equity/venture capital



  • Presentations / Publications

    Vortragender auf nationalen Seminaren und Veranstaltungen


    Autor mehrerer Bücher und Aufsätze zu gesellschafts- und handelsrechtlichen Themen (Auswahl)


    Herausgeber Rechtshandbuch E-Business, Luchterhand, 2001


    TransPuG und Corporate Governance Kodex, Erich Schmidt Verlag, 2003