Dr Cornelius Frie is a partner in the Corporate / M&A practice group in the Cologne office.

Cornelius' practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint venture transactions and restructuring and corporate reorganisation projects. He advises German and international corporates and financial investors on national and international complex M&A transactions, both from a seller's as well as a purchaser's perspective and on the structuring of such acquisitions (ie auction sale). His area of expertise further covers all aspects of corporate and commercial law.

Cornelius has a clear industry focus and proven track record in the areas of real estate, energy, IT and banking.