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

His principal area of expertise focuses on corporate law, M&A and commercial law. Cornelius regularly advises German and international companies including listed groups as well as SMEs on national and international M&A activities, both from a seller's as well as a purchaser's perspective, on the structuring of such acquisitions (i.e. auction sale) as well as on a variety of corporate issues ranging from the corporate housekeeping, purchase/sale and transfer of stock/shares, complex corporate reorganisations, joint-venture agreements, public-private-partnerships etc.

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