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Dr Anja Koeritz LL.M.


Dr Anja Köritz advises in all aspects of corporate law with a particular focus on stock corporation and capital markets law as well as corporate governance and compliance issues.

She has broad experience in advising listed and non-listed stock corporations and their management and supervisory boards in a broad range of corporate governance issues and compliance matters including in respect of the law of affiliated companies as well as capital market law in particular in connection with post-listing compliance obligations. Furthermore, Anja advises companies in capital measures, such as secondary placements and subscription rights issues, squeeze-outs as well as restructuring measures pursuant to the German Reorganisation Act (UmwG). In addition, she has a wide range of experience in the field of litigation following restructuring measures or squeeze-outs under stock corporation or reorganisation law.


  • Advising on capital measures, such as secondary placements and subscription rights issues, and on restructuring measures, such as mergers and spin-offs, as well as on squeeze-outs, including on the preparation of general meetings.
  • Legal representation of companies in judicial proceedings after restructuring measures as well as any other judicial proceedings concerning stock corporations.
  • Advising listed and non-listed corporations and their Management and Supervisory Board members on corporate governance and compliance issues, including post-listing obligations following the admission to a stock exchange as well as on the law of affiliated companies.
  • German
  • English
  • University of Trier, First State Examination, 2001

  • University of Wales, LL.M. Commercial Law, 2003

  • Higher Regional Court Schleswig, Second State Examination, 2005

    University of Kiel, Ph.D., 2010

Insight Overview

Anja is the author of various publications, in particular in journals for company evaluations.


  • Convergence and Divergence of Corporate Governance in Germany and Great Britain, Nomos 2010 
  • Regular publications in case law on company valuation in a journal for valuation analysts (BewertungsPraktiker)


  • 11th EACVA Conference 2017, Munich: Current case law on company valuation in appraisal proceedings

Prior Experience

Prior to joing DLA Piper, she worked on her Ph.D. thesis and worked part-time in a small law firm focusing on civil law.