Dr. Andreas Witte – Portraitfoto

Dr. Andreas Witte

T +49 40 3008510-0
F +49 40 3008510-99
M +49 172 5183 741
E a.witte@lswf.de

Real Estate
Corporate and M&A

Dr. Andreas Witte advises on real estate transactions and the development of residential and commercial properties (especially offices, hotels and logistics). He also advises on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions as well as on corporate law, especially on the formation and reorganization of companies.


Attorney-at-law with Leo Schmidt-Hollburg Witte & Frank (since 1999)

Attorney-at-law with Luther & Partner in Hamburg (1995 – 1999)

Assistant lecturer at the Institute for German and European Corporate and Business Law at the University of Heidelberg (Prof. Dr. Hommelhoff)

Doctorate at the University of Heidelberg

Studies of law at the University of Bielefeld


“Competent and pragmatic” (client, Juve 2021/22)

“Very committed, reliable and fast” (client, Juve 2016/17)

“Fast, easy to reach, high expertise in corporate, real estate and investment law and strong negotiation skills” (client, Juve 2012/13)

Juve: Recommended for Corporate and M&A

Deutschlands beste Anwälte (Handelsblatt): Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Real Estate Law 

Best Lawyers: Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Real Estate Law 

Selected Transactions

DSV Group on the acquisition, development and sale of numerous logistics properties in Germany, including the joint ventures entered into in some cases, on all other real estate matters and on the acquisition of other logistics companies in Germany and their integration into the Group

Hamburg family-owned company in the acquisition of numerous industrial and commercial sites including listed buildings in Hamburg and their development into large commercial quarters with offices, commercial space and hotels

VIVUM Corporate Real Estate on various real estate portfolio investments and the acquisition, development and sale of the respective properties in Germany

German project developer in the acquisition, development, management and sale of various real estate projects in Germany 

Gruner + Jahr on sale of Berliner Verlag with the Berliner Zeitung and on acquisitions of several companies including chefkoch.de as well as on the joint ventures concerning Berlinonline.de and berlin.de

Dresdner Verlag on the sale and acquisition of various companies

Madsack group on the acquisition of a majority interest in publishing group Kieler Nach-richten