Dr. Norbert Knittlmayer

Even mid-sized companies need to be well-prepared in order to operate safely on the international business scene.

Dr. Norbert Knittlmayer advises clients on national and international commercial and corporate law with a special emphasis on structuring cross-border investments, M&A transactions and the establishment of joint ventures. Norbert Knittlmayer represents numerous German companies in transactions and investments, particularly in Asia, Eastern Europe and North America. Furthermore, he assists Chinese companies on their business in Europe. Norbert Knittlmayer is a frequent lecturer on foreign investment strategies at conferences, seminars and workshops in Europe and Asia.


Phone: +49 (0) 211 210 20 - 301
Mobil: +49 (0) 171 89 63 777
Fax: +49 (0) 211 210 20 - 199


  • National/International corporate and commercial law
  • M&A and Joint Ventures
  • Cross-border investments
  • Data processing and internet law

Since 2009
International Partner,
Marccus Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH,

Managing Partner,
Aderhold Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft GmbH,

Schmitz Knoth Wüllrich Marquardt,

Office of the General Counsel of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),
Washington, D.C.


PhD, University of Cologne

Studied jurisprudence and political sciences at the universities of Berlin, Bonn, Cologne and The Johns Hopkins University – Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (Bologna Center, Italy)


with Wolfgang Sonnleitner, Country Report Germany, in: Wolff (ed.), China Outbound Investments - A Guide to Law and Practice, Hongkong, 2011 (englische Ausgabe) und Peking, 2012 (chinesische Ausgabe)

Germany's small-medium firms offer prime M&A opportunities for China, in : Shanghai Daily, Vol. 010 No. 2879,
April 29, 2009

with Jörn Albrecht, Internet-Recht, in : Heidel/Pauly/Amend (pub.), AnwaltFormulare,
Bonn 7. Auflage 2012

Alles anders - Der deutsche Mittelstand unterwegs in China, in : FINANCE Sonderbeilage 02/2008, S. 6 et seq.

Deutscher Mittelstand erfolgreich in China, in : CIHD Magazin 12/2007, S. 24 et seq.

Re-Regulation of US Air Transport - Forwards to the Past ?, in : Benkö/Kröll (pub.), Luft- und Weltraumrecht im 21. Jahrhundert (FS Böckstiegel),
Köln et al. 2001, S. 99 et seq.

Der kommerzielle Startdienstleistungsvertrag,
Baden-Baden 1998

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