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Dr. Norbert Knittlmayer

Partner, Düsseldorf

Norbert 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.
Dr. Norbert Knittlmayer | Partner | Duesseldorf | DWF


Norbert represents numerous German companies in transactions and investments, particularly in Asia, Eastern Europe, Iran and North America. Furthermore, he assists Chinese companies on their business in Europe.

Norbert is a frequent lecturer on foreign investment strategies at conferences, seminars and workshops in Europe and Asia.



  • International obligation to close the air space over "Conflict Zones"? - The Example of MH17, in: ZLW 2016, p.44 et seq.
  • Internal dispute with risks. Problems with CIETAC-Arbitration clauses in: China Contact 9/2013, p.30 et seq.
  • with Wolfgang Sonnleitner, Country Report Germany, in: Wolff (ed.), China Outbound Investments - A Guide to Law and Practice, Hong Kong, 2011 (English edition) and Beijing, 2012 (Chinese edition)
  • with Jörn Albrecht, Internet Law, in : Heidel/Pauly/Amend (ed.), AnwaltFormulare, Bonn 8th edition 2015
  • Germany's small-medium firms offer prime M&A opportunities for China, in : Shanghai Daily, Vol. 010 No. 2879, April 29, 2009
  • Everything is different – german mid-sized companies in China, in : FINANCE Special supplement 02/2008, p. 6 et seq.
  • German mid-sized companies succesful in China, in : CIHD Magazin 12/2007, p. 24 et seq.
  • Re-Regulation of US Air Transport - Forwards to the Past ?, in : Benkö/Kröll (ed.), Luft- und Weltraumrecht im 21. Jahrhundert (FS Böckstiegel), Cologne et al. 2001, p. 99 et seq.
  • The Commercial Launch Services Agreement, Baden-Baden 1998

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