Andreas Hecker is Partner of Hoffmann Liebs since 2016. He advises companies, investors and board members on all issues of corporate and capital markets law. This includes, inter alia, advising on general meetings, assisting with equity and debt capital measures, advising on regulatory obligations and general corporate law and corporate governance issues of listed and unlisted companies.
His prior experience includes several years as lawyer for a German based international business law firm as well as secondee in corporate and capital market law departments of two listed German companies. Andreas Hecker has been a speaker in seminars on corporate law for many years, and a lecturer at universities and in training courses for specialist lawyers. He regularly publishes articles on corporate and capital markets law in selected journals and professional magazines. He is, inter alia, a member of the German Corporate Law Association (VGR), as well as a member of an advisory board of a private magazine publisher and of the advisory board of a private university.
Andreas studied Law at the Universities of Bonn and Cologne and holds an LL.M. in Business Law.
– Awarded by Best Lawyers / Handelsblatt as one of the best lawyers in Germany for the area of Capital Markets (2021)
– Mention in Legal 500 Germany 2020 and 2019.
Hoffmann Liebs operates with more than 60 lawyers in Düsseldorf. Since 1979, the firm has been advising medium-sized companies and international corporations as well as the public sector on complex and demanding business law mandates.
Our consulting covers almost all areas of law relevant to corporate practice, in particular corporate law, capital markets law, employment law, antitrust law, banking law, commercial law, compliance, energy law, environmental law, IT- and data protection law, insolvency law, intellectual property and competition law, media law, real estate and public procurement law, sports law and tax law.
Our competence ranges from comprehensive business law support to advice on complex transactions and unusual specialised matters. We combine years of practical experience with the distinctive law specializations.
Our clients include start-ups, SME´s as well as companies listed on the DAX, MDAX or foreign stock exchanges.
The combination of legal ingenuity and depth of knowledge results in the high quality of our advice. Low personnel turnover guarantees our clients a personal and individual consultation by our partners.
In our specialized, yet integrated, practice areas, lawyers work with extensive experience and various cross-disciplinary qualifications and specializations, which complement each other well.
For many years, we have maintained close relationships with selected international law firms that have proved themselves to be reliable partners on several international cases – we call it our Best Friends Network.
This enables us to provide our clients with first-class legal advice for investment projects or legal issues abroad – including Europe, North America and Asia – or work together with our international partners on legal matters.
Here, our China Desk deserves special mention – after all, we have been advising German clients in their China business since 1999 and have accompanied them in the markets of the Far East. Similarly, we have been actively supporting Chinese companies entering the German market.
Hoffmann Liebs is Capital Market Partner of Deutsche Börse, Frankfurt.
– Awarded the German Juve Award as “Law Firm of the Year for SMEs” and as “Law Firm of the Year West” (2020)
– Awarded in Chambers Europe (2020)
– Awarded by Legal 500 (“Top Tier”) (2020)
– Awarded in Best Lawyers (2020)