"Gleiss Lutz is one Germany’s leading domestic firms."

IFLR 1000, 2016

Reputation

Award-winning legal services

Our industry rankings and accolades regularly confirm our leading market position.

Law Firm of the Year Awards

Law Firm of the Year - West 2014, JUVE Awards

German Law Firm of the Year 2014, Client Choice Awards

German Law Firm of the Year 2012, Int. Legal Alliance Summit & Awards

International Firm of the Year 2011, Legal Business Awards

Law Firm of the Year 2010, JUVE Awards

German Law Firm of the Year 2010, Chambers Europe Awards

German Law Firm of the Year 2009, PLC Which lawyer? Awards

German law Firm of the Year 2008, IFLR European Awards

German Law Firm of the Year 2007, Chambers Global Awards

German Law Firm of the Year 2005, Acquisitions Monthly Awards

German Law Firm of the Year 2004, Chambers Global Awards

Practice-specific Awards

Law Firm of the Year for Banking and Finance, JUVE Awards 2016

Law Firm of the Year for Compliance Investigations, JUVE Awards 2016

Law Firm of the Year for Competition/Antitrust and Environmental law, Best Lawyers 2016

Law Firm of the Year for Healthcare, JUVE Awards 2015

Global Finance Deal of the Year: Restructuring (Germany) - IVG Immobilien AG, American Lawyer Global Legal Awards 2015

Law Firm of the Year for Labor and Employment Law, Best Lawyers 2015

Restructuring Deal of the Year: Apcoa, IFLR European Awards 2015

Law Firm of the Year for Tax, JUVE Awards 2014

Best firm in Germany, European Women in Business Law Awards 2014

Best gender diversity initiative by national firm, European Women in Business Law Awards 2014

Law Firm of the Year for Competition/Antitrust, JUVE Awards 2013

Outbound M&A Deal of the Year: Kion/Shandong Heavy Industry, China Business Law Journal 2012

European Offshore Wind Deal of the Year: Meerwind, Project Finance Magazine 2011

Wind Deal of the Year: Global Tech I, PFI Europe Awards 2011

Law Firm of the Year for Healthcare, JUVE Awards 2011

Law Firm of the Year for Restructuring, JUVE Awards 2010

Law Firm of the Year for Competition/Antitrust, JUVE Awards 2010

European Tax Team of the Year, International Tax Review Awards 2010

Law Firm of the Year in the Public Sector, JUVE Awards 2009

Law Firm of the Year for Public Procurement, JUVE Awards 2009

Law Firm of the Year for Energy Law, JUVE Awards 2008

Private Equity Deal of the Year, IFLR European Awards 2008

Restructuring Deal of the Year, IFLR European Awards 2008

Law Firm of the Year for M&A, JUVE Awards 2007

Law Firm of the Year for Real Estate, JUVE Awards 2007

Winner in the category “Client Service”,
Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Award 2007

European Office of the Year, Legal Business Awards 2005

best overall/best US loan deal: Celanese, Corporate Finance Magazine 2004

Law Firm of the Year for Dispute Resolution, JUVE Awards 2004

Law Firm of the Year for Labour Law, JUVE Awards 2004

What others say about us

“Standout German firm with a full-service approach.“
Chambers Europe 2016

“The firm stands out for a 'comprehensive and top-quality service offering' ...”
Legal 500 Germany 2016

“… market leading services across the board …”
Who's Who Legal Germany 2016

“Gleiss Lutz is undisputedly one of the leading players in the German legal market ...”
JUVE Handbuch 2013/2014