Hengeler Mueller is a top tier German law firm of about 300 lawyers including 92 partners. The firm maintains offices in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Munich, Brussels, London and Shanghai and cooperates closely with partner firms ("best friends") including Slaughter and May (United Kingdom), Bonelli Erede (Italy), Bredin Prat (France), De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (the Netherlands) and Uría Menéndez (Spain).
Hengeler Mueller advises financial institutions, investors, corporates as well as entities of the public sector regarding transactions, corporate, banking, finance and capital markets law, public law and regulatory matters, antitrust, tax and labour law, intellectual property and information technology law and other special fields of commercial law.
The firm's public law practice inter alia covers European law, constitutional law, administrative law, state aid and subsidy matters, foreign trade, public procurement, infrastructure projects, public private partnerships, complex proceedings and transactions, data protection, environmental law and regulated industries such as energy, financial services, health care and telecommunication.
Clients in public law matters include energy supply companies (RWE, E.ON, TenneT, DONG Energy and many others), pharmaceutical companies (such as Bayer HealthCare, Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline and Janssen-Cilag), statutory health insurances (AOK Bayern) and banks (Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley etc.), as well as industrial companies (GEA, Thyssen Krupp) and media groups (Bertelsmann Group, Axel Springer SE).