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Herbert Wiehe

Dr. Herbert Wiehe

Rechtsanwalt | Fachanwalt für Bank- und Kapitalmarktrecht (Certified lawyer for banking and capital markets law) | Fachanwalt für Steuerrecht (Certified lawyer for tax law)

CMS Hasche Sigle
Kranhaus 1
Im Zollhafen 18
50678 Cologne
Languages German, English, French

Herbert Wiehe is an expert banking and finance lawyer. Alongside his long-standing corporate finance work, his practice has – from the start – also focused on general banking law. Herbert in particular advises on big-ticket financing transactions (corporate, real estate, projects, acquisitions) and his clients include German and international investors and banks. He also represents banks and other financial service providers in related court cases.

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Recommended for Finance

Kanzleimonitor 2016, 2017

„der vielfach empfohlene Herbert Wiehe“

The Legal 500 Deutschland, 2014

Relevant experience

  • Advising a large German insurance company on the financing of real estate loans, in particular on the interest rate structure, length of the loan terms and the requirements for tied asset (ongoing advisory work)

  • Advising a large international financing institution on international financing projects, mainly project finance, refinancing of SMEs, refinancing of commercial banks (Tier 2) and refinancing of international factoring (ongoing advisory work)

  • Advising a globally operating conglomerate on a non-recourse project financing (volume: EUR 300 million)

  • Advising a globally operating hotel investor on the financing of hotel properties (ongoing advisory work)

  • Advising a large international real estate company on real estate finance projects (ongoing advisory work)

  • Advising a large German bank including litigation for a period of more than 20 years

  • Advising public-sector banks on an ongoing basis and representing them in court as both defendant and plaintiff

  • Advising medium-sized German companies (on the larger end of the spectrum) on the restructuring of their bank financing arrangements

  • Advising a strategic investor on the financing of a strategic acquisition in Eastern Europe

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  • PhD; thesis: comparative study of international procedural law

  • Law studies in Bonn and Geneva

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  • Deutsche Bankrechtliche Vereinigung (German Banking Law Association)

  • International Bar Association, Banking Law Section

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  • Herbert Wiehe veröffentlicht regelmäßig zu Fragen des internationalen Wirtschafts- und Bankrechts.

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Lectures list

  • Herbert Wiehe regularly gives lectures on commercial law issues and banking law issues.

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