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Hubertus Kolster

Dr. Hubertus Kolster

Managing Partner

CMS Hasche Sigle
Lennéstraße 7
10785 Berlin
Languages German, English

Hubertus Kolster has been the managing partner of CMS Germany since 2011, and as one of Germany’s leading commercial law firms, CMS today has more than 600 lawyers and offices in eight major German commercial centres plus five international offices. Hubertus’s advisory practice concentrates on corporate and business law as well as on M&A transactions, with a specific focus on assisting strategic German and international investors.

Hubertus joined one of CMS Germany’s predecessor firms in 1993 and has been a partner since 1997. In 1999 and 2000, he was seconded to firms in London and New York. From 2002 to 2008, he was the co-managing partner of the CMS office in Frankfurt and from 2009 to 2011 its managing partner.

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  • 1993: Second state examination in law in Munich
  • 1992: PhD, awarded from the University of Goettingen
  • 1990 - 1993: Trainee lawyer in Bavaria, Cape Town (South Africa) and Berlin
  • 1990 - 1992: Research assistant at the University of Munich
  • 1990: First state examination in law in Munich
  • 1984 - 1989: Law studies at the Universities of Goettingen and Munich
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  • Jannott/Frodermann (Hrsg.), Handbuch der Europäischen Aktiengesellschaft, 2005, Mitautor 2005
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Lectures list

  • Lectures on investor and participation agreements, executive officer service contracts and commercial agency law
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