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Jan Spee

Jan Graf von Spee

Partner
Rechtsanwalt

CMS Hasche Sigle
Stadthausbrücke 1-3
20355 Hamburg
Germany
Languages German, English

Jan Graf von Spee is a corporate partner with long-standing experience advising limited liability companies (German GmbH) and partnerships on joint ventures and international commercial, distribution and maintenance agreements, and he also takes over litigation in case of conflicts. Jan advises companies on starting up their business, on mergers and acquisitions, shareholdings, reorganisations and restructurings as well as assists them with succession planning or handling insolvency. In addition to his shipping industry know-how, he also has special energy sector expertise and in particular advises his clients on cooperation, pooling, licensing and extraction agreements for oil and gas.

Jan joined CMS in 1985, was seconded to Blohm + Voss, a major German shipyard, where he worked in the company‘s legal department, and has been a partner since 1991.

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Education


  • 1985: Second state examination in law
  • Trainee lawyer in Hamburg including international stint with New York law firm Haight Gardner Poor & Havens
  • Law studies in Berlin and Bonn
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Publications


  • Company Law in Europe, Chapter Germany, Butterworths 1980
  • Kapitalumstellung auf Euro bei der Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung und der Aktiengesellschaft, Der Syndikus 2001, p. 21 ff
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