Dr. Thorsten Seidel LL.M.

Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern mbB


Dr. Thorsten Seidel joined Baker McKenzie, Berlin in 2000, and spent a year in the Firm’s Chicago office as a foreign attorney in 2002. Dr. Thorsten Seidel acts as a notary.

Practice Focus

Dr. Thorsten Seidel focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, re-organizations, private equity, venture capital and corporate disputes. Dr. Thorsten Seidel’s industry focus are regulated industries.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Private Equity Fund on acquisition of a life science company.
  • Advised EURO STOXX Company active in the telecom industry on several M&A transactions, auctions and its restructuring.
  • Advised German Dax Company active in the chemical industry on its world wide re-organization and various M&A transactions.
  • Advised German Dax Company active in the life science industry on set-up of investment funds and various M&A transactions.
  • Advised German Dax Company on corporate matters, corporate legal disputes and its re-organization.
  • Advised various German and international midcap Companies on M&A transactions, corporate matters, corporate legal disputes.

Professional Honors

  • Best Lawyers in Germany 2019 for corporate law, Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers, 2019


  • Germany (1998)


  • University of Cape Town (LL.M.) (1998)
  • Supreme Court of Berlin (Assessor Exam) (1998)
  • University of Regensburg (Referendar Exam) (1995)
  • University of Regensburg (Dr. jur.) (1995)
  • University of Geneva
  • University of Bonn


  • English
  • French
  • German

Previous Offices

  • Chicago