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Stefanie Tuma

Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern
Not admitted to the bar


Stefanie Tuma joined Baker McKenzie in 2001. Parallel to her work as legal assistant in the Firm's Munich office, she studied commercial law at a German university of applied sciences and graduated in January 2010 (Diplom-Wirtschaftsjuristin). In June 2021, Stefanie passed the exam for specialist attorneys in commercial and corporate law (Fachanwaltsprüfung Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht).

Practice Focus

Stefanie is a member of the Firm's German Corporate Practice Group and Baker McKenzie's Global Reorganizations Group. Stefanie's practice is focused on corporate law, including corporate maintenance matters. Stefanie has broad experience in advising world-wide operating clients on complex domestic and cross-border corporate reorganizations (post-acquisition integrations, pre-transaction reorganizations and legal entity rationalizations). Furthermore, Stefanie advises globally-acting clients on issues relating to the Money Laundering Act, in particular regarding the identification, documentation and filing of their beneficial owners, and is regularly involved in German and international M&A transactions. She frequently coordinates multi-jurisdictional corporate maintenance matters for the Firm’s clients.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Multinational market research group based in the UK on the corporate separation of the German part of a business unit as preparation of its sale.

  • US-based global healthcare group regarding a comprehensive reorganization of the German subgroup including numerous transformation processes, capital measures and share transfers.

  • German part of an internal global restructuring of an internationally operating manufacturer of composite materials and components based in the US.

  • International courier and logistics group on the restructuring of its European business.

  • Global media group based in the USA on the integration of a newly acquired group of companies as well as ongoing assistance on corporate law issues.

  • Global medical technology group on corporate law aspects, including the reorganization of the German group companies.

  • US semiconductor and software group on the German integration of a newly acquired company.

  • Swedish online media group on reorganization of the German part of the European group structure and ongoing corporate law advice.

  • Leading endoscope manufacturer based in Germany regarding its transformation into a SE & Co. KG.

  • Regularly advising the Firm’s clients on corporate housekeeping matters.


  • Specialist attorney in Commercial and Corporate Law (2021)
  • University of Applied Sciences (Diplom-Wirtschaftsjuristin) (2010)


  • English
  • German