Maximilian Wolf

Dr. Maximilian Wolf

Baker & McKenzie Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern mbB


Dr. Maximilian Wolf is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Dusseldorf office and member of the Corporate/M&A Practice Group. He studied law at the universities of Greifswald and Heidelberg and joined Baker McKenzie's Berlin office as a law clerk in 2014. During his legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf 2015 to 2017, Maximilian worked for a chamber of commerce at the Regional Court of Dusseldorf, the Federal Cartel Office in Bonn and Baker McKenzie's offices in Dusseldorf and New York. He ranks amongst the top 0.1% of all graduates nationwide in both legal state exams.

Practice Focus

Maximilian focuses his practice on corporate law, domestic and cross-border M&A transactions.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Permira/GFKL Lowell on its acquisition of Tesch Inkasso.
  • Advised Deutsche Beteiligungs AG on the acquisition of a participation in R&M Group.
  • Advised DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH on a joint venture with Deltatre AG.
  • Advised Accenture on the acquisition of Mackevision.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dusseldorf Bar Association - Member
  • German-Israeli Lawyers Association - Member


  • Germany (2018)


  • Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf (Second State Exam) (2017)
  • University of Greifswald (Dr. jur.) (2016)
  • University of Greifswald (First State Exam) (2014)


  • English
  • French
  • German


Author, "Unjust enrichment through violation of legally protected personal rights - a contribution to the simulation of contracts by the law of restitution," 448 pages, Nomos, September 2017

Co-author (with Dr. Thorsten Seidel), "Shareholder Loans - no restriction to claim repayment due to fiduciary duties preceding a company's insolvency," Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht, August 2016

Co-author (with Dr. Thorsten Seidel), "Protection of Minorities in a Corporation - the relevance of the core area theory in the case law of the German Federal Court of Justice," Betriebs-Berater, October 2015