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Thümmel Schütze and Tang Thomas intensify their cooperation in Singapore

Thümmel Schütze has had its own office in Singapore since 1982. By intensifying the co-operation, the commitment at the Singapore location and on the Asian market will be further strengthened. The cooperation enables both law firms to pool their expertise and resources and to offer their clients in Singapore and Germany an even more comprehensive legal advisory service.

The partnership between Thümmel Schütze and Tang Thomas has already existed for several years and has proven to be extremely successful. Through the new agreement, the two firms will work more closely together and leverage their respective strengths and areas of expertise to provide comprehensive and customised legal advice to their clients. This includes in particular the areas of M&A, financing, commercial law, labour law and dispute resolution.

"We are very pleased to intensify our cooperation with Tang Thomas. This agreement enables us to join forces and provide an even better service to our clients in Singapore and Germany," says XXX, Partner at Thümmel Schütze. "We are convinced that our joint expertise and experience will offer our clients real added value."

Tang Thomas is also enthusiastic about the new agreement. "We are proud to deepen our partnership with Thümmel Schütze.By working closely together, we can offer our clients even more comprehensive and specialised legal advice," says Raj Joshua Thomas, Partner at Tang Thomas. "We are confident that our joint expertise and our shared commitment to the highest quality will benefit our clients."

The intensification of Thümmel Schütze's cooperation with Tang Thomas in Singapore is an important step for both law firms and emphasises the importance of the Asian market for international legal advice.Thümmel Schütze is looking forward to further co-operation and is confident that the cooperation will continue to be successful in the future.

About Thümmel Schütze

The commercial law firm Thümmel Schütze has been an established name since 1973. Today it employs over 50 lawyers and has its headquarters in Stuttgart. The firm's field of activity covers the entire consulting needs of large and medium-sized companies.The firm has particular expertise in the areas of banking and capital market law, corporate law, D&O liability, insurance law, labour law, real estate law, insolvency law and data protection law.

About Tang Thomas

Tang Thomas is a commercial law firm in Singapore with a focus on corporate and regulatory advice, and dispute resolution. Our lawyers regularly advise top businesses and individuals on Singapore and Southeast Asian Law, providing best of class legal solutions.


Thümmel Schütze celebrates 50 years of legal excellence

Thümmel Schütze marked a significant milestone in the company's history on 13 October 2023 - its 50th anniversary.

Half a century in the legal industry

Since 1973, the law firm Thümmel Schütze has been a fixture in the industry. With half a century of experience behind it, the firm now duly celebrated its golden anniversary.

Since its foundation in the heart of Stuttgart, Thümmel Schütze can now look back on an impressive history. With over 50 lawyers in its ranks, the firm has a major influence in commercial law, both regionally and nationally. Its expertise ranges from advising on real estate law to banking and capital markets law, corporate law, D&O liability, labour law and data protection law.

"In a review of the past 50 years, we pay tribute to the most important milestones in our law firm's history and venture a look into the future. We are proud of the fact that we have developed into a leading law firm in our sector during this time," says Jens Haubold, managing partner of the firm.

50 years of success - the celebrations

On 13 October 2023, the firm's anniversary was appropriately celebrated. It was an occasion where Thümmel Schütze solemnly recognised and honoured its achievements and contributions to the legal industry. The celebration was attended by partners and staff from all locations.

Particular focus was placed on the proud legacy of the past five decades and reinforcing the commitment to excellence in legal services in the years to come. The celebration provided a perfect platform to reflect on the experiences, achievements and successes of the past years while setting the vision for the future.

Prof. Dr. Schütze and Prof. Dr. Thümmel

Thümmel Schütze opens office in Munich

Stuttgart/Munich, August 1, 2023 – Thümmel Schütze is expanding its range of consulting services and opening an office in Munich. The renowned law firm is thus continuing its claim to be close to its clients. The partners Dr. Tilman Schultheiss and Dr. Andreas Wax manages the office and the three-strong team that Thümmel Schütze is strengthening in Munich.

The newly opened office at Franz-Joseph-Strasse 10 will specialize in real estate and construction law, banking law and commercial criminal law. The opening of the office in Munich is an important milestone for the successful implementation of the vision of creating a comprehensive range of consulting services close to the client.

"In Munich we already have a broad customer base and very good business relationships, which we want to expand further. With our newly opened office, we want to look after our clients on site even more closely, better and faster," says Dr. Tilman Schultheiss. "We are very pleased to continue to grow under our own steam and to tackle and shape this exciting project with our colleagues Jan Singbartl, Julian Ackermann and Michael Jahn. We are aware of the challenge, let's tackle it," adds Dr . Added Andreas Wax.

The commercial law firm Thümmel Schütze has been a fixture since 1973. Today it employs more than 50 lawyers and has its headquarters in Stuttgart. The field of activity of the law firm covers the entire consulting needs of large and medium-sized companies. The law firm has particular expertise in the areas of banking and capital market law, corporate law, D&O liability, insurance law, labor law, real estate law, insolvency law and data protection law. The clients of the new Munich office will also benefit from this expertise, since the competent teams of the law firm have been working closely together across locations for a long time.

Standing from left to right: Attorney Jan Singbartl, Doreen Hlavacek / Sitting from left to right: Attorney Julian Ackermann, Ass. Jur. Michael Jahn

Reception of the Icelandic Honorary Consulate in Stuttgart on 29 June 2023

On 29 June 2023, the traditional reception for the National Day of the Republic of Iceland took place at the offices of the law firm Thümmel Schütze in Stuttgart. Prof. Thümmel, the Icelandic Honorary Consul for Baden-Württemberg, Rheinland-Pfalz and Saarland, gave a brief overview of the history of Iceland since the country's independence, which took place on 17 June 1944, in his welcoming speech. The Lord Mayor of Stuttgart, Dr. Frank Nopper, emphasised Iceland's special achievements in politics, economy, sports and culture in his welcoming speech. The Icelandic Ambassador, H.E. María Erla Marelsdóttir, was pleased about the presence of many Icelanders from the region and emphasised the nice community and good cooperation between Iceland and Germany. The reception was magnificently framed by a cello concert by two students from the Stuttgart Music Academy, Ms Maria Qing Sigridardottir and Mr Josef Dragus.

Handelsblatt Best Lawyers: The best lawyers of 2023

The renowned US publisher Best Lawyers has identified Germany's top lawyers and leading commercial law firms for 2023 exclusively for Handelsblatt. The current issue in Handelsblatt is based on the 15th Best Lawyers rating.

Each year, the renowned U.S. publisher Best Lawyers compiles a Best Lawyers list based on a peer-to-peer survey of commercial lawyers. In the process, lawyers are asked to give their recommendations for outstanding competitors in their respective fields of law. This year, six lawyers from Thümmel Schütze were recommended in four areas of law. Among them is Dr. Jörg Henzler as Lawyer of the Year.

Lawyer of the Year 2023 | Legal Field Insurance Law: Dr. Jörg Henzler

The following attorneys of Thümmel Schütze were awarded as Best Lawyers:

An overview of the awarded partners and attorneys as well as the entire Best Lawyers Ranking can be found at and

Prof. Dr Roderich C. Thümmel becomes new Managing Editor of Der Aufsichtsrat

The renowned lawyer and honorary professor at the University of Tübingen, Prof. Dr. Roderich C. Thümmel, will be the new managing editor of the trade magazine "Der Aufsichtsrat" with immediate effect. He follows in the footsteps of Prof. Dr. Dr. Manuel R. Thümmel.

Prof. Dr. Roderich C. Thümmel is a well-known face in the German legal profession. The expert in corporate law and arbitration dispute resolution will be responsible for the professional orientation and selection of articles for "Der Aufsichtsrat" as editor. In an interview, he revealed his thoughts on his new role: "I am looking forward to this responsible task and approach the challenge with great enthusiasm. My goal as editor will be to further enhance the high quality of 'Der Aufsichtsrat' and to position the magazine as a leading mouthpiece for professional cooperation between boards of directors and supervisory boards."

Prof. Dr. Roderich C. Thümmel studied law at the Universities of Tübingen and Munich and obtained an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School in 1984. With his German bar admission, he also practices as an Attorney at Law in the US state of New York. In addition to his work as a lawyer, Prof. Dr. Thümmel has long been involved in university research. He has been an honorary professor of international business law and arbitration at the University of Tübingen for many years.

Podcast für den Aufsichtsrat

Am 05.05.22 hat Prof. Thümmel beim Podcast für den Aufsichtsrat mitgewirkt. Thema des Gesprächs war „Praktische Erfahrung eines Beiratsvorsitzenden“. Den gesamten Podcast können Sie hier anhören: Zum Podcast

WM Online-Seminar: Ausgewählte aufsichtsrechtliche Probleme bei Geschäftsmodellen mit Kryptowährungen

Am 25. Mai 2022 findet von 10 bis 11 Uhr ein WM Online-Seminar zum Thema Ausgewählte aufsichtsrechtliche Probleme bei Geschäftsmodellen mit Kryptowährungen“ statt. Referent wird Dr. Tilman Schultheiß sein.