Florian Schwepcke

Lawyer, Associate

+49 (0)89 890 555 6-0

Main areas of practice

  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation
  • Commercial and Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Florian Schwepcke is an associate in the areas of Corporate Law and Dispute Resolution / Litigation.

He advises and represents national and international companies in all areas of German and international commercial and corporate law as well as inheritance law, both in and out of court.

One of the main focuses of his practice is advising on the establishment of corporate and contractual structures of a company, in particular in the context of start-ups, restructurings or financing arrangements, as well as ongoing advice on corporate and inheritance law, including the drafting and amendment of contracts, in particular managing director service agreements. Another focus of his practice is the management of complex judicial and extrajudicial disputes of the companies he advises in commercial and corporate law, insolvency law and in the area of shareholder disputes. He specializes in German-Italian legal relations, in particular in the area of supply chains and advises Italian companies, in particular in their role as shareholders of German subsidiaries, as well as on cross-border commercial and corporate law. He also assists and advises on corporate transactions and complex due diligences.

In addition to his work as a lawyer, Florian Schwepcke is engaged in legal research, in particular for the Research Center for Italian Law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, where he worked as a research assistant until 2024. He is also currently working on his Ph.D. on non-voting capital investments in German-Italian comparative law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich. He is already familiar with supranational M&A processes thanks to his work at a leading international commercial law firm.

Recent work

  • Advising buyers on various corporate acquisitions
  • Legal representation of an Italian clothing manufacturer
  • Ongoing corporate law advice to an internationally active German freight forwarding company
  • Ongoing contract law advice and advice in the area of supply chain due diligence law for an Italian manufacturer of kitchen appliances in the premium segment
  • Ongoing commercial agency advice to an Italian manufacturer of cosmetic products and a leading French manufacturer of luxury products
  • Out-of-court representation of a leading Italian manufacturer of production machinery in the transportation sector
  • Representation in court of a German manufacturer of cosmetic products


2015 – 2021:Law studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and the Università degli Studi di Perugia (Italy)
2021 – 2023:Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Munich
Since 2023:Ph.D. student at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich

Professional career

2019 – 2024:Research Assistant at the Chair of Civil Law, Commercial and Corporate Law, Private International Law and Comparative Law with Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Peter Kindler
Since 2023:Associate at HUPE | GANTENBERG Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB


  • Danno e Responsabilità 2/24 “Qualified general work incapacity damage in the context of personalization of non-asset damage”
  • GmbHR 18/23 “Silent heirs as an instrument of succession planning of a GmbH”
  • NJW 28/23 “The effectiveness of setting a deadline for subsequent performance before acceptance”
  • NJW 19/23 “Possession and protection of possession in case law”
  • VersR 5/23 “The ‘exact day calculation’ of compensation for pain and suffering – a mistake?”
  • RiW 7/22 “Forms of damage in Italian Law on Injury to Individuals”


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