Urs Breitsprecher of MKRG - Lisbon Dealmakers Headline Sponsor 2018
Published 06 Mar, 2018
Urs Breitsprecher is part of the M&A steering committee. Based in Germany he has valuable expertise in Corporate Tax matters which serves IR and its members well.
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Together with a keen sense of justice, my interest in the commercial interactions between law and the economy caused me to pursue a legal career. My motivation came from my daily interaction with people, and the opportunity to engage and support them, and also the joy of being able to achieve something through advocacy on their behalf, whether in court, or through negotiation. I value having direct contact with my clients; to me, building a personal and trusting relationship with them, one with a high measure of reliability is paramount.
Urs Breitsprecher was born in 1974 in Leverkusen. After obtaining his diploma in European Law (University of Wales, Aberystwyth) in 1998 and Bachelor of Law (University College London) in 2001, he completed the first juridical state examination at the University of Passau and the second state examination in 2003 at Frankfurt am Main. Furthermore, Urs Breitsprecher is qualified as: an English solicitor (2004), a specialist solicitor for business and coperate law (2007) and a specialist solicitor for tax law (2009).
From 2003 onward, Urs Breitsprecher worked in the legal department of a German bank. This was followed by freelance work from a shared office in Wuppertal and in 2007 he worked at the law firm Kleinekorte & Kollegen in Dusseldorf. In 2010 Urs Breitsprecher joined Busekist, Winter & Partner (the former appellate law firm for the Higher Regional Court) in Dusseldorf, and since June 2013 he had been a partner in his new law firm v. Woedtke & Partners.
In May 2016 Urs joined the independent law firm MKRG (Mütze Korsch Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft) as equity partner in the Corporate and Restructuring Group.
Dual qualified lawyer in Germany (Rechtsanwalt) and England/ Wales (Solicitor),Certified Lawyer Corporate and Commercial Law and Certified Lawyer Tax Law
Area of Expertise
Languages: German, English, French
MKRG is a full-service law firm. From our office in Düsseldorf 25 lawyers – of whom 18 are partners - attend to clients and mandates throughout the Federal Republic of Germany. We have also specialized in providing legal and economic advice to foreign clients with a view to their activities in Germany. For questions concerning industrial auditing, tax law and business management we are working in teams and amongst others in close cooperation with PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
MKRG offers effective and comprehensive legal and economic advising. Our aim is to find and realize the best and fastest solution in the most cost-effective way. All clients are looked after by our partners. To us, listening to, understanding and implementing our client's aims in close contact is the basis of a successful relationship.
For a long time we have been working on the basis of a quality management handbook which is continously developped and renewed by us. Clear rules e.g. for filing and the observance of time limits ensure a high quality of work. As a result of clearly regulated task and handling structures even in case of the absence of the responsible lawyer our clients are always on the safe side.
MKRG's lawyers work long hours. If necessary, we are available 24 hours a day. This shows MKRG's strong commitment to its clients. To find the right solution for our clients is not a nine-to-five job.
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