Dr Dirk Lentfer

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer) and Notar, Berlin
Partner
Practice Group: Real Estate Investments

Dirk Lentfer practices as a lawyer and public notary in Berlin. He specialises in large-scale real estate transactions, project development, real estate contracts law, commercial leases and the management of open-end real estate funds. Dirk is also a lecturer at Darmstadt University of Technology.

Expertise

  • Notary
  • Real estate transactions
  • Contractual law
  • Commercial lease agreements

Career

  • Legal studies at the Universities of Kiel (Germany) and Paris (France)
  • Experience abroad: German Consulate General Montreal, Canada
  • At Noerr since 2000
  • Notary since 2007
  • Admitted to the Berlin Chamber of Lawyers as well as the Berlin Chamber of Notaries

Selected Projects

  • Hertha BSC: Advising on the implementation of the first completely digital general meeting of a large German association based on the COVID-19 legislation (2020)
  • GSW Immobilien: Advising the Deutsche-Wohnen-subsidiary on the sale of three real estate portfolios to degewo. The sold portfolios consist of around 2,175 residential and commercial units at three locations in Berlin (2019)
  • Anschutz Entertainment Group: Advising on the sale of an still office and commercial building on the 'Mediaspree' space around the Mercedes-Benz Arena (2017)
  • Allianz Real Estate: Advising on the conclusion of a joint venture with real estate developer VGP regarding industrial and logistics properties in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Germany

Distinctions

  • Recommended Expert 'Best Lawyers' - Real Estate Law (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Recommended Expert 'Best Lawyers' - Leasing Law (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • Recommended Expert 'Best Lawyers' - Banking & Finance Law (2021, 2020)
  • Leading name 'Chambers Europe' - Real Estate (2017)
  • Awarded as 'Handelsblatt Lawyer of the Year' for Real Estate Business Law (2018, 2017, Berlin)
  • Awarded as 'Handelsblatt Lawyer of the Year' for Leasing Law (2018, Berlin)
  • Leading name 'The Legal 500' for Real Estate & Construction Law (2018, 2016)