Dr. Jens Liese

Practice Group Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions
Practice Group Telecommunications

Jens Liese advises international groups, financial investors and family companies. M&A projects, in both the national and international context are central to his work. He has particular experience in complex restructurings, especially including mergers.


  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity/Ventures Capital
  • Joint Ventures
  • Corporate law
  • Restructurings


  • Legal studies at the University of Freiburg, University of Grenoble (France) and at the University of Jena
  • Experience as a lawyer with an international law firm in Düsseldorf
  • With Noerr since 2010
  • Admitted to the Düsseldorf Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • trivago on its IPO on NASDAQ (2016)
  • Deutsche Telekom on the acquisition of 7,700 mobile masts from Telefónica and E-Plus (2015)
  • Deutsche Telekom on the acquisition of frequencies in the 3.5 GHz range (2015)
  • Stora Enso on the sale of a special paper factory in Uetersen (2014/2015)
  • Deutsche Telekom on the acquisition of the GTS Group from a PE consortium (2013/2014)
  • Sale of NKD to OpCapita (2013)
  • Shareholders on the sale of trivago to Expedia (2012/2013)
  • Pfleiderer on the sale of the Pergo Group to Mohawk (2012/2013)
  • DAX30 company on the establishment of a facility management joint venture (2011/2012)
  • Insight Venture Partners on various investment (since 2010)


  • Leading expert for Corporate Law, Private Equity Law, Best Lawyers in Germany (2016)
  • Recommended as leading expert for Corporate Law, JUVE
  • Recommended as leading expert for Corporate Law, Best Lawyers Germany
  • Recommended as leading expert for Private Equity, Best Lawyers Germany

Selected Publications

  • Regularly publications in respective literature, numerous essay and notes on judgement regarding Corporate and Compliance latest:
  • § 8 (Gesellschaftsrecht) und § 23 (M&A-Geschäft), in: Hauschka, Formularhandbuch Compliance, München (C.H. Beck), 2013
  • § 10 (Unternehmensführung und Gesellschaftsrecht), in: Hauschka, Corporate Compliance – Handbuch der Haftungsvermeidung im Unternehmen, München (C.H. Beck), 1. issue 2007, 2. issue 2010 (with Dr. Axel Epe)