For many years, GERNS & PARTNER attorneys notaries has been recognized for its high standard of legal and notarial services.

Trust – Flexibility – Reliability

From time to time, we all need support from experienced legal experts to make decisions – whether in a professional or personal context. Trust is based on expertise. GERNS & PARTNER focuses exclusively on notarial services in the fields of Real Estate, Corporate Law/Mergers & Acquisitions, and Corporate Finance.

LAW FIRM

Our clients are national and international entities, corporations, financial institutions, property developers, private equity firms, investment funds and individuals.
Transactions of any size and complexity are executed quickly and reliably. Based on the needs of our clients, we are highly efficient in the drafting and execution of agreements. Notarizations, also in the English language are standard business practice for our firm.

Our clients benefit from the many years of experience of our well-established team which consists primarily of highly educated and specialized notary employees.

SERVICES OF GERNS & PARTNER

Real Estate

Real estate has always been a focal point of our notarial services which include consulting, drafting, notarization and execution of:

  • Purchase and sale agreements of residential and commercial real estate transactions
  • Transfer of regional and national real estate portfolios
  • Acquisition, creation and restructuring of real estate companies and funds
  • Establishment of residential property ownership, in particular partition of real estate property
  • Property development including acquisition, development and exit scenarios
  • Creation/registration of real estate liens (land charges/mortgages)
  • Creation of easements, leases (e.g. heritable building rights), usufructuary rights and rights of residence
  • Transfer of property within the context of anticipated succession and
  • Support with domestic and foreign property financing

Corporate Law / Mergers & Acquisitions

As specialists in corporate law, our notarial work has always been highly valued since the very beginning.

Our notarial services include consulting, drafting, notarization and execution of the following transactions:

  • Formation and liquidation of companies of all legal forms
  • Drafting of articles of association/ by-laws
  • Shareholder agreements and formation of joint ventures
  • Inter-company agreements (domination and/or profit and loss transfer agreements)
  • All types of company purchase agreements (share & asset deals)
  • Capital measures (capital increase and decrease)
  • Transformation (merger, split, change of legal form) – also cross-border
  • Minutes of general meetings of listed public stock corporations
  • Fiduciary mandates in the context of the restructuring of companies
  • Support in all matters regarding public company registers
  • Business succession planning
  • Foundation of charitable societies, and foundations

CORPORATE FINANCE

Financial institutions, investment funds, companies and law firms benefit from the many years of experience and proven expertise of our firm in corporate finance.

Our notarial services include:

  • Management and/or notarization of noteholder meetings in accordance with the German Act on Debt Securities (Schuldverschreibungsgesetz)
  • Pledge of shares/participations
  • Land charges/mortgages
  • Fiduciary contracts for the restructuring of companies
  • Creation and registration of aircraft and ship liens
  • Foundation of investment and capital management companies in accordance with the German Investment Act (Kapitalanlagegesetzbuch)

Civil Law Notaries

Ronald Gerns

Ronald Gerns

Attorney and Notary

Real Estate and Corporate Law/Mergers & Acquisitions

E-Mail: ronald.gerns@gerns.eu

Ingrid Fornoff

Ingrid Fornoff

Attorney and Notary

Certified Specialist for Tax Law
Real Estate

E-Mail: ingrid.fornoff@gerns.eu

Frank Brüggemann

Frank Brüggemann

Attorney and Notary

Real Estate and Corporate Law / Mergers & Acquisitions

E-Mail: frank.brueggemann@gerns.eu

Dr. Georg Thomas Scherl

Dr. Georg Thomas Scherl

Attorney, Tax Counsel and Notary

Specialist for Commercial Law (Bayreuth University)
Real Estate and Corporate Law/Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance

E-Mail: georg.scherl@gerns.eu

Dr. Thomas Tiedemann

Dr. Thomas Tiedemann

Attorney and Notary

Corporate Law/Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance and Real Estate

E-Mail: thomas.tiedemann@gerns.eu

Dr. Alexander Täumer

Dr. Alexander Täumer

Attorney, Tax Counsel and Notary

Real Estate, Corporate Law/Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance

Publications:
“For us, shaping the future means setting the right course today”

E-Mail: alexander.taeumer@gerns.eu

HOW TO FIND US
An der Welle 3

(Access also via Reuterweg 16)

60322 Frankfurt am Main

Phone +49 (0) 69 717199-0
Navi input for access to parking level:
Reuterweg 18 or Bockenheimer Anlage 40 – 42