Project Description

Dr. Ulrich Block

Dr. Ulrich Block

LL.M. (Tulane University)

Partner in our Berlin office

Oranienstraße 164
10969 Berlin

T +49 / 30 / 61 68 94 03
F +49 / 30 / 61 68 94 56

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Capital markets law

Ulrich Block advises national and international clients on corporate law and M&A transactions. Specifically, Ulrich Block focuses on the law of stock corporations, limited liability companies and commercial partnerships, corporate finance and capital measures of all types, business transactions, takeovers, reorganizations, conversions, corporate governance and other corporate law matters. He also advises on capital markets law, such as in securities and other financial transactions and providing ongoing consulting for listed companies. Ulrich Block often handles international cases. His clients are globally operating companies of all sizes and from all industries – multinational corporations, mid-sized businesses as well as start-ups.


  • Legal studies at the Universities of Regensburg and Freiburg, Germany
  • LL.M. (1994) from Tulane Law School, New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Admitted to the German bar in 1996
  • First years of law practice (1997 to 2000) at Gleiss Lutz in Berlin and Stuttgart
  • Adjunct professor for corporate law at Berlin School of Economics and Law and visiting professor at Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg

  • Member of the German Corporate Law Society (VGR)
  • Member of the mergers & acquisitions working group of the German-American Lawyers’ Association (DAJV)
  • Member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany

  • JUVE Handbook 2017/2018: Corporate Law | “Renowned stock corporation and capital markets practice of Dr. Ulrich Block.“
  • German law publication Legal 500 Deutschland 2018: Corporate Law and M&A | “Ulrich Block is a reputable adviser.“
  • JUVE Handbook 2016/2017: Corporate Law | “One USP of Boetticher is the strong stock corporation practice of Dr. Ulrich Block.“
  • German law publication Legal 500 Deutschland 2017: Corporate Law and M&A | “Clients recommend in particular Ulrich Block of the Berlin office.“
  • JUVE Handbook 2015/2016: Corporate Law | “Dr. Ulrich Block enjoys a good reputation as a stock corporation and takeover lawyer.“
  • Dr. Ulrich Block is listed in Best Lawyers 2020 for his achievements in corporate law.
  • German law publication Legal 500 Deutschland 2013: M&A Law: International Mid-sized Deals (< 500 mil. Euros) | “Ulrich Block is a “solid, dependable partner for his clients, in international cases as in any others.” Ulrich Block has a “wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge” and “his management of complex litigation cases is highly effective.”

Publications (Selection)

Ulrich Block has (co-)authored numerous national and international publications, including:

  • Stock corporation law and capital markets law (“Aktienrecht und Kapitalmarktrecht”), specifically Sections 71-71e of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG), 5th edition, Baden-Baden, 2019;
  • German corporate law (Assim se faz – Direito Societário na Alemanha), 2nd edition, São Paulo, 2015;
  • “Business transactions in Germany (“Limited Liability Company Law (GmbH))” in Campbell/Ruester, Newark, San Francisco, 2011;
Publications, Cont´d

German, English, Spanish, Portuguese, French