Dr. Georg Gellißen

Attorney, Partner


Georg Gellißen is part of the corporate practice group. He advises his clients, which include start-ups, small and medium-sized companies and groups nationally and abroad, on all issues concerning corporate law and trade law. The focus of his work is the preparation and support of the acquisition and sale of companies (M&A). He accompanies his clients from advice on agreements with M&A consultants, through due diligence checks to the notarization of a corporate purchase contract and its execution. In addition, he advises companies and their management on all corporate law issues that arise from the foundation onwards.

In trade law, his focus lies on distribution law/commercial agency law, whereby he also advises on aspects of antitrust law.


  • Philipps-University of Marburg and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven/B (First State Examination 2006)
  • Legal clerkship in the district of the Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf (Second State Examination 2010)
  • Research assistant at the Faculty of Civil and Healthcare Law of the Philipps-University of Marburg 2007–2008
  • Dr. iur. 2008
  • Admitted 2010

Doctoral thesis

„Arzneimittelwerbung im Internet”, Marburg an der Lahn 2008


German, English

  • „Compliance und Organhaftung im Leasing-Geschäft“, FLF Finanzierung Leasing Factoring, 6/2019 (November-Ausgabe), S. 10-14
  • „Bewertungsansatz beim Verkauf einer Leasing-Gesellschaft“, FLF Finanzierung Leasing Factoring, 4/2019 (Juli-Ausgabe), S. 20-24
  • „Mittelständler steigen verstärkt bei innovativen Start-ups ein“, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Special Mittelstandsfinanzierung, 07.03.2018, Bogen V4
  • „Drittvergütungen für Aufsichtsratsmitglieder“, NZG 2011, S. 1361 ff.
  • „Arzneimittelwerbung im Internet“, Marburg an der Lahn 2008
  • Deutscher Anwaltverein (DAV)
  • Bundesverband Mergers & Acquisitions gemeinnütziger e.V.

Düsseldorf office

Assistant: Ms. Chernik
Telephone +49 211 302066-13
Fax +49 211 302066-11

Practice Areas

Commercial and corporate law, M&A, antitrust law and distribution law