Name: Dr. Michael Scheele
Firm Name: Legal Alliance
Country: Germany
Expertise: Business Law

Telephone: +49 (0) 89 41 94 65-0
Fax: +49 (0) 89 41 94 65-66
Email: info@legalalliance.com

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Professional Biography:

Dr. Michael Scheele is our exclusively recommended Business Law expert in Germany on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Dr. Scheele directly using the contact details listed above.

Dr. Michael Scheele was admitted to the bar in Munich in 1977, became member of the lawyer association in St. Petersburg (Russia) in 1991 and was licensed as legal consultant in Dubai (UAE) by the Ruler´s Court. He has advised numerous companies, which operate nationally and internationally in commercial issues as well as national and international artists in matters of media and press law. Dr. Scheele is also working as columnist for various newspapers and magazines and has published himself several popular scientific books as editor as well as author.

He studied law at the University of Munich (LMU) and Stetson University (Deland, Fla, USA) and was awarded Doctor of law 1978 (civil procedure law). From 1979 until 1989 he was accredited Honorary Consul of the Republic of Seychelles (jurisdiction Germany). Also he founded the citizens` group “Fair Press” and acted as member of the constitutional committee of the Republic of Albania.

In 2015 Dr. Scheele joint the law firm Meyer-Reumann (Dubai, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iran) as an off-counsel-non equity Partner.

Practice Areas:

National: private law, company law, press law, commercial criminal law

International: incorporation of companies, funds, onshore and offshore in the UAE, joint-venture contracts, franchise, M&A

Track Record
  • consulting and representation of companies and artists in matters of media and press law
  • trusteeship for multinational corporate groups in Eastern Europe (Russian Federation, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Georgia)
  • counseling and contract design in matters of acquisition and shareholding during the process of privatisation in Eastern Europe
  • Legal Due Diligence opinion for various enterprises
  • incorporation of corporate enterprises in different sectors
  • foundation of funds and offshore companies
  • defense in matters of commercial criminal law
  • counseling in international tax law
  • franchise contracts, national and international
  • assistance and participation in elaboration of laws on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Albania
Languages

German, English (state approved translator for business English), French

Firm Description:

LEGAL ALLIANCE is a firm of lawyers and tax counselors in Munich (headquarter) Berlin and Hamburg, specialized in business law, corporate and commercial law, mergers & acquisitions, media law, (intellectual property, copyright, press), tax planning, law of financial services, insolvency law and cross border transactions. To meet the self-determined high quality standard of professional service, LEGAL ALLIANCE employs and cooperates only with lawyers and accountants who have proved their qualifications by above average university degrees and/or doctors degree in law. All members of the professional staff speak at least one foreign language.

LEGAL ALLIANCE clients in Germany and abroad include publicly and privately held commercial enterprises, financial institutions, investment funds, trade associations, professional firms, manufactures, retailers, utilities, foundations, trusts, estates, artists, actors film-video-and television production companies as well as record companies, sportsmen and other individuals (in personal as well as business matters). We are involved in the broadest spectrum of industries; from banking to entertainment, from transportation to publishing, from real estate to cases of defamation.

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