Focus on civil law and business law

The professional concentration on legal areas of civil law and business law qualifies the law firm to an expeditious and targeted treatment of your legal matters with economic understanding.

  • As an enterprise or trader from the fields of industry, handicraft, commerce or from the service sector, you regularly encounter juridical issues that could affect your business activities and which hence require an efficient legal clarification. The Mercatius business law
    firm develops tailor-made solutions for this request and advises and represents you legally in your juristic business interests also
    in the long term.

  • As private person you receive substantiated legal advice and committed legal representation in legal matters of civil law with profound legal expertise. In addition, the Mercatius business law firm offers you in case of your entrepreneurial involvement or participation in an association comprehensive and professional versed support in commercial law and corporate law.


    The legal advice contains in particular the clarification of potential
    juridical risks in contractual agreements. The service encloses the
    juridical optimization of existing contracts as well as the safe and

    economically meaningful drafting of new contracts with

    consideration of the current legal situation.


    For specific legal issues you receive promptly substantial and practically oriented solution proposals and tailor-made action recommendations, taking into account your business objectives and financial interests,

    on request by ongoing counselling.


    For the enforcement of your legal claims or for the defense against unjustified claims of third parties, you receive support for an out-of-court settlement. That contains the early clarification of litigation risks and the exhaustion of cost-efficient extrajudicial solutions by negotiation.The extrajudicial correspondence can for your comfortbe performed entirely by the lawyer.


    In the case of inevitable legal proceedings or arbitral procedures you can count on a strategic versed representation. This encompasses the conduct of aim-oriented settlement negotiations in your sense under consideration of your economic interests.


    If required a mediation can be conducted. In this procedure the mediator as neutral third party supports the conflicting parties in the solution of their

    dispute without own judicial decisive competence.


    A mediation is voluntary and takes place private in confidential frame.

    It can lead to an amicable comparatively extrajudicial settlement

    in the short term.

  • Helpdesk for STARTUPS

    The lawfirm supports entrepreneurs by legal advice especially with regard to the choice of the appropriate legal form of the company and to the directors´ and shareholders´ rights and obligations.

    In addition, startups receive legal support for their contracts, e.g. by examination and draft of purchase contracts, service agreements or

    general terms and conditions, if required for cross-border business,

    with translation in english.


    The legal services can directly be provided flexibly in English for the optimization of your cross-border trade. That contains in context of international supply relationships the legal analysis, conception or modification of contracts, the rendering of legal opinions or the

    formulation of legal statements towards foreign business partners.



    Good relations to tax consultants and accountants complement the legal counselling in terms of relevant tax questions.


    A coordinated communication management system ensures fast responses to your legal issues.


    Current databases support the examination of the legal

    situation according to the latest state.

  • Lecture series WUPPRENEUR

    The juridical lecture series WUPPRENEUR deals solely with special

    topics in business law. The lectures relate to legal developments

    and business-relevant issues in selected areas of law.


    Each event lasts approximately 45 – 90 minutes and shall provide the

    entrepreneurship in and around the city of Wuppertal an insight into

    safe legal practice and as well shall impart a current state of

    legal information in a concentrated form.