Axel Walter

Rechtsanwalt, LL.M. (Melbourne), Partner

Admitted to the Bar since: 2010 in Germany

Training and career/work history:

  • Studied law at the Universities of Konstanz and Cologne
  • 2006/2007 Studies at the University of Melbourne (Australia) with the de-gree Master of Commercail Law
  • From 2007 legal traineeship, inter alia attorney stage at the Canadian corporate law firm Heenan Blaikie LLP in Toronto
  • 2007/2008 secondary employment at the legal department of QIAGEN GmbH in Hilden
  • Since 2010 lawyer at JSW Rechtsanwälte
  • 2013 specialist training course in commercial and corporate law
  • Since 2016 Partner at JSW Rechtsanwälte

Main Areas of Practice:

  • Corporate law, especially the rights and obligations of shareholders, managing directors and board members
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Due-diligence audits in connection with company acquisitions and real estate transactions
  • Real estate investment trusts
  • Insurance law
  • Banking law
  • Capital markets law


  • Workgroup on commercial and corporate law in the German Law Society (DAV)
  • Workgroup on insurance law in the German Law Society (DAV)


German and English