Andreas Samoilov

Rechtsanwalt, Partner
Management Consultant

  • Civil and Commercial Law
  • Commercial & corporate law (Corporate/M&A)
  • Banking and Capital Markets Law, Credit Law
  • Venture Capital
  • Contractual Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • German Russian Legal Relations
  • International Law and Arbitration

Languages: German, English, Russian


Areas of focus

  • Consulting and representation with a special focus on the economic and business aspects of the cient regarding
    • Company founding, company transformation, mergers, company acquisitions, joint ventures and other cooperations between companies
    • Participations and investment contracts of venture capital cooperations
    • Appointment and revocation of appointment of directors. Employment contracts with and dismissal of directors. Duties of directors. Shareholders' resolutions. D&O insurance.
    • Corporate financing by issuing and private placement of bonds and shares
  • Legal Due Dilligence of potential targets, corporate finance projects and transformations
  • Analysing and updating of general terms and conditions
  • Design of contracts
  • Litigation and arbitration in shareholder disputes and disputes with directors
  • Consulting and representation in matters with a focus on international commercial relationship 


  • Studies of law at University of Münster with focus on German and European Corporate Law
  • Graduation with honors (Prädikatsexamen: 1.  Staatsexamen)
  • Legal clerk with stages in London and Bern
  • Legal clerk in the international legal firm Allen & Overy, LLP in Düsseldorf (Corporate/M&A)
  • 2. state exam: graduation with honors
  • Lawyer in the international legal firm Shearman & Sterling, LLP in Düsseldorf (Corporate/M&A and Capital Markets)
  • Strategy consultant in the top management consulting fimr McKinsey & Company, Inc. in Düsseldorf
  • Since 2015 partner in the legal firm Kreuzkamp & Partner in Düsseldorf


Representation in

  • All German local, regional and higher regional courts
  • National and international courts of arbitration
  • Administrative procedures with German authorities
  • Shareholders' meetings and resolutions