Hubertus Stuttmann

Dr. Hubertus A. Stuttmann

Corporate/M&A Managing Associate, Düsseldorf

Hubertus has broad experience in German corporate law (in particular AG/SE/KGaA), including advice on (cross-border) M&A transactions. Bar admission in Germany and Portugal.


Education and qualifications

Published works


Hubertus is a Managing Associate in Linklaters’ Düsseldorf office having specialized in corporate, in particular stock corporation law (AG/SE/KGaA), as well as capital markets law advice. He has broad experience with corporate governance and boardroom guidance, including D&O liability matters, and with corporate litigation.

A further mainstay of Hubertus’ practice comprises the advice on national and cross-border M&A transactions as well as group restructurings.

Being dually admitted as Rechtsanwalt to the German bar and as Advogado in Portugal, Hubertus is regularly advising on matters involving Portugal/Brazil and other lusophone countries. In this capacity, Hubertus worked on a large cross-border deal while being seconded to the firm’s Lisbon office in 2017/18.

Work highlights

Hubertus advised various clients on major transactions and matters. His recent experience includes:

  • Deutsche Bank AG/Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. AG & Co. KGaA on various matters of stock corporation law;
  • Deutsche Börse AG on matters of stock corporation and capital markets law, on corporate litigation as well as on an M&A transaction;
  • E.ON SE in connection with various restructuring measures;
  • Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA on matters of stock corporation and capital markets law as well as in various M&A transactions;
  • Linde AG/Linde Portugal, Lda. in connection with an M&A transaction;
  • Volkswagen AG on matters of stock corporation and capital markets law and in corporate litigation.

Education and qualifications

Hubertus studied law at the University of Münster and the Humboldt University of Berlin (Dr. iur.). During his legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, he worked as trainee lawyer at another major law firm’s offices in Hamburg and New York City as well as at the office of the German Federal President (Bundespräsidialamt) in Berlin.

Hubertus speaks German, English, Portuguese and French.


Published works

Hubertus has published the following book:

  • Gesetzgeberische Gestaltungsfreiheit und verfassungsgerichtliche Kontrolle“, Publishing House of Carl Heymann, Cologne 2014.