Dr. Michael Scheele, international attorney at law and CEO of the Munich based boutique law firm „Legal Alliance“ belongs to the best 100 lawyers in Germany.
This comes as a result of a research and opinion poll, carried out by the international magazine “Lawyer – Monthly”.
A list of all 100 award winners and the profile of Dr. Michael Scheele can be found here.
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.
LEGAL ALLIANCE is a boutique law firm with lawyers in Munich (headquarter) and Dubai with 26 of-counsels in 20 different countries. LEGAL ALLIANCE is 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.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
LEGAL ALLIANCE corporate department counsels domestic, multinational and foreign based enterprises on all aspects of German and international law. LEGAL ALLIANCE clients are advised in negotiated and contested transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity investments, leverages buyouts, tender offers and proxy contests. In dealing with the fiscal, employment, antitrust, environmental, bankruptcy and other aspects of these transactions, Legal Alliance corporate lawyers have ready access to specialists based in other LEGAL ALLIANCE departments – particularly Tax, Real Estate, Labor and (when contests may be involved) Litigation.
LEGAL ALLIANCE intellectual property and media department has a broad range of domestic and international capabilities directed at securing, perfecting, defending, enforcing various forms of intellectual property. Services include license and franchise contracts (including those related to trademarks and rights of publicity) counseling on trade secret and computer law, trademark and copyright registrations and trust- and estate- planning services for owners of intellectual property. LEGAL ALLIANCE serves on issues relating to entertainment- and communications-industry, mergers and acquisitions, labor, tax matters, contract disputed and many other matters.