Falkenhausen, Joachim von

Joachim von Falkenhausen

Retired Partner

Dr. Joachim von Falkenhausen retired from the partnership in December 2013. He advised German and international clients in corporate and securities matters as well as in complex M&A transactions for many years. He was an important member of the firm’s Corporate Department since Latham merged with the German law firm Schön Nolte in 2001.

He was a recommended lawyer for M&A and corporate law by JUVE 2013/2014 and Chambers Europe 2013. In JUVE 2011/2012 he was described as a "confident, strong negotiator, even in difficult negotiations with international elements."

Dr. von Falkenhausen is co-author of Münchener Handbuch des Gesellschaftsrechts (standard textbook on corporate law) and at the time of retirement, regularly published articles in various law journals.


  • Dr. jur., University of Freiburg, 1981
  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Hamburg, 1980
  • LLM, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1976
  • First German State Exam, University of Freiburg, 1975