Lorenz, Nikolaus

Nikolaus Lorenz

Retired Partner

Dr. Nikolaus Lorenz retired from the partnership in December 2013. He came to Latham in 2001, when the firm joined with the German law firm Schön Nolte. Since then, he was a valuable member of the Corporate and Finance Departments, with a practice that focuses on leveraged finance and representing lenders and borrowers on syndicated financings of cross-border acquisitions.

Dr. Lorenz advised German and international banks and investors on syndicated financings of cross-border acquisitions, including financings of complex real estate transactions. Furthermore, he assisted clients in recapitalizations and restructurings.

In The Legal 500 EMEA 2011 he was listed as a recommended lawyer for bank lending. JUVE 2013/2014 recommended him for real estate financings.

At the time of his retirement, Dr. Lorenz was a member of the International Bar Association and the German-American Lawyers Association.

He was a co-publisher of IPMA Monitor, the quarterly for the members of the London International Primary Market Association, for many years. He has further published numerous articles as a co-author in The In-House Lawyer and lectured on mergers and acquisitions at Hamburg University for many years.




  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Hamburg, 1988
  • Dr. jur., University of Muenster, 1984
  • First German State Exam, University of Muenster, 1983