Roland Schlotter, Lawyer

EthosRoland Schlotter’s clients stand to gain from his long-standing professional experience and his wide network of colleagues and specialists. He is committed to meeting the needs of every single client. As a lateral thinker with a creative and open-minded approach, he works out ways of turning initial ideas into successful projects, drafts sustainable solutions for prevailing problems, and develops strategies with which emerging business risks can be averted at an early stage.
Main Focus
Civil law
Company law incl. M&A transactions
Labour law
Banking law and business financing
Insolvency law
Legal advice during times of financial crisis and corporate restructuring
Inheritance law and succession
Criminal business law (“white-collar crime”)
Licensing law, technology transfer
Intellectual property (IP), patents and copyrights
Language Skills
German (native language)
Degree in law and economics, University of Regensburg
Research assistant to Prof. Dr. Kimminich, Institute of International & Constitutional Law, University of Regensburg
Admitted to Munich Bar Association in 1990
Period spent working abroad with foreign law firm (Birmingham, UK)
1990 – 1993
Employed at an international law firm, focussing on entertainment law, business formation and M&A

1994 – 1998
In-house lawyer at a European high-street bank, focussing on business reorganisation, financial restructuring and insolvency

Since 1999
Self-employed practicing lawyer
Management Posts
2000 – 2004
Chairman of the Board, Oppenheimer Investments AG, Zug, Switzerland

2008 – 2013
Director, Stachus Asset Management GmbH, Munich

Since 2007
Member of the supervisory board of various German and foreign companies (some listed)