Marc P. Werner, LL.M. (Miami) | Frankfurt | Hogan Lovells

Marc P. Werner, LL.M. (Miami)

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Werner Marc P

Marc P. Werner, LL.M. (Miami)
Werner Marc P
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Marc Werner "has a very good understanding of all aspects of real estate transactions for hotel properties. (client)

Chambers Europe, 2018

Marc P. Werner’s experience in real estate transactions and real estate financing spans more than 20 years. In particular regarding his niche competence in the hotel industry, he is considered as one of the top lawyers in Germany. He is the "go to" lawyer if it comes to hotel management agreements, lease agreements, franchise agreements and the sale or purchase of single assets and portfolios in the hotel industry.

Competitors, investors, banks, operators and real estate agents acknowledge him as "one of the best for hotels". He is widely known for his pragmatic and solutions-oriented approach and "his opinion counts; if he talks about market standards everyone believes him" (Chambers Europe). Marc P. Werner is Head of the Global Hotels, Leisure & Gaming Group of Hogan Lovells and was Managing Partner of the Frankfurt office from 2011 to 2022.

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Marc Werner (…) is recommended for his leading expertise when it comes to advising on hotel developments

Who's Who Legal Germany, 2019

Representative experience

Advising U City on the acquisition of the Vienna House hotel portfolio.

Advising Leopard Group/Fattal Hotels on the sale-and-lease-back of a pan-European portfolio (18 hotels, volume EUR 400 m) to the Swedish investor Pandox.

Advising Art-Invest on the acquisition of the four-star Maritim Hotel Cologne, the five-star Dorint Hotel Maison Messmer in Baden-Baden and the Moxy Hotel in Cologne.

Advising Groß & Partner for the conclusion of a lease agreement for a Hyatt House in the Frankfurt high-rise project FOUR.

Advising Union Investment in the acquisition of various individual hotel properties and portfolios.

Advising Invesco on the acquisition of a 25hours hotel in Florence.

Advising various hotel operators, hotel investors, hotel developers and financing banks.

Advising Terra Firma on the purchase of the Welcome Hotels hotel chain from the Warsteiner Group.

Advising Ivanhoé Cambridge on the sale of its European hotel portfolio of a total of 18 hotels.

Advising RFR Holding GmbH on the acquisition of the Taschenbergpalais Kempinski in Dresden.

Advising Hilton on contract extension and modernization of the Hilton Munich City.

Advising Groß & Partner on the market entry of the Kimpton Hotel Group in Germany and on the implementation of a hotel together with the NH Group.

Advising benchmark REAL Estate Development GmbH on the implementation and sale of its first hotel project in Hamburg.


  • Second State Exam in Law, Goethe University Frankfurt, 1996
  • LL.M., University of Miami, 1994
  • First State Exam in Law, Goethe University Frankfurt, 1992
  • CoreNet Global
  • German-American Law Association
  • German-Dutch Law Association


Real Estate and Construction: Real Estate

Legal 500 EMEA

Frequently recommended lawyer and one of the leading partners in the real estate sector

JUVE handbook

2007 – 2019
Leading Individual for Real Estate

Chambers Europe

2010 – 2019
Recommended as top lawyer for Real Estate Law

Best Lawyers Germany

2009 – 2019