Dr. Michael Rose | Munich | Hogan Lovells

Dr. Michael Rose

Partner Corporate & Finance


German, English

Rose Michael

Dr. Michael Rose
Rose Michael
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“Michael Rose is outstanding in legal terms and is certainly one of the top 5 German corporate lawyers. He works very conscientiously and reliably and at all times.”

client, Legal 500 EMEA - Germany, 2021

Michael Rose is a partner in our Munich office. His practice focuses on corporate, takeover and securities law advice to listed companies. In addition, he regularly advises clients on M&A transactions, corporate restructurings and joint ventures. He is also a permanent corporate law advisor of the board of several listed companies.  

Clients appreciate his practical answers and his pragmatic approach (Legal 500 Germany 2019).  

For years Michael has been recognized as leading lawyer for corporate law by Legal 500, JUVE, Best Lawyers, Acritas and Kanzleimonitor. 

Michael is also the author of many publications in the area of corporate law. Inter alia he is author and co-publisher of the Beck-handbook Reasons for the annulment of shareholder resolutions under the German Stock Corporation Act. 

Michael graduated from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München with a degree in law. He wrote his doctoral thesis on the liability of a proxy exercising votes in general meetings of German stock corporations. In 2007, Michael was seconded to our offices in Frankfurt am Main, Hong Kong and Beijing. During his professional training, Michael worked, inter alia, in our London office. 

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“Excellent in stock corporation law”

client, JUVE Handbook, 2021/2022

Representative experience

Advising ADVA Optical Networking on its transatlantic merger with ADTRAN by means of a public exchange offer with subsequent domination agreement. 

Advising a DAX 40 company on the acquisition of a 10% stake in a German listed company. 

Advising UniCredit on the sale of a majority stake in the German listed company AGROB Immobilien AG to Apollo. 

Advising ADVA Optical Networking on the chage of its legal form into a Societas Europaea (SE). 

Advising listed company AGROB Immobilien AG on the public takeover of its shares by RFR and subsequent domination agreement. 

Advising listed company Graphit Kropfmühl AG on a squeeze-out merger.

Advising Vifor Pharma on a joint venture with Evotec. 

Advising Media Saturn on the dispute of its shareholders.


  • Dr. iur., LMU Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), 2002
  • Second State Exam in Law, LMU Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), 2002
  • First State Exam in Law, LMU Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), 1998
  • University of Göttingen, 1996
  • Member of the German Corporate Law Association (VGR)


Leading individual for Corporate Law

Legal 500 Germany

Recommended lawyer for corporate law

Legal 500 Germany

Frequently recommended lawyer for corporate law

JUVE Handbook

Included for corporate law

Edition Best Lawyers in Germany

Acritas Star

Acritas Stars Independently Rated Lawyers

Frequently recommended lawyer for corporate law