Dr. Sarah Katharina Götze | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Sarah Katharina Götze
 Sarah Katharina Götze

Dr. Sarah Katharina Götze

Associate, Hamburg


Sarah Katharina Götze advises medium-sized and large domestic and foreign companies in all areas of corporate law. Her practice comprises the ongoing legal advice in corporate law issues as well as legal advice with regard to national and cross-border transactions as well as restructurings.

Sarah also provides legal advice to national and international clients on real estate related matters, in particular in the context of single asset and portfolio transactions as well as commercial tenancy and land law.

Sarah has broad knowledge with respect to foundation and non-profit law.

Prior to joining White & Case and while completing her doctoral thesis, Sarah worked at a leading Swiss law firm in the field of Mergers & Acquisitions/Compliance.

Bars and Courts

  • Rechtsanwältin


  • Second State Exam, Hanseatic Higher Regional Court of Hamburg
  • Dr jur, University of Zurich
  • First State Exam, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg


  • English
  • German


United Arab Shipping Company, 2016

Advising container shipping liner United Arab Shipping Company on its merger with German-listed Hapag-Lloyd AG, creating a combined entity with an annual turnover of around US$ 12 billion.

BNP Paribas, 2015

Advising BNP Paribas regarding the acquisition of European fleet management business from GE Capital.

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, 2015

Advising Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management on the acquisition of a senior loan granted to Metro AG.

A leading Mexican company in the steel sector, 2014/2015

Advising a leading Mexican company globally active in the steel sector on various proceedings in the field of post-merger litigation.

One of Europe's leading companies operating in the field of inner-city shopping centers, 2014/2015

Advising one of Europe's leading companies operating in the field of inner-city shopping centers on the acquisition of a shopping center in Germany.


  • Corporate Governance in the Field of Foundation Law (Corporate Governance im Stiftungsrecht), Dissertation, Frankfurt am Main et al., 2012