Dr. Julia Sitter (née Kersjes)

Partner, Frankfurt



Julia Sitter advises in the field of corporate law, both as a lawyer and as a civil law notary.

She specializes in the law governing stock corporations, limited liability companies and corporate groups with a focus on pre- and post-closing measures as well as cross-border transactions. She also advises management and supervisory board members on all aspects of corporate law and related areas, in particular committee work, on the preparation and execution of general meetings, structural and capital measures, conflicts of interest and liability issues as well as on the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act.

A significant portion of her practice involves representing clients in corporate litigation matters, including actions related to general meetings, appraisal proceedings, claims for damages against board members and other corporate disputes.

Julia is a member of the White & Case ESG interest group and one of the firm's Pro bono representatives.

Bars and Courts
Notarin, Notarkammer Frankfurt am Main
Dr jur
University of Bayreuth
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main
First State Exam
Justus-Liebig University



Supply chain due diligence law sets standard, Börsen-Zeitung Special 2021, no. 235

Formular-Kommentar GmbH-Recht. 5th ed. Carl-Heymanns-Verlag, 2022 (co-authored with Josef Groβe Honebrink, Oliver Habighorst and Alexander Kiefner)

"The Transparency Register – a review of the current situation (Das Transparenzregister – eine Bestandsaufnahme)", ZNotP, Issue 11-12, Pages 411-431, 2019

Co-author, "Sitzverlegung" in: "Problemfelder der steuerlichen Beratung – Ertragsteuern", Stollfuß Medien, Pages 1-49 (with Josef Große Honebrink and Alexander Born) 2019

Co-author, "Is the dual system outdated? – About the competence structure of the Supervisory Board and Management Board (Ist das duale System überholt? – Über das Kompetenzgefüge von Aufsichtsrat und Vorstand)", GoingPublic Magazin, Issue 11, 2016, Pages 34-35 (with Jessica Hallermayer)

"Interview 'A successful future can be predicted for the Scrip Dividend' (Interview 'Der Scrip Dividend kann eine erfolgreiche Zukunft prognostiziert werden')", GoingPublic-Magazin, Issue 12, 2015, Pages 30-32 (with Lutz Krämer)

"Interview 'Generally High Acceptance of Corporate Governance Code Provisions' (Interview ,Insgesamt hohes und anhaltendes Maß an Akzeptanz der Kodex-Bestimmungen')", GoingPublic-Magazin, Issue 7-8, Pages 24-25, 2014

Co-author, "DCGK 2013 – Requirements Resulting from New Recommendations in the German Corporate Governance Code (Die Anforderungen der neuen Empfehlungen des Deutschen Corporate Governance Kodex)". In: Deutscher Investor Relations Verband e.V., Frankfurt, 2013 (with Holger Lehnen)

Co-author, "Court proceedings concerning the valuation of compensation in connection with a squeeze-out or merger and the continued exclusive functional competence of the commercial divisions of the Regional Courts under the Act to reform procedure in matters of family law and non-contentious matters (FGG-Reformgesetz) (Spruchverfahren und die Fortgeltung der ausschließlichen funktionellen Zuständigkeit der Kammer für Handelssachen unter dem FGG-Reformgesetz)", NZG, Issue 7, Pages 244-247, 2012 (with Alexander Kiefner)

Co-author, "DVFA best practice for corporate valuations (Die Best Practice Empfehlungen der DVFA zur Unternehmensbewertung)", CF biz, Issue 1, Pages 43-50, 2012 (with DVFA Expert Group Corporate Transactions and Valuations)

Co-author,"Shareholders' resolutions in court—Proceedings to set aside shareholders' resolutions, registration and review proceedings (Hauptversammlungsbeschlüsse vor Gericht—Die aktienrechtliche Anfechtungs-und Nichtigkeitsklage, Freigabeverfahren und Spruchverfahren)", Munich, 2010 (with Robert Weber)