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 Julia Sitter (née Kersjes)
 Julia Sitter (née Kersjes)

Dr. Julia Sitter (née Kersjes)

Local Partner, Frankfurt

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Julia Sitter's principal area of practice is corporate law.

She specializes in the law governing stock corporations and corporate groups with a focus on advising listed companies and medium-sized businesses. A significant portion of her practice involves representing clients in litigation arising out of the German Stock Corporation Act, including actions related to general meetings, appraisal proceedings and other corporate disputes.

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. Julia Sitter is a member of the DVFA Working Group "Corporate Transaction & Valuation".

Bars and Courts

  • Rechtsanwältin
  • Notarin


  • Dr jur, University of Bayreuth
  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main
  • First State Exam, Justus-Liebig University, Gießen


  • German
  • English
  • Dutch


STEAG, 2017

Advising STEAG GmbH on the sale of 49 percent of the shares in its wind farm portfolio in France to an infrastructure fund of Allianz Global Investors. STEAG remains majority shareholder with 51 percent and continues to be responsible for commercial and technical management.


  • Duty of Ad hoc Disclosure in the Case of a Protracted Process (Ad-hoc-Publikationspflicht bei zeitlich gestreckten Vorgängen), ELR, Issue 10, pp. 262–269, 2012, (co-author with Sonja Lang and Stefan Deller)
  • 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, NZG, Issue 7, pp. 244–247, 2012, (co-author with Alexander Kiefner)
  • DVFA best practice for corporate valuations (Die Best Practice Empfehlungen der DVFA zur Unternehmensbewertung), CF biz, Issue 1, pp. 43–50, 2012, (co-author with DVFA Expert Group Corporate Transactions and Valuations)
  • Shareholders' resolutions in court—Proceedings to set aside shareholders' resolutions, registration and review proceedings, Munich, 2010, (co-author with Robert Weber)
  • Participation of political parties in media enterprises. An analysis under constitutional law aspects (Medienbeteiligungen politischer Parteien. Eine verfassungsrechtliche Untersuchung), Dissertation, Stuttgart, 2009