Dr. Nico Frehse

Associate, Hamburg



Dr. Nico Frehse is a member of our global Corporate/M&A group. He advises on all aspects of corporate and capital markets law as well as private and public M&A transactions.

Prior to joining White & Case, Nico worked - during his legal traineeship - in the Corporate/M&A departments of several other international law firms and in the in-house Corporate team of a listed company in Hamburg.

Bars and Courts
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Schleswig-Holstein
Dr jur
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg
First State Exam
Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel



The adjustment of the offer pursuant to Sec. 21 para. 1 WpÜG – Guarantee for success or just a deferred failure of the public acquisition or takeover offer? (Die Angebotsänderung nach § 21 WpÜG – Erfolgsgarant oder doch nur hinausgezögertes Scheitern des öffentlichen Erwerbs- oder Übernahmeangebots?) Betriebs-Berater 2018, pp. 2312-2316

Five years PartG mbB -  The legal form for lawyers, (Fünf Jahre PartG mbB – Die Verbandsform für Anwälte), NJW 2018, pp. 2175-2179   (co-author with Prof. Dr. Jan Lieder and Prof. Dr. Matthias Kilian)

Internal and external liability of the PartG mbB (Innen- und Außenhaftung der PartG mbB,) and its partners, Duncker & Humblot, 2018

The German takeover law doesn't provide a subsequent adjustment of the consideration by the authority within a public takeover or mandatory offer, comment to EuGH C-206/16, (Das deutsche Übernahmerecht sieht eine nachträgliche Anpassung des Angebotspreises durch die Behörde bei einem Übernahme- oder Pflichtangebot nicht vor, Anmerkung zu EuGH C-206/16), Betriebs-Berater 2018, pp. 75-78 (co-author with Dr. Stephan Schulz)