Patrick Schölles

Associate, Frankfurt



Patrick is an associate in the M&A/Corporate Group at the Firm's Frankfurt office. 

He advises companies as well as financial investors on international M&A transactions and on all aspects of corporate law, with a focus on the law of stock corporations.

Prior to joining White & Case as an Associate, Patrick worked for the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce in Mumbai during his legal clerkship. He also worked at the Firm's Frankfurt Office and for other major international law firms in Frankfurt and Lisbon as a research assistant and trainee lawyer.

Bars and Courts
Second State Exam
Higher Regional Court of Koblenz
Magister Iuris
University of Glasgow
First State Exam
University of Mainz


ADO Properties, 2020
Advised ADO Properties S.A on its voluntary public takeover offer and delisting tender offer to the shareholders of WESTGRUND Aktiengesellschaft (WESTGRUND). 

ADO Properties, 2019
Advised ADO Properties S.A. ("ADO") on its voluntary public takeover offer in the form of a share-for-share offer to the shareholders of ADLER Real Estate Aktiengesellschaft. In addition, advising ADO on the acquisition of a minority stake in CONSUS Real Estate AG ("Consus") and on the conclusion of a Call-Option Agreement with the mayor shareholder of Consus.

Nestlé, 2019
Advised Nestlé on the creation of a joint venture with Casa Tarradellas, with their respective stakes 40% and 60%. The joint venture will include Herta charcuterie (cold cuts and meat-based products), which is available in six European countries, and the Herta dough business in France and Belgium.

LOEWE, 2019
Advised the insolvency administrator Rüdiger Weiß on the sale of large parts of the traditional German company LOEWE Technologies GmbH (LOEWE). The buyer of the package, which includes technical fixed assets, machinery and the know-how and software rights (EMS and EMC equipment), is the Dr. Schneider Group, a Germany-based OEM automotive supplier.

Tradegate Exchange, 2019
Advised Tradegate Exchange GmbH and its shareholders, Deutsche Börse AG and Tradegate AG Wertpapierhandelsbank, on the acquisition of Börse Berlin AG.

Easyfairs, 2019
Advised Easyfairs on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Stuttgart-based Untitled Exhibitions GmbH, whose portfolio of events includes All About Automation, four regional trade fairs focused on industrial automation.


Co-author, "Cross-border "transformation" of a French SARL into a German GmbH, Note to KG Berlin, Resolution of 21.3.2016 - 22 W 64/15 (Grenzüberschreitender "Hereinformwechsel" einer französischen SARL in eine deutsche GmbH, Anmerkung zu KG Berlin, Beschl. v. 21.3.2016 - 22 W 64/15)”, WuB 2017, P. 86