Skip to Main Content
Our Commitment to Diversity
Dr. Nicolas Mähner

Dr. Nicolas Mähner is a partner in the firm's Real Estate practice. He focuses his practice in corporate real estate, logistics, and retail. He has strong experience in real estate transactions and built-to-suit projects. One focus of his practice is on the asset class of logistics real estate.

Nicolas represents international and national logistics service providers, project developers, investors and insurers on all aspects of real estate transactions, tenancy and building law. In addition, he advises international retailers and fashion brands as well as restaurant chains on commercial landlord and tenant law and corporate law, starting from their market entry in Germany to their expansion and restructuring.

Nicolas is recognized by Best Lawyers in Germany for Real Estate.

Nicolas joined the firm as a partner in July 2021. He has some 10 years’ experience as a lawyer, working for international law firms Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and Eversheds Sutherland in the areas of real estate and corporate law. He studied law and received his doctorate as Doctor iuris at the University of Passau. He took his second state examination in Munich.

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 EMEA as a Recommended Lawyer for Real estate in Germany, 2024
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Germany™ for Real Estate
Additional Thought Leadership Pages
  • On the guarantor status from responsibility for spaces and properties, Studien zum Strafrecht - Band 71, Nomos Verlag Baden-Baden, 2015; also Ph.D. thesis, University of Passau, 2015.
  • BGH on the incorrectness of the prospectus of Deutsche Telekom AG in the third IPO (with RA Dr. Timo Holzborn), in: Der Betrieb, Handelsblatt Fachmedien, issue 41, 2015, p. 2375 et seq. 
  • Allocation of operating costs - Special features for commercial spaces in shopping centers, in: Immobilienfaktor, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung - Institute for Management, Market and Media Information, issue 3, 2013, p. 27 ff.
  • The new regulation of Sec. 32 Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) on the use of personal employee data using the example of Deutsche Bahn AG, in: Multimedia und Recht MMR, Verlag C.H. Beck, issue 6, 2010, p. 379 ff.
  • On the admissibility of computer-controlled voting devices, in: Zeitschrift für Rechtspolitik ZRP, Verlag C.H. Beck, issue 8, 2009, p. 242 f.
Additional News & Event Pages
Return to top of page

Email Disclaimer

We welcome your email, but please understand that if you are not already a client of K&L Gates LLP, we cannot represent you until we confirm that doing so would not create a conflict of interest and is otherwise consistent with the policies of our firm. Accordingly, please do not include any confidential information until we verify that the firm is in a position to represent you and our engagement is confirmed in a letter. Prior to that time, there is no assurance that information you send us will be maintained as confidential. Thank you for your consideration.

Accept Cancel