Dr. Lorenz Jellinghaus  LUTZ | ABEL

Partner | Lawyer | Certified Specialist Lawyer for Commercial and Corporate Law

Dr. Lorenz Jellinghaus

Dr. Lorenz Jellinghaus  LUTZ | ABEL

Profile details

Dr Lorenz Jellinghaus specialises in venture capital, M&A, and corporate law. His clients include investors, founders, and family offices, whom he regularly advises on financing rounds and M&A transactions. He also has many years of experience in the field of corporate venture capital.

Also, Dr Lorenz Jellinghaus is characterised by his negotiating skills, his high level of personal commitment and his entrepreneurial thinking. He is used to managing complex projects in a determined and solution-oriented manner and thus contributes to the success of his clients.

  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Venture capital / private equity
  • Company law
  • JUVE Handbook 2022 | 2023: Often recommended lawyer
  • Handelsblatt & Best Lawyers: One of the best lawyers in corporate law (2019-2022), venture capital (2022) and mergers & acquisitions (2022) in Germany
  • Legal 500 Germany & EMEA 2016 – 2021: Recommended lawyer
  • Legal 500 Germany 2018, 2019: Name of the next generation for venture capital in Germany
  • Lawyer at LUTZ | ABEL since 2012
  • Lawyer since 2005 - before joining LUTZ | ABEL he worked for major international law firms
  • Doctorate (Dr. jur.) at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History in Frankfurt am Main (doctoral scholarship from the German Research Foundation DFG)
  • Law studies in Freiburg in Breisgau and Munich
  • Advice of Just Spices on the sale of majority shares to Kraft Heinz
  • Circula on EUR 12 m series A financing round
    • Legal advice to members of the supervisory board on the sale of HSH Nordbank AG (now HCOB) to Cerberus
    • Immomio on its transaction with DIT
    • Dracoon financing round of EUR 5 million
    • Nitrobox GmbH on financing round in million euro range
    • Temedica GmbH on EUR 17m financing round
    • Cybus GmbH on single-digit million financing round
    • ROCCAT GmbH on selling to Turtle Beach Corporation for USD 19.2m


    "Excellent cooperation across locations."

    Client, M&A/Venture Capital; JUVE Handbook 2022 | 2023


    Venture Capital / M&A

    LUTZ | ABEL advises Nitrobox in single-digit million financing round

    The software start-up Nitrobox GmbH from Germany announced to have completed a financing round in the single-digit million euro range.


    Venture Capital / M&A

    LUTZ | ABEL advises in EUR 17 Million Series B round of financing for Temedica

    The healthcare start-up Temedica GmbH from Germany announced to have completed a € 17 million Series B financing round.

    Station auf dem Mars

    “One of the best lawyers in corporate law, venture capital and mergers and acquisitions a in Germany.“

    Handelsblatt & Best Lawyers 2022

    “Excellent technical know-how, solution-oriented, strong negotiation and communication skills, also in difficult deals.“

    Legal 500 Germany 2021

    “Highly committed and gives valuable advice and assessments.“

    Legal 500 Germany 2020

    “Excellent at communicating with other parties, thus contributing to the successful business develop-ment of the client.“

    Legal 500 Germany 2019

    “Strong negotiator, creative and entrepreneurial thinker.“

    Legal 500 Germany 2016