Alexander Ahrens
T + 49 30 688 352 747
M + 49 173 213 9284


is partner of Samp Schilling & Partner and is advising domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate law and M&A. Within that area he focuses on advising in relation to joint ventures and transactions. Further, Alexander has extensive experience in providing ongoing corporate law advice, including advice on intra-group corporate restructurings and domestic and cross-border conversion measures.

Prior to joining Samp Schilling & Partner Alexander was at a renowned international business law firm in the corporate law and M&A team focusing on real estate transactions.

Alexander has studied law in Freiburg, Rome (Italy) and Berlin and has been a qualified attorney since 2013. He is fluent in German, English and speaks Italian.

2013 – 2021 Associate with Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP in the corporate / M&A team (until 2015 Olswang Germany LLP)
2013 admission to the bar
2010 – 2013 legal traineeship at the regional court (Kammergericht) of Berlin with positions at Raue PartmbB and Noerr PartGmbB in Berlin
2003 – 2009 legal studies at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, La Sapienza University Rome (Italy) and Freie Universität in Berlin.


  • Advising a management consultancy firm on the establishment of a joint venture in the field of human resources management
  • Advising an international energy supply group on the acquisition of several photovoltaic projects at the project development stage
  • Advising project developers on wind farm transactions (Buy-Side and Sell-Side)
  • Advising an investment fund on the acquisition of a commercial high street property in a major German city for re-development
  • Advising the real estate developer INBRIGHT on the forward sale of a logistics property
  • Advising a European private equity investor on the acquisition of a majority stake in a Dutch hotel operating group.*
  • Advising a British private equity investor on the acquisition of a shopping center, including the joint venture agreement with the minority partner. *
  • Advising a Berlin-based asset manager on the acquisition of a residential real estate portfolio of 1,350 apartments. *
  • Advising a Canadian REIT on the establishment of a joint venture for the acquisition of an office building in Vienna, Austria, and the entry into the Austrian market. *

(* Alexander has advised on these transactions at his previous law firm.)


  • “Fingierte Belobigungen im Internet”, WRP 2011, 814-826 (together with Heiko Richter).