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Dr Jochen Scheel


Frankfurt am Main

Scheel Jochen
Dr Jochen Scheel


Frankfurt am Main

Jochen, LL.M. (University of Michigan), is Head of the German Real Estate practice and Notar. He has advised various German, U.S., UK and Middle East investors on the sale, purchase and development of residential, retail, office, logistic and commercial real estate portfolios and works very closely with our leading experts from the financing, M&A, funds, tax and private equity practices.

Jochen joined Allen & Overy LLP from a leading international law firm, where he built up the real estate practice, heading it as a partner for nine years. He also teaches as a lecturer at the law faculties of Heidelberg and Münster universities.

Jochen is a member of our Alternative Investments Group.

News & insights

Berlin rent cap

Publications: 15 APRIL 2021

Federal Constitutional Court overturns "Berlin rent cap"

The Federal Constitutional Court (decision of the Second Senate of 25 March 2021, Ref. 2 BvF 1/20, 2 BvL 4/20, 2 BvL 5/20) has ruled that the so-called “Berlin rent cap” is unconstitutional due to…

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empty shops

Publications: 03 MARCH 2021

Second judgment by a German Higher Regional Court on rental payments during pandemic-related closures – adjustments only possible in exceptional cases

On the same day as the Higher Regional Court of Dresden (judgment of 24 February 2021, case no. 5 U 1782/20), the Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht; OLG) of Karlsruhe (judgment of 24 February…

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real estate property

Publications: 26 FEBRUARY 2021

Higher Regional Court judgement: risk-sharing between landlord and tenant as a result of the pandemic-related closures

On 24 February 2021, the Higher Regional Court (Oberlandesgericht) of Dresden (judgment of 24 February 2021, case no. 5 U 1782/20) took a stand on risk-sharing between landlord and tenant as a result…

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Publications: 21 DECEMBER 2020

Covid-19 Update: Act to further shorten the residual debt discharge procedure

Effects on the Commercial Lease Law

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Admitted as Notar, Frankfurt am Main, 2010

Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, Germany, 1998


Dr iur, University of Regensburg, Germany, 1998

Second German Law Degree, Appellate Court of Nuremberg, Germany, 1996

LL.M., University of Michigan, USA, 1993/1994

First German Law Degree, University of Regensburg, Germany, 1992/1993