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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

Publications: 02 APRIL 2020

Real estate and Covid-19 coronavirus - the questions we are being asked in Germany

This note discusses a number of issues and queries that are arising in the commercial real estate investing and lending markets in Germany as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Publications: 27 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Covid-19 Act and impact on real estate leases

Massive economic effects of Covid-19 on the real estate sector, in particular, on lease agreements.

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Publications: 07 FEBRUARY 2020

Berlin Rent Act passed - What are the practical consequences?

On 30 January 2020, Berlin’s House of Representatives passed the hotly discussed Berlin Rent Act, introducing the so-called “rent freeze”. It is expected to come into force in late March/early April…

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Publications: 31 OCTOBER 2019

Market update – legal developments in the German real estate market

Focus: "Berlin Rent Freeze" and Real Estate Transfer Tax Reform

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Frankfurt am Main

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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