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Dr Michael Fink



Dr Michael Fink



Michael, LL.M. oec. int., is Counsel in the Duesseldorf office of Allen & Overy. He regularly advises on complex national and cross-border real estate and M&A transactions. Besides the sale and purchase of real estate portfolios and individual properties (by way of asset as well as share deals), this includes in particular the organisation of joint ventures and other contractual relationships in connection with the transaction.

Furthermore, he advises national and international organisations on all matters regarding corporate law with a focus on limited liability company and limited partnership law as well as group and transformation law including corporate disputes. Prior to joining Allen & Overy LLP, Dr Fink worked for other renowned international law firms as lawyer for several years.

Dr Fink is member of our Alternative Investments Group. 

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Corporate and M&A

Corporate Governance and Compliance

Alternative Investments


Real Estate

Private Equity



Allen & Overy LLP
Dreischeibenhaus 1
40211 Duesseldorf

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Admitted as German Rechtsanwalt, 2007


Second German Law Degree, 2007

Dr iur, Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, 2006

LL.M. oec. int., Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, 2005

First German Law Degree, 2003

Published work

  • Fink M., Vossen C. (2019) "Entscheidungsbesprechung - Stichtagsbezogene Haftungsabgrenzungs- und Freistellungsklauseln in Anteilskaufvertraegen - das latente Risiko der "AGB-Kontrolle"", Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG) 2019, page 975-977
  • Fink M., Chilevych K. (2017) "Entscheidungsbesprechung - Anwendbarkeit und Anforderungen des § 179a AktG bei Personengesellschaften - Eine einige Grauzone?", Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG) 2017, page 1254-1256
  • Fink M., Boedeker A. (2011) "Unternehmensvertragliche Ausgleichsansprueche bei Zusammentreffen mit Squeeze-Out – Grundsatzentscheidung des BGH [Besprechung von BGH Urteil vom 19.4.2011, Aktenzeichen II ZR 237/09, II ZR 244/09]", Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG) 2011, page 816 - 818
  • Fink M., Boedeker A. (2010) "Vermoegensrechte von Minderheitsaktionaeren – Zu den Auswirkungen eines Squeeze-Outs auf den unternehmensvertraglichen Ausgleichsanspruch [Besprechung von OLG Koeln, Urteil vom 8. Oktober 2009, Aktenzeichen 18 U 57/09]", Neue Zeitschrift für Gesellschaftsrecht (NZG) 2010, page 296-298
  • Fink M., Ruebenstahl M. (2007) "Placanica & Co. - Rien ne va plus - Das Ende der Anwendbarkeit von § 284 StGB und der Abschied vom Sportwettenmonopol?", European Law Reporter (ELR) 2007, page 275
  • Fink M. (2007) "Bild- und Tonaufnahmen im Umfeld der strafgerichtlichen Hauptverhandlung", incl. dissertation, Verlag Duncker & Humblot Berlin, 2007