BRANDI lawyers.

Eva-Maria Gottschalk, LL.M.

Lawyer and Notary in and for Gütersloh
Certified Specialized Attorney in Commercial and Corporate Law

Location Gütersloh
T +49 5241 5358 - 0
F +49 5241 5358 - 40
Foreign language: English


About me

  • Born in 1972
  • Legal studies at University of Würzburg
  • First Exam ("1. Staatsexamen") in 1998
  • Legal clerkship ("Refrendariat") at the Paderborn District Court
  • Second (Bar) Exam ("2. Staatsexamen") in 2000
  • Post-graduate studies at the University of Buckingham, UK, 2001
  • Master of Laws, International and Commercial Law (LL.M.), 2001
  • Bar admission in 2002
  • Lawyer in the area of corporate law at the law firm of Taylor Wessing in Düsseldorf, 2002 - 2012
  • Certified Specialized Attorney in Commercial and Corporate Law since 2011
  • Joined our firm in 2013
  • Appointment as notary in 2017



  • Corporate law
  • Family law
  • Authentication of signatures
  • Electronic register applications

Corporate law/M&A


  • Selection of the legal form (corporate law and tax law)
  • Drafting of the partnership agreement, further agreements between the partners
  • German stock corporation and private company law (e.g. OHG, KG, GmbH & Co. KG, GmbH, AG, KGaA, eG)
  • Trust
  • Voting trust, pool and consortium agreements

Life and growth of the company

  • Participation rights, silent partnerships (typical, atypical)
  • Private equity companies
  • Subsidiaries (foundation and acquisition, foreign subsidiaries)
  • Partnership agreements, affiliation agreements (in particular control and profit and loss transfer agreements)
  • Cooperation agreements, joint ventures, join ventures in Germany and abroad
  • Takeover of other companies (M&A)


  • Transformation law, transformation tax law
  • Consolidation, split, restructuring, contribution, merger

Purchase and sale of companies (M&A)

  • Transaction structure (in particular asset or share deal, tax aspects)
  • Transaction management
  • Agreements prior to due diligence (e.g. non-disclosure agreement, letter of intent)
  • Preparation and execution of and support during due diligence (including installation of a(n) (electronic) data room)
  • Negotiations
  • Drafting of the company purchase agreement
  • Purchase of a foreign company
  • Purchase by a foreign purchaser



  • Die Haftung von Geschäftsführern und Mitarbeitern der GmbH gegenüber Dritten für Produktfehler, GmbH Rundschau 2015, S. 8 ff.


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