Practice Areas

  • M&A transactions, primarily strategic investments in the banking/financial services sector
  • Advice on corporate law and corporate structuring
  • Litigation and out-of-court dispute resolution, mainly corporate disputes
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Education and Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at GSK Stockmann since 2012
  • Three-month secondment to GSK Luxembourg in 2018
  • Four-month secondment to a leading German financial service provider with full banking licence, working in the group legal department to assist with conversion processes and restructuring of the group in 2017
  • Guest lecturer at the SRH University of Applied Sciences Heidelberg (since 2015) for the master’s programme in International Business and Corporate Law
  • Admitted to practise law in Germany (2012)
  • Doctorate from the University of Freiburg
  • Legal trainee with a leading German corporate law firm and with a DAX 30 company working in the group legal department
  • Law studies and undergraduate research assistant at the University of Freiburg
  • English, German
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • Recommended lawyer in the field of “M&A” (The Legal 500 2023)
  • Rügenhagen, Jens / Faron, Lukas: Vertrauen ist gut, Verträge sind besser – Selbstblockaden in Zwei-Personen-GmbHs, in: Hörakustik 01/2022, S. 59 ff.
  • Rügenhagen, Jens Uwe: Die betriebliche Mitbestimmung im Konzern, Nomos, Baden-Baden 2013.
  • Rügenhagen in Löwisch/Kaiser: Kommentar zum Betriebsverfassungsgesetz, 6. Auflage 2010, Bearb. des Anhang I: Kommentierung der Wahlordnung zum BetrVG.
  • Löwisch/Rügenhagen: Angemessene arbeitsvertragliche Vergütung von Betriebsratsmitgliedern mit Führungsfunktionen, Der Betrieb 2008, S. 466 (Heft 9)
  • Media review
    17 May 2023

    CSDD, protection of human rights and the environment in the supply chain

    Eric Mayer and Jens-Uwe Rügenhagen of GSK Stockmann look at the recent draft of CSDD (Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive) and the new obligations for companies in th...

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  • Deal News
    09 September 2022

    GSK Stockmann advises Italian Wiit S.p.A. on further acquisition in Germany

    A team led by our partner Jens Uwe Rügenhagen advised Milan-based Wiit S.p.A. on the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares in Lansol Datacenter GmbH in Limburgerhof.

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  • Deal News
    15 August 2022

    GSK Stockmann advises Olam Food Ingredients on the acquisition of Märsch Importhandels-GmbH

    GSK Stockmann has advised Olam Food Ingredients (Ofi), a global leader in naturally good food and beverage ingredients, on the acquisition of Märsch Importhandels GmbH in Ulm. Ofi...

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