About Us

impact Rechtsanwälte Avocats is a German-French law firm of experienced lawyers in German-French legal relations. Our offices are located in Berlin and in Paris. According to our expertise, our clients mainly are medium-sized companies of all branches that we advise and represent in labor and business law.

Our clients outside of Germany include, in particular, companies and businessmen in relation with the German business world. On the other side, we advise and represent companies from Germany and German-speaking countries or their branch offices and affiliated companies especially in France, but also in other European countries.

Our lawyers have always lived and worked in a Franco-German context, working equally in both languages, cultures and fields of law and can thus be both your contact for Germany and France.

Our firm attaches great importance to personalized advice and support for our clients as well as clear and transparent communication. Thus, we offer our clients tailor-made legal and entrepreneurial solutions for them to assert their legal and economic interests.

If necessary, we can rely on our network of professional partners in Germany and France as well as in other European countries which includes lawyers, tax consultants, accountants and management consultants.

The following principles and values are essential for our work:

• Commitment and reliability
• Expertise and experience
• Independence and fairness
• Biculturalism and internationality


Nasrin Karimi

Lawyer (Rechtsanwältin)

Tel. (+ 49) (0) 30 32 70 27 30
Fax. (+ 49) (0) 30 32 70 27 58

Family law, Inheritance law, German-Iranian law, Business Immigration read more »

Nikolai Schoppmann

Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt)

Tel. (+ 49) (0) 30 32 70 27 30
Fax. (+ 49) (0) 30 32 70 27 58

Labour Law, Contract Law, Real Estate Law, Commercial leases read more »

Philippe Koch

Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt)
Specialized lawyer in commercial and corporate law
Avocat à la Cour (Paris)

Tel. (+ 49) (0) 30 32 70 27 30
Fax. (+ 49) (0) 30 32 70 27 58

Commercial and Corporate Law, Insolvency Law, Franco-German Inheritance Law, Business Immigration
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We advise and represent our clients in all areas of German business and labor law and more specifically in Franco-German affairs. Our activity ranges from one-off consultation in response to specific legal questions, to consultation and full legal support of companies, including representation before authorities and courts in Germany and France.


We edit the Impact-Guides to Franco-German Business Law and Labor Law. These French-written practice guides are aimed specifically at our French-speaking clients and especially small and medium-sized companies from France.


Students / Trainee Lawyers (m / f)

We are always looking for motivated students / trainees interested in German and French law. Prerequisites are above-average knowledge of German and French, one of which should be mastered as a native tongue.

As part of an internship, we offer you personal support, a first-class work environment and interesting insights into the activities of a bi-cultural business law firm. By participating in client interviews and court hearings, drafting lawyer’s findings and mail, you will be able to learn all about legal practices.

Lawyers (m / f)

You are a lawyer with a special interest in Franco-German business law. You have team spirit, you are qualified and committed and you are looking for entry into professional life. Then get in touch with us! We are looking to expand our team of lawyers and look forward to meeting you.

Please apply online by sending your CV and a cover letter to Philippe Koch.


Office Berlin

impact Rechtsanwälte Avocats GbR
Wielandstraße 18, 10629 Berlin
Underground: Uhlandstraße / S-Bahn: Savignyplatz / Bus

Tel. (+ 49) (0) 30 32 70 27 30
Fax (+ 49) (0) 30 32 70 27 58

Office Paris

impact Rechtsanwälte Avocats GbR
4 rue de Rome, 75008 Paris
Métro: Saint Lazare / bus

Tel. (+ 49) (0) 30 32 70 27 30
Fax (+ 49) (0) 30 32 70 27 58
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