Dr. Matthias Koops

Partner
Attorney-at-law
Specialist lawyer for tenancy law and residential property law

Office Frankfurt am Main
Office: 069 7137667-25
E-Mail: koops@mbk-legal.de

Dr. Matthias Koops has been partner at MBK Legal since January 2018 and has been admitted to the bar since 2003. Before he worked as agent in the real estate industry. Before joining MBK Legal as an attorney-at-law in 2018 Dr. Koops worked as company lawyer in a real estate and private equity business.

Dr. Koops has specialised in commercial and residential tenancy law and general real estate law, broker law, and property law. His clients are asset management corporations, housing associations and facility management companies. In real estate transactions Dr. Koops is regularly involved in any issues around the tenancy and property law.

Property developers rely on Dr. Koops to steer and develop projects in a supportive approach on a day-to-day basis, in particular to initiate transactions. This is the area where Dr. Koops can fall back on his experience as in-house lawyer in various real estate developing businesses and private equity investors and is aware of the particular needs investors have.

Dr. Koops looks after his clients in terms of general legal counselling, shaping out contracts and represents them in litigation procedures before local, regional, and higher regional courts throughout Germany.

CV

1971
born in Hamburg

1991 – 1999
Real estate agent, then bachelor in the property and housing industry at Frankgruppe in Kiel and Hamburg

1993 – 2000
Christian Albrecht University Kiel

2001 – 2003
Junior lawyer, Clifford Chance

2003
Admission to the Bar

2003 – 2008
Attorney-at-law at FPS Fritze Wicke Seelig in Frankfurt on the Main

2005
Admission as specialist lawyer for tenancy and real estate property law

2008 – 2017
In-house lawyer, Head of Legal Dept.

2013
PhD in international commercial tenancy law

since 2018
Partner and attorney-at-law at MBK Legal

Key Areas Of Activity

  • Private and commercial tenancy law
  • Residential property law
  • Real estate law, including property purchase agreements
  • Project development and steering law
  • Real estate asset and property management law

Memberships

  • Registered Bar Association Frankfurt [Frankfurter Anwaltsverein e. V.]
  • Working Group for tenant law in the German Registered Bar Association [Arbeitsgemeinschaft Mietrecht und Immobilien im Deutschen Anwaltverein]
  • Deutscher Mietgerichtstag e.V.