Élisabeth Walckenaer, LL.M.

Élisabeth Walckenaer, LL.M.

Avocat au Barreau de Paris (French lawyer)
Master II Recherche Étude Bilingue des Droits de l’Europe (Research Master’s degree in Bilingual Study of European Laws)
LL.M. at the University of Hamburg (Germany)

Geboren: 1984 (Soissons/ France)

Staatsangeh.: French

Sprachen: French (mother tongue), German, English


  • Studies of German and French law at the University of Potsdam (Germany) (Zwischenprüfung, 2002 - 2004) and at the Paris-X-Nanterre-University (France) (2004 - 2006)
  • LL.M. at the University of Hamburg (Germany), with the distinction Summa Cum Laude
    Research Master’s degree in Bilingual Study of European Laws at the Paris-X-Nanterre-University, Master’s thesis in comparative law: “The various forms of electronic consumer contracts: comparison of European, French and German regulations“ (2006 - 2007)
  • Training at the law school in Paris (2009)
  • Practical training in various societies and law firms in a French-German context (Beiersdorf AG in Hamburg, Beiersdorf SAS in Paris, law firm White & Case LLP in Paris, law firm Herbert Smith LLP in Paris)
  • Admission as Avocat (French Lawyer) to the Bar of Paris (2010)
  • Work as a lawyer for the French-German law firm hw&h (2011)
  • Joined the law firm EPP & KÜHL (September 2016)

Areas of activity

  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Advice and representation in the French business law, especially in corporate law
  • Assistance in the creation, conversion and sale or acquisition of companies in France
  • Preparation of company legalities for French private and public companies (appointment and removal of directors, approval of the annual accounts, capital increase and capital reduction, statutory changes, relocation, ...)