Lutz Englisch is a German-qualified partner in the Munich office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. He is a member of the firm's Mergers and Acquisitions Group.

Mr. Englisch specializes in M&A (private and public) and corporate law. Since 25 years, he gained a distinctive and broad expertise in advising on all aspects of Corporate/M&A matters. He advises (listed) German and foreign companies and PE Funds on all aspects of corporate law.  Lutz Englisch has broad expertise in domestic, cross border and multi-jurisdictional M&A, including stock corporation law, transformation law and equity capital markets transactions. His stock corporation law practice also comprises executive and supervisory board matters and stockholders meetings.

Lutz Englisch is frequently awarded and recognized by Best Lawyers in Germany as a leading lawyer for the categories Corporate, M&A and Private Equity. The Juve Handbooks continuously recognize and award Lutz Englisch for the categories Corporate and M&A ("häufig empfohlen"); clients and peers emphasize his "substantial expertise" and his "profound transactional know how", competitors describe him as "diligent, highly experienced and super-responsive". He is recommended by Legal 500, Best Lawyers International lists him continuously as leading lawyer in Germany for Corporate and M&A since 2011. The weekly German business magazine Wirtschaftswoche listed him as one of the top 25 lawyers in Germany for Corporate Law.

Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Lutz Englisch was the Head of Corporate (Germany) at a renowned UK law firm in Munich, and prior thereto, he was Head of Legal Corporate/M&A at a German DAX 30-listed company.

Mr. Englisch is fluent in German and English.

Professional Memberships

Mr. Englisch has been admitted as a German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) since 1990. He is a member of the Munich Bar, the German Bar Association and the German In-house Lawyers Association.

Selected Publications

  • Co-author "Hölters, Kommentar zum Aktienrecht", Beck-Verlag Munich, 2010; 2nd edition 2014
  • Co-author "Beck'sches Formularbuch GmbH-Recht", Beck-Verlag Munich, 2009; 2nd edition to be published 2016
  • Numerous other publications and speeches


  • University of Regensburg - 1993 - Dr. jur.
  • University of Regensburg - 1987 - Law Degree


  • Germany - Rechtsanwalt