Torsten Spiegel

Torsten Spiegel

Associate (Germany)

Torsten Spiegel is a German qualified lawyer whose practice covers corporate law and M&A transactions, with a special focus on Japan-related cross-border transactions. He regularly advises Japanese clients on investments in Germany and Europe. In addition, Torsten advises German companies on their business activities in Japan.

Spiegel Torsten

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Corporate Transaction Group
  • Capital Markets Group


Mar 2012 Bucerius Law School, Hamburg (LL.B.)
Aug 2013 Hanseatic Higher Regional Court, Hamburg (First State Examination)
Oct 2014 - Sep 2015 Kyoto University (visiting researcher)
Dec 2017 Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg (Ph.D.)
Aug 2019 Higher Regional Court, Berlin (Second State Examination)
Apr 2019 - Jun 2023 Gleiss Lutz, Berlin office



Professional Admissions

  • Federal Republic of Germany (2019) (Not admitted in Japan)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Berlin Bar Association
  • German-Japanese Association of Jurists (DJJV)


  • German (first language)
  • English (fluent)
  • Japanese (intermediate)