Dr. Franz-Martin Brüggemann

Partner | Lawyer | Specialist Lawyer for Tax Law
Executor of Last Wills | Administrator

Professional Experience

Franz Martin Brüggemann has had a long-term carer as a company lawyer with a large international corporation in the energy sector and he has got many years of experience from being self-employed lawyer.

He specialises in commercial law while directing and handling M&A transactions, as he is an experienced legal, strategic and economic advisor. Franz-Martin also creates and mentors joint ventures, both nationally and internationally. Due to his background in the energy and oil industry, he knows a great deal about refinery, tank storage, service-station, and Trading & Supply businesses including the related competition and advertising laws. In the field of future energies, he is particularly involved in the hydrogen business.

Among others, Franz-Martin was an Executive Officer of FuelsEurope, the international crude oil association, formerly EUROPIA in Brussels.

As a result of his long-term career in a large company and his experience with projects, he is able to handle issues concerning legal management, accept supervisory and advisory boards’ mandates, conduct mediations, and act as an executer of estates.

During his long-term work in one of the energy sector’s international associations, he has dealt with regulatory matters and statutory reform projects. He has a wide experience in the field of environmental law, hazardous goods law, and traffic law. Franz-Martin is an expert in legal issues concerning vintage and classic cars, which is, in fact, a hobby of his.


German, English, French, Spanish

Professional qualifications

+ Extended stays abroad in San Francisco, The Hague, and Brussels
+ Awarded a doctorate in law, Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster
+ Studies at the universities of Münster, Lausanne (CH) and Paris
+ Twice received a scholarship from DAAD, German Academic Exchanche Service


+ GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
+ DVEV (German Association for Inheritance Law and Asset Succession)
+ Deutscher Anwaltverein (German Bar Association)
+ Club d’Affaires Franco-Allemand de Hambourg e.V.
+ Freundeskreis Rechtswissenschaft e.V. der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität in Münster (Friends of Jurisprudence’s at the University of Münster association)
+ Johannes-Brahms-Gesellschaft Hamburg Internationale Vereinigung e.V (Johannes Brahms Society of Hamburg International Society e.V.)
+ Freunde der Kunsthalle e.V. (Friends of Hamburg Art Gallery association)

Estate planning and succession planning