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The Firm

Professional excellence. Personal competence.  

Founded 1897 in Duisburg, Grüter today is one of the leading national and international medium-sized law firms for corporate law advice in Germany. The addition of the Münster and Hamm offices on 01 January 2024, will expand the Grüter team to around 50 lawyers, advising major listed corporations, medium-sized businesses and start-ups in a range of industries, including mechanical engineering, trade, banking and insurance, plant engineering, automotive, sports, IT and media. Our range of services includes corporate/M&A, finance, labor, industry & trade, services & innovation, dispute resolution, compliance and real estate. At all three locations, our highly respected notaries are available to assist our clients. 


Cooperation across locations

Mutual respect and acceptance are the keys to pronounced synergy effects in case work across locations. Amicable collegiality is a top priority for us. The special spirit at Grüter and the bond among the team form the basis for a modern, demanding and at the same time relaxed working environment.

We believe that our responsibility does not end with our professional activities. We have a need to advocate for our society in order to contribute to the long-term foundations of a value-based collective. That is why we also live the Grüter spirit when it comes to sustainability and diversity.



Conservation of our natural resources is of central importance in the fight against climate change. We are convinced that we can promote sustainable development without this being perceived as a limitation or burden. That is why our firm is taking wide range actions for the sensible use of resources. We regularly award prizes from among our team for the best ideas on the issue of sustainability - sustainability is teamwork.



We believe we can only be successful in business if we acknowledge, support and promote diversity in a modern society. This includes diversity in our team. The varied competencies and talents of our firm’s team create new opportunities for innovative and creative solutions. Our diversity promise aims to create a work environment free of bias. We respect all people, regardless of gender, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or worldview, disability, age and sexual preference. We promote an atmosphere of respect and mutual trust.