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Julien Sweeting

I facilitate legitimate commercial activities for my clients, without fuss or delay.

As a corporate and commercial lawyer, with over 20 years’ experience both in private practice and in-house acquired both in the UK and Germany, and having advised extensively on emerging market investments and transactions (Middle East in particular), I am able to quickly assess and execute the commercial needs of my clients, aware of the demands put on them to satisfy the growth potential of their organisations and its products (whether nationally or internationally). I support my clients by the implementation of coherent and efficient structures and contracts for the task in hand with strong project execution skills.


Julien Sweeting grew up in France and in the UK, and read law at University College London (UCL) and completed his legal training in London. Julien is a dual-qualified Irish and English solicitor. Julien spent the first half of his career working in corporate and commercial environments in US & UK law firms located in the City of London in addition to spending a few years advising biotech companies in Cambridge UK, before relocating to Germany, where he worked as a legal director for a major German headquartered pharmaceutical company for 8 years, servicing German, UKI, US, MENA and APAC operations. Julien also spent 3 years working in the Middle East and is an expert on investing and transacting in Saudi Arabia.

In the last 5 years in particular, Julien was exceptionally active in the field of global M&A, having advised on combined deal values exceeding EUR2bn. Julien is also an expert in assisting companies investing and partnering in emerging markets (MENA/APAC) as well as the set-up of international (inc. US/UK) operations and risk & liability management.

Julien Sweeting is fluent in English and French and is enjoying developing his German language skills spending time between Germany and the UK.

Telefon: +49 151 55 9000 17

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Areas of Specialization

  • International
  • Life Science
  • English and Irish Corporate, Commercial & Insolvency law
  • Cross Border M&A, Joint Ventures and Investments, Partnering and Collaborations
  • Life Sciences/ Intellectual Property/ Information Technology/ Licensing
  • Supply Chain/ Distribution/ Outsourcing

Higher Education

  • University College London (LLB, LLM)
  • Université de Paris (Assas-Pantheon)


Proficient in

  • English
  • French

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Location Karlsruhe

Bahnhofstraße 10 • 76137 Karlsruhe
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Phone: +49 (0)721 50 44 72-0
Fax: +49 (0)721 50 44 72-01

Location Munich

Dultstraße 1 • 80331 München

Telefon: +49 (0)89 1 89 19 61 - 0
Telefax: +49 (0)89 1 89 19 61 - 01

Location Frankfurt

Bockenheimer Landstr. 92 • 60323 Frankfurt a.M.
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Phone: +49 (0)69 76 75 88 85