LL.M., Partner / Frankfurt
Rechtsanwältin, Avocat au Barreau de Paris
German, English, French
Nathalie Maier-Bridou is an attorney admitted to practice law in both Germany and France.
She studied law at the Universities of Saarbrucken (Centre Juridique Franco-Allemand), Frankfurt (Master of Laws) and Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne, D.E.A.). Prior to law, she studied linguistics in Germany and the USA. She holds a translation degree from the University of Saarbrucken and is an authorized certified translator for German, French and English. Following graduation from École de formation du Barreau de Paris (CAPA), Nathalie began her legal career in the Paris office of the German law firm Heuking Kühn Celestine & Weil. After three year in Paris, she returned to Frankfurt, Germany in 1991 and was partner in a German-French boutique law firm until 2002. She practiced for twelve years at the German-French law firm GGV Grützmacher Gravert Viegener before joining the avocado team in 2015.
For us, borders are not barriers. We are at home on both sides of the Rhine.
Legal cases typical for Nathalie Maier-Bridou’s practice involve preparing and negotiating contracts on international business transactions as well as providing consultation to foreign investors during their business activities in Germany. She advises on issues such as legal relationships between companies and their managing directors and managers, as well as the preparation of distribution systems with commercial agents and authorized dealers. Her labor law activities include out-of-court consultation and management of legal disputes, including advising employers in matters involving works councils and providing labor law support during transactions and restructuring measures. Nathalie advises companies in various sectors, in particular mechanical engineering, automobile distribution, logistics, railway transport, textiles retail trade, agricultural products and foodstuffs, tourism.
Nathalie Maier-Bridou is a member of our French Desk and provides legal advice to numerous companies in French speaking countries.
She has been publishing a bi-lingual quarterly newsletter on German business law for many years and gives lectures on her areas of activity on a regular basis.
Nathalie is an adjunct professor of French law at Goethe University in Frankfurt and at EBS University of Business and Law in Wiesbaden.