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Dr Volker Güntzel

Specialist for franchise and distribution law - Busse & Miessen

Speaker Portrait


Dr Volker Güntzel was born in Nuremberg in 1972 and studied law in Erlangen. He worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Corporate, Tax and Labour Law at the University of Würzburg from 2002 to 2006. During this time, he completed an intensive course of study in "Business Administration and Operational Management" at the University of Hagen, graduating with a degree in Business Administration (IWW) and a doctorate in labour law on the European Company.

Dr Volker Güntzel works nationwide in the field of franchise and distribution law and has been exclusively advising franchisors and manufacturers on the development and management of franchise and distribution systems for more than 15 years.

Expertise / Expert knowledge

Dr Volker Güntzel has been advising and representing franchisors and manufacturers in the development and management of franchise and distribution systems for more than 15 years. He specialises in the protection of systems, the defence of intellectual property, the enforcement of interests in judicial and extrajudicial conflicts, strategic system consulting and contract drafting.

BUSSE & MIESSEN Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

We specialise in consulting and establishing successful franchise and distribution systems. Our repeatedly award-winning team works exclusively for franchisors and manufacturers. We support our clients on an ongoing basis, if desired as an external legal department, in their sustainable national and international expansion. In our advice, we combine legal excellence with business expertise, strategic corporate advice with relentless legal advocacy. We know franchise and distribution systems not only from the outside. Some of our lawyers have been and are active on the supervisory board or in the management of well-known franchise companies. As editors and authors of standard legal works and on the legal committee of the German Franchise Association (DFV), we contribute to the scientific development of the legal field. Today, our clients include a significant proportion of the German franchise industry.