Dr. Konstantin Michelsen

Dr. Konstantin Michelsen, LL.M. Taxation

Lawyer | Partner


Executive summary


Dr. Konstantin Michelsen is a lawyer and partner at BDO Legal. He is a member of the Corporate/M&A practice group.

He advises on the acquisition and sale of non-listed companies. He regularly advises on the legal structuring and preparation of corporate transactions, the organization and execution of legal due diligence reviews and the drafting and negotiation of transaction documentation.

Konstantin Michelsen studied law in Bayreuth and Hamburg (Bucerius Law School). He completed his doctorate in Osnabrück on the subject of "The treatment of asset movements between spouses under inheritance and gift tax law". 

Before joining BDO Legal, he worked for a major national law firm and specialized boutiques for corporate law/M&A in Hamburg.

When he is not working for his clients, he enjoys playing tennis, skiing and spending time with friends and family.


  • Private clients 
  • Energy industry


  • Company acquisitions and sales
  • Joint Ventures 
  • Company succession 
  • Distressed M&A and restructuring 
  • Venture capital transactions 
  • Due diligence reviews 
  • Company formation 
  • Corporate Governance