Dr. Marcel Fricke

Dr. Marcel Fricke

Lawyer | Partner

Commercial | IP/IT



Dr. Marcel Fricke is a lawyer and partner at BDO Legal. He heads the Commercial and IP/IT practice groups.

The focus of his work is on commercial and corporate law. He has been advising companies of all sizes for over 20 years, from start-ups and medium-sized hidden champions to multinational corporations.

Marcel Fricke studied law in Hamburg. He completed his doctorate in Hamburg on the subject of "GMO in world trade law". 

Before joining BDO Legal, he was a partner in a boutique law firm specializing in commercial and corporate law.

In his free time, he enjoys traveling with his family and regularly plans to do more sport.


  • Retail and consumer goods
  • Service providers
  • Production industry
  • Logistics & maritime industries
  • Private equity
  • Energy industry
  • Public sector
  • Foundations and non-profit organisations


  • International business law
  • Drafting of contracts
  • Drafting and review of terms & conditions
  • Distribution law
  • Formation of corporations and partnerships
  • Drafting of corporate agreements
  • Corporate housekeeping
  • Association and foundation law
  • E-commerce
  • IT-contracts
  • Digitization and IT outsourcing projects
  • Licence agreements
  • Trademark and design law
  • Copyright and media law
  • Competition law