Dr. Jan-Christian Heins

Partner, Attorney-at-Law

Jan-Christian Heins advises clients on M&A transactions, venture capital transactions, and matters of corporate law.

Jan-Christian Heins advises medium-sized companies, family offices, business angels, and start-ups on M&A transactions, joint ventures, and venture capital transactions. In the area of M&A Jan-Christian Heins regularly provides legal counsel to clients on cross-border expansion by acquiring or founding companies abroad, in many cases in collaboration with a local partner. His legal practice also focuses on advising companies, entrepreneurs, and managers on all matters of corporate law as well as on restructurings, especially in crisis situations.

Before joining honert Jan-Christian Heins worked at the international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in the area of corporate law. He lives in Hamburg with his wife and two sons.


since 2009honert
2006 Doctor of Law (Dr. jur.), University of Kiel
2006-2009Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Hamburg
2006 Admission as attorney-at-law
2005Second State Exam
2002 First State Exam
2002Supplemental study of commercial law at the University of Hamburg
1997-2001Study of law at the University of Kiel


  • Das Schriftformerfordernis in § 122 AktG
    HEINS/WEISNER, AG 2012, 706 ff.
  • Tracking Stocks: Ein Gestaltungsmittel für deutsche Unternehmen (nicht nur) bei Börsengängen
    HEINS/CICHY, AG 2010, 181 et seq.
  • Die Angemessenheit von Vorstandsbezügen einer Aktiengesellschaft – Grundsätze gemäß § 87 Abs. 1 AktG
    HEINS, publishing house Dr. Kovač, Hamburg, 2006