Alexander Nefzger

Lawyer and partner

Tel.: +49 511 – 856149-81
Fax: +49 511 – 856149-22

As a partner, Alexander Nefzger is responsible for the bank and capital market law area.

He advises banks, investors, companies and private persons in all types of financing, especially national and international corporate, acquisition, asset, property and project financing. Furthermore, he has extensive experience in the areas of restructuring, leasing, factoring and forfeiting as well as insurance supervisory, banking supervisory and capital investment law.

Furthermore, Alexander Nefzger advises and represents his clients in commercial and corporate law, in M&A transactions and building and architect law. He also carries out processes for this clients in all aforementioned fields of law.

After successfully passing both state law examination with distinction and his doctorate (summa cum laude) on banking law awarded with the faculty award, Alexander Nefzger was working as a lawyer in two leading major international law firms in the area of banking and finance and accompanied numerous high-volume national and international financing projects Subsequently, as the company lawyer of one of the largest German commercial banks, he was the key contact person for the area of leasing and factoring.



Law studies in Regensburg and Hannover
1st State examination (LJPA Celle)
Research associate with Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Bernd Oppermann, LL.M. (UCLA), Prof. h. c.
Guest lecturer at the Symbiosis International University in Pune, India
Legal clerkship at Celle Higher Regional Court with stations at the 2nd Chamber for Commercial Matters in the Regional Court of Hannover, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Hamburg and the permanent representation of the FRG in the EU, Brussels
Doctorate degree at the University of Hanover
2nd State law examinations (Higher Regional Court in Celle)
Lawyer at Watson, Farley & Williams LLP, Hamburg
Lawyer at White & Case LLP, Hamburg
Company lawyer at the Norddeutsche Landesbank
Since 2019
Partner at Melz Gercke

Working languages

German, English


Vertragliche Abtretungsverbote [Contractual Assignment Prohibition], Duncker & Humblot, Schriften zum Wirtschaftsrecht [Texts on Economic Law] edition 242, Berlin 2013


Schadensersatzanspruch des Zessionars wegen Nichterfüllung eines abgetretenen Anspruchs auf Rückgewähr einer Sicherungsgrundschuld [Claims for damages of the cessionary due to non-fulfilment of an assigned claim for the refund of a land charge serving as collateral, remark BGH, finding dated 19.4.2013 – V ZR 47/12, in: ZJS 2013, 507


Zur Sittenwidrigkeit und zeitlichen Obergrenze von schuldrechtlichen Verfügungsverboten [On the violation of morality and time limit of the prohibition of disposals under the law of obligations], remark on BGH, finding dated 6.7.2012 – V ZR 122/11, in: ZJS 2012, 821